Public Housing

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation provides safe, decent and affordable public housing for low-income Alaskans. Housing is available at 29 sites in 13 communities across Alaska, typically with on-site management and maintenance staff and various on-site supportive services and skills training programs. View our list of locations to find housing in your area of interest.

Who is Eligible

Eligibility is based on income. A families income must not exceed 80 percent of the area median income. Specific income limits are defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and are based on family size and the community in which the housing is located.

How it Works

AHFC currently owns and operates more than 1,600 housing units statewide. Eligible tenants pay 30 percent of their adjusted monthly income in rent, HUD subsidizes the balance of the rent. 

The Benefits of Public Housing

AHFC has an in-house management and maintenance team that are responsive to our residents needs.

Fair Housing for All Alaskans

It is the policy of AHFC to further Fair Housing in all its programs. No person shall be subjected to discrimination based on their race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in the sale, rental or advertising of dwellings; in the provision of brokerage services; or in the availability of residential real estate-related transactions.

You may wish to read more about the Public Housing Division's Reasonable Accommodation process.

How to Apply

See our Application Instructions page.

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