Category: Renting

The application period for Alaska Housing Education Scholarships is open for families in public housing until May 31, 2024. Learn about how these scholarships benefit students, as well as eligibility and how to apply.
A Unique Perspective on Senior Housing - Posted January 10, 2024
As a Wasilla resident who spent years helping seniors find housing in the community, Evelyn has long understood how important it is to older residents. Today Evelyn is a resident of AHFC's senior housing complex in Wasilla and is experiencing its value first hand.
'I Felt Like I Was Home' - Posted December 12, 2023
For years, Walter wondered what it would be like to live at Glacier View, AHFC's housing assistance location in Seward for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Now a Glacier View resident, he has his answer: “It is better than I thought.”
For more than two decades, landlord John has been helping tenants in Ketchikan find access to safe, affordable, quality housing through AHFC's Housing Choice Vouchers.
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!
Housing Alaskans: A Public-Private Partnership (HAPPP) is accepting grant applications for “top- off” funding of up to $150,000 for new construction and rehabilitation housing projects. The grant will provide funds for qualified housing projects ready to break ground or be completed in June 2023. The application deadline is Sunday, June 4, 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.
Jerusha Gatfield has spent much of her career ensuring people have access to safe, quality, affordable housing.
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.
If you're a landlord looking to receive consistent rent payments while helping Alaskans secure quality housing, it takes a few simple steps to participate.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Tips to Avoid Rental Scams - Posted February 10, 2023
When it comes to housing rentals, if it sounds too good to be true that may just be the case. Here are some tips to help you spot a scam and avoid them.
New Resources Available for Landlords - Posted February 7, 2023
New resources are now available for Alaska landlords on AHFC's website. Check out our landlord toolkit and more!
Alaska Housing received nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide access to permanent affordable housing for non-elderly individuals with disabilities.
When presented with the opportunity to distribute nearly $300 million in federal rental assistance to Alaskans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska Housing used innovative thinking and collaboration to make it happen. Recently, AHFC was recognized nationally for those efforts and its impact on Alaskans.
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.