IN THE NEWS: Local 5 Workers Oppose Proposed Changes to City’s Affordable Housing Rules

Local 5 workers spoke out against the city’s proposed changes to its affordable housing rules at a public hearing on Friday, January 12. The proposed changes would benefit the developers profiting from these units over making housing affordable for the people of Hawai’i who are struggling with the rising cost of living.

Read the full news articles and press release at the links below.

Civil Beat Article: Would developers build more affordable housing if they could charge higher rents?

Star Advertiser: Proposed changes to Hawai‘i affordable housing rules see backlack

Local 5 Media Advisory: Workers oppose proposed changes to city’s affordable housing rules