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 Job Posting

October 25, 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

October 25, 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.

 Job Posting

August 6, 2019

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

Maintenance Supervisor

Position Summary

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the physical integrity of the HDC properties. In this role, an individual must have working knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service including the ability to troubleshoot problems and provide superior customer service. The Maintenance Supervisor is expected to provide exceptional service to all residents.

Essential Job Functions and Knowledge 

  • Reviews incoming work orders (e.g., emergency, urgent, and general/routine) to prioritize and address in a timely manner.
  • Makes decisions on whether to repair or replace damaged property.
  • Estimates completion time and materials needed for repairs.
  • Works closely with property management team to ensure that inventory includes the required equipment, materials, supplies and services to meet needs.
  • Assures all rental units are ready for inspection prior to the inspector’s arrival.
  • Ensures all repairs are made pursuant to the Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS).
  • Implements preventative maintenance plans.
  • Prepares and maintains, files, records and reports on maintenance operations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensures that all work performed is in compliance with local, state and federal regulations including lead base paint and asbestos abatement.
  • Documents and logs resident complaints and owner damage claims and advises parties of results.
  • Follows all established safety/security procedures and standards.
  • Responds to after-hours and weekend emergency calls in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Accountable for consistent adherence to company standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care and safeguarding of company materials, supplies, resources and other assets.
  • Performs other duties as required including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Qualifications 

  • High School graduate (or GED) and possess a vocational technician certification beyond high school or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience.
  • Five (5) years’ experience or training in building construction or maintenance. Preferably licensed in one or more of the trades.
  • Thorough knowledge of techniques, methods, materials, and equipment used in plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, electrical repairs and household appliances.
  • HVAC/EPA Certified. Universal Certification is preferred.
  • Skilled in one or more trade crafts and general knowledge of all maintenance crafts.
  • Skilled in the use of common hand tools, power tools and test equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
  • Ability to read shop drawings, specifications, schematics and technical documents as appropriate.
  • Ability to understand and ensure company compliance with Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS).
  • Ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of others, and to hold subordinates accountable for tasks assigned.
  • Must be able to use a computer to write reports and use property management software.
  • Must be able to write scopes of work to bid company projects and contracts to outside contractors.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must be insurable by the HDC’s fleet insurance carrier.
  • Ability to be covered under HDC’s fidelity bond.

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

June 27, 2019

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

Maintenance Technician

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the physical integrity of his or her assigned asset, under the direction of management. In this role, you must have working knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service including the ability to troubleshoot problems and provide superior customer service. As a Maintenance Technician, you will work with one of our top property management teams to provide exceptional service to all residents. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. This is a skilled trade customer service position.

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritizes and completes incoming work orders and addresses each in a timely manner.
  • Makes decisions on whether to repair or replace damaged property. Estimates completion time and materials needed for repairs.
  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests assigned on a daily basis.
  • Works closely with property management team to ensure that inventory includes the required equipment, materials, supplies and services to meet needs.
  • Completes in its’ entirety, the make-ready process, for vacant apartments (or homes) as outlined in the Make Ready Checklist and per the instruction of their supervisor(s).
  • Ensures all repairs are made pursuant to the Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS).
  • Assists in monitoring all work performed by outside contractors.
  • Updates management promptly, with any pertinent work-detail, and assists in the preparation and maintenance of files, records and reports on maintenance operations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Follows all directives given by maintenance supervisor or company management, which may include trash pickup, curb cleansing, routine landscape maintenance, trash-outs, and associated cleaning-work.
  • Ensures that all work performed is in compliance with local, state and federal regulations including lead base paint and asbestos abatement.
  • Occasionally assesses and repairs items, within the confines of tight/difficult to reach areas, as crawl-spaces, basements and attic-areas of homes and apartment buildings.
  • Documents and logs resident complaints and owner damage claims, advising parties of results.
  • Follows all established safety/security procedures and standards.
  • Responds to after-hours and weekend emergency calls in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Accountable for consistent adherence to company standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of company materials, supplies, resources, and other assets.
  • Performs other duties as required including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or GED) and possess a vocational technician certification beyond high school or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience.
  • Five (5) years’ experience or training in building construction or maintenance. Preferably licensed in one or more of the trades.
  • Thorough knowledge of techniques, methods, materials, and equipment used in plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and electrical repairs, and household appliances.
  • HVAC/EPA Certified. Universal Certification is preferred.
  • Skilled in one or more trade crafts and general knowledge of all maintenance crafts.
  • Skilled in the use of common hand tools, power tools and test equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
  • Ability to read shop drawings, specifications, schematics, and technical documents as appropriate.
  • Ability to understand and ensure company compliance with Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS).
  • Must maintain a clean driving record.
  • Maintains an appropriately insured, reliable and road-ready (at-all-times) vehicle for work-usage.
  • Must be able to use a computer to write reports and use property management software.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to be covered under HDC’s fidelity bond.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


HOW TO APPLY: 

To apply, please email resumes to .

Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Job Posting

October 25, 2019

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

Property Manager

Position Summary

Responsible for overall management, operations, and admissions for one or more Housing Development Corporation Projects and Properties within low rent housing programs. The Property Manager is responsible for direct budget preparation, monitoring budgets, preparing reports of activities and fiscal status, monitoring operating practices and procedures, and recommending changes to promote efficiency, supervising, evaluating performance, and training site personnel.

