Category: Our Stories
Alaska Institutions Helping Homeowners - Posted July 20, 2022
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."
Growing Professionally with Alaska Housing - Posted July 14, 2022
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.
BMON System is Energy Innovation at Work - Posted July 13, 2022
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 Restore Shine to the Golden Towers - Posted July 11, 2022
Renovations at the Golden Towers Apartments, an AHFC public housing unit in Fairbanks, provided a new look and feel for the complex.
National Homeownership Month Facts and Figures - Posted June 24, 2022
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.
Bringing Assistance to Alaska Homeowners - Posted June 21, 2022
Nearly 11,000 Alaskans submitted applications for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance.
Building Opportunities for the American Dream - Posted June 7, 2022
June is National Homeownership Month, a time to reflect on how Alaskans are making the dream of homeownership come true.
Providence Alaska House Reaches a GOAL - Posted May 25, 2022
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.
Education Scholarship Leads to Opportunity - Posted April 15, 2022
AHFC encourages families to continue their education and advance career goals. Read how the Alaska Housing Education Scholarship helped one Alaskan earn degrees and build his professional development.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Staff Story: Celia Shannon - Posted December 1, 2021
Celia Shannon got into art 15 years ago, and it's been part of her life ever since. Read how Celia passes her time when not behind her desk in AHFC's public housing department.
It Feels Good To Make A Difference - Posted November 21, 2021
As a former journalist, Andrew Kenneson spent the early part of his career writing a story for others to experience. Now an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) navigator for Kodiak Island Housing Authority, he is living an experience that is directly and positively impacting the lives of others.