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.
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.
Homebuyer EducationBefore 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. Visit their website. After you Buy: Work with Staff. We'll help you succeed with access to classes!
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!