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  • Senior Development Project Manager The Community Builders

    The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) is an entrepreneurial real estate developer and owner. Our mission is to build and sustain strong communities where all people can thrive. We envision a world with vibrant, safe and inclusive neighborhoods where all people live in healthy homes with equitable access to resources and opportunities to pursue their dreams, and we work to make that vision a reality. Founded in 1964, TCB currently owns/manages 12,000+ units of rental housing across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest.

    Are you a creative problem solver with a focus on positive outcomes? Do you enjoy working on tangible projects that make a financial and physical difference to the communities where we work? Do you bring a drive for results and a real desire to make a difference? As a Senior Project Manager, you will serve as a key point person for projects in the Greater DC/Maryland area. You will be responsible for the day-to-day progression of all aspects of the development process, including due diligence, entitlements, regulatory approvals, financing, design, construction, and leasing, delivering quality projects on schedule and within budget.

  • Development Project Associate The Community Builders

    The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) is an entrepreneurial real estate developer and owner. Our mission is to build and sustain strong communities where all people can thrive. We envision a world with vibrant, safe and inclusive neighborhoods where all people live in healthy homes with equitable access to resources and opportunities to pursue their dreams, and we work to make that vision a reality. Founded in 1964, TCB currently owns/manages 12,000+ units of rental housing across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest.

    Are you a creative problem solver with a focus on positive outcomes? Do you enjoy working on tangible projects that make a financial and physical difference to the communities where we work? Do you bring a drive for results and a desire to make a real difference? As a Project Associate, you will partner with more senior members of the Mid-Atlantic development team in their role as point person for projects in DC and Maryland. Additionally, the Project Associate may collaborate with TCB staff in other divisions, such as Property Management, Community Life, Asset Management, and Finance, to advance pipeline projects and deepen our resident-focused outcomes. You will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the development process, including due diligence, entitlements, regulatory approvals, financing, design, construction, and leasing, delivering quality projects on schedule and within budget

  • Community Coordinator I (Entwine) WinnCompanies

    The Community Coordinator – Works as a core part of our property management team to support and enhance the quality of life at a multifamily affordable housing property in DC across Winn’s six key outcome areas: Stable Housing, Employment, Education, Health, Community Engagement and Economic Mobility. Works with residents, partners, and the community staff to identify needs, interests and opportunities for individuals and the community at large. Utilizes community assessments and one-on-one coaching to establish community needs. Builds a targeted network of strong community partners across Winn’s outcome areas to develop and coordinate resource referrals/follow-up, targeted interventions, on and off-site programs and support, and community engagement opportunities. Primary responsibility is to service coordination at one or more properties. Provide support and assistance to other properties within their region as needed.

  • Resident Services Coordinator National Housing Trust

    NHT’s Community Outreach and Impact team is looking for a Resident Services Coordinator (RSC) with a hands-on, self-starter approach to the coordination, implementation, and management of programs for affordable housing communities in northwest DC. The RSC is responsible for assessing the needs of the resident community and the delivery of the programs and services to address the identified needs. The RSC works directly with residents and reports to NHT’s Regional Manager of Community Outreach and Impact.

    This position is DC-based. Due to the nature of the work, this position offers limited remote work options.

    Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. The minimum, median, and maximum salary range for this position is $51,800, $69,000, and $86,300, respectively.

    NHT is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all our employment programs and decisions, including, but not limited to recruitment and hiring. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability, matriculation, genetic information, covered veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic under federal, state, or local law. BIPOC applicants, women, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. NHT requires this position to maintain ‘Up to Date’ COVID-19 vaccination status, following the CDC guidelines, unless they are eligible for an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice that prevents them from receiving the vaccine.

    Apply online. No phone calls.

  • Affordable Housing Project Manager – Special Projects Mi Casa, Inc.

    The Mi Casa team seeks an experienced Project Manager (PM) to advance Mi Casa’s housing development goals and manage special projects, including Mi Casa’s affordable rental buildings in development. The PM works in a team of 4 to 5 employees and 2 – 3 consultants working together to manage a variety of affordable housing projects. The PM reports directly to the Director of Mi Casa’s Housing Development Department.

    As a key member of the department, the PM provides experienced project management, able to manage projects effectively from start to finish with minimal supervision. The PM for Special Projects will work closely with the Director and with other project managers to provide guidance and mentorship with the goal of effective, timely implementation of annual and multi-year work plans for housing development, technical support, and program growth. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in their ability to provide consistent, organized management of project implementation plans—able to design and implement projects effectively on time and on budget. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of affordable housing development finance, project management and timeline management (soft and hard skills), and the ability to work effectively in collaborative teams.

    Mi Casa offers a competitive benefits package including: Health insurance plans (individual and family coverage), employee match retirement savings flexible spending accounts, comp time, mileage reimbursement, progressive vacation time, birthday/staff celebrations and cook-outs. Familial work environment. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

    Mi Casa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, marital or family status, disability, age, or political beliefs.

  • Risk Manager AHC Inc

    AHC Inc. seeks an analytical and problem solver Risk Manager for this newly developed position. You need to be able to quantify risks and provide a mitigation strategy.

    Reporting to the CFO, the Risk Manager is responsible for developing and executing the Company’s strategic risk management plan to identify, prioritize and manage risks within the organization. The position will also lead the AHC’s efforts with insurance planning and budgeting across a wide range of areas (e.g., property, general liability, umbrella liability, crime, cyber, flood, construction, auto, environmental, and other specialty coverages) and manage the status of claims, provide support in litigation, identify trends, and quantify exposures. This position will work cross-functionally within the organization including with acquisitions and refinancings to ensure proper insurance coverage and will also be involved with major contracts, business proposals, and proposed 3rd party management agreements.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline required. MBA in complementary field preferred.
    • Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), or comparable certification is a plus.
    • 5-10+ years of experience in real estate, construction, or development with positions of increased responsibility in Finance, Compliance, Auditing, Insurance, and Risk Management.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills.
    • Ability to influence outcomes; demonstrated negotiation skills.
    • Outstanding organizational ability with great attention to detail;
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment;
    • Proficient in MS Office, with advanced Excel skills

    AHC has a Hybrid Work Schedule with staff working onsite on our core days (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday). Staff may work remotely on Wednesday and Friday.

    AHC is committed to promoting Equity in our work. Systemic inequity is a reality. As such, central to our mission is addressing it in whom we hire, how we engage with the community, and with whom we partner. We strive to advance initiatives that promote more equitable access to resources for residents and neighborhoods served by AHC, and we will accelerate our mission by advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our industry peers and business partners.

  • Chief Financial Officer National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)

    The National Community Reinvestment Coalition is seeking a dynamic, experienced person to lead the organization’s complex financial operations which include a 501c3 nonprofit, a community development financing institution, and related entities. The Chief Financial Officer will have the opportunity to build financial systems and accounting operations and, in collaboration with the Executive Management Team, provide high level financial reporting and analyses to support progress toward long-range goals, strategies, and annual plans

    Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an integral member of the nine-person executive leadership team that includes the President & CEO; the chief officers for operations, communications & marketing, programs & strategic development, community development, community finance & mobility, and organizing, policy & equity; and general counsel. The CFO leads a four-person team which currently includes the positions of Director of Finance (direct report to the CFO), and staff, senior, and grant accountants. The CFO has primary responsibility for finance and accounting functions for the 501c3 and NCRC Community Development Fund (CDFI). The CFO will meet regularly with the President & CEO to discuss financial and strategic issues, plays a critical role in partnering with senior leaders and department managers to advance operations and strategic decisions, and provides support to the Board of Directors and its Finance & Audit Committee. The CFO is responsible for providing strategic and technical financial leadership for the organization by working with the Executive Management Team to establish and track progress toward long-range goals, strategies, and plans. In doing so, the CFO provides actionable reports and high-level financial analyses so that decision-making has a strong foundation. The CFO oversees NCRC’s financial operations and ensures that NCRC’s financial systems, structures, and functions position the organization with a sustainable financial model while limiting organizational risk and liability.

