Rental Assistance

Alaska Housing offers a variety of rental programs to accommodate diverse housing needs to ensure that residents have access to safe, quality, affordable rentals. Read the descriptions below to find out which program is the best fit for you.

Program summaries

Senior and Accessible Housing

Alaska Housing provides rental housing to both low-income Alaskans over the age of 62 years and Alaskans with disabilities. Some rental locations offer an on-site service coordinator that enables residents to remain independent in their homes as long as possible.

New Start Voucher

Low- Income Alaskans receiving funding from the Stabilization and Recovery Program

Emergency Housing Vouchers

In partnership with the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) and Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (AKCH2), these vouchers are targeted to homeless individuals and families and persons/families fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking.

Single, Homeless Individuals in Anchorage

In partnership with NeighborWorks Alaska, the Adelaide building serves single, homeless individuals. For more information, call 907-258-9017 or visit NeighborWorks Alaska

Families Displaced by Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault

The Empowering Choice Housing Program (ECHP) is a referral-based, transitional rental assistance program designed to meet the housing needs of families displaced due to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Low-Income Alaskans Renting from Private Individuals

This voucher program helps eligible, low-income Alaskans lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords. This program is available in 12 communities across Alaska.

Low-Income Alaskans Seeking Public Housing

Alaska Housing offers safe, quality and affordable public housing in 13 communities across Alaska. The properties typically have an on-site management and maintenance staff that is responsive to resident’s needs.

Low-Income Alaskans on Parole or Probation & Youth Aging out of Foster Care

The Tenant-based Rental Assistance Program is a referral-based, transitional, rental assistance program for eligible low-income families. Families must be referred from the State of Alaska Department of Corrections or the State of Alaska Department of Health and Human Services Office of Children’s Services.

Homeless Veterans and their Families

The Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program is a referral-based housing assistance program designed to meet the housing needs of homeless veterans and their families.

Alaskans Eligible for Community-Based Long-Term Assistance

The Moving Home Program (MHP) is a referral-based, rental assistance program designed to help individuals or families to transition into housing from homelessness or institutional settings.


If you haven't found what you're looking for or are outside of the communities served by AHFC's public housing, see the Association of Alaska Housing Authorities for additional resources.