Affordable Housing Online is monitoring the federal government's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. 

An extensive list of coronavirus resources for low-income households can be found here.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8

4300 Boniface Parkway
Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Moving to Work programs. As of October 31st, 2020, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 has 10 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Wasilla, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Fairbanks, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Homer, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Juneau and Petersburg, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Ketchikan, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Kodiak, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Sitka, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Soldotna, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Valdez, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Wrangell, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 serves Anchorage, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Petersburg, Sitka, Soldotna, Valdez, Wasilla and Wrangell.

Waiting list information for the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Public Housing program can be found here.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Wasilla, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Fairbanks, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Homer, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Juneau and Petersburg, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Ketchikan, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Kodiak, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Sitka, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Soldotna, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Valdez, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Wrangell, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Anchorage, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Website: https://www.ahfc.us/.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Phone: (907) 330-6100.

Open Until Further Notice: Wasilla, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Wasilla is currently open. Applications are being accepted from October 5, 2020, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Print the application that is available online here.
  2. Pick up an application from the Mat-Su office, located at 1201 N Lucille St, Ste 104, Wasilla, AK 99654.

Once the application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Dropped off at the Mat-Su office drobox, address mentioned above.
  2. Mailed to AHFC, PO Box 873347, Wasilla, AK, 99687.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHFC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHFC public notice, as of September 21, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Wasilla, Alaska.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 376-5744 or send an email to mbeall@ahfc.us.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/06/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Fairbanks, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Fairbanks is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Fairbanks" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Fairbanks Family Investment Center, located at 1441 22nd Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6517, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the Fairbanks Family Investment Center at the address above from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 456-3738; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Homer, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Homer is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Homer" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Homer office, located at 3670 Lake St, Ste. 400, Homer, AK 99603-7655, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the Homer office at the address above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 235-2447; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Juneau and Petersburg, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Juneau and Petersburg are currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to either the "Juneau" or Petersburg row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Juneau Family Investment Center, located at 3410 Foster Ave, Juneau, AK 99801-1906, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm AKT.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 586-3750; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Ketchikan, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Ketchikan is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply: 

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Ketchikan" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Ketchikan office, located at 130 Bryant St, Ste. 112, Ketchikan, AK 99901, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the Ketchikan office at the address above.
  2. Mailed to:

P.O. Box 5124
Ketchikan, AK 99901-0124

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 225-6030; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Kodiak, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Kodiak is currently open, since at least February 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Kodiak" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Kodiak office, located at 521 Maple St, Kodiak, AK 99615, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the Kodiak office at the address above.
  2. Mailed to:

P.O. Box 317
Kodiak, AK 99615-0137

Disabled applicants who require reasonable assistance to complete the application can call the Kodiak office at (907) 486-5513 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 486-5513; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Sitka, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Sitka is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Sitka" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Sitka office, located at 422 Andrews St, Sitka, AK 99835-7317, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the Sitka office at the address above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 747-5700; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Soldotna, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Soldotna is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:,

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Soldotna" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. pick up an application at the Soldotna office, located at 44539 Sterling Highway, Ste. 201-A, Soldotna, AK 99669-7920, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the Soldotna office at the address above.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 260-7633; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Valdez, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Valdez is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:,

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Valdez" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. pick up an application at the Valdez office, located at 104 Bremner St, Valdez, AK 99686, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm AKT, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the Valdez office at the address above
  2. Mailed to:

P.O. Box 926
Valdez, AK 99686-0926

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 835-2119; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Wrangell, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Wrangell is currently open, since at least February, 2018, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Wrangell" row, and select the "Application" link in the "VOUCHERS" column.
  2. Pick up an application at the Wrangell office, located at 720 Zimovia Highway, Ste. 107, Wrangell, AK 99929, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm AKT, Monday-Thursday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the Wrangell office at the address above.
  2. Mailed to:

P.O. Box 950
Wrangell, AK 99929-0950

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the AHFC website, or contact a community office listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (907) 874-30187; or download and print the Reasonable Accommodation Request form here: https://www.ahfc.us/publichousing/resources/fair-housing.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2019.

Other Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Waiting Lists

Closed: Anchorage, Alaska Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Anchorage is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 1, 2019, until July 31, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Download and print the application online.
  3. Pick up an application at the Anchorage Family Investment Center.

Once the paper application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Postmarked by July 31, 2019 and mailed to the AHFC.
  2. Hand delivered to the drop box at the Anchorage Family Investment Center.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the AHFC website.

Last Updated on 08/02/2019.

About Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8

More information about Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 can be found on its website at https://www.ahfc.us/.

Representatives of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 may be available by phone at (907) 330-6100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/31/2020, it is not known if Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation - Section 8 manages 4,782 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 392 21 50 3,949 61 261 41
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $41 $681 $707 $588 $1,050 $622 $476
Monthly Cost $16,225 $14,306 $35,335 $2,320,913 $64,072 $162,447 $19,533