As a residential property manager your duties are to help the non-profit owner preserve and increase the value of their real estate investments. This includes the preservation of affordable housing for low-income families in the Harlem and Washington Heights area of Manhattan.?The management of the daily operations of the property includes finding and placing qualified tenants, meeting regulatory and other compliance requirements to ensure the property is always in good working order.
?The Property Manager position requires technical knowledge of the housing maintenance code, housing court and housing laws, low-income housing tax credit regulations as they relate to Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code, HUD regulations (including REAC requirements) for Section 8 property, as well as basic building maintenance and financial reporting/budgeting for properties.
The Property Manager’s duties include, but not limited to:
- Work cooperatively with the Facilities Manager and other staff to identify and resolve repair and maintenance issues within buildings.
- Respond to emergency issues and report findings (this may include response to fire, police investigation and criminal activities, acts of nature and other unpredictable events).
- Work with the Accounting Department in preparing financial reports and establishing annual budgets for properties.
- Monitors rent collection and promptly start hold-over proceedings.
- Maintain records from property operations in accordance with all regulatory agreements, contracts, and best industry practices.
- Re-lease units within 30 days or less ensuring that properties are occupied with qualified tenants.
- Work cooperatively with all parties to manage buildings effectively and profitably.
- Work with tenants and tenant organizations to identify and resolve building issues.
- Maintain positive professional work relationships with residential and commercial tenants including confidentiality of tenant’s information.
- Completes Annual and Interim Recertifications for Tax Credit and HUD properties.
- Completes Annual DHCR Rent Registrations and HPD Property Registrations.
- Stay up to date with NYC, NYS, and Federal housing laws and initiatives.
- Required to complete other necessary task as request by management.
Knowledge & Skills Required
- Familiar with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
- Strong interpersonal & business communication skills.
- High level of organization and attention to detail.
- Competence with office management software.
- Working knowledge of Yardi software
- Knowledge of financial reporting.
- A Bachelor Degree: Real Estate Finance/Property Development/Urban Planning/Development/Business Administration or related field a plus.
- Must have a required certification: Notary, TaCCs, COS, BOS, RAM or etc.
- Bilingual English & Spanish required.
- Applicant must possess strong writing skills for preparation of general correspondence to residents, vendors and regulatory agencies and others.
- The ideal candidate is hard working, detailed oriented and a team player.
Hours: M-F (9am-5pm). Must be available during the nights and weekends, especially for emergencies.