Housing

News

In Anchorage, a fresh sense of urgency on homelessness

The municipality, business leaders, service providers and partners including Rasmuson Foundation are looking into promising solutions with a fresh sense of urgency. Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz on Thursday announced steps for an improved community response to homelessness.

News

Top-notch partnership for housing Alaskans

“Over the past decade, the Rasmuson Foundation’s partnership with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has done more than simply invest dollars in developments: it has single-handedly saved two essential development programs from elimination,” said Bryan Butcher, executive director of AHFC.

News

Municipality, Rasmuson Foundation Partner to Impact Housing Development

For Immediate Release

Contact: Aleesha Towns-Bain (907) 297-2700; Myer Hutchinson at (907) 343-7133

ANCHORAGE – Today, the Municipality of Anchorage and Rasmuson Foundation announced a new partnership focused on spurring more housing development in Anchorage. The Municipality will establish a Chief Housing Officer position, funded for an initial two years by Rasmuson Foundation.

Initiatives

Housing

A collaborative effort making workforce housing affordable and accessible in Alaska.

Current Events

President’s Report January 2016

Alaskans don't slow down in the winter months and Rasmuson Foundation is no different. In this week's post, CEO Diane Kaplan serves up a sampling of activities, news and events from our world.

Current Events

State of the RF address

Rasmuson Foundation President Diane Kaplan reports monthly to the Foundation’s board of directors on activities of the staff, of our nonprofit partners, and notable developments around the state. This post borrows from her report for a quick look at some recent events that we’ve had the pleasure to be involved with.

Initiative News

The rural balancing act

Program Officer Jayson Smart was invited on a tour of villages on the “bottom” portion of the Yukon River. Amid the salmon-five-ways hospitality he learned that to live in the Alaska Interior you must master both traditional knowledge and complex bureaucratic systems.

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