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:

 

IT Senior Business Analyst
Project Manager, Development 
Project Manager, Engineering and Architecture
Leasing and Compliance Specialist

 


 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

IT Senior Business Analyst

Area of Talent:     Information Technology/Real Estate Finance/Banking

Position Type:      Full Time/Exempt

Location:              NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary

The IT PMO team at the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with project management experience.  Reporting to the PMO Director, this individual will work as the primary liaison between HDC’s business units and the IT application development teams in HDC and/or external vendors.  This role will elicit, define, analyze and validate requirements throughout the project lifecycle and also provide ongoing support for issue resolution and enhancement requests.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Become a subject matter expert in HDC’s business processes to support system enhancements and provide guidance for new development.  Be a strategic partner with HDC’s business units by implementing services and applications that they can use to automate and improve their processes.
  • Perform business requirement activities by providing end-to-end analysis for projects utilizing data modelling, use cases, workflows and user interface design across HDC’s existing applications and upcoming initiatives.
  • Create and maintain high-quality business and functional requirements documentation.  Work with project stakeholders to prioritize requirements and assess impact of changes on existing systems and business processes.
  • Assist the project manager in maintaining the project plan and managing assigned activities and tasks through completion by collaborating with business users and technology teams.
  • Support the project team through all iterations of discovery, elaboration, development, testing, training, implementation and application usage.
  • Develop and enforce the use of standards, best practices and methodologies for IT-related projects to drive continuous business improvement.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst or Product Owner
  • 2+ years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience with full project lifecycle, project management practices and SDLC methodologies
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and assist cross-functional teams in resolving business process and technical issues
  • Outstanding analytical skills – comfortable addressing ambiguous questions and clearly articulating complex ideas to both technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong communication (written, verbal and visual) and interpersonal skills with internal and external contacts
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

 

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in data architecture/warehousing
  • Experience in wireframing, mockups and UI design
  • Familiarity with user journey mapping and UX concepts
  • Agile experience
  • Experience in public sector, government (housing) agencies
  • Comfortable around executive leadership

 

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

 


 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Manager, Development

Area of Talent:    Development/Affordable Housing

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:             NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Development reports to the Senior Vice President, Development and is responsible for originating and underwriting mortgage loans using funds raised through bond issuances and/or allocations of corporate reserves.The Project Manager, Development reports to the Senior Vice President, Development and is responsible for originating and underwriting mortgage loans using funds raised through bond issuances and/or allocations of corporate reserves.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite mortgage loans (analyze loan proposals; review due diligence materials; prepare spreadsheets outlining each proposal; prepare credit memos; present loans to credit committee for approval).
  • Coordinate mortgage loan closings with internal and external parties, including developers, other City agencies, bankers, bond underwriters and tax credit syndicators.
  • Manage relationships with current and prospective developers/borrowers.
  • 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.

 

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


 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 Vice President of Engineering and Architecture 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 recommendations.
  • Review owner responses to findings and determine the feasibility of the proposed remediation.
  • Complete plan and cost reviews of rehabilitation scopes to advise financing staff.
  • Monitor construction progress and review construction requisitions.
  • 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.
  • Oversee third party consultants as applicable.
  • Frequent travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
  • 5 plus years relevant experience 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:

  • 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.

 

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

 

 HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Leasing and Compliance Specialist

Area of Talent:     Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Compliance/Affordable Housing

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Location:             NYC/Wall Street Area

 

Position Summary:

The Leasing and Compliance Specialist reports to the Assistant Vice President of Leasing and is primarily responsible for monitoring and evaluating applicant files for initial and ongoing LIHTC, Tax Exempt Bond, Taxable Bond, and HDC Marketing and Regulatory compliance. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the income and rent qualifications for applicant files to ensure compliance with specific building and program limits.
  • Review applicant files to ensure that they contain complete and accurate documentation as required by HDC’s Marketing Guidelines and LIHTC requirements.
  • Ensure turn-around on approvals within three (3) business days or less of the receipt of a complete submission.
  • Review rent rolls and annual owner certification packages to ensure ongoing programmatic and regulatory compliance.
  • Communicate regularly with agents to ensure timely processing and provide technical assistance and ongoing guidance.
  • Create and update project spreadsheets to document initial and historical tenant data. 
  • Conduct offsite audits of housing lotteries, tenant files and unit inspections.
  • Field complaints from applicants, elected officials, owners and agents and provide timely and detailed responses substantiated by HDC regulatory and programmatic guidelines.
  • Assist with the monitoring of affordable housing lotteries for advertised projects, including lottery logs, to ensure proper processing of applicants.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field and relevant affordable housing industry experience is preferred; or,
  • A satisfactory combination of experience and/or education that is equivalent to the above.
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong Organizational and Communication Skills (Oral and Written).
  • High level of proficiency in mathematics and data analysis.
  • Ability to travel by public transportation in New York, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Richmond Counties.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite specifically Excel and Word.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of HDC Marketing Guidelines and Fair Housing and Rent Stabilization guidelines

 

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