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Leasing and Compliance Administrative Associate

Leasing and Compliance Administrative Associate for Lantern Community Services

Posted: Aug 16, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Lantern Community Services’ (Lantern) mission is to champion the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. Lantern provides innovative services to help New Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate their lives. Our programs with proven results in health, employment, education and life skills are delivered inside our residences and tailored to each person’s needs.  We provide our clients—many of whom live with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV or other chronic illnesses—with the tools they need to integrate successfully into the greater community with dignity and independence.

Job Description: Lantern Community Services is seeking a Leasing and Compliance Administrative Associate (LCAA) whose primary responsibility is to collect rent checks from clients. When a client fails to pay rent, the LCAA provides payment reminders and arrears notices to the client, and ensures that program staff is aware of the client’s rent payment status. In the event that such interventions fail, the LCAA ensures that legal eviction process is commenced and that program staff are kept updated on the client’s legal status. The LCAA must also collect signatures on compliance documents, including lease renewal forms and rental subsidy recertifications. The LCAA reports to the Leasing and Compliance Associate (LCA) and is expected to provide support to the LCA as needed.

Responsibilities:

Leasing • Drafts lease, calculates rent and sends to LCA and Property Management for approval. • Schedules second client interview within 24 hours of receiving the approved lease from the LCA. • Obtains client signature on lease, subsidy application and apartment inspection form. Rent Collection • Collects rent checks from clients, distributes rent payment envelopes to appropriate clients and provides rent receipts to clients. • Reviews HPD/HAP and NYCHA register on a monthly basis. • Files backup copies of rent receipts issued to client on-site according to unit number. • Sends original payment & back up documentation to Property Management semi-monthly, ordered by unit number. • Reviews aging summary report on a monthly basis to determine arrears issues. • Issues written arrears notices. • Provides information to program and clients on rental arrears, as needed. Eviction • Issues eviction notices in person or by mail. • Provides information on client legal status to program staff, as needed. • Ensures that the court marshal issues eviction notices. Vacancy • In coordination with program staff, notifies LCA & Superintendent of apartment vacancy using the vacancy follow up form. • Conducts vacant apartment inventory in coordination with Program Director and ensures that the completed inventory report form is distributed to staff. • Obtains property disposal notice from Superintendent at the end of the 30 day period. Ongoing Compliance • Collects income documentation with LCS Staff from clients and update Tenant Income Certification forms in coordination with LCA. • Drafts lease renewal forms and calculates rent based on Rent Guidelines. • Collects client signatures on lease renewals with LCS staff. • Collects client signatures on subsidy recertification with LCS staff. Performance Evaluation: LCA will periodically evaluate LCAA using the following metrics: • Vacancy rate • Interviews conducted • Referrals obtained • Client rent collections • Subsidy rent collections • Timeliness of subsidy recertification submissions • Timeliness of lease renewal completion • Number of clients without rental subsidies • % of clients 30+ days in arrears in the legal process • Success rate of external audits

Qualifications:

LCAA candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology or related field, or some college with related work experience. Candidates with experience working with low-income housing and supportive service contracts and special needs populations are preferred. All LCAA candidates should have the ability to work effectively with different levels of management; the ability to delegate effectively; excellent math and reasoning; the ability to critically read, interpret and complete documents; strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to facilitate positive changes in organizational culture; excellent goal and detail orientation; and self-direction. To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to: LCAA@lanterncommunity.org Note: Candidates being considered for the position must sign a release form for Lantern Community Services to perform a criminal background check. Lantern Community Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Lantern Community Services (Lantern) values the diversity of all our clients, staff, Board of Directors, and partners. By bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together, we create more vibrant, healthy and just communities. Lantern welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and experiences regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, veteran status, class, creed, and mental or physical disability.

Type: Full-time

Contact: LCAA@lanterncommunity.org

Affordable Housing Rental Manager

Affordable Housing Rental Manager for Broadway Housing Communities

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs seeks an experienced Affordable Housing Rental Manager.

