Hawaiʻi Fire Relief Housing Program

Started by the Hawaiʻi Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC), this program connects those who have lost their homes to the fires with Hawaiʻi homeowners who have vacant rooms, units, or houses they’re willing to offer on a temporary basis.

Property Owners and Landlords

Offer your home or available housing unit by completing this form. An HHFDC representative will contact you to verify your information.

Residents in Need of Housing

If you are in need of housing, you may look for available housing units on a list maintained by HHFDC here. This list is updated daily as new units become available and others are occupied.

Maui Strong Fund

The Hawaiʻi Community Foundation (HCF) has activated its Maui Strong Fund to provide financial resources to support the recovery efforts from the recent wildfires on Maui. Funding will support evolving needs, such as shelter, food, financial assistance and more.

If you are nonprofit organization seeking funding from the Maui Strong Fund, please learn more about this funding opportunity here.

Empowering community together

The House Maui initiative is a diverse group of community-minded organizations, businesses, and individuals dedicated to actualizing a sustainable housing market for Maui county residents.

Shel‘le, Samson, and their 8-year-old daughter live in Wailuku. The couple is working with the Financial Opportunity Center to support their readiness to purchase a home on Maui.

Latest Happenings


Hawaii Governor Wants To Entice Maui Property Owners To Rent To Fire Victims

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Nascent Lahaina Land Trust Starts Building A Base Of Support

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Continued temporary housing assistance for Maui fire survivors available with FEMA

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Keep local families on Maui

The housing crisis on Maui has reached a critical point. A broken system is failing to produce affordable housing for working families.


Of Maui families are cost-burdened. A family is housing cost-burdened when they pay more than 30% of their monthly income toward housing.

The median price of a single-family home on Maui has passed the $1 million mark.

The number of housing units Maui needs by 2025.

Our Goal

Bring all levels of government, elected leaders, nonprofits, home-builders, businesses, philanthropists, and the community together to create affordable housing solutions on Maui so that local families can continue to call Maui home.

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Live on Maui and need support to achieve an affordable rental or home of your own?

The Financial Opportunity Center is helping Maui families become home-purchase-ready with individualized counseling. Once enrolled, you will receive a free financial and home readiness purchase checkup, a credit report review, access to homebuyer education workshops and lending products, and a certified HUD counselor to help you along the way.