Empowering Choice Housing Program
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition is providing this data as a public service. NLIHC will continue to update the database. The accuracy of the data is based on information provided by the programs' administrators and user submissions.
The Empowering Choice Housing Program is a referral based transitional housing assistance program, designed to meet the housing needs of victims displaced by domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. Rental assistance is limited to 36 months. Households receive an average of $705 per month.
This program is funded by a set-aside of federal Moving to Work funds, and an appropriation by the Alaska legislature. The program began November 1, 2012. Funding was $1.5 million in FY13. .
PLEASE NOTE: Information on this program was generously provided by the Technical Assistance Collaborative. For more information on TAC’s work, visit www.tacinc.org.
Contact: Pamela Stantorf, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, 907-330-8422, [email protected]