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Housing Director
Summary
Title:Housing Director
ID:1695
Schedule:Full time
Location:Corporate
FSL Location:Corporate (12thSt/Thomas)
Description

STATEMENT OF WORK:

Responsible for all aspects of property management in operating and maintaining FSL Management housing projects in Arizona for low-income seniors and the disabled, to include understanding and enforcing required U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) tenant occupancy regulations. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate housing management staff. The Director of Housing is FSL Management’s direct liaison with HUD, Arizona Public Housing Authority (APHA) and the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH). Responsible for developing annual housing budgets, LIHTC & HOME/NSP annual reports, prepare, attend and respond to all State and Investor audits and maintain oversight.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of all regional housing managers and local housing managers to ensure FSL Management housing facilities are maintained in top physical condition, following all HUD and Section 42 tenant occupancy requirements.
  • Responsible for keeping Chief of Real Estate informed concerning the status of housing project operations and staff.
  • Must stay current on all HUD, tax credit, HOME, CDBG, NSP and RD occupancy regulation changes and communicate information to housing managers.
  • Alert HUD managers to file special claims when vacancy occurs.  Review and submit the claim to APHA through the TRACS system.
  • Perform monthly audits on all rent certifications completed by housing managers, monitoring for accuracy and compliance with HUD, HOME, NSP and tax credit regulations. Correct and follow up as needed.
  • Prepare monthly HUD Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) billing voucher for each housing project and submit within prescribed time frame.
  • Act as liaison with HUD and APHA concerning FSL Management housing facilities, inquiries and HAP billing vouchers. Respond to all housing facility management and occupancy reviews conducted by HUD and APHA.
  • Act as liaison with ADOH and Investors concerning FSL Management LIHTC & HOME housing facilities inquiries.  Respond to all housing facility site visits and desk audits conducted by ADOH or Investors.
  • Monitor and update annual Income Limits in RealPage database on the various programs to assure rental rates are current and meet compliance, giving special attention to layered projects.
  • Develop maintenance plans to ensure timely replacement of project physical operating systems. Conduct periodic physical inspections of all housing facilities.
  • Write contract rent increase requests to HUD as needed or submit Operating Cost Adjustment Factor (OCAF) rent increase requests to HUD annually.
  • Review and maintain rent increases at LIHTC & HOME/CDBG/HOME projects to assure rent does not exceed maximum allowable rent.
  • Prepare management agreement renewals between FSL Management and all housing facilities.
  • Prepare and submit all LIHTC & HOME Annual Reports to ADOH through HDS and respond to any findings.
  • Review and approve all housing facility vendor and utility operating expense invoices before payment.
  • Review, approve and code all housing manager petty cash claims when submitted.
  • Review monthly for each housing facility, the rent collected by manager for each resident compared to current HUD 50059 or Tenant Income Certificate, ensuring correct rent collection. Follow-up with manger on any discrepancies.
  • Review and revise FSL Management Operating Procedures, Tenant Selection Plans, AFHMP and other required forms as needed.
  • Working with Development and Asset Manager on new housing facilities in either new construction or rehab.
  • Oversee all aspects of lease up on new properties including creating proper forms, application, leases and verifications.  Reviewing all applications to assure prospects are qualified.
  • Responsible for recertifying all EIV users in Secure Systems and maintain role as Coordinator for FSL.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

        Minimum Required:

  • Must have thorough knowledge of HUD Section 8 tenant occupancy and certification requirements for elderly and disabled.  Must also have knowledge and annual training for LIHTC program and various forms of layered finance.
  • Must have the ability to comprehend and apply laws, rules, regulations and procedures in subsidized housing management.
  • Must be competent with computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made

 

       

Preferred:

  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles.
  • Supervisory and/or leadership skills.
  • Experience with RealPage or similar software

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

        Minimum Required:

  • Three years’ progressive supervisory responsibility in HUD subsidized or Section 42 housing management for the elderly and disabled.
  • College degree in Real Estate, Land Use Economics, Finance, Business or related fields. 

Preferred:

  • Five years’ progressive supervisory responsibility in HUD subsidized and/or LIHTC housing management for the elderly, family, and disabled.
  • College graduate with advanced courses in business and accounting.
  • Training certificate in LIHTC, HOME, CDBG, NSP or HUD subsidized housing occupancy requirements.
  • Great benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, EAP, 403(b), FSA, PTO, and 10 Paid Holidays

    ***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***

    Proud to be a Mature Worker Friendly Certified Employer through the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

    FSL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.

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