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Affordable Housing Compliance Officer

Dunlap & Magee Property Management Phoenix ,AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
YOU MUST HAVE PRIOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED We have an open position for a hard-working, dynamic Affordable Housing Compliance Officer. The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented individual accustomed to working on a deadline driven schedule. This person must have the ability to function autonomously while also working in conjunction with coworkers, site staff, vendors, along with state and local agency staff. The person in this position will be responsible for ensuring regulatory and reporting compliance with all applicable funders and regulatory agencies and federal, state, and local laws for all programs and properties. The position will also play a support role in training staff on program regulations and compliance related procedures, field questions from and advising staff to ensure units are in compliance with all affordable housing program requirements. Our current programs include LIHTC, City and State HOME, Tax Exempt Bond Programs, NSP, HTF, various Section 8 programs, project based, public housing, RAD. Skills Minimum 5 years’ experience with affordable property management, affordable housing program administration or asset management required. Demonstrated familiarity with affordable processes in property management software such as Yardi Exceptional analytical skills and detail orientation. Ability to read, comprehend and abstract regulatory agreements, etc. Ability to apply reason, logic, and advanced problem-solving skills to resolve complex issues. Ability to independently interpret data and draw conclusions and make recommendations based on those conclusions. Ability to work within strict deadlines in a high-volume environment. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to prioritize, track and manage multiple tasks. Familiarity with HUD Secure Systems; EIV, WASS, LOCCS and TRACS Excellent computer skills in a PC environment (Outlook, Word, Excel, e-filing systems and databases, data entry, and communication systems), and the capacity to quickly master new technology required. Ability to remain calm, professional, and focused under pressure to perform and meet deadlines. Ability to navigate interpersonal communication, especially across teams, departments and organizations, and compose clear and professional written business correspondence utilizing superior written communication skills including proper grammar and professional writing. Ability to learn quickly, apply new skills and knowledge to work product, and use good judgment in solving problems. Understanding of confidentiality and experience working with sensitive documents and information. Sensitivity to people exiting or at risk of homelessness and people with intellectual, developmental, and/or other disabilities, as well as the ability to work effectively with people from diverse educational and personal backgrounds required. Must be prompt and dependable The position will require a flexible schedule with a willingness to stay late and finish projects. Job Duties Pre-audit – timely reviews of tenant move-in and annual income certifications and re-certifications for portfolio of LIHTC regulated properties to ensure prompt and accurate verification and certification of tenant incomes with rigorous application of the Compliance Department procedures as well as various HUD or state agency verification standards. Supports Property Operations - ensures properties correctly apply LIHTC, HOME, tax-exempt bond and other program regulations. Provides clear guidance to property associates where these rules may conflict among applicable programs. Compliance Monitoring Support - serves as primary point of support for properties undergoing agency and investor file and physical reviews by timely reviewing files at targeted sites in advance of monitoring, reporting on deficiencies to the Director of Compliance and the Regional Management Team, promptly resolving monitoring questions, assembling supporting documentation, and coordinating timely responses to monitoring findings. Maintain maximum income limits, rent limits, and utility allowances and coordinate annual rent adjustments within the portfolio Annual Reporting - ensures accurate and timely preparation of annual owner certifications relating to compliance with occupancy and other program requirements in strict accord with Treasury/IRS, HUD and housing finance or credit agency requirements. Training - assists with training new property associates on company compliance policies and procedures relating to file reviews, operating subsidies, and initial LIHTC qualification. Assists properties to ensure that property income set asides, rents, utility allowances and other compliance related controls accurately reflect the affordable program structure for assigned properties, and advises other compliance team members and property associates with pre-audit, and utility allowance related questions and concerns affecting daily system use. Agency Relationships - build and maintain positive relationships with compliance and asset management associates with HUD, state and local agencies and investors in the context of day-to-day compliance activities. Assembling First Year Files - gather, review and correct all 1st year files for lease-ups and refinanced properties and ensure that files are copied and secured in accord with procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Monitoring changes in HUD and LITHC regulations and requirements and implementing changes as indicated. Monitoring of waitlists, and EIV master binders for compliance with federal regulations and requirements. Assist and review all 8823’s corrections and correspondence. Participates in all tax credit reviews by outside entities. Monitoring of re-certification notification letters in compliance with HUD and LIHTC regulations. Attendance at weekly supervision meetings and departmental meetings as scheduled. Perform programs training to educate and inform site teams of requirements and responsibilities. Respond to inquiries, phone calls, correspondence, and email in a timely and responsive manner. Remain familiar with current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ever changing Federal Regulations as they relate to Section 8 Housing programs. Collaborate with D&M Corporate staff to provide guidance in regard to preparation, scheduling, and best practices as necessary. Provide ongoing coaching and training support, including preparation of training materials, to staff to increase compliance knowledge and competence. Prepare reports as requested The Compliance Specialist needs to be secure in their knowledge of affordable housing, rent subsidies, and multilayered funding deals in order to apply the concepts and knowledge to our supportive housing portfolio. The Compliance Specialist must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of HUD project based subsidy at our HUD 811 property. Special Projects - as directed. Salary DOE Experience Property Management: 5 years (Preferred) Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred) Excel: 1 year (Preferred) Regulations: 3 years (Preferred) Yardi: 1 year (Preferred) Benefits offered Paid time off Health insurance Dental insurance Other types of insurance Retirement benefits or accounts Education assistance or tuition reimbursement for approved education Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: 60000.00 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

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