This is a grant funded position, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expected to last through December 31, 2026 or when funds are depleted. The position may be extended based on operational need if alternative funding is identified.
The mission of the Mayor's Office of Housing (MOH) is to make Boston a more equitable and inclusive city where all residents can thrive. MOH oversees programs that create and preserve affordable housing, support homeowners and renters, provide housing and services to homeless individuals and families, and develop city-owned property. The Mayor's Office of Housing seeks to carry out its mission through a lens of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and addressing the effects of systemic racism in our city.
Within MOH, the Neighborhood Housing Development (NHD) Division’s team of development officers, architects, and construction specialists are focused on housing and community development efforts that build strong neighborhoods and thriving communities. The Division oversees City investments in affordable housing for rental, homeownership, and cooperative preservation and new construction. The City of Boston’s Permanent Support Housing Initiative is a strategy to rapidly develop permanent supportive housing to respond to the significant need for housing solutions for unhoused individuals, especially those suffering from substance abuse disorder.
Brief Job Description:
MOH is seeking a Program Lead to manage the Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative and to help further the City’s housing acquisitions activities. This is a grant-funded position that will work under the direction of the Deputy Director or his/her designee. Taking advantage of $20 million in new housing resources for supportive housing and the $26 million in new resources for acquisitions through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Program Lead will be tasked with overseeing the funding and development of permanent supportive housing projects in the City of Boston.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
Terms: Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SEIU888/N-24
Hours Per Week: 35
Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation. For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step.