Applications for Housing Will Begin on July 6
Kaua`i, HI (July 6, 2021) – EAH Housing, an affordable housing nonprofit organization, announced today that applications are now being accepted for Pua Loke Apartments. Prospective residents can apply at: https://www.eahhousing.org/apartments/pua-loke/. A lottery for new applicants will begin July 19, 2021.
EAH Housing will manage Pua Loke Apartments, the newest affordable housing development in Kaua`i. Pua Loke features 54 multi-family apartments, including 1-,2-, and 3-bedroom units and an on-site staff apartment. The community is scheduled to open in three phases on July 30, August 30, and October 18, 2021 with housing preferences for residents employed in the Līhu‘e area and for residents of the Ahupua`a of Nawiliwil.
“EAH Housing is thrilled to grow its partnership with Ahe Group and the County of Kaua`i Housing Agency,” said Josh Romoff, director of new business for EAH Housing. “Pua Loke represents our commitment to Kauai and to providing quality affordable housing for people who need it most.”
The EAH Housing and Ahe Group partnership now serves more than 500 residents on six properties and 339 apartments across Hawai’i. The Pua Loke announcement marks the successful expansion of a partnership which spans more than a decade.
“Ahe Group is pleased to continue our work with the County of Kauai to expand housing opportunities for Kauai residents” said Makani Maeva, President of Ahe Group. “Together with our partners at EAH Housing we are confident that Pua Loke will be a new community where generations of Kauai families will live, grow and prosper.”
Pua Loke is located at 4315 Pua Loke St, Lihue, HI 96766, close to Kukui Grove, government offices, nearby schools, medical services, recreational areas, and eateries. The new development has been built to achieve a LEED Platinum energy efficiency rating. Rents are based on 30%-100% of the area median income. Five apartments will be set aside to support families who have, or are, facing homelessness. Our management team will work closely with Kauai Community Alliance members, Bridging the Gap and Family Life Services, to place families in these apartments through the Coordinated Entry System. Rents will range from $437 to $2,425 per month for eligible applicants. Resident Services will be provided to some residents at no cost.
“We are proud to join in announcing the opening of the newest affordable housing development on Kaua`i. This project, made possible in part by $3 million in County funding, is bringing desperately needed affordable housing to the community of Lihue,” said Kaua‘i Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami. “We look forward to working with our partners the Ahe Group and EAH Housing to ensure that this new development serves the housing needs of our community for decades to come.”
About EAH Housing
Established in 1968, EAH Housing is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. EAH develops low-income multifamily housing, manages more than 222 properties throughout in California and Hawai’i, and plays a leadership role in local, regional, and national housing advocacy efforts.
About Ahe Group
Ahe Group is one of Hawai’i’s leaders in the affordable housing development industry and has demonstrated success in all facets of development, from acquisition and rehabilitation to new construction and ownership. Located in Kailua, Hawai’i, Ahe Group is dedicated to developing quality affordable housing communities with an emphasis on multi-family, senior housing, and workforce housing units.