You can earn your required free AHFC HomeChoice™ Certification Class at home. Visit the AHFC website for more info.
Halibut Point Cottages Phase I will begin construction this fall 2017. Apply now for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom home!
SCLT next regular meeting will be Monday, Oct 16th, 6:00 - 8:00pm at Sitka Public Library.

SCLT & Local
News

  • Regular Meeting: SCLT next regular meeting will be Monday, Oct 16th, 6:00 - 8:00pm at Sitka Public Library. Members of the public are encouraged to attend our meetings which are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Harrigan Centennial Hall. 
  • Halibut Pt. Cottages update:These are the proposed house sizes: The 1 bedroom is 670 sqft with a 300’ loft. The 2 bedroom is 824 sqft, two story. The 3 bedroom is 1168 sqft, 2 story. Prices will be announced soon. We're hoping for house prices in a couple weeks but here are our best guesses for cost ranges: I bdrm - $140-160K, 2 bdrm - $180-200
    3 bdrm - $210-225
  • The SCLT will be in attendance at the annual CLT conference in October, Intersections 2017. This attendance is made possible by a grant from the Strengthening Organizations program of The Alaska Community Foundation, with support from the Rasmuson Foundation, and Catholic Campaign for Human Development.Their support of the SCLT is appreciated.
  • AHFC HomeChoice™ Certification Class: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation offers this free class to help prospective homebuyers through the decisions and steps of the home buying process. This is required for SCLT homebuyers. There is a class scheduled for Sitka November 7 + 8 for 6-10pm. You can also do a free home study course. Visit their website to register for this class or learn about home study.

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Halibut Point Cottages
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Preliminary Subdivision

SCLT Documents
SCLT Qualifications and Housing Application
SCLT Homebuyer Brochure

Own a home in Sitka using this homebuying step-by-step process:

  1. Are you Eligible? Review the eligibility criteria.
  2. Review the Steps to Apply Review the following steps listed below.
  3. Watch a Video to learn more about Community Land Trusts.
  4. Pickup/Download a SCLT Application The application is also available at our preferred lenders: First Bank, First National Bank Alaska, ALPS Federal Credit Union, USDA Rural Development.
  5. Meet with Lender The lender will help you determine whether you meet the SCLT income requirements; determine whether you qualify for a mortgage; provide information on financial assistance available; provide information on the Sitka Community Land Trust program; and provide you with a pre-qualification letter.
  6. Homebuyer Education Before you Buy: Meet with SCLT Staff. After completing the SCLT application, an interview with staff is held. AHFC HomeChoice™ Certification is achieved. (This is a free 8 hour Home Buyer Education Class. It can also be a home study course if classes are not available. After you Buy: Work with Staff. We'll help you succeed with access to classes!
  7. Close the Deal The selection process will conclude with a lottery. Sign the SCLT Ground Lease and the deed to the home is transferred to you. Congratulations, you are a homeowner!