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Staff Story: Celia Shannon - Posted December 1, 2021
Celia Shannon got into art 15 years ago, and it's been part of her life ever since. Read how Celia passes her time when not behind her desk in AHFC's public housing department.
Get To Know AHFC Home Loans & Lenders - Posted November 22, 2021
When considering buying a new home, you want to work with people that understand what it means to live and work in Alaska. AHFC has you covered with a variety of specialized loan programs, as well as a list of lenders with a history of supporting Alaskan homebuyers. Learn more today!
It Feels Good To Make A Difference - Posted November 21, 2021
As a former journalist, Andrew Kenneson spent the early part of his career writing a story for others to experience. Now an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) navigator for Kodiak Island Housing Authority, he is living an experience that is directly and positively impacting the lives of others.
Thinking of Buying A Home? HomeChoice Helps - Posted November 20, 2021
Understanding the steps needed to transition to homeownership can make the journey more successful — especially for first-time buyers. AHFC offers two free classes to help prospective homebuyers work their way through the decisions and steps of buying a home, including how to save money on closing costs. Learn more today!
The Power of Partnerships - Posted November 19, 2021
As the Chief Executive Officer of TNHA, Griffin Hagle had a front row seat to the pandemic and its devastating effects on residents of the Arctic Slope. Learn how TNHA’s partnership with AHFC allowed them to take swift advantage of Alaska Housing Rent Relief, and quickly serve several dozen renters in the area.
Staff Story: Jimmy Ord - Posted November 18, 2021
As part of AHFC's 50th Anniversary we're sharing more about our staff! Find out what Jimmy Ord gets up to when he’s not at his desk working on energy efficiency issues.
5 Tips for Getting Your Home Winter Ready - Posted November 17, 2021
Your kids may be ready for the snow, but is your home? Here are a few easy steps you can take now to ensure that your family stays warm when the temperatures drop.
Mindy Pruitt, executive director, Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA), understands first-hand the tremendous impact generated by Congress’ approval of emergency rent relief aid. Read about the positive influence Alaska Housing Rent Relief has had in her community.
Staff Story: Andy Petroni - Posted November 13, 2021
We're sharing stories about our staff as part of AHFC's 50th Anniversary. Find out what brought Andy Petroni of the planning department to Alaska, and where you'll find him when not in the office!
Like many expectant parents, the pandemic made the circumstances particularly challenging for Alonzo and her family. Learn how they found the assistance they needed through Alaska Housing Rent Relief.
Staff Story: Penny Allen - Posted November 9, 2021
If something needs to get done, Penny is your go-to gal and the only female on AHFC maintenance crews in the state.
Staff Story: Cathy Stone - Posted November 1, 2021
Many of AHFC’s employees volunteer and help raise money for worthy causes. Learn how Cathy Stone, director of public housing and Daniel Delfino, director of planning did their part!
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation closed its most recent Alaska Housing Rent Relief window Oct. 1, 2021. Distribution of federal emergency relief funds is already underway.
Staff Story: Cindi Sowder - Posted October 26, 2021
Say hello to Iggy, AHFC’s Gnome from Nome, lovingly created by administrative services knitting needle wizard Cindi Sowder.
Staff Story: Andy Morton - Posted October 20, 2021
Whatever you do after 5 p.m. should be fun. Andy Morton, who works in AHFC’s administrative services, finds bowling to be right up his alley!
If you have children at home and are struggling to make ends meet, you may be eligible for a monthly payment of up to $300 per child. Learn more about the Child Tax Credit and how to sign up to receive payments, even if you did not file taxes.
Staff Story: Kaylee Williams - Posted September 15, 2021
Kaylee Williams works in AHFC’s mortgage department. She has a big heart. And some serious talent as seamstress.
Answering the call to serve military families moving to the North Pole-Fairbanks area, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation today announces a new loan available to investors wishing to finance two-to-four unit residences in Alaska’s designated Military Facility Zone.
AHFC Invites New Rent Relief Applications - Posted September 13, 2021
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is accepting applications for a new Alaska Housing Rent Relief period beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2021, and closing Oct. 1, 2021, providing up to three months of rent relief to eligible applicants who meet the federal requirements. The program, a new segment of the federal COVID-19 relief package passed at year-end 2020, offers protection for renters/tenants vulnerable to eviction by providing direct rent relief payments to qualifying landlords and utility companies.
New Rent Relief Application Period Open - Posted September 13, 2021
AHFC is accepting applications beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2021, and closing Oct. 1, 2021, providing up to three months of rent relief to eligible applicants who meet the federal requirements. AHFC is dedicated to providing an accessible process to quickly assist people in our statewide communities who may be dealing with anxieties associated with job loss as a result of the pandemic.