“The fact that the median price of a home on Oahu just hit $810,000 can be directly attributed to the shortage of residential product. That, in large part, results from construction of housing not keeping pace with need. It’s simple supply and demand.”

Solving Hawaii’s Housing Crisis

Building more housing is one of the Hawaiian Island’s greatest needs. SSFM’s Dean Uchida is this year’s president of the Building Industry Association Hawaii. In this ThinkTech interview, Dean talks about the restrictions that hinder the creation of more affordable housing and the necessary changes that will allow more homes to be built.

BIA Hawaii’s leadership on housing issues includes many initiatives. Dean offers additional insights in this Solving Hawaii’s Housing Crisis article on the challenges facing the homebuilding industry.

One of BIA’s recent successes was Honolulu City Council’s approval of Bill 64 which establishes a 60 day time limit to process residential building permits.

Solving Hawaii’s Housing Crisis

Building more housing is one of the Hawaiian Island’s greatest needs. SSFM’s Dean Uchida is this year’s president of the Building Industry Association Hawaii. In this ThinkTech interview, Dean talks about the restrictions that hinder the creation of more affordable housing and the necessary changes that will allow more homes to be built.
BIA Hawaii’s leadership on housing issues includes many initiatives. Dean offers additional insights in this Solving Hawaii’s Housing Crisis article on the challenges facing the homebuilding industry.

One of BIA’s recent successes was Honolulu City Council’s approval of Bill 64 which establishes a 60 day time limit to process residential building permits.

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