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.
AHFC Funds 179 New Affordable Housing Units For Low-Income and Senior Alaskans Federal and state funding allows for non-profit and private sector participation in local communities - Posted December 26, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, December 26, 2013 Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) announces 2014 Greater Opportunities for Affordable Living (GOAL) grants and tax credits totaling $33.2 million. Five communities statewide are beneficiaries and the projects will develop or upgrade a total of 179 rental units for low-income and senior Alaskans, and will generate more than $48 million in direct economic impact to Alaskas economy.
AHFC Introduces Rent Reform In Public Housing To Meet Growing Community Needs - Posted November 4, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, November 4, 2013 As one of only 39 housing finance agencies across the country recognized by the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) as Moving to Work, AHFC is announcing the first major overhaul of how public housing is administered statewide.
AHFC Opens New Rental Units Without Waitlist In Fairview - Posted September 3, 2013
ANCHORAGE, AK, September 3, 2013 Alaska Housing Finance Corporations (AHFC) public housing division announces that the new housing complex at 1248 East Ninth Avenue in Anchorage is ready to accept applications on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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.