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 Job Posting

May  21, 2019

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announces an opening for the position of: 

Assistant Property Manager

Position Summary

The Assistant Property Manager is a management level position providing support to the personnel of the Corporate office and assistance in the operation of Market, Section 8, Tax Credit/Bond and/or LIHTC sites within area, as directed by upper-management.

Essential Job Functions and Knowledge 

Essential functions for this position relate to the responsibility of assistance with property operations of the assigned property(s), including but not limited to:

  • Follows company policies related to matters such as regulation of property management and marketing of Market, Section 8, Tax Credit/Bond and/or LIHTC housing sites, operations, safety and property maintenance standards.
  • Fills in for absent (temporary or permanent) employees within company or on sites, effectively acting in role as property manager, office manager, leasing associate, etc- as needed.
  • When assigned, assumes a property manager level of responsibility for all property activities including accounting, budgeting and financial planning and analysis; recommends and assists in the implementation of policies and procedures for use in improving operations and internal controls.
  • Completes assigned special-project initiatives, including, but not limited to- routine property data entry and analysis, due diligence processes, lease-up initiatives, event organization and setup, training directives, reporting completion and review, etc.
  • Assists with budget preparation, monitoring budgets, and the preparation of ownership reporting.
  • Conducts, coordinates and works in conjunction with other members of both management and the on-site teams to plan and prepare the site(s) for any number of reviews (state, governmental or otherwise) and assist in monitoring the steps in getting the asset(s) and team(s) through the audit and/or physical review process.
  • Provides additional, managerial-oriented peer-to-peer mentoring and training to promote the property and company goals and assist in ensuring standardization or procedure and maximum operational efficiency throughout the portfolio, as assigned.

Additional Job Functions

  • Provides standard leasing services for the portfolio, on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist with the implementation of the company’s strategic goals, objectives and priorities.
  • Greets visitors and prospects.
  • Has prospect(s) complete application and secures deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.
  • Updates availability report, processes applications for approvals. (i.e.- credit check, rental history, etc). Submits processed applications to Manager. Follow-up with applicant regarding status.
  • Enters billed invoice-batches into YARDI, ensuring appropriate and timely payment for all.
  • Researches and inputs purchase orders and invoices into YARDI, running reports as necessary.
  • Collects rental payments and other applicable monies and fees. May post payments, prepare deposits, and makes deposits after verification by supervisor if so directed, returning immediately to Property Manager.
  • Distributes property management notices to residents.
  • Inputs move-in and move-out data into YARDI system, as needed.
  • Process work-orders, entering items into YARDI from email, phone call or in-person discussion and providing follow-up, as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in laws, policies, and HUD regulations related to property operations and ensures adherence to appropriate policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines.
  • Promotes equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, housing management, maintenance, and service delivery, and ensures compliance with all relevant legislation; ensures that qualified individuals are not excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or are subjected to discrimination under any program or activity.
  • Undertakes and performs other work-related duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or provide relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2+ years progressive experience in Property Management.
  • Experience with Yardi software program usage REQUIRED.
  • Experience in Tax Credit/Bond, LIHTC and HUD/Section 8-based property management is highly desirable.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities, team management and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess sound judgment and decision-making skills. In addition to, possession of a strong drive to complete objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Solid business acumen required, as well as, the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively at all levels, internally and externally, to maximize performance and results.
  • Ability to multi-task and exhibit strong organizational skills is required.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills are required.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Working (intermediate or better) knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel).

HOW TO APPLY:

Resumes may be emailed to . Please reference the position you are applying for.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Job Posting

May 16, 2019

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announces an opening for the position of:  

Development Project Manager

The Development Project Manager is responsible for the management of new construction and rehab development projects from concept through stabilization. The Development Project Manager will work closely with the development team of professionals to secure site control, finalize site design, submit applications to state and local agencies, and supervise the due diligence process to complete financial transactions. 

Keys to success in this role are the ability to drive objectives, meet deadlines, and to thrive on innovation and creativity to accomplish a shared goal.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Draft financial proformas and update projections with changes in market conditions  
  • Prepare and submit financing applications to state and local agencies  
  • Supervise the due diligence process for acquisition, construction, and permanent loan financing  
  • Lead regular Owner/Architect/Contractor meetings and conduct site visits  
  • Track and submit capital contribution requests  
  • Plan and/or attend community and planning meetings  
  • Cultivate relationships with investors, professional consultants and local agencies  
  • Exhibit professionalism and integrity when representing HDC and its affiliates while attending and participating in professional functions

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Minimum 3+ years experience within the real estate industry, preferably within the development, real estate finance, or urban planning sectors. A Bachelor’s degree is required. HDFP Certification is not required but is a plus. Requires an organized approach to project management with strong attention to detail. A high proficiency with technology is required to manage and analyze data using complex financial models.  

