Category: COVID-19

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.
Rent Relief Technology Makes an Impact - Posted November 2, 2022
Alaska Housing's innovative use of technology helped get rental assistance quickly to Alaskans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Working Together to Help Those in Need - Posted October 18, 2022
For more than 20 years, Jessica Stossel has been helping to improve lives for Fairbanks residents through her work at the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living. Partnerships with organizations like Alaska Housing are playing an important role in assisting some of the community's most vulnerable residents.
Alaska Housing was recognized nationally for its work in helping Alaskans facing homelessness. Alaska Housing Stabilization and Recovery was cited by the Council of State Community Development Agencies for providing assistance to Alaska residents.
Tackling Big Ideas to Help Alaskans - Posted September 7, 2022
Chelsea Arthur and the AHFC Planning Department have seen a number of challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, homelessness and affordable housing. Finding solutions for those challenges requires collaboration and innovative thinking.
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 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.
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.
Nearly 11,000 Alaskans submitted applications for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has completed its initial analysis of Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance applications, determining that all eligible applicants will receive some form of aid as part of the congressionally funded program.
Designed to reduce mortgage delinquencies, forbearances and foreclosures, federally funded Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance has entered the application review stage. Once complete, distribution of funds will begin to assist Alaskan homeowners.
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.
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.
The application period for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance closes Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. AKDT. If you are a homeowner experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for mortgage and related assistance. Learn more and apply today.
For homeowners who might be struggling financially, mortgage counseling may help you understand what options are available and evaluate steps you can take to remain securely housed.
Avoiding Mortgage Assistance Scams - Posted March 22, 2022
Unfortunately, monetary scams are not new. If you or someone you know is applying for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance, learn more about how to recognize scam tactics and how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud.
Apply Now for Homeowner Assistance - Posted March 14, 2022
The application period for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance is now open. If you or someone you know is a homeowner and struggling to make ends meet, there may be assistance available and you can check your eligibility and apply today. The application period closes on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. AKST.
Whether you already own a home or are on the path to homeownership, if you’ve been approved for a home loan, you'll want to know who your lender is, who services that mortgage, and what your relationship is with both. Learn the difference between a lender and a servicer and who to contact if you are struggling to make your mortgage payments.
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.
Pre-registering for Alaska Housing Homeowner Assistance allows homeowners who have been impacted financially by COVID-19 to see if they are eligible to receive assistance. It also allows them to start providing important information, saving time when the application period officially opens on March 14, 2022.