Did you know if you are a in law enforcement, a teacher, a firefighter or an Emergency Medical Technician that there is a program to help you become a homeowner in revitalize areas. The program is called the Good Neighbor Next Door. Good Neighbor Next Door Eligible Participants The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) wants to make American communities stronger and to build a safer nation. The Good Neighbor Next Door (GNND) program helps make this goal a reality by encouraging law enforcement officers, pre-K through 12th grade teachers and firefighters/emergency medical technicians to become homeowners in revitalization areas. Who Can Participate? Law Enforcement You may participate in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hawaii is currently experiencing a teacher shortage, and the state has 1,600 vacancies to fill before the school year starts again in the fall. The main challenge is finding employees who will actually stay in Hawaii.Hawaii has one of the highest teacher turnover rates in the nation and this is more so for people who come from the mainland. They say they can’t live there and they leave, and then Hawaii has to go back and recruit once again. So this cycle just continually happens. In addition to the average teacher salary of $56,000, the state is offering a $6,000 bonus to teachers hired in “special education, secondary mathematics and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.