UPDATE: Rental Assistance for Wai`anae’s Transitional Shelter Residents

Persons in need of rental assistance who are working and live in transitional shelters may be eligible for the new federal “Rent-to-Work” program.

An orientation regarding the program is scheduled for DECEMBER 16, 2009 at the Wai`anae Satellite City Hall. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

For more information, click HERE to see part 1 of an informational brochure and click HERE to see part 2 of the brochure; or call Joe Wigfall at Oahu Worklinks, at 696-7067.

PLEASE NOTE:

– THIS ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO CURRENTLY LIVE IN TRANSITIONAL HOUSING/SHELTERS OR ARE HOMELESS.

– PART OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE THAT APPLICANT MUST HAVE A FULL-TIME JOB THAT EARNS MORE THAN MINIMUM WAGE. RENTAL ASSISTANCE (IF QUALIFIED/ELIGIBLE) IS ONLY FOR ONE YEAR. AFTER THAT, INDIVIDUAL MUST BE ABLE TO PAY FULL RENT ON THEIR OWN.

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