Reporting to the Director of Housing, the Affordable Housing Rental Manager is responsible for the administration of all phases of the rental process for 414 residential units in seven buildings located in Hamilton & Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan.

This managerial position will supervise three rental administration staff in the department, and will work collaboratively with BHC’s fiscal, housing, facilities and tenant service structures to support BHC’s operations and growth. The position oversees initial rental applications, eligibility and leasing, rent billing, collection and compliance. Additionally, the Housing Rental Manager is BHC’s liaison with an outside legal firm in NYC housing court.

Review our website at www.bhc.org for more information about BHC.

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs seeks an experienced Affordable Housing Rental Manager. Reporting to the Director of Housing, the Affordable Housing Rental Manager is responsible for the administration of all phases of the rental process for 414 residential units in seven buildings located in Hamilton & Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan. This managerial position will supervise three rental administration staff in the department, and will work collaboratively with BHC’s fiscal, housing, facilities and tenant service structures to support BHC’s operations and growth. The position oversees initial rental applications, eligibility and leasing, rent billing, collection and compliance. Additionally, the Housing Rental Manager is BHC’s liaison with an outside legal firm in NYC housing court. Review our website at www.bhc.org for more information about BHC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Program Management & Compliance: Ensure all apartments are rented and operated in a clean and lawful manner, and in accordance will all supervisory agencies:  Work collaboratively with facilities staff in planning and implementing apartment turnover.  Ensure tenant applicants are eligible to rent an apartment based on the project program requirements (e.g. Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HPD Regulatory Agreements, and Section 8 subsidies).  Participate in intake interviews with prospective tenants.  Maintain an integrated and balanced tenancy with regard to agency referrals and community applicants.  Maintain and prepare all tenant files for review, audit and inspection by project program supervisory auditors and inspectors. Leasing, Rent Collection & Compliance:  Administer, complete and track initial lease, subsidies and lease renewals.  Oversee tenant rent changes, including those changes that affect rent subsidies.  Enforce tenant lease compliance with regard to rent payment, other lease terms, riders and “House Rules.”  Review legal and subsidy bills for accuracy on a monthly basis.  Coordinate with maintenance & finance departments regarding additional repair or replacement charges that should appear on rent bills.  Coordinate month to month rent collection operations.  Maintain accurate and comprehensive property management files.  Liaison with attorneys on all tenant legal proceedings, including non-payment, holdover, stipulations.  Provide attorneys with pertinent tenant documentation as needed in legal proceeding i.e. rent history, subsidy program, rent break downs, etc.  Represent BHC as landlord in court proceedings. Entitlement Management:  Lead BHC’s Rental Administration Unit staff to address rent related issues and annual income recertification.  Implement fair and straightforward rental policies and practices to serve the tenancy.  Resolve problems with rental entitlements and subsidies.  Follow up with payments due from HPD, NYCHA, LINC subsidies, and Section 8.  Coordinate apartment inspections by various City Agencies and project program supervisory inspectors.  Identify and prioritize maintenance issues in coordination with Facilities staff.  Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Housing. OTHER DUTIES AND RSPONSIBILITIES:  Maintain accurate income and rent information in various databases such as “Sales Force” and “RAISH” property management programs.  Prepare reports on tenant issues including arrears, reason for arrears, tenant intervention contacts, current court status, lease compliance, vacancies, and incidents or accidents.  Maintain a clear and comprehensive list of due dates for all tenants on payment plans, court stipulations.  Aid in the preparation of NYS and NYC HPD, DHS and HUD required reports, including narrative and statistical reports on tenant client served, services provided to tenants and progress toward meeting objectives with partner agencies.  Interface with City, State and Federal agencies and provide required housing documentation and assure compliance with fiscal and project program guidelines.  Prepare other related duties as assigned by the Director of Housing.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS:

 Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, preferred.  Three to five years experience working in the field of property management or affordable housing.  LIHTC certification and familiarity with NYC HPD, NYC DHCR, NYCHA, LINC, and Section 8 subsidies; knowledge of income eligibility requirements of publicly subsidized housing.  Demonstrated experience with property management software and financial reporting systems; YARDI, Sales Force and RAISCH preferred.  Superior organizational skills and supervisory experience is required.  Flexibility and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneously.  Ability to work comfortably with a diverse staff and tenant population.  Professional written and oral communication skills.

Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, health, dental, 403(b) plan, life insurance and disability coverage. Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to resumes@broadwayhousing.org with subject line Affordable Housing Rental Manager. Please no telephone calls. Applicants must include salary requirements to be considered. BHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight or disability.

Type: full-time

Contact: resumes@bhc.org

Director of Facilities

Director of Facilities for Broadway Housing Communities

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs, seeks an experienced, dedicated professional for the position of Director of Facilities. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader who will manage all repairs, capital improvements, facilities and custodial management with respect to BHC’s
residential and program facilities.

BHC has developed over 400 units among seven residential projects targeting formerly homeless and low-income children, families and individuals in the communities of Washington Heights and West Harlem. These properties include large gut rehabs, several 1920’s walk-ups providing single room occupancy units, and a landmarked mansion. Our seventh property, known as the Sugar Hill Project, is a 191,000 square foot multipurpose building providing 124
apartments, an early childhood center, a 17,000 square foot Children’s Museum, rental space and underground parking. Review our website at www.bhc.org for more information.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Facilities will maintain a high standard of housing quality and ensure regulatory compliance of all BHC’s facilities. The position involves oversight for all buildings and improvements, grounds and plantings, utilities, mechanical/electrical systems, equipment and construction projects, development and monitoring of departmental budgets, and oversight of external vendors. The Director of Facilities will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of all facilities personnel,
including union and non-union maintenance and janitorial staff, live in superintendents and maintenance supervisors.

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs, seeks an experienced, dedicated professional for the position of Director of Facilities. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader who will manage all repairs, capital improvements, facilities and custodial management with respect to BHC’s residential and program facilities. BHC has developed over 400 units among seven residential projects targeting formerly homeless and low-income children, families and individuals in the communities of Washington Heights and West Harlem. These properties include large gut rehabs, several 1920’s walk-ups providing single room occupancy units, and a landmarked mansion. Our seventh property, known as the Sugar Hill Project, is a 191,000 square foot multipurpose building providing 124 apartments, an early childhood center, a 17,000 square foot Children’s Museum, rental space and underground parking. Review our website at www.bhc.org for more information. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Facilities will maintain a high standard of housing quality and ensure regulatory compliance of all BHC’s facilities. The position involves oversight for all buildings and improvements, grounds and plantings, utilities, mechanical/electrical systems, equipment and construction projects, development and monitoring of departmental budgets, and oversight of external vendors. The Director of Facilities will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of all facilities personnel, including union and non-union maintenance and janitorial staff, live in superintendents and maintenance supervisors.

Responsibilities include:

 Monitor the day-to-day performance of the facilities department and all building conditions.  Coordinate with administrative staff and program departments to insure that office and program spaces are always safe, clean, accessible and maintained at the highest quality.  Review, update, and propose quality standards, policies and procedures.  Plan, develop and prioritize projects and weekly work plans, ensure that materials are ordered, projects are designed and planned, and funds are available.  Oversee procurement of materials/equipment as required to facilitate accomplishment of assigned work.  Negotiate and monitor contracts for all vendors, subcontractors and service agreements, including solicitation of bids for major repairs, capital improvements and contracts.  Respond to tenant complaints regarding repairs and dwelling- related issues.  Work closely with BHC’s rental and service teams to ensure compliance with HPD and Section 8 inspections; efficient turnover of vacant apartments and coordination of move ins and move outs.  Serve as BHC’s representative when interfacing with local law enforcement, the courts, emergency services and other government agencies.  Create, implement and maintain departmental repair and capital improvement budgets, ensure compliance with budgetary constraints and forecast and plan facility improvements.  Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate staff.  Conduct regular inspections and site visits to all facilities including fire systems, alarm systems, HVAC units, elevators, boilers, etc.  Respond to emergencies as required.  Ensure compliance with all applicable building and safety codes, hazardous waste disposal, OSHA, FDNY, Department of Health, HPD and Section 8.  Responsible for the maintenance and operation of all fire alarm systems and fire protection systems.  On 24-hour emergency call.

