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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige extends statewide emergency proclamation for homelessness

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the disaster emergency relief period for homelessness.

The emergency proclamation aims to accelerate the completion of housing projects for individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness. The proclamation also expands shelter capacity and access to services, especially for unsheltered individuals.

The supplementary emergency proclamation continues until April 13, 2019, unless it is terminated by a separate proclamation.



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