Aug 29

Beneficiary Families Awarded Kanehili Lots; Enrolled in Free Homebuyer Education Program

Kanehili Lot Selection 5.2012KAPOLEI – On April 21st 45 Beneficiary families gathered for lot selection for the Department of Hawaiian Home Land’s (DHHL) upcoming Kanehili Phase 7 development in Kapolei, touted as DHHL’s first “green” subdivision.

HCA staff were on-site to share the excitement with the families and enroll them in the organization’s free homebuyer education program.

Kanehili Family w Rose“Being there brought me back to when my husband and I selected our lot,” says HCA Community Services Specialist and Kaupea Homesteader, Rose Transfiguracion (pictured
far right with Beneficiary family) .  “It is hard to believe it was 5 years ago for us, but the excitement is the same.”

HCA provides its Homebuyer Education Program with funding through the Hawaii Family Financial Project (HFFP), a 3-year, $3.1 million pilot project funded by the US Department of Treasury/Office of Hawaiian Affairs and administered by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement to increase the homeownership rates of Hawaii’s low- and moderate-income families.  Families enrolled in HFFP are eligible to receive free homebuyer education, individual financial counseling, and cash for down payment, closing costs, and debt reduction.

All Beneficiaries are encouraged to contact HCA to enroll it its free homebuyer education and counseling services through its statewide offices in Honolulu, Hilo, Paukukalo, and Anahola.

For more information or to enroll in HCA’s Homebuyer Education Program call (toll-free) 1.866.400.1116 or email info@hawaiiancommunity.net.