HOW TO APPLY: 

Resumes may be emailed to Please reference the position you are applying for.

 Job Posting

May 21, 2019

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announces an opening for the position of: 

Leasing Specialist

Position Summary

Responsible for the leasing, marketing and maintaining positive resident relations of single and multi-family residential units. Responsible for implementing the company’s occupancy policies and procedures in accordance with HUD, federal, local and other applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures. Assisting residents in obtaining access to a wide range of community services and resources. Performs a variety of tasks related to the admission and occupancy of low-income and market units. The position requires leasing, administrative, resident retention, and neighborhood marketing duties. Illustrated below are some of the various types of work that may be performed. For a more comprehensive job description, please contact Human Resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Leasing duties include following up with, greeting and qualifying prospects; answering inquiries; record-keeping; inspecting units; demonstrating community and apartments/homes; taking applications and security deposits; updating availability reports; coordinating with property management teams; preparing lease packets; assisting with renewals; and ensuring lease documents are accurate..
  • Administrative duties include collecting/posting rent and other fees; making deposits; completing appropriate paperwork and input on Yardi system in a timely manner; maintaining files and correspondence; updating prospect/resident notes; file review and verification; inspection follow-up on make-ready repairs; distribution of notices; assisting management team with various tasks; scheduling and conducting recertification interviews; following proper verification methods/processing in accordance with HUD and Authority policies and procedures; inputing move-in and move-out date into Yardi system; contacting eligible waiting list applicants; monitoring lease up rates; preparing HUD-50058/HUD-50059 forms in accurate and timely manner; and maintaining delinquent rent role.
  • Resident retention duties include receiving telephone calls and in-person visits; listening to resident requests, concerns and comments; quickly completing maintenance work orders and follow up where necessary; answering questions and timely follow up about matters relating to the community, repairs, rent, rules, etc.; scheduling move in/move out inspections; maintaining open communication with Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor; contributing to cleanliness and curb appeal of the community; assisting in planning and hosting resident functions; consistently implementing policies of the company and community; reviewing/discussing non-compliant resident issues with Property Manager to ensure residents are provided with reasonable opportunity to meet requirements to remain in compliance; and assisting with the eviction process by issuing eviction notices and initiate the eviction proceedings. 
  • Leasing Specialist will ensure privacy and maintain security of confidential materials; be accountable for consistent adherence to strong company standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of company materials, supplies, resources, and other assets; undertakes and performs other work-related duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or provide relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload.
  • Neighborhood marketing duties include participating in outreach marketing activities on a regular basis to obtain prospective residents; advising residents of referral concessions (where applicable); assisting in placing, removing/updating banners, balloons, bandit signs, flags, etc; distributing newsletters, pamphlets, fllyers, etc.; and conducting market surveys and shop competitive communities

Essential Job Functions and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, or related field, with two (2) to three (3) years experience in housing management, legal proceedings, or closely related involving considerable public contact or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform essential job functions
  • Two (2) years of experience in previous relevant customer service field
  • Fair Housing Certification (preferred not required)
  • Knowledge on how to operate a complex telephone system, personal computer/keyboard, eFax, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including property software i.e. Yardi Voyager
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations Demonstrate an ability to support and contribute to community team
  • Demonstrate an ability to support and contribute to community team.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess a positive attitude and the ability to smile under all circumstances
  • Participate in training in order to comply with new or existing laws and rules 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and possible weekends
  • Ability to understand and follow moderately complex written and oral instructions, communicate and relate to persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Neat, clean, professional appearance at all times throughout the workday and/or whenever present at the community Comply with expectations as demonstrated in the employee handbook
  • Comply with expectations as demonstrated in the employee handbook
  • Demonstrate ability to diffuse and respond to customer concerns to avoid escalation of the problem
  • Successfully pass drug test
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Occasional driving/traveling requirements (approximately 1% to 33% of the time) to utilize property transportation to inspect rental units, and visit the corporate office
  • In some cases, the Leasing Specialist will need to operate a property golf cart to show residences to potential customers

How to Apply:

Resumes may be emailed to . Please reference the position you are applying for.