Milestone Reached With AHFC’s Home Energy Rebate Program

ANCHORAGE, AK - August 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When Ryan Debonis from Eagle River received a check for $7,500 from Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) for building to the highest efficiency standard available at time of new construction, 5 Star Plus, he became the 2,000th recipient of a 5 Star Plus rebate. Aside from receiving the rebate Dubonis will benefit from lower energy bills year-round due to more energy efficient construction.

AHFC Introduces $10,000 Six Star Rebate and Incentivizes Greater Home Energy Efficiency Standards

ANCHORAGE, AK - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Under new program changes adopted by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC), beginning July 1, 2013, Alaska homeowners participating in the Home Energy Rebate Program for new construction may qualify for a “6 Star” energy rating. The sixth star will be awarded for homes that meet the highest energy rating, and may be rewarded with a $10,000 rebate.

New and Upgraded Housing for Teachers, Health Professionals and Public Safety Workers Thanks to...

Anchorage, AK - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Helping people feel safe, earn a good education and have access to affordable healthcare are all benefits of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s (AHFC’s) Teacher, Health Professional and Public Safety Housing (THHP) Grant Program in rural Alaska communities.

Alaska Innovates First Program To Subsidize Housing For Victims Of Violence

November 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The need for safe housing for women and children in Alaska who have suffered from domestic violence has sparked a first in the nation program to help meet the demand. The Empowering Choice Housing program was created with 1.3 million in Governor Sean Parnell’s 2013 budget plus another million from the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation’s federal moving to work program.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Launches Public Housing Subsidiary

ANCHORAGE, AK - November 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) this week announced the formation of a subsidiary to positively impact additional development of public housing that will be known as the Corporation for Affordable Housing (CAH).

HUD Secretary Donovan Announces New Grants for Two Homeless Programs in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK - April 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $59,632 to two new homeless programs in Alaska.

HUD Awards More Than $900,000 to Provide Housing for People with AIDS/HIV in Alaska

Anchorage, AK - April 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $915,440 to renew support for a statewide HIV-AIDS housing program administered by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation. The three-year renewal funding is provided under HUD's Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program (HOPWA) program. These supportive housing grants continue critically needed housing and support services to extremely low-income persons living with HIV/AIDs. During each of the next three years, this HUD funding will help provide permanent supportive housing so they can manage their illnesses while receiving critically needed support services.

RurAL CAP Assumes Responsibilities for Anchorage Weatherization Program

ANCHORAGE, AK - April 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective today, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) will assume administration of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's weatherization program in Anchorage. The Municipality of Anchorage had administered the program for many years. RurAL CAP operates AHFC's weatherization program in western and northern Alaska and the city and borough of Juneau. In 2010, RurAL CAP weatherized 309 homes in 10 communities.

AHFC’s Home Energy Rebate Program Receives National Recognition ACEEE Designates Alaska’s Program One of...

ANCHORAGE, AK - October 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently announced that AHFC's Home Energy Rebate Program is one of the exceptional state-led energy-efficiency programs in the United States. ACEEE recognized a total of just 18 top programs from 14 states. AHFC's Home Energy Rebate Program received one of 10 honorable mentions awarded

Rural Communities to Get Professional Housing / AHFC Awards Seven Grants for $9 Million

Anchorage, AK - September 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- AHFC has selected six rural communities to receive grant funds next year under Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's Teacher, Health Professional & Public Safety Professional housing program.

Parnell Submits Veterans Loan Legislation

Juneau, AKL - January 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Sean Parnell today transmitted legislation to renew the Veterans Mortgage Loan program. If passed by the Legislature, voters in the 2010 general election would be asked to approve $800 million of state-guaranteed bonds. The bonds would be issued by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for the purchase of mortgage loans made to qualifying military veterans.



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