Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 56. Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Section 430. Home Ownership Assistance Fund.
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AS 18.56.430. Home Ownership Assistance Fund.

(a) There is created in the corporation the home ownership assistance fund consisting of money appropriated to it by the legislature and deposited in it by the corporation. Money in the fund shall be used solely to assist persons of lower and moderate income to purchase or construct single-family homes financed under AS 18.56.400 - 18.56.600 by providing a subsidy to those persons.

(b) The subsidy provided by this section may not exceed the amount that is necessary to reduce the annual interest rate paid on the mortgage loan to six percent.

(c) A mortgage loan that is subsidized from the home ownership assistance fund may not exceed $120,000.

(d) The corporation shall adopt regulations that establish maximum income-to-loan payment ratios for persons who apply for a subsidy under this section.

(e) In this section, "persons of lower and moderate income" means individuals considered by the corporation to require assistance under this section because of inadequate income or other limited personal financial resources, taking into consideration

(1) the amount of total income available for housing needs;

(2) the size of the family;

(3) the cost and condition of available housing;

(4) standards established in various federal programs for determining eligibility based on income;

(5) the ability to enter the private housing market and to pay market amounts for decent, safe, and sanitary housing; and

(6) other factors considered relevant by the corporation.

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