Education, Skills and Abilities:

 The successful candidate will have a BA in engineering, construction management or related field and seven+ years’ experience in building management, preferably multifamily residential buildings.  Technical knowledge and skills in working with air conditioning and heating systems, a strong knowledge of building systems, NYC building codes and regulatory requirements, safety principles and practices.  Skill in areas of budgeting and financial administration.  Familiarity with low income housing, Section 8 and working with HPD and other regulatory agencies, preferred.  Excellent supervisory and leadership skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills to deal with tenants, employees at all levels and be able to present operational information to upper management.  Excellent organizational skills.  Must possess or be able to obtain Certificate of Fitness for Fire/Life Safety equipment, including F001 Fire Guard for Impairment; F-07 Fire and Emergency Drill Conductor; S-95; C-92 Supervisor of Flammable Combustible Liquids; S-95 Supervisor of Fire Alarm Systems; S-13 City Wide Standpipe Systems; S-12 City Wide Sprinkler Systems.  Flexibility and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneously.  Comfortable working with a diverse staff and tenant population.

Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403 (b) plans, life insurance and disability coverage. Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to resumes@bhc.org with subject line Director of Facilities. Please no telephone calls -- we will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description. Applicants must include salary requirements to be considered. BHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.

Type: full-time

Contact: resumes@bhc.org

Director of Housing

Director of Housing for Broadway Housing Communities

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs seeks an experienced Director of Housing.  

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Housing is responsible for the leadership and oversight of property management and tenant services for 414 residential units in 7 buildings located in upper Manhattan.

This senior management position directly supervises the Affordable Housing Rental Manager and the Tenant Services Manager and indirectly supervises 3 rental administration staff, 5 tenant services staff and 54 part-time front desk staff.

Broadway Housing Communities (BHC), a non-profit agency with a 30+ year track record in sponsoring innovative affordable and supportive housing, integrating community-based educational and cultural arts programs seeks an experienced Director of Housing. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Housing is responsible for the leadership and oversight of property management and tenant services for 414 residential units in 7 buildings located in upper Manhattan. This senior management position directly supervises the Affordable Housing Rental Manager and the Tenant Services Manager and indirectly supervises 3 rental administration staff, 5 tenant services staff and 54 part-time front desk staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Property Management: • Ensure the safety and security of all tenants; • Advance BHC’s standard of housing in accordance with Fair Housing Law, and best practices in not-for-profit housing management; Ensure all apartments are fully rented-up and operated in compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements; • Direct interview process with prospective tenants, supervise annual recertification and income review processes, and coordinate communications with tenants on housing-related issues; • Provide proper reporting and conduct certification and recertification of apartments as necessary with NYS and NYC HPD, DHS, HUD and or compliance with any other reporting requirements from funders; • Coordinate with Facilities department in planning for and implementing apartment turnover, conducting periodic fire drills and unit inspections, identifying and prioritizing maintenance issues, and ensuring legal compliance with eviction protocols; • Liaise with attorneys on all landlord/tenant matters (including holdovers, non-payments, evictions and stipulations), and represent the agency as landlord in legal proceedings; • Represent BHC in interactions with government agencies, community organizations and other housing organizations. Tenant Services: • Promote the growth and implementation of housing-related initiatives integrating educational and cultural opportunities to promote the mission of the agency; • Oversee and provide leadership to residential front desk staff serving tenants and management at all seven sites; • Monitor and analyze reporting systems, implement and delegate follow-up actions to improve the qualities of BHC’s residential environments ; • Ensure appropriate attention is directed towards tenants whose behavior, health, or financial condition merits special attention; • Collaborate with Education and Community Development programs to create multi-service community-based program initiatives, oversee planning, promotion and execution of tenant programing; • Supervise tenant family services and educational advocacy • Primary liaison with Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) and other social service agencies • Additional tasks deemed necessary by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

