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Compliance Manager

Affordable housing compliance specialist who will be responsible for administering affordable housing units within a luxury New York City residential portfolio. The candidate will also work with the Collections Department assisting in Landlord Tenant actions. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor changes in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) regulations and requirements and implement changes as indicated.
  • Maintain tenant files of all properties in compliance with LIHTC regulations.
  • Liaison with monitoring agencies NYCHDC, NYCHPD and NYSHCR for compliance and reporting.
  • Monitor annual recertification for affordable units, prepare all Tenant Income Certification submissions (TICS).
  • Responsible for affordable unit transfers, re-renting vacant affordable units and maintaining lease up and transfer waitlists.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports and audit reports as required.
  • Perform internal audits of tenant files.
  • Participate in initial lease-up of new properties in conjunction with consultants and agencies.
  • Remain current with all agency required compliance documents and trainings.
  • Process low income rent payments received from all sources such as tenants, subsidies and wires.
  • Responsible for monitoring and tracking affordable housing collections.
  • Commence legal actions for nonpayment of rent (affordable and market rate units), commence holdovers for nuisance complaints, failure to renew the lease or vacate the apartment etc.
  • Work with property management to resolve tenant issues with regards to affordable tenants.
  • Additional tasks as required.

 

Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of NYC affordable housing and compliance.
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing practices, NYC Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Americans with Disabilities Act a must.
  • Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, HPD and DHCR. 
  • Possess strong organizational skills and a detail-oriented approach with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of landlord/tenant collections & eviction process a plus.
  • Ability to interact effectively with applicants, residents and with colleagues.
  • Ability to stay organized and multitask in a high volume, fast paced environment required.
  • Successful completion of LIHTC training including a passing score on the exam.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • On-Site, Yardi, Building Link, Nestio a plus.

 

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