Frequently Asked Questions

Does Nā Hale O Maui have any affordable houses for sale now?

For an updated status of our homes, please see the Active Homes page for available single family homes.

Is Nā Hale O Maui a non-profit, and is my membership fee tax deductible?

Yes. Nā Hale O Maui received its 501(c)3 designation letter from the IRS on June 30, 2007.  Your donation is tax deductible under the IRS regulations. A letter will be sent to you acknowledging your donation for tax purposes.

Where does the community land trust obtain its funding?
Like other non-profit organizations, Nā Hale O Maui must rely on donations and grant funding for project funding. Ongoing operational expenses are supported by member dues and inventory revenue.
Do I have to join Nā Hale O Maui to apply for a house?

Anyone is welcome to join Nā Hale O Maui through an annual membership of $36, but it is not required. You can attend our free quarterly orientation seminars to begin our 4-Step Program to prepare you for ownership of a CLT home. Upon completion of the 4 steps we’ll put you on our list for a “first look” when homes become available. Please visit our Orientation Seminars page for the next offering.

How can I get more involved with Nā Hale O Maui?

We have several volunteer committees, and we welcome your help and participation. If you want to donate some time and talent, or become a candidate for membership on the Board, please e-mail our office at [email protected].

Jason Economou, Government Affairs Director of the Realtors Association of Maui, hosts Cassandra Abdul, Executive Director of Na Hale O Maui on his “Talk Story” RAM GAD POD to discuss affordable housing in Maui.

Presentation by Cassandra Abdul, Na Hale O Maui Executive Director, to Sterling Higa of Housing HI Future

Video Topics from Nā Hale O Maui’s Orientation Seminar

How Does the CLT Work?

What is the difference between Conventional and Sustainable Leasehold?

What are the Advantages of NHOM Homeownership?

What are the Income Limits used by NHOM?

What is the NHOM 4 Step Qualification Process?

What is the NHOM Homebuyer Selection Process?

What are some of the NHOM Services to Homeowners?

Who makes up the NHOM Board of Directors?

What is NHOM doing now?


How does the Resale Formula work?

What is the NHOM Matching Grant?

What are the Rights, Roles and Responsibilities of a NHOM Homeowner?

What are the Rights, Responsibilities and Requirements under the NHOM Ground Lease?

A Resale Story

Why is the CLT Model a good model?