• Recertification Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Burke
    Job ID
    4834
    Function
    Administrative / Clerical
    Location Name
    Crevenna Oaks Preserv, LP
  • Overview

    Affordable housing laid the foundation of Related Companies and we continue to place a high priority on developing, acquiring and preserving housing for this sector. In fact, over 60% of our 50,000+ residential apartment homes under our management are part of one or more affordable housing programs, and an additional 20% of these homes provide workforce housing.
    In the area of acquisitions and refinancing, we pursue properties that meet one of the following criteria: Section 8 properties with project-based contracts; Section 236 properties in need of rehabilitation; Section 42 LIHTC properties with expiring low-income restrictions; Section 515 FmHA properties with loans that can be prepaid; or other assisted properties, including HODAG, HOME, federal or state-financed public housing.
    Many of the buildings we encounter are in need of substantial upgrading and preservation in order to continue to properly fulfill the needs of their tenants. Given our 42 years of experience in debt and equity financing – as well as our extensive management of government-assisted properties – we are well positioned to buy out existing owners who lack the resources and experience to recapitalize and, therefore, wish to exit the affordable housing arena. In addition, with our extensive development experience, we bring the knowhow to expertly rehabilitate the units, thus assuring the continued viability of these projects for years to come.

    Responsibilities

    Your role with the company:

    The Occupancy Specialist is a Customer Service position. The ideal candidate will have experience in Tax Credit and Section 8 Housing.

    • Make appointments with potential residents
    • Maintain and control confidential files and records
    • Prepare leases for occupancy and make initial computation of rent and monthly payments according to authority policy
    • Review and interview applicants for housing
    • Maintain the waiting list of applicants for housing and determine applicant eligibility
    • Uphold all Fair Housing principles

    Benefits and features:

    • Full Time Permanent Position 
    • Incentive bonus program
    • Training and development programs
    • Benefits including: Medical, Dental, Life & Disability, Paid Time Off, 401(K), Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Recognition & Wellness Programs.

    Click on the following link to learn more about Related www.related.com

    Qualifications

    Background profile:

    • Must have knowledge, understanding and experience in affordable housing certifications and/or leasing.
    • Two+ years affordable housing experience preferred but not required.
    • Strong leadership, organizational and administrative skills.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team.
    • Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
    • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
    • Knowledge of OneSite operating software desired.
    • Knowledge of HUD Section 8 programs and certification processing – voucher and HAP processing and submission a plus

    Certifications:

    • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and/or Certified Tax Credit Specialist, or attainment of within six (6) months of hire. Training is provided.

    Working conditions:

    • Must be flexible and willing to work all shifts/hours/days.
    • Must be willing to work overtime as required.

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    Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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