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Alaska Teacher, Health Professional, and Public Safety Housing Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 21, 2020
Application: Nov 13, 2020

Regan Mattingly


The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation provides funding for the rehabilitation, construction, and acquisition of rural housing projects that benefit teachers, health professionals, and public safety professionals in Alaska.

Applicants should layer grant funds with funding from other state or federal programs, collaborate with other community organizations to maximize contributions, and/or leverage long term debt to assist in the development. This program should be used as gap funding to complete the project.


Eligible applicants include:

  • School districts
  • Local governments
  • Regional health corporations
  • Housing authorities
  • Nonprofit organizations

Applicants must have binding site control and provide evidence which includes the legal description for the land.

The location of the proposed development must be within a small community, defined as:

  • A community with a population of 6,500 or less that is not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks
  • A community with a population of 1,600 or less that is connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks and at least 50 miles outside of Anchorage or 25 miles outside of Fairbanks
  • A connected road does not include connection by the Alaska Marine Highway System or roads outside the boundary of the State of Alaska.
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $500,000.

A match of at least 15% is required.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Submit the registration form by August 21, 2020. Selected registrants will be invited to submit a full application with a deadline of November 13, 2020.

Selected registrants will be required to attend a mandatory applicant training on or around September 15, 2020 before submitting the full application.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Frontier and remote areas · Healthcare workforce · Housing and homelessness · Alaska

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