We encourage you to apply for rental assistance immediately. Federal rental assistance provides up to 12 months of rent to those less than 80% of AMI with priority to those less than 50% of AMI or unemployed and who are at risk of homelessness. Payment goes directly to the landlord and landlords can also apply with consent of tenant.
- Oahu: oneoahu.org/renthelp
- Hawai‘i County: HawaiiCountyERAP.org
- Kauai County: kauairenthelp.com
- Maui County: mauicounty.gov/2438/Maui-County-Emergency-Rental-Assistance-
- Nonpayment of Rent Notice Requirements (Updated 7/15/2021)
- Tenant Rights & Responsibilities (Updated 8/6/2021)
- Landlord Rights & Responsibilities (Updated 8/7/2021)
KUPUNA CALL CENTER
This service is for seniors on O‘ahu, and is layered into the Aloha United Way 211 Helpline. It is made possible through a partnership with St. Francis Healthcare system.
Those 65 and older can call 211 to speak with a trained specialist who can assist him/her/them with accessing COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
Interpretation services are on stand-by. More information: Press Release
Residents who are eligible for the vaccine and live on Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i Island, Maui, Moloka‘i and Lāna‘i can find more information about registering for the vaccine at the Hawai‘i State Department of Health COVID-19 portal:
HAWAIʻI UTILITY BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Due to high demand for assistance, this program’s funds have been depleted. Aloha United Way has stopped accepting new applications for this program.
Please consider contacting Aloha United Way 211 to see if you may be eligible for other services in your area. 211 programs provide information and referrals about all available community services. 211 may have information about resources like rent assistance, food, transportation, and healthcare programs. Simply dial 211 or visit www.auw211.org.