• Bilingual (English and Spanish) • Ability to protect our tenants by keeping information confidential and secure • Master’s Degree preferred • 5 to 10 years’ housing management experience, with at least 5 years of supervisory experience • LIHTC certification and familiarity with NYC HPD, NYS DHCR, NYCHA, LINC, and Section 8 subsidies; knowledge of income eligibility requirements of publicly subsidized housing • Demonstrated experience with property management software and financial reporting systems, YARDI and Salesforce experience are plusses • Strong attention to detail, organizational and prioritizing skills • Ability to work independently, and effectively with a team • Commitment to meet strict deadlines • Ability to develop strong working relationships and comfort working with personnel from all levels of organization • Strong interpersonal skills and effective, clear communication skills

APPLICATION: To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@bhc.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and "Director of Housing" in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description. BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Salary will be commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off.

Type: full-time

Contact: resumes@bhc.org

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York , NY

This position is part of the Henry Street Settlement Education and Employment Services Division, which is a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include 2 day care centers, after school programs (6 sites), camp programs (3 sites), middle school and high school initiatives, and the Expanded Horizons College Access and Retention program (both community center and school based).

Department: After-School & Camp Services Start Date: ASAP Hours: Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field required, Master’s Degree preferred Minimum of two years’ experience working in after-school and/or camp settings required Advanced content knowledge of Common Core New York State Standards and their application Extensive knowledge of grade/age appropriate skill development strategies for students Bilingual preferred (Cantonese or Mandarin) Familiarity with 21 Century Community Learning Center Grants, and DYCD contracts. Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth, grades K—5. Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds. At least two years’ experience working towards contractually mandated outcomes with cohorts of students. Experience interfacing with Department of Education staff. Advanced experience working with families to facilitate overall student success. Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels Strong organizational, multitask, and follow-through skills Must be self-motivated Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills Flexible and positive team-oriented attitude Must be able to work on school holidays

Responsibilities: Coordinate an After-School program that promotes excellence, fun, and education for K-5TH graders. Supervise Department of Education instructional and administrative staff to work towards collaborative implementation of after-school programming. Plan and execute program-wide hands-on inquiry based academic projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences. Leads in the development and maintenance of a positive coordinated educational program designed to meet the needs of all participants. Implement feedback mechanisms from staff, parent, student, and community members regarding curriculum and instruction. Assists in keeping the school community (students and parents) informed about the curriculum and instructional goals of the program. Ensure that age appropriate Social Emotional Learning opportunities are incorporated into program activities. Structure group and individual instruction for all students with a keen focus on providing enrichment for the English Language Learners. Discover/facilitate opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests. Assist with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities/initiatives. Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity. Work with Program Coordinator to review and assess individual students via surveys, observation, double entry journals, etc. Ensure that students are adequately prepared for sharing’s, culminating events, and exhibits. Assist in making all necessary managerial decisions, i.e. hiring, firing, and performance evaluations. Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC Department of Health regulations. Provide Henry Street Settlement with all of the required paperwork, certifications, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH regulations. Complete monthly and quarterly progress reports for the agency. Must attend weekly meetings with agency staff, Department of Education stakeholders, and participate in trainings as required. Other duties as assigned by supervisor, the Director of After-School and Camp Services.

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Program Coordinator for After-School” AND the website where the position was found. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

Type: Full-time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Intake Specialist

Intake Specialist for Breaking Ground

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

The Intake Specialist supports the efforts of Breaking Ground to lease up and keep occupied Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.       

