Gov. Mike Dunleavy has eliminated the state's senior benefits program, one of 182 line item budget vetoes he made to the state's operating budget last week. But organizations with federal funding, like the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, are still offering assistance for older Alaskans.
AHFC has launched its federally-funded Housing Choice Voucher lottery that helps low income Alaskans cover the cost of renting a privately-owned unit. The application period for the program runs through the end of July. Eligibility is based on a percentage of annual income.
Read KTVA's article "AHFC offers housing assistance for Alaskan seniors," featuring the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.