Requests for Comment

Amendments to 15 AAC 151.542(G)

The public is invited to participate and comment on the proposed amendments to 15 AAC 151.542(G) authorized by AHFC Board Resolution #17-28. The purpose of the amendment is to modify the fees regarding Multifamily loan commitments.

The public hearing will be held:

Wednesday December 20, 2017, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
4300 Boniface Parkway, Anchorage, Alaska

Persons unable to attend may teleconference by calling 1-877-668-4493 and using the access code for the hearing 928-703-273

Members of the public may provide written comments during the period of December 7, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Comments must be submitted to Rich McKinstry via email at rmckinstry@ahfc.us no later than January 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. for consideration.

AHFC complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids or special modifications to participate in the public meeting should call Rich McKinstry at 907-330-8438. Requests for the December 20 hearing should be made no later than December 15, 2017.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY


Special Purpose Round of the Greater Opportunities for Affordable Living (GOAL) Program

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is soliciting comments for a special purpose round of the Greater Opportunities for Affordable Living (GOAL) program.  The round is expected to start in early 2018 with final proposals due in late May of 2018. 

The special purpose GOAL competition will be dedicated for homeless and supportive housing proposals.  AHFC anticipates funding this competition through up to 25% of the 2018 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Authority, National Housing Trust Funds, Section 811 Program Funding, and Special Needs Housing Grants (SNHG).  Rental and Operating support may also be available through the SNHG program and Public Housing Division. 

AHFC is requesting comments on relevant consideration factors for threshold conditions and rating and award criteria.  Specifically, AHFC is requesting comments on barriers and / or impediments to homeless and / or supportive housing proposals.  The Special Purpose GOAL competition is expected to provide funding opportunities for urban centers and small communities, and to accommodate a broad range in proposal sizes.    

Comments are due by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018

Special Purpose Round Rating Criteria from Past Rounds

These sample rating criteria from past rounds are for reference purposes only.  The application structure and rating criteria for the current special purpose round has yet to be drafted and will not be finalized until the comment process has ended:

AHFC will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to solicit comments regarding this notice.  This hearing will be held from 3:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. (Anchorage time) at AHFC’s headquarters in the 1st floor boardroom.  Persons may attend the public hearing in person or via telephone.  Persons attending the hearing via telephone will need to dial 1-877-668-4493 and enter access code 927524807 when prompted. 

For those wishing to attend the public hearing in person, AHFC’s physical address is:

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
4300 Boniface Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99504

Comments must be submitted via e-mail to Andy Petroni at apetroni@ahfc.us no later than 5:00 p.m. Anchorage time on February 2, 2018.

AHFC complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids or special modifications to participate in the public comment process should call Andy Petroni at (907) 330-8275.

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