Housing Development Officer

7 days ago
Req ID
2017-13199
Position
Regular Full-Time
Dept
Neighborhood Development
CITY OF BOSTON: DEPT OF NEIGH DEV (DND)
Salary Min
56,957.94
Salary Max
81,509.59
Union
SU2
Openings
2
Contact Email
CATHLEEN.COLEMAN-FIUMARA@boston.gov

Overview:

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

 

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Housing Development Officer, the Housing Development Officer is responsible for all appropriate project and program management activities.

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Prepare and review Requests for Proposals and manage the property disposition process.
  • Perform developer selection and negotiation and ensure compliance with program, project and funding requirements, as well as, policy standards.
  • Oversee projects through community process, public approvals and permits, into and through closing, construction, sales (or rent-up) coordinating with other City Agencies and approvals.
  • Coordinate project and/or program at appropriate points with the project team and divisional and agency staff.
  • Perform financial structuring, and restructuring for workouts, including appropriate use(s), costs, affordability, public subsidy and public benefits.
  • Work with staff to process funding requests, awards, commitments, requisitions and contract payments.
  • Maintain project files, prepare project status reports, prepare updates for the Directors Tracking.
  • Prepare and coordinate applications for state and federal resources, including housing grants and loans, rental assistance, and/or public services.
  • Manage programs that involve negotiations and coordination among multiple public and private agencies.
  • Prepare, negotiate, and administer public service and rental assistance contracts with non-profit organizations.
  • Assist with policy development pertaining to housing and housing-related services.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the position.
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

 

  • At least (2) years experience in real estate development or finance.
  • Familiarity with principles of real estate finance, real estate development and management, housing construction and rehabilitation, and mortgage financing.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state regulations for housing and community development programs and resources.
  • Familiarity with Boston neighborhoods and history, housing and community development issues, public housing subsidy programs, and city government.
  • Familiarity with computerized word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Strong organizational, writing, negotiation, speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on details as required by the job.
  • Appropriate educational substitutions may be made.

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

 

Terms:

  

Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SEIU 888/N-22

Hours Per Week:        35

 

 

 

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