Category: Our Stories

The collaboration between the Association of Alaska Housing Authorities (AAHA) and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) has benefited countless individuals across the state. That partnership was especially evident in Alaska Housing Rent Relief and has strengthened the bond between the two organizations.
A Story of Tenacity - Posted November 29, 2022
Robert battled alcohol and drug use, served time in prison, and battled depression, anxiety and insomnia. Eventually, he recognized the need to change the way he was living. Robert used resources available to him, including Alaska Housing Rent Relief, to help forge a new future.
Finding Happiness in Helping Others - Posted October 5, 2022
Once a participant in Alaska Housing programs, Sammie Wright now helps others find life-changing resources as an AHFC employee.
Alaska Innovation Delivers for Homeowners - Posted September 21, 2022
Alaska has a history of taking care of its own, doing things differently, and tackling challenges head-on. This attribute was a game-changer when Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance funds were ready to be distributed.
Helping a Young Mother Open a New Door - Posted September 6, 2022
It's been a long road for Kristina to become financially self-sufficient. But working closely with Alaska Housing through the years, the mother of two young children went from public housing to realizing her dream of becoming a homeowner.
Ketchikan's can-do spirit was demonstrated by First Bank, which was the first financial institution in the state to distribute Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance funds in conjunction with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.
Alaska Housing's Building Monitoring (BMON) system allows rural healthcare provider to track facility maintenance needs remotely, saving time and resources while solving problems in real time.
Flying High at Summer Camp - Posted July 22, 2022
Participants in Alaska Housing's Youth Summer Camp & Activity Scholarships get an opportunity to soar.
Youth Summer Camps Bring Growth, Joy - Posted July 21, 2022
Alaska Housing’s Youth Summer Camp & Activity Scholarships have been making summer camp a reality for hundreds of Alaska families for more than a decade.
Alaska Mortgage Servicers have been at the forefront of Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance efforts. They have worked closely with Alaska Housing to share information, review applications, and expedite payments to Alaska homeowners.
Choosing Her Own Path - Posted July 15, 2022
Tabatha's journey with Alaska Housing helped her land a new career and on a path toward financial independence. Her words of advice to others who may be facing personal or financial challenges? "Don't be afraid to reach out and let people help you through the tough times."
Sarah Terwilliger's desire to help others and her commitment to ensuring Alaskans have access to safe, affordable and quality housing, has given her opportunities to find professional growth with AHFC.
Alaska Housing's Building Monitoring (BMON) system uses technology to help manage facilities remotely, saving time and preventing issues before they happen.
A Commitment to Learning - Posted July 12, 2022
Alaska Housing has been helping individuals grow and thrive through its Education Scholarships for 22 years.
Renovations at the Golden Towers Apartments, an AHFC public housing unit in Fairbanks, provided a new look and feel for the complex.
This National Homeownership Month, we looked at some of the facts and figures behind homeownership in Alaska. That included how AHFC's homebuyer education programs have helped provide Alaskans with important information about the homebuying process.
Nearly 11,000 Alaskans submitted applications for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance.
June is National Homeownership Month, a time to reflect on how Alaskans are making the dream of homeownership come true.
Alaska Housing joined other community partners to help break ground on the Providence Alaska House in Anchorage.
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.