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The fee for posting community development-related job openings for non-CNHED members is $100 per 31 days of a given calendar month. Active, dues-paying CNHED members may post community development-related job openings from their organizations for free. Please email Rayna Whitted rwhitted@cnhed.org for questions or click the button above to submit a job post.

  • Real Estate Development Manager Government of the District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)

    The Real Estate Development unit implements real estate development projects involving District-owned land which support the District’s goals of promoting stronger neighborhoods in all 8 Wards. This unit is engaged in the following 4 activities: (1) Development and Disposition—managing a portfolio of real estate development projects; (2) New Communities Initiative—managing projects envisioned to revitalize severely distressed subsidized housing and redevelop neighborhoods into vibrant mixed-income communities; (3) St. Elizabeth’s East—managing a project designed to create well-planned, multi-use, mixed-income, walkable, livable community on the St. Elizabeth’s East Campus, including the Entertainment and Sports Arena; (4) Walter Reed Army Medical Center—providing administrative support to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Local Redevelopment Authority and manages the implementation of the reuse plan; and (5) special projects, including public-private partnerships involving public infrastructure and facilities.

    Position Description:
    As a Real Estate Development Manager at DMPED, you will be part of a unique public office that sits in the Executive Office of the Mayor and helps guide the future growth of the District. You will join a team of 20+ development managers working on projects encompassing all real estate product types and ranging in size from ½ acre parcels to projects such as the Wharf (which is 1 mile long and contains over 3.5 million gross square feet). You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of real estate development, financing, and related projects and for performing tasks appropriate to evaluate and progress individual projects in your assigned portfolio. Such portfolio may also include projects within the District’s New Communities Initiative in addition to serving other affordable housing projects, including those in which DMPED partners with the District of Columbia Housing Authority.

  • Consultant to Serve as Interim Director of Property Management Coalition Homes (Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless)

    Coalition Homes, Inc. (https://mcch.net/affordable-housing) is the nonprofit housing
    development affiliate of the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. (MCCH) and creates permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless individuals and families. CH acquires, develops, and manages permanent supportive housing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable populations with disabilities. In this capacity, Coalition Homes plays a crucial role to end homelessness consistent with MCCH’s mission of making homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in Montgomery County, Maryland. The mission of Coalition Homes is to help eradicate homelessness in the County by creating, owning, and operating permanent housing solutions.

    The DPW will serve in an interim leadership capacity for CH and lead its property management functions including those of CH’s parent company MCCH. The DPW will support bringing on board a third-party property management firm for CH and MCCH units/households and coordinate these functions across both entities. This includes establishing a new property management business model across CH and MCCH that includes systems and processes and support functions for the work of the third-party property management company.

  • Development Director Homes for America

    Homes for America, a Maryland-based nonprofit housing developer located in Annapolis, MD has an immediate opening for a Development Director. The position reports to the Executive Vice-President of Development and works to help expand HFA’s portfolio of communities. A successful candidate must be detail-oriented, have organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative while working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

    Homes for America is a nonprofit housing corporation that specializes in creating and preserving affordable housing communities enhanced with services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • COO https://rocusa.org/about-roc-usa/careers/

    ROC USA seeks a dynamic, tech-savvy, and strategic Chief Operating Officer to join our unique and growing social venture and spearhead the development of networked systems and operations that will support our planned expansion in Network and through our direct-to-consumer strategies.

  • Community Engagement Specialist Mi Casa

    Mi Casa seeks a highly motivated, creative, and dynamic individual to serve as the Community Engagement Specialist (CES) and an integral member of the Mi Casa team. The CES will work with interdisciplinary teams in its Housing Programs (specifically co-op development and the Genesis Program) to facilitate community leadership and engagement, provide training, and to build resident leadership and community capacity. The Coordinator will work with the team members and residents to foster a culture of mutual cooperation to work toward common goals.

  • Project Manager Mi Casa

    Mi Casa seeks a highly-motivated, experienced Project Manager to advance Mi Casa’s affordable housing development, with a focus on new initiatives.   A self-starter, the PM will work in a small team of committed staff, and an extensive network of affiliates, to manage the development of affordable housing projects.  The PM will work closely with the Deputy Director to advance multi-year benchmarks and new/special initiatives, including the Small Building Preservation project, aimed at preventing displacement of low residents through preserving naturally occurring affordable housing in DC, including East of the River. The ideal candidate will bring experience in creating, negotiating, and implementing development plans for multi-family housing; securing complex project financing; working with diverse teams to build consensus; establishing public/ private partnerships; providing outreach and coordination to represent Mi Casa in new project development. S/he/they will also bring creative ideas for reshaping / testing new strategies to address complex problems in affordable housing development.

  • HOUSING COUNSELOR / TRAINER Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, Inc.

    Marshall Heights Community Development Organization (MHCDO) is looking for a Housing Counselor to join our committed staff. We are looking for a high energy, committed and quick learner to work with our Counseling Team to support the needs of low- and moderate-income households in achieving their housing goals.


