26 Court Street
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Housing Development Officer, the Housing Development Officer is responsible for all appropriate project and program management activities.
- Prepare and review Requests for Proposals and manage the property disposition process.
- Perform developer selection and negotiation and ensure compliance with program, project and funding requirements, as well as, policy standards.
- Oversee projects through community process, public approvals and permits, into and through closing, construction, sales (or rent-up) coordinating with other City Agencies and approvals.
- Coordinate project and/or program at appropriate points with the project team and divisional and agency staff.
- Perform financial structuring, and restructuring for workouts, including appropriate use(s), costs, affordability, public subsidy and public benefits.
- Work with staff to process funding requests, awards, commitments, requisitions and contract payments.
- Maintain project files, prepare project status reports, prepare updates for the Directors Tracking.
- Prepare and coordinate applications for state and federal resources, including housing grants and loans, rental assistance, and/or public services.
- Manage programs that involve negotiations and coordination among multiple public and private agencies.
- Prepare, negotiate, and administer public service and rental assistance contracts with non-profit organizations.
- Assist with policy development pertaining to housing and housing-related services.
- Perform other related duties as required by the position.
- Performs related work as required.
- At least (2) years experience in real estate development or finance.
- Familiarity with principles of real estate finance, real estate development and management, housing construction and rehabilitation, and mortgage financing.
- Working knowledge of federal and state regulations for housing and community development programs and resources.
- Familiarity with Boston neighborhoods and history, housing and community development issues, public housing subsidy programs, and city government.
- Familiarity with computerized word processing and spreadsheet programs.
- Strong organizational, writing, negotiation, speaking, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on details as required by the job.
- Appropriate educational substitutions may be made.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SEIU 888/N-22
Hours Per Week: 35
Applicants interested in this position can apply to the City's Career Center website at this link here: