Transitional housing in Hawaii is a temporary housing complex for individuals and families who have made an effort to get themselves out of homelessness. Very often, they are referred from some type of shelter, such as an emergency shelter. The interim home is a bridge between the shelter and permanent housing. The organizations that operate the transitional housing units in Hawaii, will aid you in finding affordable housing. Typically, interim housing complexes are situated in areas where the demand is high and is also close to affordable housing. When you are staying at a transitional home, this could be anywhere from a couple of weeks to a couple of years. The length of time you stay at a transitional house will be dependent upon the home, and the type of housing it is. Transitional homes are not permanent, but temporary supportive residence for people who need the time to rebuild a life and find a permanent address.