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Ige Extends Emergency Declaration on Homelessness

June 10, 2019, 11:50 AM HST
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Governor David Ige issued a third supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the disaster emergency relief period for homelessness across the state.

The purpose of the proclamation is to accelerate the completion of housing projects for individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness. It also expands shelter capacity and access to services.

The governor signed the initial emergency proclamation for homelessness on Dec. 14, 2018, a supplementary proclamation on Feb. 12, 2019, and a second supplementary proclamation on April 12, 2019.

The third supplementary proclamation extends the relief period until Aug. 7, 2019.

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