Sr. Project Manager (LIHTC)

$130,000 - $140,000 yearly
  • The Paulsen Group
  • Hybrid (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full time LIHTC Developer Nonprofit

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Housing and Development, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for all activities related to the development of at least three affordable multifamily housing developments.


Manage at least three (3) projects through the development process. This will consist of processing land use approvals, garnering community support, preparing funding applications, assembling the development team, supervising the design of the project, closing all construction period financing, monitoring construction, coordinating with Asset Management regarding lease-up and occupancy, closing of permanent financing and transitioning the project to Asset Management. Generally, the Senior Project Manager’s projects will be the more complex and challenging projects within the development group’s pipeline.


  • Provide direction and support to the other project managers, as requested.
  • Provide training to Assistant Project Management staff, as needed, to accomplish project related tasks.


No supervisory responsibility, though Senior Project Manager will lend expertise and support to project management staff as needed.


These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation of these guidelines.

To perform effectively in this position, the Senior Project Manager must have:

  • At least four (4) years of project management experience in the development and/or financing of multi-family housing.
  • Knowledge of financing sources available for affordable housing.
  • Have experience in all phases of project management (entitlements, design, funding, construction, and closeout/transfer to Asset Management)
  • Ability to prepare and analyze proforma financials for low income multifamily housing developments.
  • Experience preparing loan, grant and Low Income Housing Tax Credit applications.
  • Ability to coordinate financing closings with various lenders, investors and agencies.
  • Ability to work effectively with peers and public and private lenders.
  • Ability to effectively select and manage project consultants during pre-construction and construction phases.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills along with problem solving abilities.
  • A valid California Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation.


  •  Bachelor’s degree in urban planning/studies, finance, or real estate development.
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Project Manager managing low-income housing tax credit projects.
  • Five (5) years’ experience preparing proforma financials for low-income tax credit housing developments.
  • Prepared a minimum of four (4) funding applications for low-income housing tax credit projects.
  • Closed construction financing for at least 2 low-income housing tax credit projects.
  • Experience presenting at two (2) community meetings or public hearings.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds. (e.g. building and project blueprints)
  • Valid California driver’s license.