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 summer 2017. Apply now for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom home!
SCLT next regular meeting will be Tuesday, August 8thth, 6:30 - 8:30pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall.

SCLT & Local
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  • Regular Meeting: SCLT next regular meeting will be Tuesday, August 8th, 6:30 - 8:30pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall. 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
  • We have received a $3,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation for their Homeownership Counseling Grant Program. Their continued 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 no class currently scheduled for Sitka but you can do a free home study course. Visit their website.

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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!