People Drive Ideas at AHFC - Posted May 6, 2022
A year after joining Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, Greg Holoman has made a significant contribution in multiple areas across the organization that have benefited Alaskans.
Celebrating 95,245 Alaskans Age 65-Plus - Posted May 2, 2022
Older Alaskans play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That is why the theme for Older Americans Month in May 2022 is “Age My Way.”
Summer Jobs for Teens & Young Adults Now Hiring! - Posted May 2, 2022
Know a teen or young adult looking for summer work? Alaska Housing’s Summer Student Program may have the right opportunity for them. Hear from past summer hires about their experience, and see if AHFC is hiring in your community!
Giving Kids the Gift of Summer Camps - Posted May 2, 2022
For more than a decade, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has been helping kids have access to camps through the Youth Summer Camp and Activity Scholarship. Hear from the campers themselves as they share their experiences.
Apply Now for Summer Camp Scholarship! - Posted May 2, 2022
Since 2011, AHFC's Youth Summer Camp and Activity Scholarship has helped more than 1,000 young Alaskans attend a summer camp. Learn more about the many opportunities available, as well as eligibility and the deadline to apply for summer 2022.
Up to $2,500 Available in Education Scholarships - Posted April 15, 2022
The application period for Alaska Housing Education Scholarships is open for families in public housing until May 31, 2022. Learn more about how these scholarships are benefiting students, as well as eligibility and how to apply.
Remembering Representative Don Young - Posted April 6, 2022
Congressman Young’s legacy in Alaska is far-reaching and will be ever-present in our history. Bryan Butcher, AHFC CEO/Executive Director, shares memories about this "fierce defender of our great state."
More than 8,500 Applications Received for Alaska Homeowner Assistance - Posted March 31, 2022
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 31, 2022 – As Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance enters its final week of application acceptance, 8,582 applications have been submitted statewide to date. Alaska homeowners facing pandemic-related financial hardships such as mortgage delinquencies are encouraged to apply immediately. The online application process is easy to navigate and mobile-friendly — currently, roughly 71% of applications have been submitted by a mobile device. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 4, 2022, 11:59 p.m. AKDT, at AlaskaHousingRelief.org.
Alaska Housing Announces Funding For Low-Income And Senior Housing Projects - Posted March 11, 2022
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has announced the distribution of nearly $44 million in funding to assist organizations across the state in their efforts to provide affordable housing for low- to moderate-income families and seniors.
First Week of Pre-registrations for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance Results in 4,000 Eligibility Checks - Posted March 7, 2022
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation opened the pre-registration window for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance, Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. As of 9:30 this morning, 4,007 people have checked their eligibility. The majority represents interest from Anchorage, Mat-Su, Juneau, Fairbanks and Ketchikan. All Alaska homeowners financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to pre-register and check their eligibility at AlaskaHousingRelief.org in advance of the formal application window March 14 - April 4, 2022.
Mortgage Related Pandemic Relief Soon Available From Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Posted February 18, 2022
Alaska homeowners impacted by COVID-19 will soon have access to apply for mortgage and related assistance through Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance. The objective of the congressionally approved program is to reduce mortgage delinquencies, forbearances and foreclosures, as well as prevent loss of utilities or energy services, providing a new layer of security for Alaskans facing challenges due to the pandemic. Homeowners are encouraged to preregister at AlaskaHousingRelief.org beginning Feb. 28, 2022.
New Housing In Palmer for Senior Alaskans - Posted February 4, 2022
Whispering Winds is an 84 unit, independent living community for Alaskans 55 years of age and above. Jim McCall in Alaska Housing’s Senior Housing Office shares why this new facility is a great place to call home.
Timely Distribution Keeps Funding In AK - Posted January 20, 2022
Among the first administering agencies to accept applications in the nation, AHFC worked quickly to distribute allocated federal funds through Alaska Housing Rent Relief. Learn more about the success of this program and how working together helped keep Alaskans in their homes.
Staff Story: Derrick Chan - Posted January 3, 2022
Work performance can be hard to measure but Daniel Delfino, director of AHFC’s planning department, found a unique way to bring attention to employee Derrick Chan’s contributions to AHFC.
Staff Story: Mark Romick - Posted December 31, 2021
Raising awareness and combating homelessness are top priorities for AHFC. Learn how Deputy Executive Director Mark Romick made a difference during a national fundraising event.
AHFC Employees Bring Holiday Cheer - Posted December 28, 2021
Christmas may only come once a year, but for two AHFC employees the planning for holiday fun lasted throughout the year. Read how they brought the cheer to one Juneau Public Housing Complex.
Staff Story: Sandra Palmer - Posted December 20, 2021
Every February Sandra Palmer in AHFC’s Executive Office celebrates a very special day — Rita Pitka Blumenstein Day. Learn about Sandra's mother Rita, and how her basket weaving and skin sewing found its way to the White House Christmas tree.
COVID Challenges Bring Positive Change - Posted December 17, 2021
During the pandemic, Mindy Pruitt, executive director, Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA), knew that her community was feeling the impact of COVID, including her employees. Read how her small but dedicated team figured out how to make things work — for the better.
Reliable Rental Income for Landlords - Posted December 16, 2021
Are you an Alaska landlord looking for reliable income from your rental properties? If you want to ensure monthly rent payments while also helping Alaskans secure quality housing, consider enrolling as a participating landlord in the Housing Choice Voucher program.
Staff Story: Chris Tillman - Posted December 14, 2021
Chris Tillman's extensive background in safety landed him a job as a Risk Management Specialist at AHFC. And as an assistant instructor of Tae Kwon Do, he knows a fair bit about managing risk outside of the office as well. Learn more about Chris – and his favorite action star.