    Key Priorities:

    The CFO will step into a mission-driven organization that values collaboration and entrepreneurship. Key priorities for the CFO include:

    • Deeply understand NCRC’s primary business lines, revenue streams, and the contributions of related entities to the organization.
    • Assess, develop and strengthen finance and accounting systems, policies, and technology to streamline functions and create business value.
    • Elevate financial reporting and analyses to support staff leadership and the board in their respective financial program management and fiduciary responsibilities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Finance & Accounting Leadership-

    • Serve as a thought partner and collaborator with the leadership team, helping to build and execute plans and strategies that advance mission priorities.
    • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization, including evaluation of potential new initiatives/programs, potential alliances or investments, and changes in regulatory actions affecting nonprofit accounting.
    • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance, including the evaluation and development of cost-effective and efficient systems, processes, and technology that maximize excellence in finance operations.
    • In partnership with the leadership team, develop long-range financial strategy, financial models, operations innovations, and system enhancements that support NCRC’s evolution and financial sustainability.
    • Staff the Finance & Audit Committee and provide financial reports to the Board of Directors.
      In collaboration with the COO, oversee the asset management of NCRC including real estate interests.

    Internal Controls & Risk Management:

    • Enhance and/or develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.
    • Optimize the handling of banking and financial advisory relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance financial sustainability.
    • Ensure systems and controls that facilitate a clean audit opinion in the annual Single Audit along with funder reviews.
    • Function as the risk manager in implementing processes and initiatives that prevent operational losses, grant & contract non-compliance, and violation of funder restrictions.
    • Provide financial perspective and approvals as necessary on any major contracts or grant agreements into which the organization may enter.
    • Enhance the risk management and compliance culture at NCRC.

    Finance Management & Reporting:

    • Prepare the annual budget and reforecasts to meet strategic and financial objectives, working collaboratively with the finance group, department managers, and the leadership team.
    • Participate in the continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
    • Provide timely, accurate financial reports, analysis of financial trends, and forecasting to assist the Board, President & CEO, and leadership team in performing their responsibilities.
    • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
    • Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group and provide individuals with professional and personal growth.

    NCRC uses a variety of technology to support finance and accounting. Currently, the organization uses Abila MIP and plans to move to Intacct in the future. Payroll is transitioning from ADP to PayCor. The organization uses Microsoft Office and Google software.

    Experience and Attributes:

    • Successful candidates for this position will bring a variety of experiences and attributes to NCRC, including:
    • Master’s degree or equivalent preferred; CPA a plus.
    • 10+ years’ progressive management experience in senior financial positions in organizations with annual operating budgets of $15 million or more, with demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, and reporting responsibilities.
    • Keen understanding of nonprofit financial management, audit, compliance, and risk.
    • Experienced leader and financial executive with relevant industry experience including nonprofit sector, government grant and contract management, and indirect cost rate agreement negotiations.
    • Forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards.
    • Strategic thinker with sound technical skills, analytical abilities, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
    • Well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.
    • Executive presence, with excellent communication and relationship-building skills and the ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of stakeholders; ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization
    • A good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor.
    • Ability to work collaboratively, exercising good judgment, decision-making, and problem-solving skills to achieve shared goals.
    • Supervisory experience that includes team building, talent management, and leadership development.

    Work Environment & Benefits:

    NCRC values the unique skills, talents, and contributions of employees and sustains a mission-driven, collaborative, and entrepreneurial work environment. The CFO position is based in the Washington, DC office which works two to three days in the office, with Tuesday and Thursday being preferred office days.

    NCRC offers a competitive salary and benefits that considers external market compensation and maintains internal equity. The initial salary range for the position is $200k – $230k. The benefits package includes health, life, and disability insurance; paid time off and holidays; a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match and a contribution; and other benefits.

    Application Process:

    To apply, upload resume and cover letter by clicking here. For other inquiries, contact Adrienne O’Rourke at Adrienne.orourke@marcumllp.com. No other application materials will be reviewed at this time. Resume reviews begin immediately.

    NCRC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that includes respect and appreciation of differences in ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, education, and religion.

  • Vice President of Real Estate Development Saint Mary’s Communities, Inc

    Founded in 1970, Saint Mary’s Housing Corporation has over half a century of experience providing affordable, quality housing for senior citizens in Northern Virginia. Currently owning and operating five communities with 769 units, we have established a remarkable legacy. Our past successes have equipped us with substantial resources that we are now poised to utilize in our next endeavor – building a robust and active affordable housing development arm. To spearhead this venture, we have established an affiliated non-profit entity, Saint Mary’s Communities, Inc., and are seeking an exceptional candidate for the role of Vice President of Real Estate Development. As the second employee, the selected individual will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape the future direction of Saint Mary’s Communities, Inc., cultivating an organizational culture that is professional, synergistic, and united by a shared passion for our mission. As we leverage our resources to support the financial feasibility of our projects, the Vice President of Real Estate Development will be instrumental in expanding our reach and impact, continuing Saint Mary’s tradition of transforming lives through affordable housing.

