New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources. We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hardworking and committed to serving low and moderate income families. Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.
The Division of Capacity Planning and Development (CPD) is responsible for procuring new shelter development for the Agency, and is the lead division responsible for the implementation of the Mayor’s Turning the Tide plan focused on the development of ninety new shelters in five years, and twenty-five nonprofit owned and developed Purpose Built Shelters. In order to continue to meet these goals, CPD seeks to expand its current staffing to include the role of Deputy Directors. Under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner for Purpose Built Shelters, the Deputy Director for Purpose Built Shelters will support the Assistant Commissioner for Purpose Built Shelters in overseeing the development of a portfolio of complex shelter projects within tight timeframes, ensuring that shelter openings are managed efficiently.
The primary role of this position is to conduct financial analysis, prepare executive summaries, and coordinate CREA’s business development pipeline for qualifying Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. The qualified candidate must be able to effectively communicate with third party lenders, borrowers, counsel, and internal personnel.
Xenolith Partners LLC was formed in 2016 by founding principals Andrea Kretchmer and Terri Belkas-Mitchell. Xenolith is focused on the development of affordable, mixed-income, and mixed-use projects in that revitalize communities and provide quality housing opportunities for all. Xenolith prides itself on its strong relationships, breadth and depth of expertise, and ability to execute.
The principals of Xenolith Partners LLC have more than 18 years of experience in affordable housing development and finance, have developed almost 700 residential units, have 233 currently under construction and have more than 400 in predevelopment. Xenolith’s principals have successfully developed a broad range of projects including new construction, community facilities, affordable preservation, historic adaptive reuse, and brownfield remediation.
The Associate Project Manager facilitates small and medium scale construction projects throughout CHDC’s entire portfolio of buildings. This work includes managing jobs by outside contractors at multiple locations, coordinating in-house maintenance staff work and providing administrative support to the Director of Maintenance.
The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day project management of affordable housing and community development projects, from inception through construction completion & occupancy. Duties include coordinating all development activities with the appropriate architects, consultants, contractors, joint venture partners, government agencies and lenders. Current CHDC projects range from 10 to 100 housing units and community facilities include both substantial rehabilitation and new construction.
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the financial organization, direction & management of all of CHDC’s affordable housing and community development projects. Duties include preparing development cost and operating cost projections and proformas and identifying sources of capital funding, including lenders, tax credit opportunities, investors and other sources. Once a project underwriting strategy is identified for each project, the Senior Project Manager takes the lead in coordinating between CHDC’s internal development team and outside lenders, joint venture partners, and government agencies. The Senior Project Manager will also provide financial direction to others on the Development team to ensure projects proceed successfully. Current CHDC projects range from 10 to 100+ units and include both substantial rehabilitation and new construction.
THE ROLE | We are seeking Director/Project Manager candidates to manage projects in our real estate advisory practice. Successful candidates will have relevant project management-level experience in real estate, economic development, and related consulting fields; must demonstrate strong analytic and critical thinking skills to serve our clients, both in terms of private investment objectives and public policy goals; and should possess a passion for intelligent urban development and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing cities.
The Division of Property Disposition and Finance leads the agency’s effort to designates qualified sponsors to acquire and/or rehabilitate property owned by the City of New York (“City”) or recently tax-foreclosed, to produce and preserve affordable rental and homeownership opportunities, and to finance the repair of certain properties. The Division of Property Disposition and Finance is composed of a number of programs: Affordable Neighborhood Cooperative Program (ANCP), Multi-family Preservation Loan Program (MPLP), Third Party Transfer (TPT), Community Restoration Fund (CRF), Basement Apartment Conversion Pilot Program, Small Homes Rehab NYCHA, Project HELP, and HomeFix- which facilitate the rehabilitation and preservation of public and privately-owned multifamily and 1-4 family buildings throughout New York City.
As the Assistant Commissioner for the Division of Community Partnerships & Finance, you will oversee a division that administers and develops innovative programs related to community stabilization, revitalization, and economic opportunity. The division includes multiple programs that engage directly with residents and works jointly with non-profit organizations to repair and stabilize homes and communities. Programs within the division also support and cultivate affordable homeownership, including single-family and HDFC cooperative ownership, facilitating financial security and asset building.