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Public Housing Is Crumbling, So What’s State Doing About It? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Public Housing Is Crumbling, So What’s State Doing About It?

Gov. David Ige cut funding to repair aging public housing to $5 million despite a 10-year backlog exceeding $820 million.
Sen. Chun Oakland Seeks $220M for Affordable Housing in Hawaii

Sen. Chun Oakland Seeks $220M for Affordable Housing in Hawaii

The senator wants state funds to subsidize rental housing for poor people.

$11M Renovations Start at Palolo Public Housing

An $11 million modernization project at Palolo Valley Homes will break ground today. It’s part of a $92 million…
More Appointees Snub Hawaii Governor

More Appointees Snub Hawaii Governor

Total resisting Abercrombie resignation request is up to 11.
Hot Water Woes Evaporate at Mayor Wright

Hot Water Woes Evaporate at Mayor Wright

After years of hot water problems at Hawaii public housing project, governor says repairs are complete.
Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Report finds long maintenance backlog and 9,000 Hawaii families waiting.
Abercrombie: Mayor Wright Hot Water Woes To Be Fixed Immediately

Abercrombie: Mayor Wright Hot Water Woes To Be Fixed Immediately

UPDATE Hawaii governor told residents to hold him accountable.
Abercrombie: Hold Me Accountable

Abercrombie: Hold Me Accountable

Hawaii governor tells Mayor Wright public housing residents to "hold him to account" for restoring hot water.
Abercrombie Keeps Public Housing Promise

Abercrombie Keeps Public Housing Promise

Hawaii governor's new budget will pay for hot water for all Mayor Wright public housing residents in Honolulu.
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