Up to $2,500 Available in Education Scholarships - Posted April 17, 2023
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.
Learn About Home Energy Efficiency with Classes - Posted April 11, 2023
Looking for information about home energy in Alaska? Register for free virtual classes that can provide info on a variety of topics including home energy efficiency, heat pumps and solar power options. Or join an in-person event in Fairbanks to discuss the value of heat pumps in Interior Alaska.
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.
Open Application Period for Anchorage Housing Choice Voucher Program - Posted April 5, 2023
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 for Anchorage Housing Choice Vouchers - Posted April 1, 2023
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.
Home Renovations Remain Popular - Posted March 31, 2023
While the booming real estate market has received much of the attention nationally over the past few years, the home renovation market has been equally hot.
Waiting List Opens April 1 for Anchorage Housing Choice Vouchers - Posted March 27, 2023
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.
‘Mama Bear’ Focuses on Helping Others - Posted March 22, 2023
Shakira Kazmer Quintana has a number of roles with Alaska Housing. Almost all of them come down to one simple concept: "I just want to work now to help others."
It’s Home Show Season! - Posted March 16, 2023
Spring is home show season in Alaska. Here are three reasons why home shows can be such popular and valuable attractions.
Making Music and Memories in Summer Camp - Posted March 15, 2023
Janet Carr-Campbell created The Music Machine four decades ago, a place where kids could participate in theater and music. In 2022 that included a recipient of the Alaska Housing Youth Summer Camp and Activity Scholarship.
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.
Came for Opportunity, Stayed for Community - Posted February 22, 2023
Alaska Housing's longest-serving employee, Phill Adams, reflects on his 34-year career in the mortgage department and how the industry and the corporation have changed over the years.
An Alaska Housing Love Story - Posted February 14, 2023
In times of joy and sadness, Linda has found support from her community at Alaska Housing's Golden Towers property in Fairbanks. She also found something she hadn't expected – love!
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!
HUD Vouchers to Assist Alaskans with Disabilities - Posted February 1, 2023
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.
Living the Mission, Loving the Work - Posted January 26, 2023
As Risk Manager for Alaska Housing, Chris Tillman plays a vital role in the organization's mission to provide safe, quality, affordable housing to Alaskans. It's a perfect fit for someone who "always had the feeling that I could help someone."
Making a Difference for Her Community - Posted January 18, 2023
For Karlene Maxwell, her work is an opportunity to help the community she serves.