Landlord - Tenant / Rental Assistance:

Governor David Ige’s recent emergency proclamations concerning the coronavirus has invoked special legal requirements applicable to landlords and tenants in Hawaii. The following resources offer information about your rights and best practices to adopt during this time.

The state's Eviction Moratorium ends on August 6, 2021 at 11:59 PM and Act 57, the new eviction law, will take effect on August 7th. All landlords will be required to agree to mediation before seeking summary possession eviction of any residential tenant.

If you or someone you know may be impacted when the moratorium ends, here are resources to help understand what landlords and tenants must do under Act 57:

Mortgage Relief:

Owners should contact their mortgage servicers/lenders to discuss their options. Local financial institutions also offer various relief options (deferral and forbearance programs and more) for customers facing payment challenges during this time.

More Resources:

The following links include more about how individuals and businesses can protect their financial health amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Note: Residents and local businesses can find important resources and information at Economic & Community Recovery Navigator.

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Phone: (808) 732-3000