Ige signs $570M bill for affordable housing

Courtesy Office of Gov. David Ige

Lawmakers attending the bill-signing ceremony for an affordable rental housing program Friday include House Majority Leader Della Au Belatti (front row, from left), Kauai Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura (second from left), House Housing Committee Chair Tom Brower, and Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole (back row, wearing lei), with Gov. David Ige.

HONOLUU — A step forward in addressing Hawaii’s affordable rental housing crisis on all islands was taken by the Legislature this session with the passage of House Bill 2748 HD2 SD2 CD1 and Friday, that bill was signed into law by Gov. David Ige.