Intake Specialist - (DD10711) Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Intake Specialist supports the efforts of Breaking Ground to lease up and keep occupied Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Interview qualified applicants for housing • Run credit and criminal background checks • Synthesize information on each interviewed applicant and present to team • Schedule interviews with applicants who have submitted initial documentation • Communicate decision to applicants • Show units to accepted applicants and schedule lease signings • Assist with housing lotteries • Conduct home visits • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field • Experience working with low income populations. Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, (NYCHA and HPD) DHCR, Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team • Superior writing and analytical skills. Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent education and experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist for Breaking Ground

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for screening applicants for both Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

Eligibility Specialist - (AK107151) Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for screening applicants for both Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Make initial contact with lottery and wait listed applicants • Request and review initial verifications of applicants' housing, income and assets from applicants and third parties • Determine initial eligibility of applicants • Contact applicants to collect and update documents • Send initial eligible and ineligible letters to applicants • Schedule interviews with applicants who have not submitted initial documentation • Assist with housing lotteries • Assist in the procurement of Project-Based and Housing Choice Voucher applications • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income populations. Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, (NYCHA and HPD) DHCR, Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team • Superior writing and analytical skills • Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent education and experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Eligibility Specialist

Eligibility Specialist for Breaking Ground

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for screening applicants for both Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

Eligibility Specialist - (AK107152) Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for screening applicants for both Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Make initial contact with lottery and wait listed applicants • Request and review initial verifications of applicants' housing, income and assets from applicants and third parties • Determine initial eligibility of applicants • Contact applicants to collect and update documents • Send initial eligible and ineligible letters to applicants • Schedule interviews with applicants who have not submitted initial documentation • Assist with housing lotteries • Assist in the procurement of Project-Based and Housing Choice Voucher applications • Performs other related duties as assigned MINIMUM

QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income populations. Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, (NYCHA and HPD) DHCR, Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team • Superior writing and analytical skills • Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent education and experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Leasing Specialist

Leasing Specialist for Breaking Ground

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

The Leasing Specialist supports the efforts of Breaking Ground to lease up and keep occupied Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.            

Leasing Specialist - (AK10719) Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Leasing Specialist supports the efforts of Breaking Ground to lease up and keep occupied Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Create HPD/HDC file and get updated documents • Create, scan and submit file to BG Compliance for review and to HPD/HDC as required • Conduct employment/asset/applicant phone verifications • Generate initial leases and assist in procurement of SRO-MOD and Shelter Plus Care applications • Organize files for supervisor review • Request and obtain special needs move-in funds • Conduct lease signings and initial unit inspections for the partnered sites • Ensure subtenants and/or tenants seeking unit changes meet income requirements for the site • Assist with housing lotteries • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income populations. Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, (NYCHA and HPD) DHCR, Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team. Superior writing and analytical skills • Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. Requires visiting buildings and leasing offices throughout NYC that are owned and/or managed by Breaking Ground. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Leasing Manager

Leasing Manager for Breaking Ground

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Location: New Yokr, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

The Leasing  Manager is responsible for managing the selection of applicants for and leasing for a portfolio of Breaking Ground's supportive housing buildings and/or affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will supervise a team of staff who work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.          

Leasing Manager - (AK10720) Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Leasing Manager is responsible for managing the selection of applicants for and leasing for a portfolio of Breaking Ground's supportive housing buildings and/or affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will supervise a team of staff who work directly with low-income and special needs applicants and pair them with available units. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Oversee a team of staff responsible for managing the day-to-day leasing operations for the permanent housing properties of BG • Work in close partnership with members of the Compliance team and BG Building Directors to ensure occupancy standards and compliance with regulatory agreements • Manage housing lotteries • Manage reporting/data collection for the unit - occupancy stats, outcomes, demographics, homeless status, etc • Oversee selection of applicants • Communicate with applicants for housing • Communicate with private developers on recommendation of applicants for housing • Support line staff as needed • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Familiarity with Tax Credit Compliance in a Real Estate Finance Environment • Experience working with low income populations • Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Section 8 • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team • Superior writing and analytical skills • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent education and experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. Requires visiting buildings and leasing offices throughout NYC that are owned and/or managed by Breaking Ground. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool.

www.breakingground.org/caeers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

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