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Project Developer

Eden Housing Hayward, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Responsible for originating, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable housing projects. Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, Eden-owned resyndications, and joint ventures with other developers. Project developers are expected to manage a workload of multiple projects in a collaborative environment.


Under supervision of Associate Director, the position:

  • Initiates location and evaluation of potential project sites and properties.
  • Negotiates acquisition agreements.
  • Conducts preliminary feasibility analyses and organizes critical community support.
  • Researches and secures sources of predevelopment, construction and permanent financing from public and private sources.
  • Works with public agency staff to assure timely public review and approval including environmental and other entitlement reviews.
  • Coordinates environmental review and local agency approvals.
  • Identifies members of the development team and negotiates contracts with contractors, engineers and architects.
  • Prepares and monitors project budgets, cash flow projections and project schedules.
  • Oversees design and construction management to ensure attention given to special-users’ needs, Eden standards, project budget, timelines, and lender/investor/regulatory requirements.
  • Works with Eden Housing Resident Services to identify feasibility of on-site service programs, and identifies sources of necessary funding.
  • Works with Eden Housing Management and community groups to facilitate affirmative marketing and smooth transition to occupancy.
  • Manages interdepartmental planning and project handoff process to ensure successful transition to operations.
  • Prepares written report materials and grant and financing applications, and makes presentations before public bodies and community groups.



  • Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent;

  • OR 4 years related experience and/or training;

  • OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Advanced degree in planning, business or a field related to housing is highly desirable.


  • Experience or background in housing, planning, business and real estate finance
  • Experience or background in affordable housing development, planning or finance
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal housing financing programs; including HUD 202/811, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and Tax Exempt Bonds.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the concerns and needs of lower income people
  • Ability to conduct financial analysis and budget preparation
  • Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
  • Effective public presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in project teams, and with a wide variety of individuals
  • Proficient in Word and Excel (to conduct financial analysis)
  • Ability to work under pressure and successfully meet deadlines
  • Commitment to the companies’ goals and philosophy.


Must have reliable automobile transportation and a valid California Driver’s License and insurance.

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Eden Housing

Why Work Here?

Employee focused non-profit organization changing the world one corner at a time

The mission of Eden Housing is to build and maintain high quality, well-managed, service-enhanced affordable housing communities that meet the diverse needs of lower income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. For 50 years, Eden has demonstrated that safe, decent, affordable homes provide a platform for families to succeed. Our homes are the launching pad for children to go to college and families to get ahead, and a landing place for seniors to age in place with dignity, courtesy and respect. Eden has worked in partnership with cities and local community partners to develop or acquire more than 10,600 homes in communities throughout California, currently serving a diverse population of 22,000 low-income residents from all cultures and backgrounds. Since our humble beginnings, more than 100,000 people have come home to an Eden community. Our vision is for everyone to have access to safe, decent, affordable housing. We believe that housing is a basic human necessity that is essential to everyday life and future success. We serve very low, low and moderate-income families, seniors, veterans, people living with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities, and the formerly homeless.


22645 Grand Street, Hayward, CA 94541
Hayward, CA