Homelessness in Hawaii

  • July 21,2016

    At the General Meeting on July 19, 2016, Partners In Care voted to reallocate a minimum of 10% and a maximum of 20% of the 2016 HUD NOFA renewal amount to new projects as part of PIC’s HUD consolidated application.  PIC encourages new and existing providers to apply for new projects in the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition.  The following are the types of new projects that will be accepted pursuant to 2016 NOFA Section II.B.3:

    • 1.  New PSH projects where all beds will be dedicated for use by chronically homeless individuals and families, as defined in 24 CFR 578.3;

  • July 15,2016

    Aloha United Way (AUW), as the Collaborative Applicant (CA) for Oahu’s Continuum of Care (CoC) known as Partners in Care (PIC), is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek applications from qualified nonprofit agencies providing shelter and supportive services to persons experiencing homelessness.  Selected applicants will be included in the Honolulu Continuum of Care’s federal grant application for funds under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care Program (CoC).  

  • June 29,2016

    Results from the 2016 Hawaii Statewide Homeless Point-In-Time (PIT) conducted on January 24, 2016 revealed the following information:

    - 4% overall increase in the numbers of homeless individuals from 7,620 persons in 2015 to 7,921 persons in 2016.

    -3% decrease in the total number of sheltered and unsheltered homeless veterans statewide compared to 2015, with a 12% decrease on Oahu.

    -12% increase in the overall number of unsheltered individuals and families since 2015.

    -4.5% decrease in the overall number of sheltered individuals and families since 2015.