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Home Opportunity Program (HOP)

The HOP program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to low-income individuals and families who are trying to purchase a home.

The funds are made available through nonprofit intermediaries who administer programs in the major urban areas of Alaska. Please contact the agency that serves your community to see if you qualify for the program.

Grant Funding Availability

The grant funding available for SFY2017 is $1,400,000 which includes $1,250,000 of project funds and $150,000 in admin funds.

Registration is currently closed.

AHFC anticipates opening the registration process for the SFY2018 iteration in the summer of 2017 (dependent on funding). For interested parties, please sign up for the AHFC mailings to keep up to date on the program, contact the program manager for direct updates, or check back in the summer for the SFY2018 iteration registration announcement.

Please review program eligibility, requirements, and program specific information in the HOP Program Policies and Procedures manual found below.

Reference Materials

Contact Information

Dale Olney
Planner I
Planning and Program Development Department
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
P.O. Box 101020
Anchorage, AK 99510-1020

For further information, please contact the intermediary organization that administers the grant for your geographic area.

Municipality of Anchorage

Department of Health and Human Service
Human Services Division
Neighborhood Services Section
(907) 343-4881

Mat-Su Borough,Kenai Peninsula,Copper River Basin (Glennallen, Valdez & Cordova),Juneau,Haines,Ketchikan,Petersburg,Wrangell,Sitka,Kodiak

Alaska Community Development Corporation
Phone: (907) 746-5680
Toll-Free: 1 (800) 478-8080

Fairbanks North Star Borough, SE Fairbanks Census Area

Fairbanks Neighborhood Housing Services
Phone 907-451-7230