Project Manager, Affordable Housing Rent-Ups & Compliance

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


Project Manager, Affordable Housing Rent-Ups & Compliance

Non-profit is seeking hands-on, detail oriented project manager to assist Director with affordable housing rent-ups for mixed income developments, both created by the non-profit and for-profit clients who are developers of 80/20, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and/or Inclusionary Housing properties with low income housing set-asides. Overall responsibilities include: Design and implement procedures; coordinate and negotiate with government agencies and clients; supervise staff at site offices; participate in selecting tenants; troubleshooting and resolving problems; and ensure rent-up targets are met. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing work flow of one or more project teams which are conducting lotteries, interviewing applicants and determining eligibility of households for affordable housing;
  • Preparing written materials, e.g. Marketing/Tenant Selection Plans and administrative forms and letters;
  • Interfacing with government agencies, developers/owners, attorneys, and others;
  • Establishing and adapting policies, systems, and procedures;
  • Overseeing database development and implementation; preparing reports utilizing database;
  • Training and supervising staff who determine applicant eligibility; Reviewing applicant files; conducting Tenant Income Certifications; interviewing applicants; and
  • Responding to applicant appeals.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum college degree and preferably a master’s degree in a relevant field, e.g. public policy, public/non-profit administration, management, or urban planning
  • 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to understand and analyze all relevant statutes, regulations, and supervising agency policies
  • Ability to work under pressure on fast-paced, deadline-oriented projects
  • Detail orientation with ability to see big picture as well
  • Mathematical and/or accounting skills necessary
  • Strong organizational, as well as administrative and computer systems development skills
  • Excellent writing and computer skills
  • Housing/real estate background preferred
  • Ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to providing affordable housing for low-to-moderate income population

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Settlement Housing Fund, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Excellent and comprehensive benefits

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to: Indicate “Project Manager” in the subject line. No calls please.