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Applications now open for Juneau Affordable Housing Fund; learn more at Sept. 22 meeting

September 10, 2021 – News

Applications are now open for the 2021 competitive funding round of the Juneau Affordable Housing Fund. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has made $700,000 available for use by for-profit and non-profit organizations, public and regional housing authorities, and tribal governments interested in the creation of affordable and workforce housing in Juneau. Learn more about the fund and the application process during an information meeting Wednesday, September 22 at 3 p.m. Join online via Zoom or call 1-346-248-7799 with meeting ID: 876 3506 4056 and passcode: 421755.

Funding will be available as grants or loans, depending on the nature of the project, and can be used to cover capital costs of rental and ownership housing or capacity-building activities, supportive services, and operating expenses in some developments. Funding is competitive. Priorities for this round include: utilizing capital to develop housing units, long-term affordability, and downtown housing development. The selection committee will include CBJ staff and public members, with the Juneau Assembly issuing final approval of the awards.

The deadline to apply for the Juneau Affordable Housing Fund is October 29 by 4 p.m. Email completed applications to Chief Housing Officer Scott Ciambor at scott.ciambor@juneau.org. Full details on the program can be found on the Juneau Affordable Housing Fund webpage.

For more information, contact Chief Housing Officer Scott Ciambor at (907) 586-5240 ext. 4171 or scott.ciambor@juneau.org.