Central Center
670 Waiale Road
Wailuku, HI 96793

Westside Center
15 Ipu'Aumakua Lane
Lahaina, HI 96761

Program Checklist

Required Documents

The following list is all the requirements needed for approval. Please provide information for ALL household members. Once a Rental Assistance Coordinator reviews your application they will contact you to verify any missing items. 


  • Photo Identification of all household members 18 years+
    • Driver’s License or State ID
    • Non USA citizens must provide passport
    • Social Security Numbers and Birth Date of all household members
    • Birth Certificate for only household members 5 years and younger

Income Verification: (must be dated within 30 days of application for all verification’s)

  • Most current pay stubs covering the 30 days before the date of application
  • Social Security Statement of Benefit/Pension
  • Supplemental Social Security Income
  • Unemployment Benefit Statement
  • Monthly/quarterly financial statement; and G.E.T. if self-employed
  • DHS Notice for Financial or Food Stamps TANF/SNAP (Benefit History printed within 30 days)
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Receipts showing how tax refunds were spent
  • Income Tax Extension Letter
  • Other (Child support, Alimony, etc.)
  • COVID-19 income loss proof

Asset Verification:

  • Current Checking Account Statement (within 30 days of application)
  • Current Savings Account Statement (within 30 days of application)
  • Other (Stocks, bonds, cash on hand, 401K, etc.)

Lease Verification:

  • Copy of signed CURRENT lease or Unexecuted/Unsigned lease may be submitted if not currently living in the rental unit at the time of your rental application. However, check will not be released until submittal of signed lease.
  • Utility Deposit Statement/Print Out from Utility Company
  • KHAKO W-9 Form with Landlord/Property Managers Signature
    • Landlord’s General Excise Tax Number (G.E.T.)
    • Tax Map Key (T.M.K.) Numbers Form
    • Rental Property Address

Back Rent/Eviction Verification:

  • Letter from Public Housing, Landlord, Homeless or transitional shelter addressed to applicant
    Letter must include the following:

    • Date of Eviction Letter & Date applicant must vacate the premises
    • Dates of unpaid rent with amounts & Breakdown of costs and total amount owing
    • Printed name, contact number and Signature of evicting or current landlord


  • Letter from applicant explaining why assistance is needed and/or why you are behind on rent
  • Current Credit Report for all adults in the household (www.annualcreditreport.com)
  • Mandatory Financial Literacy class to be attended
  • Mandatory Unit Hygiene class to be attended
  • Rental Subsidy Letter (HUD of DHS) – HUD Notice of Rent Adjustment
  • Home Inspection from HUD (front page of House Inspection form indicting box, passed)