Preparing Your Home for an Energy Efficient Winter - Posted September 27, 2023
Simple actions recommended by the U.S. Department of Energy can help you prepare your home for winter and save money on energy expenses.
Making an Impact Through Energy Efficiency - Posted September 7, 2023
As Energy Program Manager in the department of Research and Rural Development, Michael Spencer helps to find the balance between the parts of AHFC's mission statement.
Energy Efficiency and Home Resale Value - Posted August 30, 2023
Homeowners who make energy efficiency improvements can not only save money on utility costs, they may also enhance the potential resale value of their home.
Summer Upgrades for Winter Savings - Posted July 20, 2023
The warmer months are a great time to upgrade your home's windows and exterior doors, ensuring your home is comfortable this winter.
Insulation and Air Sealing Yield Energy Savings - Posted June 23, 2023
Maintaining proper insulation and air sealing are essential steps in creating an energy efficient home. Homeowners who make energy efficiency improvements can not only save on utility costs, they may also benefit from federal income tax credits.
Energy Efficiency Renovations Can Transform Homes - Posted May 31, 2023
Investing in upgrades to make your home more energy efficient can help manage costs over time.
Prep Your House to Avoid Spring Melt Problems - Posted April 7, 2023
As spring starts to make its appearance, now is a good time to prepare your house before the snow and ice begin to melt. Here are some tips from Alaska Housing experts.
Protecting Your Home From Ice Dams - Posted March 8, 2023
The icicles hanging off your roof may look pretty, but they can be damaging to your home. Find out the causes of icicles and ice dams, how to prevent them and why that's important for your house's well-being.
Growing a Career at AHFC - Posted March 2, 2023
When Mike Carlson joined Alaska Housing a decade ago, he was looking for opportunities to grow his career and be part of 'something bigger than just me.' He's found just that in his time at AHFC.
Tax Saving Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Improvements - Posted February 24, 2023
Thinking about making improvements to increase your home's energy efficiency? Recent changes to the tax law will allow homeowners to receive more tax credits for qualified energy efficiency improvements.
Empowering Alaska Borrowers With Information To Save Money - Posted October 12, 2022
Rising interest rates and their impact is a big topic for Alaska homeowners and those looking to enter the housing market. Now, the most recent energy ratings -- if they exist -- for single family homes for sale are readily accessible to real estate professionals and appraisers, empowering their borrowers to save money and make more educated purchasing decisions. Alaska Multiple Listing Service has integrated its database of homes for sale with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s Alaska Retrofit Information Systems database, commonly known as ARIS.
Funds Boost Weatherization Program - Posted September 30, 2022
Alaska Weatherization Assistance, which is intended to help low-income households reduce utility costs and meet vital needs, recently received an $18 million commitment from the federal government.
Energy Innovation Helps Community Health Providers - Posted August 10, 2022
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.
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.
5 Tips for Getting Your Home Winter Ready - Posted November 17, 2021
Your kids may be ready for the snow, but is your home? Here are a few easy steps you can take now to ensure that your family stays warm when the temperatures drop.
Time Is Running out to Apply for Alaska Housing Rent Relief - Posted March 3, 2021
Only hours are left for Alaska renters to apply for rent and utility relief through Alaska Housing Relief. This federally funded program may be able to provide up to 12 months of rent and utility assistance to Alaskans who have been impacted by COVID-19, meet certain financial criteria, live in an overcrowded household or are at risk of violence.
Get Help Paying Your Utility Bills - Posted December 27, 2020
With Alaskans still being impacted by the lengthy COVID-19 pandemic, many are struggling financially. Learn about the resources available to help you stay on top of your utility bills this winter!
Get Your Home Ready for Winter - Posted October 6, 2020
Is your home ready for winter? Get some tips on how ensure that your family stays warm when temperatures drop.
Let Energy Efficiency Make Your Home “Smart” - Posted August 12, 2020
Homes were “smart” way before Alexa, security systems and smart TVs. A “smart home” is an energy efficient home, which is good for your bank account and for the environment.