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State officials sign deal on Mayor Wright redevelopment

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2016

    Of the proposed 2,500-unit development on the 15-acre site of Mayor Wright Homes, 34 percent will be rented at fair-market rent, while 43 percent are classified as “affordable,” going to renters making 120 percent of the area median income (AMI) and below, the Hawaii Public Housing Authority said.

A $1.3 billion high-rise tower development replacing a low-income housing project in Kalihi will have nearly seven times the number of rental apartments, but only 15 percent will be reserved for families who qualify for public housing and 8 percent will go to Section 8 voucher holders. Read more

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