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Moving Home Voucher Program

 
*NOTE – As of September 1, 2017, applications to the Moving Home Voucher Program are CLOSED until further notice.  All 150 vouchers are being utilized throughout Alaska.  The waitlist will be accessed as vouchers become available.
 
To be eligible for this program, a person must meet the following criteria:
 
a) Meet the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s definition of a disabled family (24 CFR 5.403) or be an Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority beneficiary; AND
b) Demonstrate qualification as low-income, defined as less than 50 percent of Area Median Income; AND
c) Be eligible for community-based, long-term services as provided through Medicaid waivers, Medicaid state plan options, state funded services, or other appropriate services related to the target population [i.e. Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) funded Community Behavioral Health Services Provider, or Senior and Disabilities Services (SDS) funded provider]; AND
d) Be currently homeless, be at risk of homelessness, be precariously housed, or lack the resources necessary to obtain or retain permanent housing; AND
e) Score 8 or higher on the Vulnerability Index & Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (VI-SPDAT) OR
f) Be enrolled in one of the following Anchorage DBH funded programs:  Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) or Intensive Case Management (ICM) Teams.
 
Applicants must meet minimum eligibility requirements to be considered for the Moving Home Voucher Program.  In addition, applicants must successfully pass AHFC screening criteria.  Applicants will be assisted by DHSS-funded providers to access the program. Service providers will assist clients to complete an assessment, the client application, and sign agreements to make services available to maintain the client in housing. Please see the Provider Overview for Sponsoring Agencies for additional information (under Resources below). 
 

Resources

 
 
 
For information regarding this program please contact:
Darlene Steininger:  darlene.steininger@alaska.gov or (907) 269-2080

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