Category: Community

Achieving Her Goals with Jumpstart - Posted July 17, 2024
For Megan, participating in Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s programs has led her on a journey of increased financial stability. Along with a lot of hard work, she credits the Jumpstart program for helping her on her path.
Taking the Steps to Build a New Life - Posted July 10, 2024
After moving herself and her children out of a dangerous living situation, Tammie utilized AHFC's Step program to grow in confidence while she built a new life.
For Grant, a second generation landlord from Ketchikan, partnering with AHFC to provide housing to Alaskans is a family tradition.
At AHFC, employees work behind the scenes to plan for the future and help ensure continued access to safe, quality, affordable housing for residents of public housing properties. Recently, a project that had been in planning for more than three years came to fruition and two backup generators were installed at senior and disabled housing properties.
Como originador de préstamos hipotecarios en Residential Mortgage, parte del trabajo de Mark Gust es encontrar soluciones para los habitantes de Alaska que enfrentan obstáculos para ser propietarios de vivienda. Mark dijo que, en su experiencia, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation ha sido una opción para encontrar respuestas para sus clientes.
In May, AHFC leadership attended the third annual Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference where Governor Dunleavy discussed three energy bills passed by the 33rd Alaska Legislature.
Caring for Her Community - Posted June 3, 2024
A Senior Loan Officer at Cornerstone Home Lending, Nancy Hudson offers Alaskan homebuyers the same insights and down-to-earth counseling she gives to her own family.
When an opportunity came along with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, Tanya jumped at the chance to help people throughout her hometown of Juneau.
William said that his grandfather's advice motivated him to apply for a summer job at Alaska Housing, but it was the people he met on the job who inspired him to consider a career at the corporation.
Alaska’s senior population is unique and diverse, representing the many cultures and experiences that have shaped our state. Their contributions have been fundamental to Alaska’s ongoing success and development. May is Older Americans Month, which provides an opportunity to celebrate seniors while also highlighting the needs of this vibrant – and growing – population.
For more than four decades, NeighborWorks Alaska has been looking at ways to provide affordable housing for those who need it most.
At Alaska Housing, summer job opportunities are now available! Students between the ages of 16 and 22 are eligible to apply for summer work that could include groundskeeping, building maintenance or office work.
In 2020, AHFC launched SAFE-T to help provide safe housing and services for survivors of human trafficking. For Madison, the program presented an opportunity to apply her academic and research interests to make a real impact for Alaskans.
When prospective homeowners have challenges finding home loans, Sarah Griffin can understand from first-hand experience. Today, Sarah is a loan officer in Ketchikan who helps others reach their dreams of homeownership.
On March 26, students from Stanford University's Alternative Spring Break program visited AHFC headquarters to learn more about Alaska's unique housing challenges.
The application period for Alaska Housing Education Scholarships is open for families in public housing until May 31, 2024. Learn about how these scholarships benefit students, as well as eligibility and how to apply.
National Siblings Day: Brother Bonds - Posted April 10, 2024
To celebrate National Siblings Day, here is a highlight on two brothers and AHFC employees - Andy and David.
Tracy's career took a number of different turns before leading her to Glacier View, Alaska Housing's housing assistance location in Seward for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Today she is helping find housing for some of her community's most vulnerable residents.
Can heat pumps keep homes warm and save money at the same time? An AHFC study in Seward is looking to find the answer.
Transforming Lives Through Housing - Posted March 19, 2024
Juneau Housing First exists with the mission to end homelessness and achieve equity, health and dignity through housing, connection to services and community. For one resident, access to safe housing and services has been transformative.