Alaska Housing Assistance

Alaska Housing Vouchers * Public Housing 
 Making Home Affordable

Alaska housing assistance includes numerous federally and state funded programs specifically designed to help its residents with various housing needs.

Alaska Section 8 Program

Section 8 Housing Program was created by the Federal Government to help low-income families and individuals get needed housing financial assistance.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) manages Section 8 Housing Program for the State of Alaska and issues housing vouchers to Alaska residents.

Housing Choice Vouchers are funded by federal grants and provided to eligible Alaska residents that need affordable Alaska housing.

Beneficiaries can use vouchers to get affordable, safe, and sanitary Alaska housing by choosing a housing unit that is approved under the Section 8 Program.

Learn more about the type of Housing Choice Vouchers and how to apply in Alaska.

Alaska Housing Choice Vouchers


Public Housing

Another housing option for a low-income household in Alaska are housing developments owned, managed, and maintained by the local Public Housing Agencies (PHA).

Rental rates are controlled and established by the local PHA withing the HUD income limits and guidelines.

Low rent public housing units are offered to eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

Find more and search for Alaska subsidized and low-rent apartments here.

Alaska Low-Rent Apartments


Making Home Affordable

Making Home Affordable is another federal program designed to cover different homeowners’ hardships and financial situations.

The program provides different options that can help Alaska homeowners in hardship stay in their homes.

One option of Making Home Affordable program helps qualified homeowners lower their monthly payments, another option offers to lower their interest rates on their home loan.

More about all foreclosure alternatives at Making Home Affordable page.



Grants for Housing and Community Development from HUD

HUD does not provide grants directly to individuals, but each year, HUD does provide grants to governments, nonprofits, and other eligible grantees who administer various housing and community development programs that individuals may qualify for. To find out if there is currently available any housing or homeownership assistance, or assistance to have your home repaired or rehabilitated, you may qualify for, contact the following HUD grantees in Alaska:

Recipients of Community Development Block Grants
Recipients of HOME Program Grants

Alaska Homeless Service Organizations

Alaska Low-Rent Apartments

Find more and search for Alaska subsidized and low-rent apartments here.