Rehab Specialist, Neighborhood Restore

Neighborhood Restore Housing Development Fund Corporation (“Neighborhood Restore”) and its affiliate nonprofit entities  Restored Homes HDFC, Restoring Communities HDFC, Preserving City Neighborhoods HDFC, Project Rebuild, Inc.) collaborate with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) on programs that seek to foster neighborhood stabilization by efficiently transitioning properties from physical and financial abandonment to responsible third party ownership. Neighborhood Restore also utilizes citywide partnerships to create affordable homeownership opportunities for households of low‐ and moderate income.


  • Conduct inspections of all assigned structures to determine suitability for rehabilitation and reconstruction and to prepare or review initial repair reports
  • Conduct site visits with design team and assist project managers in reviewing and approving scope of work and plans created by engineers or architects
  • Oversee and review the construction bidding process and ensure that pricing and negotiations are consistent with program guidelines
  • Conduct site visits during construction to check site safety, and pace and quality of work in accordance with plans, contract and scope of work; Be aware and help resolve any deviations that arise during construction
  • Review and approve construction requisitions and change orders
  • Prepare periodic project reports as necessary and/or upon request
  • Assist with the review of prospective homebuyer inspection reports regarding the rehabilitation of properties
  • Review and assess warranty claims by homeowners in completed rehabilitated properties
  • Assist in asset management of scatter site vacant buildings and/or lots throughout NYC
  • Coordinate and prioritize a variety of diverse functions and activities

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