Housing help program no longer taking applications

LIHUE — Regarding the state’s Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program, Aloha United Way has reached processing capacity and will not be able to accept new applications due to the exceptionally high volume of applications received.

Applicants who have already submitted applications through Aloha United Way or Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union will have their submittals processed in the order received.

To help process applications in a timely manner, grantors are asking applicants and landlords to quickly respond to calls and/or emails requesting futher information.

For more information, check the Aloha United Way website for updates: auw.org/covid-19-assistance-programs.

2 Comments
  1. Mark October 18, 2020 6:03 am Reply

    10 million just went to the “arts”-we need rent money – please


  2. randy kansas October 18, 2020 6:56 am Reply

    we have had months, to expand our hospital bed and ventilator count, health care system….which is way cheaper than the loss of jobs, mental health, tax revenue and basically our entire Kauai economy;

    why are we focused on keeping things shut down, but no mention of beefing up our medical capacity to handle a few more cases….hmmm…


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