LIHTC Compliance & Leasing Manager (39 views)

Wyandanch, NY
July 31, 2018 2018-09-29
Job Description

Wyandanch Village is seeking a LIHTC Compliance and Leasing Manager to oversee a dynamic mixed-use, mixed-income property located in the heart of downtown Wyandanch, NY.  Wyandanch Village is a 40-acre, $500 million master-planned community.  The project has 177 existing residential units, of which 70% are affordable, with an additional 124 units under construction.  The LIHTC Compliance and Leasing Manager will report directly to the Regional Vice President.  The duties of the position shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee implementation and adherence to compliance requirements set forth by federal and state housing programs including LIHTC, Section 8 Tenant Based Programs, NY HOME, HUD and IRS rules, and any other regulatory agreements associated with the property.
  • Ensure that property is compliant with regulatory agreements and all other regulatory guidelines at all times.
  • Process rental applications, process interviews of prospective tenants, show units, verify income qualifications, prepare leases and complete applicable forms for move-in certification.
  • Manage resident selection plan to ensure adherence to Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan and Resident Selection Criteria.
  • Create and maintain property waitlists, resident files, software and all other documentation to assure regulatory compliance.
  • Analyze the rent roll, lease expiration schedule, vacancy rates, unit availability and marketing/leasing efforts to maximize occupancy and collection rates.
  • Manage resident certifications, re-certifications, rent increases, utility allowance changes, occupancy levels, controlled expenses, customer satisfaction, management reviews, agency inspections, etc.
  • Oversee lease-up of new residential building coming online in 2019.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify, assess, and resolve problems while implementing changes to prevent the same problems from occurring again in the future.
  • Ensure use of latest HUD and agency files.
  • Serve as point of contact for agency relationship, owner, etc.
  • Cultivate relationships with applicable federal, state and local agencies.
  • Maintain compliance with relevant legislation including the Americans with Disability Act, the Federal Fair Housing Act and local fair housing law etc.
  • Prior knowledge of federal housing programs. Knowledge of landlord-tenant law, federal Fair Housing and regulations/ program requirements applicable to the specific type of affordable housing services being offered at the property.
  • Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, economics, accounting or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of related property management experience.  
  • Oversight experience with federal and state housing programs including LIHTC, Section 8, and HOME required.
  • Experience with property management accounting software – YARDI preferred.
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication, project management and writing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Confident, positive attitude, and ability to interact with a wide range of people.
  • Other Duties: Please note this position description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.