SRO Housing Corporation Seeking Affordable Housing Compliance Specialists. This position is in the skid row community where we provide affordable housing to those who may have mental illness or who have been homeless for a year or more. Candidates must be comfortable working in the skid row community of downtown Los Angeles.
The Compliance Specialist primary purpose is to assign income eligible applicants to restricted units/and or program type units. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations including the LIHTC and HOME Programs, and other federal and state assisted programs; Reviewing files for compliance and data entry; Interviewing and processing eligible households ensuring applicants meet regulatory requirements at initial move in; Reviewing all application and certification paperwork and either approve/deny applicants based on specific program compliance for multiple sites; Assisting in the coordination of initial project lease-ups ensuring timely and accurate processing of applications per the regulatory agreements and Tax Credit Compliance and if applicable, Section 8 guidelines; Preparing for and participating in annual compliance audits by state and local agencies; Preparing a monthly report to the Compliance Administrator regarding all move-ins for compliance purposes; Assisting the Compliance Administrator to develop and implement quarterly compliance training seminars for site resident managers.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related area with one to two years relevant experience in affordable housing; or an Associate degree with business coursework and three or more years relevant experience in affordable housing; Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirement (five or more years relevant experience in affordable housing), tracking and reporting experience. Administrative experience required preferably in an affordable housing environment. Must possess knowledge of LIHTC and other affordable housing programs.