R-18, Memorandum of Understanding on Workforce Housing

The parties acknowledge and recognize that the availability of quality and reasonably priced housing in Hawai‘i to support its workforce is of mutual concern. Therefore, immediately upon ratification of this Agreement, a Joint Committee shall be established to review and determine whether there is adequate and sufficient quality and reasonably priced housing available for employees in a reasonable proximity to all the Employer’s campuses. The Joint Committee shall also develop proposals, concepts, and plans around workforce housing and housing alternatives to address areas of concern. The Joint Committee shall be comprised of three (3) representatives appointed by the UH President and three (3) representatives appointed by UHPA. The Joint Committee shall report its findings and recommendations to the Employer and the Union by January 1, 2017.