    As the Vice President of Real Estate Development, you will lead Saint Mary’s Communities, Inc.’s real estate development initiatives, creating quality, affordable housing for senior citizens in Virginia, with a focus on Northern Virginia. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development process, including site acquisition, financing, design, construction, and lease-up. This role requires a strong understanding of affordable housing development, project management skills, and a passion for our mission. This is a growth opportunity that may lead to executive leadership of the organization for the right person.

    This is a full-time position that will require occasional evening and weekend work for community meetings, events, and urgent project needs. This position is fully remote with frequent travel to development sites as necessary. The candidate must reside within the DMV area.

    Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. We offer a generous benefits package with paid time off.

    Please submit a resume and cover letter to jspencer@saintmaryshousing.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

    Saint Mary’s Communities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

  • Executive Director Capital Clubhouse, Inc.

    The Board of Directors of Capital Clubhouse, located in Washington DC, is seeking a successor to its founding Executive Director. Capital Clubhouse is a not-for-profit organization providing services and opportunities for people living with mental illness in the Washington DC area.

    The Executive Director is responsible for working in partnership with the Board of Directors, the members (Clubhouse participants), staff and community leaders to continuously achieve the mission and goals of the organization. The Executive Director is also responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Clubhouse including administration, finances, personnel, public relations, fundraising, program development, communications, marketing, and quality assurance.



  • Solar Development Project Manager National Housing Trust

    The Solar Development Project Manager will join NHT’s Energy Solutions team under the Managing Director of Sustainability. The Energy Solution team collaborates with affordable housing owners across the country, including NHT’s own Real Estate Development team, to develop and operate rooftop and community solar benefiting residents and owners of affordable housing. Since 2014, NHT’s Energy Solutions team has partnered with multi-family affordable housing providers to co-develop, finance, and install 15MW of renewable energy projects. Our expertise in affordable housing and track record developing portfolio-level solar installations have generated $26.3M in property and resident savings, impacted over 11,800 low-income households, and reduced emissions by 330,946 metric tons.

    This position is DC-based and qualifies for a hybrid work schedule, working a minimum of two days per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) at NHT’s corporate office.



  • Asset Manager AHC, Inc.

    AHC Inc. is seeking qualified individuals with a strong background in managing a portfolio of real estate ownership and expertise in managing multiple debt products.

    AHC is actively developing affordable, workforce and mixed-income rental housing in the Virginia, Washington DC, and Baltimore regions and currently owns over 8,000 apartment units at more than 50 communities. AHC’s Resident Services team provides a wide array of educational programs and social services to help our residents build stronger futures.

    AHC is a non-profit, mission-driven, resident-centric organization. We hire individuals who embrace these values and who want to work in a dynamic, diverse environment.

    About the Team:
    Asset Management is charged with the active and strategic pursuit of AHC’s long-term goals, from the pre-development of each asset, or each AHC multifamily property, through its operating life and management, and, in some cases, its ultimate disposition. Asset Management makes all business decisions with AHC’s mission and strategic goals in mind. Asset Management’s roles include oversight of AHC Management and third-party property management companies managing AHC assets, development of a strategic plan expressed in property performance goals, and continuous monitoring and analysis. These responsibilities apply to each individual asset and to the portfolio.

    This is an exciting time to join the Asset Management team as we are strengthening our current structure, implementing best practices, and ensuring that our systems support our resident-centric commitment at AHC.

    About the Job:
    The Asset Manager works with all levels of AHC, external capital and development partners, lenders, and property management providers. The Asset Manager is primarily responsible for being the owner of and subject matter expert for a portfolio of approximately 20 to 25 affordable and mixed-income housing communities in Virginia, DC, and Maryland. The Asset Manager monitors and ensures the optimization of portfolio performance with respect to physical and financial operations, including proactively identifying issues and implementing resolutions.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Data Management and Reporting:
    • Oversee, prepare, or assist with internal and external reporting and processing as required by AHC management and policies, including occupancy, property valuations, insurance, property taxes, and cash management exercises.
    • Establish KPIs, compile monthly performance reports, analyze results and use all property information to guide the property towards key objectives.

