Bill 7

Dec. 3, 2020

Bill 7 Update from Harcourts

Dianne Shares Great News about Bill 7

The first affordable residential rental project that takes advantage of the opportunities provided by Bill 7 has been approved and is under construction. A property in Liliha that was previously a neighborhood eyesore (according to the developer) is being transformed into a 25 ...

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Dec. 11, 2019

Parking or No Parking?

One of the features of Bill 7 is there’s no requirement for on-site parking. It’s expensive to build a parking garage large enough to provide space for one or two cars for each apartment so, to keep development costs lower, Bill 7 does not require parking.  

Honolulu Parking Stalls

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Nov. 24, 2019

Bill 60 to Ammend Bill 7 by Removing Rent Caps

Changes to Affordable Rent Requirements in Bill 7 Proposed in Bill 60

Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting

It’s been six months since Mayor Caldwell signed Bill 7 to encourage private sector-funded, higher-density redevelopment of Apartment and Mixed-use properties of 20,000 square feet or smaller. Bill 7 provides incentives for private developers to increase the ...

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Nov. 18, 2019

Example of Bill 7 and a 5,000 Square Foot Property

An Example of what Bill 7 Can Mean for a 5,000 Square Foot Property

Example of a Building Style for Bill 7

What can be built on a 5,000 square foot lot that qualifies for Bill 7 incentives? Every property is unique, so we encourage you to contact us for a quick analysis of your property ...

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Nov. 7, 2019

Honolulu's Bill 7 Features and Incentives

Honolulu Hale Bill 7

Here are some of the features and incentives provided by Bill 7 

  • The building is not required to provide parking spaces according to a mandated ratio. This allows the developer to determine the optimum number of parking spaces that will yield the most apartments, given the demand in the ...
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Oct. 29, 2019

Honolulu Bill 7 FAQ's

Honolulu Bill 7 Properties

What size properties qualify for Bill 7 redevelopment?

Lots with area up to 20,000 square feet qualify for Bill 7.  The minimum front yard must be 10 feet, or the minimum required by the underlying zoning, whichever is less. The minimum side and rear yards must be 5 ...

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