DATE POSTED: April 5, 2016
REPORTS TO: Area Manager
HOURS: Fulltime – 40 hours a week. May include some evening and weekends.
PAY RANGE: $17.81 – 22.39 per hour (40 hours week basis) non-exempt position
BENEFITS: Life/disability and pension. Medical, dental, retirement, vacation & sick leave
LIHI is a private non-profit developer, owner and manager of affordable housing for low-income families and individuals. LIHI currently owns and/or operates more than 1800 units that provide housing to individuals and families who are very low income, elderly, veterans, homeless and/or disabled.
August Wilson Place, a brand new building, will consist of 57 total units. 44 are “workforce housing” apartments, 12 units are homeless housing for both families and individuals, including 3 units for families with a developmentally disabled dependent and 4 units for homeless veterans. An additional 4 units throughout the building will serve veterans. This is not a live on-site position.
The housing is conveniently located in Downtown Bellevue at 204 -111th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.
- Screen new residents in accordance with program policies and enter into lease contracts with residents.
- Tenant relations and fostering a sense of community including responding to resident concerns.
- Develop a thorough understanding of contracts with funders, complete accurate and timely reports to funders, and ensure compliance with funder agreements.
- Issue legal notices and pursue evictions after consultation with your supervisor.
- Monitor all rules and policies for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Update the Management Plan to reflect current practices with LIHI approval.
- Supervise other site staff, which may include a Janitor, on-site Maintenance Person, Housing Assistant, Resident Manager, or others.
- Apply training in conflict resolution, landlord/tenant law, Fair Housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit program compliance and HUD regulations.
- Maintain complete individual tenant files including all income and household eligibility information for tenants.
- Hold regular tenant meetings and work with tenants to organize community activities.
- Manage finances; paying bills, helping to develop and implement the budget, monitoring financial statements, purchase office supplies, collect rents, maintain rent roll, maintain petty cash fund, and ensure that there is a clear audit trail for all administrative functions.
- Assume property maintenance oversight responsibilities including ordering and approving repairs, inspecting the condition of building, scheduling maintenance, preparing vacant units for lease, etc.
- Work with residents to access social services as needed. Also work directly with on site contracted social services providers.
- Respond to emergencies as needed.
- Coordinate with LIHI’s Resident Services and Advocacy Department on involving residents or LIHI projects in advocacy efforts and assist with advocacy campaigns as needed.
- Assist in training new program coordinators for similar projects.
- After a work load review and employee input, perform other responsibilities as assigned.
- Two years experience in property management, delivery of housing services, community organizing, or program/administrative duties commensurate with responsibilities outlined above.
- Demonstrated commitment to the empowerment of low-income or special needs people or by addressing other societal needs.
- Ability to learn contract-reporting requirements.
- Must have good organization skills and be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
- Good writing and computer skills. Previous experience with record keeping and office organization.
- Basic mathematical aptitude.
- Good communication skills. Experience working in groups.
- Willing to make a two-year commitment to LIHI.
- Must pass drug screening test.
This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).
If interested in this position please send in a cover letter and resume or an application form. Application forms are available on the LIHI website at www.lihi.org or may be obtained in person at the office or will be mailed to you by phone request at (206) 443-9935. All application materials should be mailed, faxed or dropped off in person to:
The Low Income Housing Institute
Attn: Human Resources
2407 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
Fax: (206) 443-9851
Or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Closing date: Open until filled.
The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. LIHI participates in E-Verify. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.