Careers at HDC

The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is a public benefit corporation and the nation’s largest municipal Housing Finance Agency.  HDC’s programs support the construction and preservation of multi-family affordable housing in New York City.

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Available Positions:

Asset Manager and Deputy Director of Marketing
Compliance Specialist
Project Manager, Preservation Finance
Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture
Database Administrator (DBA)

 

 

Asset Manager and Deputy Director of Marketing

Area of Talent:  Compliance/Marketing/Affordable Housing
Position Type:  Full Time/Exempt
Location:  NYC/Wall Street Area

Position Summary:

The Asset Manager and Deputy Director of Marketing reports to the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and oversees all aspects of the marketing and ongoing lease-up of HDC financed developments ensuring strict adherence to HDC compliance and statutory requirements including the communication and enforcement of all policies and regulations throughout HDC’s portfolio. HDC is seeking an experienced professional with the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide detailed guidance at marketing and compliance meetings as well as deliver presentations on behalf of HDC at public seminars and gatherings involving elected officials and their constituents.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular review of the HDC portfolio and implementation of appropriate corrective compliance measures as applicable.
  • Streamline existing processes and systems to maximize the Department’s productivity and oversight capabilities.
  • Manage inquiries from applicants, elected officials, owners and agents and provide timely and detailed responses substantiated by HDC regulatory and programmatic guidelines.
  • Ensure the proper implementation of new policies and procedures by HDC staff and outside parties.
  • Update and improve related aspects of the HDC website.
  • Coordinate and take the lead in HDC marketing and compliance meetings.
  • Review marketing plans to ensure initial and long term regulatory and marketing compliance.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with project owners, managing agents and various government agencies.  
  • Monitor affordable housing lotteries for advertised projects, including lottery logs, to ensure proper processing of applicants.
  • Lead detailed interactive educational seminars that provide project specific as well as general programmatic information and guidance.
  • Coordinate with other HDC departments to resolve regulatory issues.
  • Act as a liaison for NYC Housing Connect.
  • Review applicant files for programmatic eligibility.
  • Prepare and maintain timely, accurate, and updated project records and compliance reports.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field such as Business Administration, Public Administration, or Urban Planning.
  • 2 years minimum of relevant experience in affordable housing and marketing compliance.
  • Thorough understanding of the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program including LIHTC or comparable certifications/experience.
  • Ability and experience managing projects and time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Superior organizational, analytic, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with staff, executives and external partners.
  • High level of proficiency in data analysis and regulatory agreement review.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word and Power Point

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of affordable housing Marketing Guidelines, Fair Housing and Rent Stabilization guidelines

 

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@nychdc.com or fax to (212) 227-6893. 

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

Compliance Specialist

Area of Talent:  Compliance/Affordable Housing
Position Type:  Full Time/Exempt
Location:  NYC/Wall Street Area

Position Summary:

The Compliance Specialist reports to the Deputy Director of Compliance and is responsible for monitoring and evaluating compliance within HDC’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Tax Exempt Bond (TEB), and Taxable Bond (TB) properties. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs on-site LIHTC and TEB audits of properties pursuant to Section 42 and 142 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Reviews annual owner certification packages and rent rolls to ensure ongoing programmatic and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitors program updates on a regular basis and takes the appropriate actions to ensure compliance.
  • Prepares and maintains timely, accurate, and updated compliance reports.
  • Establishes and maintains key external relationships with property owners, managing agents and various governmental agencies.
  • Acts promptly to respond in writing to inquiries and complaints.
  • Assists in all functions of HDC’s Leasing and Marketing Groups.
  • Provides technical assistance to stakeholders.  

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field and relevant affordable housing industry experience; or,
  • A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience that is equivalent to the above.
  • Ability to travel frequently by public transportation in New York, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Richmond Counties.
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines.
  • Superior organizational, problem solving, oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of proficiency in mathematics and data analysis.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite specifically Excel and Word.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Fair Housing and Rent Stabilization guidelines

 

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@nychdc.com or fax to (212) 227-6893. 

