Property Manager - Affordable Housing
Company: Community Roots Housing
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Description: Compensation: $25 to $29 per hour DOE
Benefits: Medical, dental and vision insurance is free for employee
All Community Roots Housing employees must show proof that they are
fully vaccinated on their first day of work or submit a request for
a religious or disability based exemption. Company Summary
Everyone has the right to a quality, affordable home. At Community
Roots Housing, this truth drives our work. By embracing
community-led development and engaging in deep-rooted partnerships,
we're fostering vibrant, equitable communities where everyone has
access to safe, affordable and welcoming homes. Today, with nearly
50 apartment buildings - over 2,000 residents -- we continue our
commitment to build community with and for people. We are a top
performing, high-capacity not-for-profit corporation with an
innovative portfolio throughout the Seattle area. Our buildings
have won numerous awards from HUD, Urban Land Institute, Affordable
Housing Finance Magazine, Future wise and other community
We are intentional in our hiring processes, seeing it as a chance
to interrupt the cycle of racial and economic injustice that limits
communities from accessing employment, building skills and
investing in their own leadership development. We prioritize
applicants who have firsthand experience in navigating the many
systems that our residents face which impede their opportunities
for success, as majority low-income, LGBTQ, and people of
Job Summary Community Roots Housing is looking for an experienced
property manager to manage multiple apartment buildings within our
extensive portfolio. The Property Manager is generally responsible
for managing up to 3 buildings and approximately 75 to 100
apartment units serving individuals and families whose incomes
qualify for HUD Project Based Section 8 units or that qualify under
affordable housing regulations. The job responsibilities include
leasing, income certifications, maintenance, rent collection,
tenant relations, and rules enforcement. If placed at a HUD Project
Based portfolio, the successful candidate will need to have or pass
the HUD Compliance Occupancy Specialist (COS) training within the
first year of employment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Management and Accounting:
- Collect and process all payments.
- Process delinquent payments in accordance with Washington State
and Seattle landlord tenant regulations.
- Resolve subsidy account discrepancies.
- Assist Portfolio Manager with preparation of annual
- Adhere to the budget.
- Monitor building inventory and make necessary purchases. Tenant
Relations and Management:
- Operate within the provisions of Seattle and Washington State
Landlord Tenant law, Fair Housing law and the ADA.
- Maintain all tenant files per company standards.
- Provide professional customer service standards at all
- Resolve all tenant complaints in a timely and professional
- Ensure adequate coverage of the premises through coordination
with onsite staff, Portfolio Manager and the CRH office.
- Enforce rules and lease provision. Follow up with appropriate
disciplinary actions for rules violations.
- Complete annual and interim certifications within HUD
timelines. Property Maintenance and Repair:
- Manage the unit turn process to reduce vacancy loss.
- Ensure all interior and exterior common areas are clean, the
grounds are maintained, and all repairs and maintenance are
- Implement preventative maintenance program as outlined for
- Coordinate, maintenance, inspections and vendor services as
- Provide tours to prospective applicants, process leasing
applications and complete related paperwork.
- Maintain HUD wait list or interest list in accordance with
- Sign and maintain all lease related documents with new
- Assume responsibility for maintaining the security of the
- Effectively manage staff.
- Communicate regularly with the Portfolio Manager regarding
general operations of the property, perceived problems or issues,
and suggestions for improvements.
- Participate in community activities relevant to the building
and to CRH's mission. Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
- High school diploma or GED.
- One-year affordable property management experience.
- Ability to speak, read and write in standard business
- Intermediate skill with Microsoft Office applications (Word,
Excel and Outlook).
- Ability to problem solve independently.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
- Knowledge of and experience working with a diverse
- The ability to walk stairs, climb ladders, and operate common
- Ability to follow instructions accurately and work with minimal
- Ability to organize time efficiently, prioritize and perform
tasks independently. Preferred Qualifications:
- Tax credit, HUD Project Based Section 8, and other forms of
affordable housing experience.
- 2 years Residential property management experience.
- Experience with property management software (Boston Post or
MRI). Community Roots Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates of color, LGBTQ candidates, women, candidates with
disabilities and candidates of all religions and national origins
are strongly encouraged to apply. Community Roots Housing is a Ban
the Box employer. However, per Federal Department of Housing and
Urban Development requirements, any candidate selected for this
position must undergo a criminal history background check prior to
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