A traditional Hawaiian blessing on April 28 marked the start of construction on a new home by the Honolulu Habitat for Humanity using funds donated by REITs in Hawaii to the Nareit Foundation.
Today, Veterans Day, Hawaii Island elected officials and community leaders welcomed the start of a new affordable rental housing development – Hale Nā Koa ‘O Hanakahi – that is being built in Hilo for seniors with a preference to serve U.S. military veterans and spouses of deceased veterans.
The construction site of a developing single-family dwelling was the site where Nareit Hawai‘i Community Giving Initiative turned over $130,000 to the Kaua‘i Housing Development Corporation to help with the building of the house being done under the affordable housing designation by the county’s Housing Agency.
The Nareit Foundation is inviting Hawaii nonprofits to submit applications seeking grants this year in support of affordable housing programs.
Three Molokai families, each with its own special housing challenges to overcome, will see the quality of their living conditions improve dramatically due to a $75,000 grant awarded today to Molokai Baptist Church.