Real Estate Developer-Affordable Housing

Job Type
Programmatic/Project Management
Worcester Community Housing Resources
Contact Name
Jennifer Schanck-Bolwell
Contact Email
Contact Phone

Worcester, MA
United States

Job Description

Position Title: Real Estate Developer (Affordable Housing)


Summary: Worcester Community Housing Resources’ (WCHR) mission is to create and preserve affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households and to initiate and support neighborhood revitalization throughout Worcester County.  WCHR achieves this through the provision of community lending, through development and management of affordable housing, and through neighborhood revitalization initiatives. 


WCHR is seeking a full-time Real Estate Developer to lead projects across the full spectrum of affordable housing development activities for individuals and families, from pre-development assessments to project completion and ongoing capital planning. In this role with a competitive salary range of $65,000-$75,000/year (commensurate with experience) and an attractive benefits package (including a hybrid work environment), you will report to the Director of Development and Financing and play a pivotal role in shaping Worcester County’s affordable housing landscape.


Responsibilities include:  feasibility analysis, project proposal initiation, funding source cultivation, project and construction management, and extensive collaboration with stakeholders. Your expertise in affordable housing financing tools and compliance, coupled with strong project management, financial analysis, and communication skills, will be essential in achieving our mission. If you have a minimum of 3 years of experience in affordable housing or a related field and are prepared to excel in a growing organization with a dynamic work environment, we encourage you to apply. Join us in making a difference and advancing opportunities in housing. 

Application Instruction

We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every requirement listed. We value the individuality of our candidates, and there's no such thing as a flawless resume.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter explaining how their experiences fits the position and why you want to be a part of the WCHR team.  Email resume and cover letter to: