AHFC Re-Elects Roppel as Board Chair - Posted August 23, 2013
ANCHORAGE, August 23, 2013 - Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) board of directors reelected Frank Roppel of Wrangell to serve as the board chair at its annual board meeting in Anchorage August 21. Roppel was appointed to the board of directors in July 2003, and he has served as chair since that time. Roppel previously served on the Alaska State Housing Authority (ASHA) and AHFC boards for 12 years in the '70s and '80s. He retired from Alaska Pulp Corporation in 2001.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) appoints new CEO - Posted August 7, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, August 7, 2013 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Board of Directors this morning accepted resignation from its CEO/Executive Director Dan Fauske who serves in a joint capacity as President of Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). Fauske's resignation from AHFC will allow him to focus on fulfilling the mission directed by the legislature's passage of House Bill 4 earlier this year regarding construction of an in-state natural gas pipeline.
Milestone Reached With AHFCs Home Energy Rebate Program - Posted August 6, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, August 6, 2013 - When Ryan Debonis from Eagle River received a check for $7,500 from Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) for building to the highest efficiency standard available at time of new construction, 5 Star Plus, he became the 2,000th recipient of a 5 Star Plus rebate. Aside from receiving the rebate Dubonis will benefit from lower energy bills year-round due to more energy efficient construction.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) addresses communication and expands eligibility for owner-occupied second homes in Home Energy Rebate Program - Posted July 3, 2013
Anchorage, AK, July 3, 2013 Following review of 18 appeals from Alaskan homeowners, AHFC announces it will honor expansion of the Home Energy Rebate Program for Alaskans participating a second time.
AHFC Introduces $10,000 Six Star Rebate and Incentivizes Greater Home Energy Efficiency Standards - Posted June 4, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, June 4, 2013 - Under new program changes adopted by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC), beginning July 1, 2013, Alaska homeowners participating in the Home Energy Rebate Program for new construction may qualify for a 6 Star energy rating. The sixth star will be awarded for homes that meet the highest energy rating, and may be rewarded with a $10,000 rebate.
AHFC Awards Funds to Construct 40 New Housing Units and Ease Juneau Housing Crunch - Posted May 28, 2013
Anchorage, Alaska, May 28, 2012 -- Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) plans to award $7.6 million in federal grant funds and low-income housing tax credits to Volunteers of America National Services; Volunteers of America, Alaska; and development partners Trapline LLC and V2. The organizations jointventured and submitted a competitive bid to construct and manage Vista Drive in Douglas.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Closer to Smoke-Free Public Housing - Posted May 22, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, May 22, 2013 - Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is moving forward with its plan to go smoke-free in its larger multi-family units with tenants who are elderly or have a disability.
AHFC Weatherization Program Reaches Milestone: 10,500 Families Served - Posted April 23, 2013
ANCHORAGE, APRIL 23, 2013 As of March 31, 2013, Alaska Housing Finance Corporations (AHFC) Weatherization Program, serving primarily the elderly, those with disabilities and families with children younger than age six, has invested more than $205 million since 2008 to improve the energy efficiency of an estimated 10,500 Alaska homes used by lower-income renters and homeowners.
Homebuyers Benefit from New AHFC Loan Program that Pays Closing Costs - Posted April 4, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, April 04, 2013 Fear of coming up with cash at closing is frequently the barrier that prevents would-be homeowners from taking the leap into homeownership. Starting this month Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is, for the first time ever, offering a program that offers homebuyers money for closing costs while maintaining a competitive 30-year fixed interest rate.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Earns High Marks Following IRS Audit on Two Bonds - Posted February 25, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Feb. 25, 2013 -- The IRS determined two Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) bonds, randomly chosen for an audit, to be in good standing. This comes after nine months of the IRS meticulously analyzing AHFC accounting.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Expands Home Energy Rebate Program to make more Alaskans eligible for second rebates up to $10,000 - Posted January 11, 2013
January 11, 2013 Alaska homeowners who used the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Home Energy Rebate Program or 5 Star Plus New Home Rebate Program and have since built or purchased a new or existing home are eligible for a new rebate.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Unveils New Website Design - Posted January 9, 2013
Jan. 9, 2013 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) announces the launch of a redesigned website, www.ahfc.us, that will put critical housing resources and information at the fingertips of Alaskans. The website is available today and streamlines all of the information AHFC offers online, making it more easily accessible to people who regularly access the site.
AHFC Seeks to Revamp the Preference System for Housing Choice Voucher Program - Posted January 5, 2013