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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.
Can Always Navigate Through - Posted September 1, 2023
For Lakesha, AHFC's public housing provided a safety net for her forward movement. Through the Step program, she found resources that are helping her on her path as an entrepreneur and business owner.
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.
AHFC's Education Scholarships have helped Alaskans achieve their career goals for 23 years. One 2023 scholarship recipient, Taghreed, shared what motivates her to work toward her goals.
Finding Community at AHFC - Posted August 23, 2023
Budget Analyst Kang Her said she values being part of a team that makes an impact for Alaskans, but above all she is grateful for a work environment of kindness and support.
A Journey to Homeownership - Posted August 17, 2023
After finding a new career at Alaska Housing, Jamie Bordelon began to consider a goal that had previously felt out of reach — homeownership.
An Eye-Opening Internship - Posted August 9, 2023
In 2022, an internship at Alaska Housing provided Caitlin Vance with new inspiration and valuable learning opportunities.
Working Together Toward Homeownership - Posted August 1, 2023
As a mortgage loan originator at Residential Mortgage, Mark Gust partners with AHFC to find solutions for Alaska homebuyers.
For Jolie Andon, a temporary position at AHFC during the COVID-19 pandemic led to opportunities in a field she hadn't previously considered.
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.
Alaska Housing has encouraged individuals to advance their career goals through an Education Scholarship for more than two decades. Here are some key statistics highlighting the impact the scholarships have had statewide.
Pat Verdugo has spent the past two decades with Alaska Housing, working in a variety of roles for AHFC’s Public Housing Department in Fairbanks. At 78 years old, she's not showing any signs of slowing down.
AHFC outreach specialists help prospective homebuyers see what is possible through HomeChoice™, a no-cost homebuyer education class. Now, the class has returned with an option for in-person learning.
The Benefits of Home Renovations - Posted June 26, 2023
There are plenty of reasons why homeowners consider renovating their homes, whether to improve functionality or make it a more comfortable living space. Here are five potential benefits of home improvements.
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.
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!
When looking for a mortgage loan, there are several important factors to consider. Here are five important things to keep in mind as you consider a loan to buy a home.
Redefining What Is Possible - Posted June 21, 2023
As Alaska Housing worked to get federal financial assistance to Alaskans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, it helped redefine Donald Gotchal's work – for the better.
Purchasing a new home can be an exhilarating experience. But it can also be overwhelming, especially when faced with real estate terms that may not be familiar to everyone. Here is a list of common terms that are helpful for prospective homeowners to know.
Twenty-five years after starting with Alaska Housing as a maintenance laborer, Pat Cochran has worked in a number of positions within the organization – allowing him to see the impact AHFC makes from many different perspectives.