- Applicable federal, state, and local regulations as they relate to real estate development housing construction.
- Advanced level knowledge of, and experience in utilizing the Low-Income Housing tax Credit program (LIHTC) and other affordable housing funds, such as project- based vouchers, MHP, AHP, local homeless funding, including layering multiple funding sources.
- Construction management including new development; Construction draw management and project stabilization.
- Principles and practices of local government, urban planning, community redevelopment, real estate, building and housing codes, housing issues, general accounting, project management.
- Zoning and land use principles and processes.
- Environmental regulations related to development, CEQA and NEPA clearance procedures.
- Public, private and non-profit funding sources and regulations applicable to the development, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing.
- Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation.
- Public Agency budgetary, contract administration, administrative practices, and general principles of risk management related to the functions of the assigned area.
- Organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
- Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility. Working knowledge of hazardous materials abatement, encapsulation, and reporting.
- Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, contract negotiations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
- English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
- Techniques for effectively representing the Authority in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and Authority staff.
Education and Experience:
- Manage complex affordable housing projects, including LIHTC funded programs, from feasibility through financing, design, construction, lease up and stabilization.
- Assist in developing, evaluating, improving, and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department and assigned program areas.
- Assist in preparing and administering large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
- Effectively administer a variety of programs and administrative activities.
- Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
- Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
- Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
- Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present technical information and data in an effective manner.
- Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
- Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems.
- Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
- Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
- Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
- Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major course of study in architecture, engineering, project management, urban studies, public administration or a related field, plus a minimum of three years of relevant experience in LIHTC affordable housing project management. A master’s degree is preferred.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license by time of appointment and ability to meet the driving record requirements for coverage under agency’s auto liability policy.