Director of Affordable Housing Practice, HR&A Advisors

HR&A Advisors is a top real estate and economic development consulting firm. We provide strategic advisory services for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors to solve some of the most complex challenges of urban development. Our projects range in scale from buildings to neighborhoods, public parks to infrastructure systems, and from program design and management to public policy development and implementation. We care about improving the quality of urban life, and we are increasingly focused on the challenges of inclusivity, infrastructure, and technological innovation in cities as we advance public-private development projects that improve economic, environmental, and social outcomes. We are former public servants, real estate developers, urban planners, city officials, activists, and economists. We are unique in our ability to create value by integrating disparate disciplines for our clients, and we often lead teams with engineers, architects, lawyers, community organizers, and other specialists.

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Community Development Intern, LISC

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC NYC) seeks a college or graduate level student to fill the position of Community Development Intern for the Spring 2019 semester (the anticipated time period is January - May 2019, although an earlier start date may be possible). This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director and works closely with development, communications and program staff. The local New York City program, LISC NYC, works with nonprofit, community-based organizations to develop affordable housing, commercial enterprises and community facilities. Since its founding in 1979, LISC NYC has invested over $2.7 billion, leveraging an additional $6 billion in low-income communities. This has resulted in nearly 40,000 affordable homes built and preserved as well as 1.8 million square feet of retail and community space created. We also invest in health, economic development, financial well-being and environmental sustainability so that the communities our partners serve are good places to live, work, do business and raise children. Click here for complete job description.


VP for Real Estate and Asset Management, Comunilife

Reporting to the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President for Real Estate and Asset Management is a key role. The VP is responsible for the strategic leadership and development of the real estate portfolio that is essential to our mission, including identifying new development opportunities, conducting project feasibility assessments, and coordinating development team members and consultants. This position is responsible for the planning and oversight of real estate development initiatives for housing projects and for asset management and investor relations. The VP represents Comunilife at real estate industry, government, community board, and supportive housing events, prepares statistical, analytical, and narrative reports, and plays an active role with the Board of Directors. S/he supervises the LIHTC Compliance Manager and the Housing Development Project
Manager.

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Project Manager, New Destiny Housing

New Destiny Housing Corporation, a not-for-profit with the mission of providing housing and services to low-income domestic violence survivors and others at risk of homelessness, is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the development of new residential real estate projects. The candidate will report to the Director of Housing Development. Responsibilities include coordinating all elements of project development:
• Project concept development
• Design development
• Proposal writing
• Prepares financial analysis and projections
• Formulates funding strategy
• Coordinates the development team – architects, engineers, legal team, funders,
contractors
• construction administration
• Prepares for loan closings

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Housing Development Project Manager, Comunilife

Reporting to the Vice President for Real Estate and Asset Management, the Housing Development Project Manager has an essential role in fulfilling Comunilife’s mission. The Project Manager must have experience managing complex affordable and supportive housing projects from initial assessments, site selection and pre-development through design and construction. 

Comunilife's mission is to improve the quality of life and create a healthier tomorrow for New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities by providing culturally competent health and human services and a continuum of affordable and supportive housing. Founded in 1989 by its President/CEO, Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Comunilife is one of NYC's most respected community-based health and housing service providers. Our rich continuum of care supports the needs of 3,000+ low-income and vulnerable New Yorkers, providing more than 1,700 units of affordable and supportive housing for homeless adults living with HIV/AIDS, serious mental and behavioral health issues and co-occurring health issues, and other key services. Click here for complete job description.

 


Assistant Leasing Agent, Foxy Management

Foxy Management is a mid-sized property management firm based in the South Bronx, with a specialized focus on affordable “low income” housing, supportive housing, and other types of subsidized, income-restricted, and regulated multi-family housing. The company manages its own portfolio of owned and developed properties in addition to third party owned properties.

The Leasing role is primarily responsible for assisting the Leasing Manager with the review and evaluation of applicant files for initial leasing, as well as the ongoing monitoring of leasing matters (including lease renewals), in all cases ensuring compliance with City, State and Federal guidelines and compliance. The Property Manager role is to support existing property management functions including assistance with tenant communication; rent collection; vacancy preparation; asset management; legal compliance; etc.  Click here for complete job description.


Housing Development Project Manager, Fifth Ave. Committee

The Housing Development Unit develops and preserves safe, affordable housing for residents in Brooklyn and Queens. The pipeline currently contains 7 active new construction and preservation projects comprising over 1,200 units and includes a diversity senior and family housing, and mixed income and mixed-use projects in a variety of locations in New York City. FAC places a strong emphasis on sustainable development as well as innovative deal structures and financing schemes to achieve our mission.

The Project Manager will be responsible for a variety of tasks involved in FAC's housing development work, with a specific emphasis on two renovation projects - 21 building housing renovation project currently in development and a 2 building special needs housing renovation project scheduled to begin renovations in 2019. He or she will report to the Director and will work closely with the other members of the Housing Development and Asset and Property Management units to manage and oversee the development processes.  Click here for full job posting.


Community Development Assistant, LISC

The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC NYC) seeks a professional to fill the position of Community Development Assistant. This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director and supports the team of LISC NYC staff who manage development, communications, and capacity building. The local New York City program, LISC NYC, works with nonprofit, community-based organizations to develop affordable housing, commercial enterprises and community facilities. Since its founding in 1979, LISC NYC has invested over $2.7 billion, leveraging an additional $6 billion in low-income communities. This has resulted in nearly 40,000 affordable homes built and preserved as well as 1.8 million square feet of retail and community space created. We also invest in health, economic development, financial well-being and environmental sustainability so that the communities our partners serve are good places to live, work, do business and raise children. For complete job posting click here.


Project Manager, POP Development

POP Development has a Full-Time Project Manager’s vacancy located in Brooklyn Heights. POP is an experienced developer with over 48 completed developments, several sites in construction, and an active project pipeline. This is an opportunity to develop and preserve affordable housing for families, seniors and persons with special needs, in a dynamic mission-based organization.


This position, under the general direction of the Vice President of POP Development, assists in the strategy, planning, organizing and implementation of real estate projects. The Project Manager will serve as the primary POP Development point person and be responsible for ensuring the on-time and on-budget completion of a minimum of two real estate projects at one time. The Project Manager must have the ability to work both as part of a team and independently on complex assignments.

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Attorney, Goldstein Hall, PLLC

Goldstein Hall PLLC is actively seeking an admitted attorney, with a Real Estate background, for a promising Associate position. This is a fantastic opportunity for a diligent and dedicated Associate Attorney to gain valuable work experience and further their career with an established firm in Manhattan. The Associate Attorney will be responsible for commercial real estate transactions including the representation of developers, lenders and equity investors in various acquisitions, developments, dispositions and joint ventures. Qualified candidates will have 1-3+ years of recent commercial real estate experience.

For more information, contact Julia Chang jchang@goldsteinhall.com