Senior and Accessible Housing

AHFC provides safe, quality and affordable rental housing for low-income Alaska seniors or Alaskans with disabilities. Senior and Accessible Housing is available in Anchorage, Cordova, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Seward, Sitka and Wasilla.

These properties are comprised of one-bedroom units with elevator access for all building floors. Amenities vary by building, but may include access to community rooms, pet ownership, on-site property management, on-site service coordination and participation in resident councils.

Who is Eligible

Alaskans who are 62 years of age or older or residents with a disability whose income is at or below 80 percent of the area median income are encouraged to apply. Income limits are set by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and are based on family size and the community where the family resides. Families may apply at any AHFC senior housing program location with an open waiting list.

Units with Accessible Features

Families requiring accessible features in unit sizes larger than one bedroom should contact their local AHFC office for availability and assistance with their application.

How to Apply

Before completing an application, individuals should look at the open waiting lists under Waiting List Status to see if the waiting list they want is open. A separate application must be submitted for each community in which they wish to apply and may be either hand-delivered or mailed to the program location in their area.

Applications for any public housing program can be obtained at AHFC offices statewide.

Instructions for Completing Your Application

  1. Please print legibly or type.
  2. Answer all questions to the best of your ability. Write “NA” in all areas of the application that do not apply to you or any member of your household.
  3. Return your completed application to the AHFC office in the community in which you wish to live.
    1. The application must be mailed or hand-delivered, a fax is not acceptable.
    2. If you are mailing your application to AHFC, please use the post office box address (if applicable).
    3. If you are applying for more than one community, you must fill out a separate application for each community.
  4. If you are approved for a waiting list, your place will be determined by the date and time your application is received, along with any verified preferences.
    1. AHFC will notify you in writing of the status of your application.
    2. If your application is denied, you are entitled to an informal review.

Reasonable Accommodation

A reasonable accommodation process is available to those applicants requiring additional assistance due to a disability. Individuals can inquire at the local AHFC for information and assistance with these processes.