Category: Public Housing
Helping Others Through Housing Choice Vouchers - Posted December 1, 2023
For more than two decades, landlord John Harrington has been helping tenants in Ketchikan find access to safe, affordable, quality housing through AHFC's Housing Choice Vouchers.
A Passion for Helping Others - Posted November 1, 2023
Administrative Services Manager Trishta Blizzard has participated in AHFC's mission from various departments and roles. Regardless of her title, she has seen how her work contributes to making a difference.
Making a Life Out of Making Art - Posted October 12, 2023
For Ricardo, art has led him to a place where he feels valued, with an appreciation for both him as a person and his work.
Can Always Navigate Through - Posted September 1, 2023
For Lakesha, AHFC's public housing provided a safety net for her forward movement. Through the Step program, she found resources that are helping her on her path as an entrepreneur and business owner.
Scholarships Help Alaskans Reach Career Goals - Posted August 29, 2023
AHFC's Education Scholarships have helped Alaskans achieve their career goals for 23 years. One 2023 scholarship recipient, Taghreed, shared what motivates her to work toward her goals.
An Eye-Opening Internship - Posted August 9, 2023
In 2022, an internship at Alaska Housing provided Caitlin Vance with new inspiration and valuable learning opportunities.
AHFC's Education Scholarship by the Numbers - Posted July 13, 2023
Alaska Housing has encouraged individuals to advance their career goals through an Education Scholarship for more than two decades. Here are some key statistics highlighting the impact the scholarships have had statewide.
Loving a Job that Helps ‘Our People’ - Posted July 7, 2023
Pat Verdugo has spent the past two decades with Alaska Housing, working in a variety of roles for AHFC’s Public Housing Department in Fairbanks. At 78 years old, she's not showing any signs of slowing down.
Apply By June 30 For Summer Camp Scholarship - Posted June 22, 2023
The deadline to apply for a Youth Summer Camp and Activity Scholarship is June 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Alaska Time. Funds are available on a first come, first served basis and can be used toward a summer camp, activity, or sport of your choosing. Check eligibility and apply today!
Career With Many Roles Provides Unique Perspective - Posted June 7, 2023
Twenty-five years after starting with Alaska Housing as a maintenance laborer, Pat Cochran has worked in a number of positions within the organization – allowing him to see the impact AHFC makes from many different perspectives.
Apply Before May 31 For $2500 Education Scholarship - Posted May 22, 2023
Apply before May 31, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time for an Education Scholarship! Awardees can receive up to $2,500 to help pay for tuition, books and fees directly related to their education.
Earning Money, Experience with Summer Jobs - Posted May 18, 2023
Alaska Housing’s Summer Student Program offers temporary work for teens and young adults.
Making Dreams a Reality - Posted May 11, 2023
For Radames Mercado-Barbosa, education is an opportunity to realize his dreams. Recently, the junior at University of Alaska Anchorage received assistance from Alaska Housing to help him in that journey.
Celebrating Older Americans in May - Posted May 5, 2023
May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize the contributions of seniors in Alaska. This year we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Older Americans Month.
Apply Now for Youth Summer Scholarship! - Posted May 1, 2023
The Youth Summer Camp and Activity Scholarship makes it possible for young Alaskans to attend a summer camp, take part in an activity, or participate in a sport of their choosing. In 2023 AHFC celebrates 12 years of offering this scholarship, with awards of up to $500.00 per youth.
Apply Before April 30 For Anchorage Voucher Waitlist - Posted April 25, 2023
The application period for the Anchorage Housing Choice Voucher waitlist closes on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Alaska Time. Eligible communities include the Municipality of Anchorage, Girdwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and communities in between. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
Up to $2,500 Available in Education Scholarships - Posted April 17, 2023
The application period for Alaska Housing Education Scholarships is open for families in public housing until May 31, 2023. Learn more about how these scholarships are benefiting students, as well as eligibility and how to apply.
Open Application Period for Anchorage Housing Choice Voucher Program - Posted April 5, 2023
For the month of April, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation will open a 30-day window to apply to be on the Housing Choice Voucher waitlist for the Municipality of Anchorage, Girdwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and communities in between. The opening marks the first time the waitlist for this area has opened in two years.
Apply Now for Anchorage Housing Choice Vouchers - Posted April 1, 2023
Apply now to be on the waitlist for a Housing Choice Voucher in the Municipality of Anchorage, Girdwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and communities in between. Housing Choice Vouchers help low-income households, older Alaskans, and individuals with disabilities afford safe housing. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
Waiting List Opens April 1 for Anchorage Housing Choice Vouchers - Posted March 27, 2023
The period to apply to be on the waitlist for a Housing Choice Voucher in the Municipality of Anchorage, Girdwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and communities in between opens on April 1, 2023. Housing Choice Vouchers help low-income households, older Alaskans, and individuals with disabilities afford safe housing. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.