You can earn your required free AHFC HomeChoice™ Certification at home. Visit the AHFC website for more info.
Now accepting application for Halibut Point Cottages of all sizes for future sales. Apply now!
SCLT's regular meeting is Monday, October 21st at 6:15pm at the library.

SCLT & Local

  • Regular Meeting:The Sitka Community Land Trust will hold its next regular meeting Monday, October 21st, 6:15-7:45pm, at the Sitka Public Library. The public is encouraged to attend. 
  • SEARHC Donates to Sitka Community Land Trust for Affordable Housing On Saturday, February 23 SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) donated $25,000 to the Sitka Community Land Trust (SCLT) in support of more economical housing at the Affordable Housing Fair. The funds are for Phase I site development... more
  • House Prices:1-bedroom: $184,500. 2-bedroom: $208,320. 3-bedroom price should be posted soon. Construction will begin soon after a SCLT qualified buyer has a pre-qualification letter from their lender. Once we have that, we take it to our lender for a construction loan and schedule construction. House Plans
  • 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. You can also do a free home study course. Visit their website to register for this class or learn about home study.

Quick Downloads

Halibut Point Cottages
SCLT 1 Bedroom House Design
SCLT 2 Bedroom House Design
GIS Map of Neighborhood

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 was revised 11/7/17. Hard copies can be picked up at 606A Sawmill Creek Road.
  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 basic 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. HUD also has a qualifying class, Finally Home!
  7. After you Buy: Work with Staff. We'll help you succeed with access to classes!
  8. 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!

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