COUNTY OF HAWAI`I
ANNUAL PHA PLAN for FISCAL YEAR 2023
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM
Notice is hereby given that the Office of Housing and Community Development, Existing Housing Division pursuant to 42 USC § 1437c-1(i)(5) through 24 CFR § 903.23(e) will hold a public hearing on the County’s proposed Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023. The public hearing will be held on:
11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Office of Housing and Community Development
1990 Kino`ole Street, Suite 104, Hilo
-and by video conference-
Office of Housing & Community Development
West Hawai`i Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Building B., 2nd Floor
Kailua – Kona, HI 96740
The public hearing will be conducted for the purpose of furnishing citizens with information on the status of the mission, goals and objectives of the 5-year PHA plan that serve the need of low-income and very low-income families during the next year. The PHA Annual Plan provides details about the agency’s immediate operations, program participants, programs and services and strategy for handling operational concerns, participant concerns, programs and services for the upcoming fiscal year.
All interested persons are invited to attend and to state their views on the proposed plans either orally or in writing. Written testimonies prior to the hearing would be appreciated. The OHCD will consider any comments and views expressed by citizens on the proposed PHA Annual Plan and may modify the Plan if it deems appropriate.
Public Comment Period
The proposed PHA Annual Plan will be available for public review and comment from February 10, 2023, through March 28, 2023, at the Office of Housing and Community Development, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except holidays. The OHCD office locations are:
Hilo: 1990 Kino`ole Street, Suite 102
Kona: West Hawai`i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg B., 2nd Floor
The PHA Annual Plan will also be available on-line at:
Citizens who wish to comment on the proposed plan may submit their comments in writing or by fax (959- 9308) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the OHCD by 4PM, March 28, 2023, in order for them to be considered. Citizens may also testify at the hearing on the above date.
Accommodations for persons with special needs and interpreters for non-English speaking citizens will be available at all public hearings and sessions upon written request 10 business days prior to the meeting date.
Duly submitted by Susan K. Kunz