    Site and Financial Monitoring:
    • Analyze and develop the property level financial and operating metrics, as well as monitor the physical performance of the portfolio in collaboration with property management, development, construction, compliance, and resident services teams.
    • Review and approve annual operating budgets, capital expenditure plans, and all non-routine expenditures.
    • Conduct site visits, monitor property management systems and correspondence in line with AHC policy and as specified in investment and lender advisory agreements.

    Planning and Risk Management:
    • Collaborate with external and internal customers and communicate issues that may place a project at risk to appropriate leadership in Asset Management. Develop action plans to help mitigate any risks and protect the residents and investments.
    • Develop and implement proactive strategies to identify and resolve operational, financial, and compliance issues and concerns.

    Research and Forecasting:
    • Abstract, understand and monitor all aspects of the property capital structures including loan, equity, and tax credit terms and covenants.
    • Identify opportunities for capital structure improvement through restructure, refinance, or repositioning of owners’ interests.

    • Ensure all contracts with third-party vendors or service providers are approved in line with AHC policies and authority levels.

    Minimum Requirements:
    1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, preferably in Business Management, Accounting, or Finance.
    2. Three plus years of multifamily real estate management, finance, accounting, and/or asset management experience.
    3. Two plus years of affordable housing, real estate asset management, property management, or housing development experience.
    4. Experience managing a portfolio of real estate ownership interests and sufficient expertise and knowledge to independently manage multiple debt products, equity investments, private financing, and federal, state, and local government funding.
    5. Working knowledge and experience of other affordable housing programs centered on HUD, public housing and other programs that support affordable housing. LIHTC knowledge gained from asset management, operations, or development is required.

    How to Apply:
    For immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@ahcinc.org. Please include what region (Arlington or Baltimore) you wish to be considered.

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  • Real Estate Development Manager AHC, Inc.

    AHC Inc. is seeking qualified individuals with a strong entrepreneurial drive coupled with intense curiosity and creativity to join its dynamic real estate development team. AHC is actively developing affordable, workforce and mixed-income rental housing in the Washington & Baltimore regions and currently owns over 8,000 apartment units at more than 50 communities. AHC’s Resident Services team provides a wide array of educational programs and social services to help our residents build stronger futures.

    About the Team:
    The Real Estate Development team offers a fun, fast-paced, environment in which to make a meaningful impact in our community through the creation and preservation of affordable housing. The team is responsible for identifying, acquiring, financing, and constructing/renovating multifamily rental properties. The team utilizes a wide range of affordable and conventional financing tools and partnerships to raise the capital necessary to finance innovative affordable, mixed-use, and mixed-income communities. The continued expansion of the Real Estate Development team provides opportunities for growth and upward mobility.

    About the Job:
    The Real Estate Development Manager role is broadly defined at AHC. Real Estate Development Managers have substantial autonomy and are responsible for initiating and overseeing the full range of development tasks from initial concept development through entitlement approvals, financing, construction completion, lease-up, and project close-out. Real Estate Development Managers work closely with AHC colleagues in other divisions to ensure alignment of mission and execution.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    · Generate development budgets and pro forma to evaluate the financial feasibility
    · Negotiate with lenders and investors to obtain acquisition, construction, and permanent financing
    · Work with land use counsel, consultant teams, and local jurisdictions to gain approval for land entitlements and/or financial support
    · Coordinate the underwriting and closing process, including document review
    · Present to senior staff, the AHC Board of Directors, community groups and local governments
    · Manage development consultant team members during all phases of development/construction
    · Identify new opportunities and lead efforts to obtain site control

    Minimum Requirements:
    · One to three years’ experience developing and/or acquiring multifamily affordable housing
    · Familiarity with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and tax-exempt bonds
    · Experience creating development budgets and working with real estate pro formas to model complex financial structures
    · The ability to delegate tasks, teach and supervise less experienced teammates
    · Graduate degree in finance, real estate, urban planning, or other relevant discipline
    · Desire to take ownership of projects while working well within a team environment
    · Ability to juggle multiple, complex projects
    · Strong interest in affordable housing and a passion for creating positive change
    · Knowledge of construction, property operations, and other applicable fields is a plus
    · Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
    · Ability to work independently

    How to Apply:
    For immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@ahcinc.org. Please include what region (Arlington or Baltimore) you wish to be considered.

    Apply Now

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