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Kauai County, HI

Housing Authorities

Your local Housing Authority is listed below. You can give them a call or send an email to find out how they can help you find affordable housing.

Housing Authorities Kauai County, HI

Kauai County
Kauai County Housing Agency 4444 Rice Street, Suite 330
Lihue, HI 96766
HI005 section 8 Kauai


(808) 241-4440
(808) 241-5119
(808) 241-6808


Derek Kawakami
Naomi Cortez
Board Chairperson
Jennifer Toguchi
Executive Director

How can Housing Authorities Help?

Housing Authorities (also called "Public Housing Authorities" or "Public Housing Agencies") are privately run, non-profit organizations in charge of overseeing public housing programs in a county or metro area.

Although they are privately run, Housing Authorities are government sanctioned and federally funded.

Kauai County

Kauai County has 1 Housing Authority. Find their contact information above.

PHAs may do just the Housing Voucher Choice Program (Section 8), low-rent public housing, or both.

Wait Lists

There is a widespread shortage of affordable public housing in Hawaii. Most PHAs have a wait list of 1-2 years or more. PHAs may close the wait list when the list is too long.

You may consider checking PHAs in surrounding areas if you do not mind living in a nearby county.

Public Housing Authorities are free and are there to help you find affordable housing. Feel free to reach out to several housing authorities if needed.

Housing Authorities on this page apply to the following cities in Kauai County, Hawaii: Kapaa, Lihue, Koloa, Kalaheo, Kilauea, Kekaha, Eleele, Lawai, Hanapepe, Waimea, Hanalei, Anahola, Princeville, Kaumakani, Hanamaulu, Makaweli, and Kealia.

These housing authorities apply to the following ZIP codes in Kauai County, Hawaii: 96746, 96766, 96756, 96741, 96754, 96752, 96705, 96765, 96716, 96796, 96714, 96703, 96722, 96747, 96715, 96769, and 96751.

Kauai County, HI is considered part of the following metro area: KAPAA, HI.

More on Kauai County, HI

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Last updated on February 25, 2020

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