Recertification/Occupancy Specialist (Section 8, Tax Credit)

  • Related Companies
  • Astoria, NY, United States
  • Jun 20, 2022

Job Description

Responsibilities

One of Related's fast paced affordable housing apartment complexes in Astoria, Queens, NY, (Project Based Section 8 and LIHTC), totaling 497 units, is seeking a Recertification Specialist to join their team.

As an Recertification/Occupancy Specialist at Related Management Company (RMC), you'll get to use your organizational skills and experience to provide the preeminent affordable housing accommodations in your community. Through your daily interactions with prospective and current residents, you'll create a welcoming experience and sense of community. You're passionate about building strong connections to ensure a seamless recertification process annually, and are always looking for new ways to improve the experience.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Join us and see what's possible at RMC.

Essential Functions:

  • Interview and process applications for new move-ins and lease-ups according to affordable program guidelines.
  • Process certifications (including initial, interim, and annual); calculate retroactive rent while conforming to all applicable guidelines.
  • Collect necessary documentation from current or prospective residents, and process verifications.
  • Maintain accurate wait and transfer lists; review applicant files to determine eligibility.
  • Facilitate renewal and recertification process for all residents.
  • Apply correct rents for annual and interim recertification; adjust to remain compliant.
  • Participate in marketing, leasing, and resident move-in experiences, including partnering with maintenance to ensure unit turn for move in.
  • Prepare all required agency reporting to standard.
  • Maintain leasing and marketing reports as needed.
  • Support site and office operations as assigned by manager.


To watch our "Veterans Housing | Marine Terrace" video, click here: https://vimeo.com/434445391

To watch our "Lifting Communities" affordable video, click here: https://vimeo.com/434453238

Benefits:

  • Personalized Health Care: Multiple medical, dental, and vision plan options; Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive salary and incentive packages; matching 401(k); FSAs and HSA; employer-paid life and AD&D insurance; paid leave & disability programs
  • Social Wellness: 19+ days of PTO; mental health counseling & resources; fertility, surrogacy, and adoption assistance; volunteer days and donation matching
  • Career Development: Learning & training programs; tuition & certification reimbursement; internal advancement opportunities


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with HUD Section 8, LIHTC, and/or other affordable housing programs preferred.
  • COS/TCS/BOS credentials, or attainment within six months of hire; training is provided.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish or Greek is preferred.
  • Notary public is preferred.


Work Environment: This in-person role is based at Marine Terrace in Astoria, NY.

Please note that Related has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, Related employees working on-site are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

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Overview

Related Management Company (RMC) is the leading innovator in managing real estate as an owner/operator. There is strength in numbers - RMC operates hundreds of properties in 22 states and Washington, D.C., providing our employees with unparalleled growth opportunities. Our portfolio includes affordable, workforce, market-rate, and luxury housing. We are passionate about exceeding quality expectations in every single asset class. As a subsidiary of Related Companies, we've been at the forefront of sustainability too, with most of our new developments pursuing LEED Silver certification or higher.

At RMC, we Welcome Everyone. It is our mindset that welcomed employees invoke welcomed residents. When you work here, you're encouraged to be your best, authentic self. With persistent focus, we are strengthening internal mobility, employee engagement, and investing in leadership development to continuously improve the employee experience.

Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with HUD Section 8, LIHTC, and/or other affordable housing programs preferred.
  • COS/TCS/BOS credentials, or attainment within six months of hire; training is provided.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish or Greek is preferred.
  • Notary public is preferred.


Work Environment: This in-person role is based at Marine Terrace in Astoria, NY.

Please note that Related has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, Related employees working on-site are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

#AENY

One of Related's fast paced affordable housing apartment complexes in Astoria, Queens, NY, (Project Based Section 8 and LIHTC), totaling 497 units, is seeking a Recertification Specialist to join their team.

As an Recertification/Occupancy Specialist at Related Management Company (RMC), you'll get to use your organizational skills and experience to provide the preeminent affordable housing accommodations in your community. Through your daily interactions with prospective and current residents, you'll create a welcoming experience and sense of community. You're passionate about building strong connections to ensure a seamless recertification process annually, and are always looking for new ways to improve the experience.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Join us and see what's possible at RMC.

Essential Functions:

  • Interview and process applications for new move-ins and lease-ups according to affordable program guidelines.
  • Process certifications (including initial, interim, and annual); calculate retroactive rent while conforming to all applicable guidelines.
  • Collect necessary documentation from current or prospective residents, and process verifications.
  • Maintain accurate wait and transfer lists; review applicant files to determine eligibility.
  • Facilitate renewal and recertification process for all residents.
  • Apply correct rents for annual and interim recertification; adjust to remain compliant.
  • Participate in marketing, leasing, and resident move-in experiences, including partnering with maintenance to ensure unit turn for move in.
  • Prepare all required agency reporting to standard.
  • Maintain leasing and marketing reports as needed.
  • Support site and office operations as assigned by manager.


To watch our "Veterans Housing | Marine Terrace" video, click here: https://vimeo.com/434445391

To watch our "Lifting Communities" affordable video, click here: https://vimeo.com/434453238

Benefits:

  • Personalized Health Care: Multiple medical, dental, and vision plan options; Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive salary and incentive packages; matching 401(k); FSAs and HSA; employer-paid life and AD&D insurance; paid leave & disability programs
  • Social Wellness: 19+ days of PTO; mental health counseling & resources; fertility, surrogacy, and adoption assistance; volunteer days and donation matching
  • Career Development: Learning & training programs; tuition & certification reimbursement; internal advancement opportunities