Team DFI is closely monitoring the emergency situation involving novel coronavirus or COVID-19, and understands the financial challenges and uncertainty individuals are facing during this difficult time. The DFI offices are open and available to assist you.
TERMINATION OF INTERIM REGULATORY GUIDANCE DATED OCTOBER 2, 2020 REGARDING OFFICES/BRANCHES INTHE STATE OF HAWAII
The Interim Guidance dated October 2, 2020 allowing licensees to temporarily close offices while the State of Hawaii was under the COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation issued by Governor David Ige will be terminated on May 9, 2022.
CFPB MORTGAGE RELIEF OPTIONS
If you’re among those financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, you might be concerned about how to pay your mortgage or rent. Federal and state governments have announced plans to help struggling homeowners during this time. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) provides information on what to do now, and what your options are for mortgage and rental relief.
CONFERENCE OF STATE BANK COMMISSIONERS
For general information about regulatory and consumer programs: https://www.csbs.org/information-covid-19-coronavirus
A range of resources and guidance regarding financial matters such as mortgage forbearance, student loans, and financial scam awareness is available at https://www.csbs.org/covid-19-consumer-resources.
Overview of mortgage loan types and national-level moratoria on foreclosures and evictions is available at https://www.csbs.org/sites/default/files/2020-04/FederalMoratoriumConsumerForeclosuresFactSheet(updated4-3-2020).pdf.
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Resources and guidance available for small businesses and consumers, including information on Payment Protection Plan program and other financial assistance offered by SBA is available at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options
SBA loan information in other languages: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-recovery-information-other-languages