Housing waiting list lottery for those needing assistance opening in Anchorage - Posted June 28, 2016
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, June 28, 2016 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is opening its Anchorage Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list July 1 to individuals and families in need of housing. The waiting list will be open through July 30.
Home Energy Rebate Program to be suspended effective March 25, 2016 - Posted February 24, 2016
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, Feb. 24, 2016 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) today announces the closure of the waitlist to new participants in the Home Energy Rebate program. The closure of the waitlist is effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016.
Ridgeline Terrace 70 new units eases housing crunch in Anchorage - Posted January 8, 2016
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, January 8, 2016 - An affordable and energy-efficient housing complex accommodating 70 families in the Mountain View neighborhood of East Anchorage opens today. Ridgeline Terrace is the biggest project Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) has constructed since 1998.
North Pole homebuilder leads in energy efficiency - Posted November 6, 2015
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, November 6, 2015 - Brannon Richart, owner of Intella Homes, is the recipient of Alaska Housing Finance Corporations (AHFC) inaugural Builder of the Year award. The award recognizes the builder for constructing the most energy-efficient 6 Star home in 2015. Read full article...
Anchorage Receives Housing Vouchers for Individuals Coming Out of Prison - Posted October 26, 2015
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, Oct. 26, 2015 Leaders of the State of Alaskas Department of Corrections (DOC) and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) expanding AHFCs Tenant Based Rental Assistance program to individuals coming out of a correctional institution.
AHFC delivers big energy savings with new building monitoring system - Posted September 22, 2015
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, Sept. 22, 2015 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation recently unveiled a new building monitoring system that tracks real-time energy use in a building a valuable tool in a state with some of the highest energy costs in the country. The system that AHFC developed is designed to save energy, along with building owners and managers time and money.
AHFC receives $7.7 million to provide housing for low-income Alaskans with disabilities - Posted March 6, 2015
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, March 6, 2015 - Alaska Housing Finance Corporation will provide rental assistance and services for about 200 Alaskans with disabilities and extremely low income with a $7,722,343 federal grant.
AHFC 2014 Annual Report Available Online - Posted January 9, 2015
The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation 2014 annual report, Building Alaska, is now available online. The report provides an overview of AHFC programs and projects, its board of directors and financial details, as well as, personal stories of Alaskans who have been impacted by AHFC programs.
AHFC Awards $36.2 Million in Housing Grants for Low Income Families and Seniors - Posted January 5, 2015
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, January 05, 2015 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) strives to make communities stronger by providing access to safe, quality, affordable housing, and is pleased to announce its 2015 Greater Opportunities for Affordable Living (GOAL) grants and tax credits. Funds will be awarded to six projects in Anchorage, Cordova, Juneau and Soldotna. In total more than 180 units will be developed and upgraded benefitting low-income and senior Alaskans.
Survivors of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Empowered with Housing - Posted October 31, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, October 31, 2014 Halloween is scary, but for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault every day is scary. For those the Empowering Choice Housing Program offers a safe haven. More than 470 Alaskans have benefited from an Alaska Housing Finance Corporation program designed to assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault secure housing. Underscored by October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month, AHFC released today a snapshot of Alaskans supported by its Empowering Choice Housing Program.
AHFC Partners With Scenic Park Elementary - Posted October 7, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, October 7, 2014 - AHFC has entered into a School Business Partnership with Scenic Park Elementary School located on 3933 Patterson Street in Anchorage close to AHFC headquarters. The first event to kick-off the partnership is National Walk to School Day on October 8. Volunteers from AHFC will be walking students to school and serving hot chocolate.
Three Days Notice: Last Call for Anchorage Families Seeking Rental Assistance - Posted August 29, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, August 29 - Alaska Housing Finance Corporations (AHFC) Housing Choice Voucher Program is accepting applications for another three days. The program is open to individuals and families in need of rental assistance in Anchorage.
Alaskans Benefit From Bond Deals - Posted August 28, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, August 28 - 2014. S&P and Fitch rated Alaska Housing Finance Corporations (AHFCs) $140 million State Capital Project Bonds II 2014 Series C bond deal AA+ and AA+, respectively. The deal closed yesterday with Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Opens Housing in Anchorage - Posted July 31, 2014
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, July 31, 2014 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is opening its Anchorage Housing Choice Voucher program waitlist Aug. 1 to individuals and families in need of housing. The waitlist will be open through August 31.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Opens Housing in Homer and Soldotna - Posted July 31, 2014
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Opens Housing in Homer and Soldotna
AHFC Supports 12,500 Homeless With $5.9 Million in Funding - Posted June 27, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, June 27, 2014 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is awarding more than $5.9 million in homeless assistance funds through its Basic Homeless Assistance Program. Funds will be distributed to 28 organizations in 13 communities statewide, and are expected to benefit more than 12,500 homeless individuals and those threatened by homelessness.
2014 Alaska Housing Assessment Identifies Severe Shortcomings in Statewide Housing Stock - Posted June 24, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, June 24, 2014 A statewide, regional and community look at major factors affecting Alaskas housing stock has been released today by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC).
Millions In Grants For Rural Housing - Posted April 9, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, April 9 - AHFC today announced up to $6 million in eligible awards for small, rural communities to construct new teacher, health professional or public safety officer housing.
88 New Affordable Housing Units in Anchorage. - Posted January 30, 2014
ANCHORAGE, AK, January 30, 2014 A partnership brokered by AHFC including Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Trapline LLC and V2 LLC will result in 70 new housing units to be built along Mountain View Drive plus 18 units on San Roberto Avenue in the Russian Jack neighborhood. It has been more than 15 years since AHFC undertook a development of significant size so we are really excited. These properties will add much needed affordable housing for seniors and mixed income families in Anchorage. The energy efficient building designs will help further the municipalitys revitalization plan for Mountain View, said AHFC CEO & Executive Director Bryan Butcher.
AHFC Optimizes Website for Mobile Devices - Posted January 24, 2014
In response to increasing use of mobile devices for accessing the Internet, AHFCs website now automatically adapts to various mobile platforms (devices), making navigation easier and more user friendly.