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Baranof Island Housing Authority
Sheetká X’áat’i Hitx’i
Sheetká X’áat’i Hitx’i is the Tlingit name of our office and means Sitka Island Housing.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to assist Sitka Tribal citizens and other Sitka residents in collaboration with other agencies achieve self-sufficiency and pride through affordable housing opportunities. We will increase the safe, sanitary housing stock of modest design through construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of housing and provide the means to obtain affordable housing through home ownership and rental programs.


If you are an enrolled tribal citizen living in Sitka, you are eligible to complete the survey for your household and enter the drawing for some great prizes! STA Tribal households are also eligible to complete the survey even if the household is not currently living in Sitka


Work With US


Are you interested in working with us? We periodically seek bids for projects in Sitka which will be advertised in the Sitka Sentinel and listed on the BIHA Work With Us page. Click the Learn More button below to find contract information for our Development Project Manager.

Baranof Island Housing Authority (BIHA) is seeking sealed bids for construction of two, two story four-plex housing units, related sitework and landscaping.


Summer Groundskeeper

The position of Summer Groundskeeper performs general maintenance and landscaping duties on BIHA properties and adjacent grounds. Full-time, temporary with a wage of $25/hr.


Welcome and assist visitors and provide office admin and clerical support at BIHA’s Katlian Street office. Full-Time, Benefits. 


Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Baranof Island Housing Authority. Currently we do not have any position openings available. Please check back with us periodically.



We have a variety of housing options, including a limited number of apartments that are open to members of the general community at fair market rental rates. Check out our available units or get on a waiting list. 

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We are currently limiting access to the BIHA Office to people with appointments to see our staff. Please call (907) 747-5088 to schedule your appointment.
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