Housing Resources - COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Easy guide

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers insights and best practices for protection. Go to:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

Should you get tested?

Testing for COVID-19 is being rolled out throughout Alaska. Here’s what you need to know:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

What is social distancing?

Social distancing is encouraged to stop COVID-19. Here’s how:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

Laid off & behind with rent?

COVID-19 has hit businesses hard, resulting in lay-offs without pay. If you’re a public housing tenant or have a Housing Choice Voucher and are afraid of falling behind, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation is offering a temporary reduction to family rent portion.

This Anchorage Daily News article might have some answers on what to do in the meantime:
https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/anchorage/2020/03/17/whats-being-done-to-help-anchorage-residents-feeling-a-financial-hit-from-coronavirus/

Stop the Spread of Germs!

Here’s a visual reminder of six things you can do to stop the spread of the COVID-19.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf

Are AHFC’s offices open?

Offices are closed to public access as of March 19, 2020 until further notice. Staff are working and practicing social distancing. For contact info, go to
https://www.ahfc.us/newsroom/news/news-archive-2020/health-well-being-alaska-housing-residents-paramount-during-covid-19-pandemic

Phone numbers to our offices

Anchorage
907-330-6100
Toll Free: 800-478-AHFC (2432) outside Anchorage, but within Alaska

Bethel
907-424-7697

Fairbanks
907-456-3738

Homer
907-235-2447

Juneau
907-586-3750

Ketchikan
907-225-6030

Kodiak
907-486-5513

Nome
907-443-2888

Seward
907-224-3737

Sitka
907-747-5700

Soldotna
907-260-7633

Valdez
907-835-2119

Wasilla
907-376-5744

Wrangell
907-874-3018