    • Provide comprehensive housing counseling for renters, homeowners, homebuyers and the homeless.
    • Special emphasis on services for first-time homebuyers and to support households seeking homeownership by providing individual counseling, income certifications, training, and other support services.
    • Help and support individuals to develop the skills necessary to take the steps towards long-term homeownership.
    • Assist individuals in completing applications for specialized homeownership programs. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

    • A minimum of four years of combined education or professional experience related to real estate, finance, education, counseling, mortgage underwriting, or related field.
    • HUD Housing Counselor Certification or ability to pass the national HUD Housing Counseling Certification exam within three months of hire date.
    • Ability to motivate individuals and translate complicated information into simple terms.
    • Ability to employ simple math and spreadsheets in developing individual budgets and income calculations.
    • Previous experience with mortgage processing and/or underwriting a plus.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team player exercising mature judgment.
    • Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and able to develop innovative solutions.
    • Ability to present neat and complete applications with great attention to detail.
    • Experience providing supportive services to at-risk populations.
    • Ability to respond to multiple needs with patience and diligence.
    • Ability to communicate with a variety of professionals including bankers, realtors, contractors, landlords.
    • Ability to maintain complete files which include confidential information.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as excellent computer skills.
    • Ability to translate technical information into layman’s terms; and
    • Sensitivity to the needs within the community and to individual clients.

    MHCDO is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. MHCDO recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or familiar status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.

    Resumes and cover letters should be sent dbaskerville@mhcdo.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

  • Tenant Organizer Housing Counseling Services

    Housing Counseling Services (HCS) seeks an energetic self-starter to provide outreach, training, and technical assistance to low and moderate-income District tenants. The Tenant Organizer will join a dynamic team of co-workers who seek to empower low and moderate-income tenants through education and outreach. The Tenant Organizer will provide technical assistance to tenants so that they understand their rights and opportunities and can make their own informed housing choices.

    HCS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1972 to provide comprehensive housing counseling, training, advocacy, and technical assistance to low and moderate-income tenants, homebuyers, homeowners, and the homeless. Our goal is to build sustainable communities through informed housing consumers.


    • Provide ongoing technical assistance to tenants and tenant associations who seek to preserve their rights, form tenant associations, purchase their buildings, partner with developers, improve housing conditions, preserve housing affordability and subsidies.
    • Conduct outreach in buildings throughout DC where tenants are at risk for displacement.
    • Provide trainings on tenant rights and responsibilities, forming a tenant association, the tenant purchase process, developing partnerships, selecting development partners and other topics.
    • Engage partners including property owners, management companies, developers, attorneys, lenders, inspectors, and government officials;
    • Flexible hours that require evening meetings at approximately four days a week.


    • Must be dynamic, flexible, self-directed, a capable multi-tasker, collaborative/team-focused, and have excellent analytical and public speaking skills;
    • Commitment to affordable housing, social justice, and community education;
    • Background in, or experience with, community development, affordable housing, at-risk populations, organizing and/or anti-poverty work;
    • Experience in providing direct services to low-income individuals and families;
    • Sensitivity to needs within the community and to individual clients;
    • Ability to translate technical information into layman’s terms;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including lenders, developers, landlords, attorneys, public officials, and low-income individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
    • Comfortable working in conflict situations and being out of the office in neighborhoods throughout DC;
    • Fluency in Spanish a plus! Other language skills are appreciated.


    SALARY: 48-62 depending on experience and qualifications.

    HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to employment@housingetc.org.

    HCS is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. HCS recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or familiar status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.
  • Deputy Director, Mid-Atlantic Region Low Income Investment Fund

    Working under the direction of the Director, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions, the Deputy Director is the leader of LIIF’s activities in LIIF’s market of Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia (Market). The Deputy Director is accountable for positioning LIIF as a leader in the Market. This includes developing, managing and supporting locally-based funder relationships and, leading LIIF’s efforts in state-based affordable housing policy initiatives. The Deputy Director is also accountable for lending operating and financial performance for the Market. This includes achieving expected financial outcomes, including loan production, for these operations as developed in LIIF’s strategic plan, annual work plans and budgets.

  • Project Manager Victory Housing, Inc.

    The Project Manager role is broadly defined at Victory and the selected individual will have responsibility for the full range of tasks associated with each assigned project from initial concept through construction completion and lease-up. The Project Manager will report to the Vice President, Real Estate Development.

    The Project Manager will be a hard-working, smart, creative, and conscientious team player. He/she will manage the real estate project execution, including entitlement, financing, and construction of affordable housing properties within the Archdiocese of Washington, working closely with government staff, lenders, partners, and consultants. The Project Manager prepares financial projections and applications, identifies, and coordinates the work of the project team, including the design, construction, legal and financing specialists.


    The Program Manager manages staff that provides family strengthening and support services to identified families to promote safety, well-being and a healthy interdependence within the community. This position utilizes a strengths-based approach to manage and coordinate programs and services and support staff around execution of such in the home, school, and community to assist participants in meeting identified needs. S/he is responsible for supervising Family Support Workers and Community Social Workers to ensure utilization of best practice approaches, adherence to applicable policies and procedures, and professional development. All activities are conducted in accordance with the organization’s established policies and procedures, contract requirements, legal requirements, and best practice standards.

  • Equitable Development Manager Building Bridges Across the River

    The 11th Street Bridge Park (a project of the Ward 8 non-profit Building Bridges Across the River) is searching for an Equitable Development Manager to help implement the park’s Equitable Development Plan (EDP.) This critical position builds on work of the last several years as the organization ensures that the thousands of residents who have helped shape this new civic space can continuously benefit from it. This position will manage a new partnership implementing workforce development strategies in collaboration with Skyland Workforce Center (another program of Building Bridges Across the River) and workforce training in four similar parks across the country (Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Dallas and San Francisco.) This position will be responsible for regular coordination with this workforce cohort and serve as the primary point of contact for third party evaluation team from the Urban Institute. In addition, this position will work with the Director of Equity to coordinate other EDP strategies with non-profits such as Manna, Douglass Community Land Trust , Housing Counseling Services, Anacostia Business Improvement District, local universities and government agencies such as the DC Department of Transportation, Department of Employment Services and Department of Housing and Community Development. Around the country, the 11th Street Bridge Park and many like-minded spaces are witnessing the tremendous positive impacts that signature civic spaces can have on residents’ wellbeing and building social capital amongst underserved communities. However, we are also learning from and analyzing the unintended consequences of these investments and the changes that can lead to economic, cultural and physical displacement. In 2015, the Bridge Park worked with hundreds of stakeholders to develop an Equitable Development Plan that addresses how cities can make investments in communities of need without unintentionally displacing the people they are trying to serve. The EDP includes 34 recommendations in four areas: workforce development; small business enterprises; housing and cultural equity strategies. This work has served as a model for other projects across the nation.

  • Chief Financial Officer MANNA

    Manna is seeking an energetic and accomplished Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to work with Manna’s new President & CEO to advance Manna’s work as a strong and high performing, financially strong organization and support implementation of operational vision and strategy.

  • Multifamily Loan Underwriter DC Housing Finance Agency

    The Multifamily Lending and Neighborhood Investments division finances multifamily housing through the issuance of tax exempt bonds, taxable bonds, and 4% low income housing tax credits. The division also manages predevelopment loans through its McKinney Act Program. The Multifamily Loan Underwriter contributes to the success of the financing program through robust analytical assessment of the sponsor, project and market feasibility of each transaction. This position requires an experienced, analytical, disciplined and creative candidate that can move at the speed of the transaction.


    • Manage relationship with developers, lenders, banks, equity providers, public funding agencies and other stakeholders involved in the creation and preservation of affordable housing in the District of Columbia
    • Responsible for the intake of detailed loan applications and supporting documentation required for the underwriting and assessment of affordable housing development and rehabilitation projects financing.
    • Work with development teams to determine optimal deal structure for transactions.
    • Conduct underwriting necessary to render decisions for taxable or tax exempt bond and Low Income housing Tax Credit financing on projects submitted to the agency for funding.
    • Procure third party due diligence reports and negotiate contracts for appraisals, environmental site assessments (ESA), architectural cost reviews, physical needs assessments, and market studies.
    • Review and approve third party due diligence reports. Ensure that recommendations are implemented in the project development plan.
    • Effectively present analysis and approval recommendations to senior management team and the agency’s Board of Directors.
    • Negotiate final terms and conditions of project financing.
    • Coordinate the closing process by working with the developer, bond investor, LIHTC syndicator, legal counsel, and other funding sources such as public agencies and subsidy providers.
    • Provide input to the draw process in partnership with the Agency’s construction monitoring team during construction in order to ensure that projects are being constructed as per the underwriting.
    • Coordinate with the Agency’s Department of Portfolio and Asset Management to gather market data and reconcile all regulatory requirements during the underwriting process, provide feedback while transactions remain in the portfolio and to resolve issues on troubled assets.
    • Review and approve third party due diligence reports. Ensure that recommendations are implemented in the project development plan.
    • Assist in the design and development of new multifamily loan programs, special non-lending programs (i.e. supportive services, counseling, technical assistance, etc.) using federal, District of Columbia, DC Housing Finance Agency, or other fund resources.
    • Remain current on external factors that may affect established lending policies, such as new or revised legislation and regulations.
    • Provide complete customer service through relationship management.
    • Perform other duties as required.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Business, or another related field from an accredited university or equivalent experience is required.
    • Masters in Real Estate Development (MRED) or a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) a plus.
    • 3-5 years of experience in Real Estate, Planning, Development, and Finance.
    • 3+ (three) years of experience in multifamily construction and permanent loan underwriting.
    • Thorough knowledge of underwriting policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of housing and affordable housing related market forces including; general real estate principles, supply and demand economics and other multifamily demand drivers.
    • Understanding of federal, state, municipal code, regulations; contract law; business entity structure and real estate law; and construction principles particularly as they relate to tax exempt bond and Low Income Housing Tax Credit financing.
    • Must possess strong research, project management, organizational, analytical, and math/quantitative skills.
    • Must be able to successfully and autonomously manage projects of a varied and complex nature.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and ability to make presentations.


    • Ability to work proactively and operate accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment with variable deadlines.
    • Maintain high ethical standards of integrity and quality.

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