Homeless Assistance Program (HAP)

This program is coordinated with AHFC’s funding partners, which include the Mental Health Trust Authority and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funds are awarded competitively to agencies (not private individuals) that provide emergency or transitional housing and/or services to prevent homelessness or rapidly re-house those who have been displaced.

Grant Funding Availability

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is pleased to announce the availability of SFY18 renewal funding for the Basic Homeless Assistance Program (BHAP). BHAP funds must be used to provide temporary assistance to homeless and/or near-homeless persons.

The only way interested parties can be included in this solicitation is by submitting an “Intent to Apply” form available below under Reference Materials. Program and application details can also be found here. Agencies that submit the “Intent to Apply” form will subsequently receive login access to the online application process.

To be eligible for funding under this program, “Intent to Apply” forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. Local Anchorage Time, February 17, 2017. Forms will only be accepted via email at: ccollins@ahfc.us. Forms delivered to an incorrect AHFC address or received after the deadline will not be eligible to apply and will not be considered for funding. Fax and hard copy forms will not be accepted.

This is not a solicitation for individuals experiencing homelessness. Individuals experiencing homelessness should contact Alaska 2-1-1 at 1-800-478-2221 or alaska211.org for assistance.

For more information, or if unable to access the “Intent to Apply” form via internet, contact:

Carrie Collins, Planning Department
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
4300 Boniface Parkway
PO Box 101020, Anchorage, AK. 99510-1020
907-330-8276 or 1-800-478-2432 (toll-free statewide)

Who May Apply

  • Units of local government (except the Municipality of Anchorage)
  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Reference Materials

Contact Information

Carrie Collins, Planner I
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
P.O. Box 101020
Anchorage, AK 99510
800-478-2432 (outside of Anchorage)
907-338-2585 (fax)