Housing Coordinator

Date: March 21, 2024

Job description:

At Wavecrest, we provide our employees with the best possible working conditions and benefits. A key part of this is our on-site housing coordinator, who manages the day-to-day operations of our employee housing complex. We’re looking for a detail-oriented professional with excellent customer service and communication skills to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in property management, maintenance, or a related field. He or she will be responsible for maintaining the property, handling tenant concerns, and coordinating with outside vendors. The housing coordinator will also be responsible for enforcing the rules and regulations of the complex.

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary Range $1800 – $20.00hr
  • Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This is accomplished by ensuring all documentation is accurate and compliant with current regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare leases and ensure all information is correct (rates, monitoring agency, apartment size, maximum rent, utility allowance and riders).
  • Data entry for initial leases, renewals, as well as entering appropriate credits (i.e. SCRIE, DRIE, Section 8) in MRI software.
  • Interview applicants to explain the process and determine tenant income sources and family composition.
  • This includes, communicate in writing and verbally with third parties (i.e., employers, landlords, and financial institutions) and tenants to thoroughly document tenants’ income from third party sources.
  • Prepare subsidy paperwork.
  • Section 8, LINC, HRA) and follow up as needed.
  • Enter all necessary data for low-income tenants in new buildings.
  • Occasionally, identify new low-income tenants from waiting lists when a vacancy arises.
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to government agencies.
  • Complete regular filing duties to ensure all files are active, current, and ready for audits.
  • Act as a liaison between ownership/state agencies/ and the property managers.
  • Administer apartment inspections performed by others.
  • Position may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities as needed and when requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High School Degree or GED with some college.
  • At least 1 year of LIHTC Compliance, Residential Rental, or Mortgage processing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; must possess strong computer skills and typing abilities. Exceptional organization skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Able to multitask.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to implement state and city agencies protocol
  • Must be able to meet monthly program deadlines for completion of work
  • 2 years of college or an Associates’ Degree
  • 1 year of experience in a financial role
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 2 years of NYC experience in residential real estate
  • Strong experience with LIHTC and Rent Stabilization
  • Able to work independently or under direct supervision.
  • Must learn quickly and have good memory.
  • Must be able to meet multiple deadlines.

*Wavecrest Management, provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Wavecrest Management complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Location: Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, New York City