Qualify for Housing Assistance in Alaska

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Alaska.


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Anchorage, AK
30% of Median$17000$19400$21850$24250$26200$28150$30050$32000
Very Low Income$28300$32300$36350$40400$43650$46850$50100$53350
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK
30% of Median$15300$17500$19650$21850$23600$25350$27100$28850
Very Low Income$25500$29150$32800$36450$39350$42300$45200$48100
Low-Income$40800$46650$52450$58300$62950$67650$72300$76950
Fairbanks, AK
30% of Median$15700$17900$20150$22400$24200$26000$27800$29550
Very Low Income$26150$29900$33600$37350$40350$43350$46300$49300
Low-Income$41850$47800$53800$59750$64550$69300$74100$78850
Aleutians East Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Aleutians West Census Area, AK
30% of Median$19650$22500$25300$28100$30350$32600$34850$37100
Very Low Income$32800$37500$42150$46850$50600$54350$58100$61850
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Bethel Census Area, AK
30% of Median$16550$18900$21300$23650$25550$27450$29350$31200
Very Low Income$27600$31500$35450$39400$42550$45700$48850$52000
Low-Income$44150$50450$56750$63050$68100$73150$78200$83250
Bristol Bay Borough, AK
30% of Median$16250$18550$20900$23200$25050$26900$28750$30600
Very Low Income$27050$30900$34800$38650$41750$44850$47950$51000
Low-Income$43300$49500$55650$61850$66800$71750$76700$81650
Denali Borough, AK
30% of Median$19200$21900$24650$27400$29600$31800$34000$36150
Very Low Income$32000$36550$41150$45700$49350$53000$56650$60300
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Dillingham Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Haines Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Juneau City and Borough, AK
30% of Median$19200$21950$24700$27450$29650$31850$34050$36250
Very Low Income$32050$36600$41200$45750$49400$53050$56750$60400
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28100$31600$35100$37900$40700$43500$46350
Low-Income$39300$44900$50550$56150$60650$65150$69650$74100
Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK
30% of Median$16150$18500$20800$23100$24950$26800$28650$30500
Very Low Income$26950$30800$34650$38500$41600$44650$47750$50800
Low-Income$43100$49300$55450$61600$66550$71450$76400$81300
Kodiak Island Borough, AK
30% of Median$15950$18250$20500$22800$24600$26450$28250$30100
Very Low Income$26600$30400$34200$38000$41050$44100$47100$50150
Low-Income$42550$48650$54700$60800$65650$70550$75400$80250
Lake and Peninsula Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Nome Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
North Slope Borough, AK
30% of Median$17500$20000$22500$25000$27000$29000$31000$33000
Very Low Income$29150$33300$37500$41650$45000$48300$51650$55000
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Northwest Arctic Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Sitka City and Borough, AK
30% of Median$16950$19350$21800$24200$26150$28050$30000$31950
Very Low Income$28200$32250$36250$40300$43500$46750$49950$53200
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK
30% of Median$16400$18750$21100$23450$25350$27200$29100$30950
Very Low Income$27350$31300$35200$39100$42250$45350$48500$51600
Low-Income$43800$50050$56300$62550$67550$72550$77550$82550
Wade Hampton Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Yakutat City and Borough, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK
30% of Median$14750$16850$18950$21050$22750$24400$26100$27800
Very Low Income$24550$28050$31550$35050$37850$40650$43450$46250
Low-Income$39250$44900$50500$56100$60600$65100$69550$74050