CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU RENT AND UTILITY RELIEF FUND

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Our Purpose

CNHA has partnered with the City & County of Honolulu and Catholic Charities of Hawaii to administer a $114 million dollar Rental and Utility Assistance Program to support Honolulu residents impacted by COVID-19.

If qualified the program can assist residents pay their rent and utility bills for up to 12 months.

Here are the qualifications for the program and the documents needed for an application when the program opens:

Who Can Qualify

  • Oʻahu residents who are renting on-island.

  • Proof of COVID-19 pandemic related job loss, unemployment, or pay reduction.

  • Proof of difficulties paying for rent and utilities.

  • One person per household can apply.

  • Applicants with total household income at or below 80% AMI

Honolulu County 80% Area Median Income (AMI) Table

Household Size

1 person

2 people

3 people

4 people

5 people

6 people

7 people

8 people

$96,650

$104,400

$112,150

$119,850

$127,600

Annual Household Income

$67,700

$77,350

$87,000

Documents Needed To Apply

  • Government-issued photo ID.

  • Proof of Oʻahu residency.

  • Rent agreement.

  • Past due rent or utility notice.

  • 2020 tax documents or pay stubs of two (2) months most recent income.

  • Proof of COVID-19 pandemic related hardship, such as an Unemployment Insurance letter, or letter of termination from employer.

  • Additional documents may be required.