This position is responsible for the day to day management of low income public housing, including but not limited to: Administrative, executing and supervising all operations of the assigned property; leasing; enforcing the lease; maintaining the financial health of the property; maintaining all applicable requirements and regulations as it pertains to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Rental Integrity Standards, Federal, State, local laws, and PHA Admissions and Continued Occupancy policies and procedures; capital planning and redevelopment.
Bachelor’s degree in operations, accounting, finance, and/or public business administration is desired; or applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional directly related experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.
Minimum of five (5) years of prior property management experience, preferably some of which was in the private sector. Must have comprehensive knowledge of property management principles and practices.
Minimum of five (5) years of management, supervisory and administrative experience in working with the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development programs, and/or Section 8 Housing.
Experience in budget preparation, fiscal oversight, analyzing and managing a property portfolio is highly beneficial.
Must have Certified Housing Manager, Project Based Management, Public Housing Occupancy, Rent Calculation and Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) certifications or be able to obtain certifications within twelve (12) months of employment.
Must have valid driver’s license in good standings.
Ability to work flexible hours, be available on a twenty-four (24) hour on-call basis, and take rotating weekend on call shifts.
Must be resident oriented and possess an understanding and tactful attitude with applicants and residents of public housing.
Must have thorough knowledge of HUD regulations governing the occupancy of public housing as well as public housing administration.
Ability to work independently and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, public officials, contractors and the general public.
Proficient user of modern office equipment and computer applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel and the internet as related to the work.
The Peoria Housing Authority is committed to providing affordable housing opportunities for all of the citizens living in an area generally known as “Central Illinois.” In addition, through the development of strong partnerships with current residents and appropriate community agencies, the Peoria Housing Authority seeks to develop new programs (Housing, Social, Educational) to enhance the quality of life for residents, thereby offering numerous opportunities for self-sufficiency.