Essential Job Functions and Knowledge 

  • Plans, directs, manages, and monitors the work of administrative and maintenance staff and ensures compliance with applicable HUD guidelines as well as federal, state, and local regulations, laws, ordinances, and HDC Management’s administration of programs.
  • Responsible for initiating, reviewing and closing work orders and assigning on-site maintenance, preventive maintenance, and after-hours maintenance calls.
  • Responsible for move-in/move out procedures, monitoring of service contracts, and timely response to resident service requests, ensuring smooth operations, productive communications, and effective understanding during all interpersonal contacts.
  • Ensures conformance to Management standards and applicable federal, state, and local warehousing material handling requirements.
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of active files/records of quantity, type, and value of material, property, equipment, and supplies. Ensures accurate and up-to-date records and files of purchase orders, vendor records, and receiving tickets.
  • Performs new move-in/move-out, housekeeping, UPCS inspections, and reinspection’s and walk-throughs. Oversees preparation of move-in/move-out adjustments and requests.
  • Oversees acceptance of applications, eligibility determinations, rent and utility determinations, and maintenance of the site-based waiting list per established procedures.
  • Oversees and reviews verification, substantiation, and research regarding a variety of eligibility data supplied by current or prospective residents including income, legal status, and social services assistance.
  • Monitors, prepares, and distributes annual recertification and interim adjustment notices.
  • Oversees rent collection, lease enforcement actions, and vacancy turnover coordination.
  • Must prepare/complete Forms HUD-50058/HUD-50059, Tax Credit TICS (Tenant Income Certifications) in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitors lease violations and delinquent rent roll; oversees issuance of delinquent notices and late payment charges and initiates eviction process when warranted, ensuring appropriate court documents are filed in a timely manner and appears as necessary.
  • Monitors, reviews and analyzes HDC Management data and prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual budget and/or other reports as required addressing occupancy, delinquency rates, and other related information in a timely manner.
  • Supervises, trains, motivates, and evaluates subordinate staff to ensure occupational growth, effectiveness, and productivity including identification of training needs and adherence to the HDC’s standards of conduct and/or code of ethics.
  • Coordinates Resident Fraud and Abuse Program to deter and/or prevent same within HDC’s housing programs, though rent review, verification of income strategies, counseling, prosecution, etc.
  • Markets vacant units using HDC-approved marketing procedures, writes advertisements if needed, and places advertisements in appropriate publications for best exposure to the community.
  • 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 under HDC Management programs.
  • Reviews and remains current on all relevant rules and regulations concerning appropriate HDC programs, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws, regulations, codes, and HDC rules, regulations, and administrative plan.
  • Accountable for consistent adherence to strong HDC’s standards regarding the ethical, responsible, and appropriate use, care, and safeguarding of materials, supplies, resources, and other assets.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by HDC Management.

Additional Job Functions

  • Effectively handles complaints and legal matters within area of expertise as assigned, including in-house grievance procedures. Resolves conflicts and complaints among residents, if possible, to mitigate detrimental effects and/or avoid continued grievances.
  • Counsels residents in non-compliance status and ensures residents are appropriately notified of lease violations and eviction proceedings.
  • Assists with security activities by communicating with security personnel regarding specific problems and participating in “knock and talk” as needed.
  • Responsible for performing inventory control functions including overseeing, coordinating, locating, auditing, and tracking physical inventory of supplies for assigned property.
  • Ensures the safe receipt, storage, retrieval, and timely dispatch of materials, supplies, and equipment in accordance with specified productivity, cost, and quality standards.
  • Oversees purchase of office, maintenance, and other administrative supplies for the property in accordance with the HDC’s procurement policy/
  • Attends relevant HDC meetings to exchange information and further the development and implementation of processes and activities to enhance overall performance, effective operations, and maintenance of optimum lease-up rates.
  • Obtains office, maintenance, and other administrative supplies for the property in accordance with the HDC’s procurement policy and ensures proper storage.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in management or in an administrative capacity in property management or low income housing.
  • Thorough knowledge of policy and procedures as they pertain to property management and occupancy, including HUD rules and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state fair labor laws and standards that apply to public housing property management, such as Fair Housing Laws, Landlord-Tenant law, OSHA Standards, local and state building codes.
  • Basic knowledge of building maintenance, fire prevention, and liability reduction principles.
  • Thorough knowledge of the modern principles, practices, and techniques of personnel management, training, goal setting, and performance evaluation. Ability to plan, direct, and supervise the work of others, to delegate responsibility and authority, and to hold subordinates accountable for tasks assigned.
  • Working knowledge of the operation of the computer system and applicable software, including Yardi Software.
  • Knowledge of mathematics and general accounting procedures and the ability to maintain required records is required. 
  • Ability to procure goods and services in accordance with HDC’s procurement procedures and in keeping with the approved operating budget for the property.
  • Ability to read and interpret policies and guidelines in order to make sound decisions.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise reports and make appropriate recommendations within scope of responsibility.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple demands to accomplish tasks in accordance with established requirements.
  • Skilled in analyzing situations in order to identify problems and offer possible solutions.
  • Skilled in communicating with diverse individuals in a wide variety of situations.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must be insurable by the HDC’s fleet insurance carrier.
  • Ability to be covered under HDC’s fidelity bond.

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.