Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Info Briefing - Homeless Arrivals to Hawaii

VIEW: Oceanic - Olelo, Channel 49

WHAT: The House Committee on Housing and the Committee on Human Services will hold a joint informational briefing to review concerns about the arrivals of homeless people to Hawaii and the subsequent strain on the state’s services for the homeless.

In relation to the overall homeless issue, the committees will discuss the Housing First pilot program, passed during the 2010 legislative session, and the difficulty of the Department of Human Services Welfare Branch in prosecuting public housing fraud.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: State Capitol – Conference Room 329

WHO: The following organizations have been invited to participate:

State Department of Human Services
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Rental Housing and Low Income Housing programs
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Institute for Human Services
Waikiki Health Center
University of Hawaii’s Center on the Family
DHS Welfare Fraud Branch

The Chair of Housing is Rep. Rida Cabanilla (District 42- Waipahu, Honouliuli, West Loch, Ewa) and the Chair of Human Services is Rep. John Mizuno (District 30 - Kamehameha Heights, Kalihi Valley, Fort Shafter.)

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