Employment Opportunity

Job Description

Part-time Affordable Housing Project Manager

Hempstead Community Land Trust, Inc. (HCLT)

50 Clinton Street, Suite 504

Hempstead, NY 11550

Imagine yourself working for a dynamic and innovative Community Land Trust (CLT) with a core role of developing affordable homeownership opportunities for low-to-moderate-income individuals and families. HCLT will work with the Village of Hempstead Community Development Agency, Office of Community Development of Nassau County, as well as state and local nonprofit funding sources with a primary focus of obtaining federal grants. HCLT prides itself on sponsoring new solutions for present and future residents of the Village of Hempstead. To learn more about our organization’s mission, please visit www.hempsteadclt.org


The P/T Project Manager will work directly with the Project Planning and Development Committee, preform a wide variety activity for the purpose of creating new affordable housing opportunities.

The P/T Project Manager is expected to have general knowledge of real estate development or affordable housing development and preservation and must be able to follow the necessary protocols of funding source underwriting, monitoring, and reporting as well as, project feasibility. Should also be an organized self-starter who takes initiative to problem solve and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines and have the ability to communicate effectively with the HCLT Board of Directors, developers, residents, general members, and stakeholders

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ensures compliance with financial, design, and supportive services requirements.

  • Provides support for the issuance of Notices of Funding Availability.

  • Evaluates and monitors supportive services provided by housing developers and service agencies.

  • Performs a wide variety of activities related to policy analysis and research including designing, implementing, coordinating, evaluating, reporting, and monitoring programs and objectives for the purpose of the creation of new and preservation of existing affordable and special needs/homeless housing.

  • Interprets County, state, and federal policies and regulations and converts them to policies and procedures.

  • Performs procurement solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, and contract preparation.

  • Prepares timely, complete, accurate, and concise written technical documents, including the preparation of reports for Board deliberation and approval.

  • Performs a variety of administrative duties including disseminating Notices of Funding Availability and/or Requests for Proposals or Qualifications, assisting with the preparation of funding proposals, performing procurement tasks, and other duties as needed.

  • General understanding of public lending requirements, workflow, and timing in the administration of local, state, and federal funds, especially as it applies to the leveraging of other public funding sources.

  • Experience with rules, regulations, and practices governing affordable multi-family housing development, acquisition/rehabilitation, and other housing-related activities.

  • Financial analytical skills with an understanding of affordable multi-family housing finance; various federal, state, and local funding sources, including low-income tax credits and bond financing; experience with housing developers and investors.

  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues at all levels.


Minimum Selection Requirements

  • A university degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, or related field.

  • Two (2) years of experience in affordable housing or real estate development, finance, urban planning, construction, affordable housing policy, or a Master’s degree in one of these fields may substitute for one year of experience.

  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite or a similar program.

If interested in Appling for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to: hempsteadclt@gmail.com.