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Project Manager, Preservation Finance

Area of Talent:  Finance/Real Estate Lending/Affordable Housing
Position Type:  Full Time/Exempt
Location:  NYC/Wall Street Area

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Preservation Finance reports to the Vice President, Asset Management and is responsible for originating and underwriting mortgage loans using funds raised through bond issuances and/or allocations of corporate reserves to preserve and rehabilitate affordable housing developments in HDC’s portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite mortgage loans (analyze loan proposals; review due diligence materials; prepare spreadsheets outlining each proposal; prepare credit memos; present loans to HDC’s Credit Committee and Board for approval).
  • Coordinate mortgage loan closings with internal and external parties, including developers/borrowers, other governmental agencies, bankers, bond underwriters and tax credit syndicators.
  • Manage relationships with current and prospective developers/borrowers.
  • Manage communications with resident organizations and local officials.
  • Prepare management reports and loan tracking information.
  • Assist in evaluating and/or formulating affordable housing program and policy initiatives.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with substantial course work/credits specific to finance, and/or real estate.
  • Demonstrated interest in affordable housing.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in real estate lending, and/or development.
  • Proficiency in creating mortgage loan models and financial concepts.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, and the ability to build relationships with staff, executives and external partners.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in related field a plus.
  • Knowledge of Federal, New York State, and New York City affordable housing programs and the development process is a plus.

 

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@nychdc.com or fax to (212) 227-6893. 

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture

Area of Talent: Engineering/Affordable Housing
Position Type: Full Time/Exempt
Location: NYC/Wall Street Area

Position Summary: 

The Project Manager, Engineering & Architecture position reports to the Assistant Vice President in the Asset Management Department. This position performs physical inspections, design reviews, rehabilitation plan and cost review, and construction monitoring of occupied rehabilitation projects to preserve the integrity of HDC’s portfolio of affordable multi-family housing developments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and assess building conditions, maintenance practices, energy efficiency, storm resiliency, construction plans, rehabilitation costs, and progress.
  • ​Prepare written reports to management and ownership with findings and recommendation.
  • Review owner responses to findings and determine the feasibility of the proposed remediation.
  • Participate in evaluating initiatives and policies affecting the physical strength of  HDC’s portfolio.
  • Participate and represent HDC in meetings with borrowers, business partners and other agencies.
  • Frequent travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
  • Knowledge of NYC building codes, multi-family residential construction, HVAC, plumbing  and building conveyance systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office productivity tools.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience (2 to 5 years preferred, but recent graduate will be considered).
  • NYS licensed PE or RA, LEED, BPI or CEM certification.
  • Knowledge of Federal State and New York City affordable housing programs.
  • NYS driver’s license preferred, but not required.

 

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@nychdc.com or fax to (212) 227-6893.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

Database Administrator (DBA)

Area of Talent: Information Technology/Affordable Housing
Position Type: Full Time/Exempt
Location: NYC/Wall Street Area

Position Summary: 

The Database Administrator (DBA) reports to the Assistant Vice President (AVP), Network Operations and is responsible for all mission-critical Oracle/Oracle ERP and SQL server environments providing support for testing and production environments. The DBA also provides strategic direction to HDC by researching, testing and implementing new technologies and system architectures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform system administration including daily maintenance, monitoring, problem resolution, tuning, uptime, security, and coordination of the database and application upgrades.
  • Monitor and maintain database security and database software.
  • Provide support for the production and test environments.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with internal IT partners and HDC non-technical end users to ensure system understanding and compliance.
  • Perform system backup and recovery (RMAN).
  • Perform root cause analysis of production-related database issues
  • Test, validate and implement performance and resource solutions.
  • Be “on-call” for production databases on a rotation basis.
     

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and experience.
  • Seven or more years of Oracle/Oracle ERP DBA experience.
  • High availability of Oracle/Oracle ERP and Microsoft SQL server systems. Maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting and developing on both Oracle Enterprise Linux and Windows platforms.
  • High level of proficiency with tuning tools including TKPROF and Statspack.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the Oracle/Oracle ERP Financial Suite of applications and upgrade paths.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Oracle and SQL database monitoring tools in virtualized, as well as physical environment installations.
  • Experience in backup and recovery (RMAN and database hot backups).
  • Working knowledge and implementation of disaster recovery solutions for all database systems to ensure business continuity.
  • Working knowledge of tuning tools such as TKPROF and STATSPACK.
  • Ability to work well with others and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience in using project management tools.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines.
  • Superior organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge and experience in Oracle Financials R 12 with AD Online patching, business intelligence, Sharepoint, Discoverer 10g, Oracle BI/XML Publisher, Web Logic, Tools for the PL/SQL development, Oracle Fusion Applications and VMWARE and Oracle OVM

 

Interested applicants may email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to jobs@nychdc.com or fax to the Human Resources Department at (212) 227-6893.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs. 

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer