Empower yourself;
Empower the Community

 

We are guided by what we do!

Founded in 1990, The Housing Partnership, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit real estate development organization that creates affordable housing opportunities to encourage family stability, support communities, revitalize neighborhoods, and empower local economy.

Since inception, HPI has served over 15,000 low-income individuals and families through public and private partnerships. HPI’s vision is to create communities in which affordable housing of choice is available for everyone.

At present, HPI serves over 1,200 individuals and families in its property managed single- and multi-family communities. Along with resident services, HPI offers a path to homeownership through its nationally recognized NeighborWorks America Homebuyer Education & Financial Counseling program that lowers the cost of entry for new homeowners through access to downpayment assistance and community mortgage lending.

HPI, in partnership with state agencies, private entities and other nonprofits, also works to combat homelessness through affordable housing and homeownership among veterans and victims of domestic violence.

What we do

We look for people who are passionate and proud of the work they acheive.
At HPI, you can build a career with the knowledge that you are making a difference in the community.

Property & Asset Management
Real Estate Development
HPI Construction
Single Family Home Sales
Homebuyer Education
Financial Counseling


What makes us different

We know our team is our greatest asset!
We strive for an environment of continuous improvement and professional growth for employees.

  • Professional Development and Advancement Opportunities available.
  • Employee Benefits including Health & Dental, and company match 401K plans.
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays, including Oaks Day and Good Friday.
  • Salary continuation with up to 80% of salary for emergency leaves.
  • Promotion of Healthy Work/Life Balance.

Open Positions

The Housing Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit real estate development organization dedicated to creating, sustaining and promoting access to affordable housing of choice. We have a strong focus on building stable communities by providing housing choice and financial education for a future community of homeowners. HPI has partnered with Portland Now, the neighborhood association for the Portland neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky established in 2001 to create The Portland Housing Partnership (PHP).
 
The Portland Housing Partnership is a collaboration to renovate vacant and existing houses for quality renovation and to convert low-income households currently renting into homeowners for the creation of housing wealth and the betterment of the neighborhood. The purpose of this position is to identify single-family houses for acquisition that are currently vacant or being maintained as investment properties. PHP's aim is to repurpose these properties into homeownership opportunities.
 
The PHP team is looking for someone with good computer research abilities; a working knowledge of social media platforms; and strong communication/presentation skills. This position will require someone who can work independently, solve problems and is willing to connect with property owners through phone, email, social media or in-person meetings. The flexible, part-time position will offer an important educational experience to an individual interested in affordable housing and the improvement of the Portland neighborhood.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction and supervision of the Manager of Single Family Housing Production and the Neighborhood Revitalization Committee of Portland NOW, the Property Research Assistant performs a variety of duties. This position is part-time (5-10 hours per week) and offers a flexible work schedule. Availability for meetings with key individuals will be required.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

1. Attend job orientation and trainings with Portland Housing Partnership representatives.
2. Gather data through computer research and in-person interviews.
3. Serve as a community liaison to build rapport and establish community relationships.
4. Detail field observations and provide regular reports.
5. Research ownership legal records.
6. Present data and information as needed.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work will be performed remotely and at HPI's offices. Periods of time working at a computer, closely examining data and looking at a computer screen.

 

EFFORT:

Must be able to see, hear and speak. Most work is sedentary. Sorting and reaching. Lifting of up to 25 pounds.

 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Equipment typically used includes personal computer, printer, copier/scanner, and paper shredder.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office. Strong aptitude for detail work. One to three years of research-related experience preferred.

A combination of education, training, and experience may be substituted when competency in the role is demonstrated.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. The incumbent must be able to pass any required drug test and background checks.

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Ability to prioritize work and organize tasks
• Ability to be detail-oriented with assigned tasks
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Professional image in personal appearance and correspondence
• Good listening skills

 

HPI reserves the right to change this job description as needed.

 

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The Housing Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit real estate development organization dedicated to creating, sustaining and promoting access to affordable housing of choice. We have a strong focus on building stable communities by providing financial education for a future community of homeowners.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Perform highly skilled work at various properties. May be required to work on short notice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

1. Assures all punch list items are completed on a daily basis.
2. Accurately documents work performed on service requests, including parts, and returns documentation to supervisor by end of day.
3. Communicates (via email, text, verbal, or photographic) with supervisor to ensure complete understanding of the scope of projects.
4. Routinely performs duties to restore houses to “for sale” or “lease purchase” status.
5. Inspects properties as directed.
6. Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.
7. Maintains accurate records.
8. Notifies supervisor of parts and supplies that need to be ordered. Follow purchase order procedures.
9. Maintains proper equipment and equipment inventory to ensure warranty compliance.
10. Maintains shop appearance to standards to facilitate quick assessment of supply inventory.
11. Coordinates delivery and work schedules with vendors, contractors and supervisor.
12. Coordinates maintenance objectives with the Supervisor daily and staff, including directive authority of Home Repair Specialist I as needed to obtain outcome goals.
13. Performs, and report on, all work according to the safety standards of the company, OSHA and health codes.
14. Performs work area clean-up on a daily basis.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed at various properties. Typically works a normal work week but may be called to work on short notice. May be exposed to dust, allergens, and chemicals that are used to maintain landscape and lawns. Work is performed in varying climate conditions.

EFFORT:

Extensive mobility is required including walking, climbing, reaching, stretching, bending, crouching, crawling. Ability to lift 100 lbs. is necessary for installation and removal of appliances. Ability to operate power hand tools to make repairs. Ability to drive to and from job sites. Tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather, snow, ice and humidity.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own basic tools or be willing to obtain the necessary hand tools. Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following:
• Hand Tools: various wrenches, screwdrivers, grips, hammer, snips, sledge hammer, post hole diggers, saws, etc.
• Power Tools: wrenches, grinder, sander, drill, saws, etc.
• User-Moved Aids: wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, stepladders, full ladders, double ladders, etc.
• Mechanical Equipment: motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand-powered augers, etc.
• Measuring Devices: voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school equivalency or trade school plus at least five (5) years of applicable work experience
• Ability to read and understand written materials and communicate with others in writing
• Possess and maintain personal vehicle, such as a truck, SUV, van, or vehicle with towing capacity and a personal trailer (4’ x 6’ trailer), capable of moving tools, equipment, machinery, and materials for general maintenance and renovation work to and from job sites. In addition to the tools, equipment, and machinery identified in the section above, examples of materials transported include: small lumber packages, 2’ x 4’ x 8’ lumber, bath fixtures, galvanized fence components, 4’ x 8’ sheets of plywood or drywall.
• Proof of liability insurance for personal vehicle and trailer, if applicable
• Valid driver’s license in state of residence
• Must be bondable
A combination of education, training, and experience may be substituted when competency in the role is demonstrated. Successful performance on pre-employment tests is required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. The incumbent must be able to pass any required pre-employment testing.

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Significant experience in plumbing, appliance repair, carpentry, and general maintenance repairs
• Electrical knowledge
• Knowledge of safety procedures. Safety conscious.
• Steady and dependable
• Ability to work with pressure of deadlines
• Ability to install or assemble by following instructions
• Ability to be flexible and change work schedule
• Finished drywall
• Travel may be required.

 

HPI reserves the right to change this job description as needed.

 

Apply Now

The Housing Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit real estate development organization dedicated to creating, sustaining and promoting access to affordable housing of choice. We have a strong focus on building stable communities by providing financial education for a future community of homeowners.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Perform intermediate skilled work at various properties. May be required to work on short notice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

1. Assures all punch list items are completed on a daily basis.
2. Accurately documents work performed on service requests, including parts, and return to supervisor by end of day.
3. Communicates (via email, text, verbal & photographic) with supervisor to ensure complete understanding of the scope of projects.
4. Routinely performs duties to restore houses to “for sale” or “lease purchase” status.
5. Inspects properties as directed.
6. Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.
7. Maintains accurate records.
8. Notifies supervisor of parts and supplies that need to be ordered. Follows purchase order procedures.
9. Maintains proper equipment and equipment inventory to ensure warranty compliance.
10. Maintains shop appearance to standards to facilitate quick assessment of supply inventory.
11. Coordinates delivery and work schedules with vendors, contractors and supervisor.
12. Coordinates maintenance objectives with the Supervisor daily and staff.
13. Performs, and report on, all work according to the safety standards of the company, OSHA and health codes.
14. Performs work area clean-up on a daily basis.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed at various properties. Typically works a normal work week but may be called to work on short notice. May be exposed to dust, allergens, and chemicals that are used to maintain landscape and lawns. Work is performed in varying climate conditions.

EFFORT:

Extensive mobility is required including walking, climbing, reaching, stretching, bending, crouching, crawling. Ability to lift 100 lbs. is necessary for installation and removal of appliances. Ability to operate power hand tools to make repairs. Ability to drive to and from job sites. Tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather, snow, ice and humidity.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own basic tools or be willing to obtain the necessary hand tools. Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following:
• Hand Tools: various wrenches, screwdrivers, grips, hammer, snips, sledge hammer, post hole diggers, saws, etc.
• Power Tools: wrenches, grinder, sander, drill, saws, etc.
• User-Moved Aids: wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, stepladders, full ladders, double ladders, etc.
• Mechanical Equipment: motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand-powered augers, etc.
• Measuring Devices: voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school equivalency or trade school plus at least three (3) years of applicable work experience
• Ability to read and understand written materials and communicate with others in writing
• Possess and maintain personal vehicle, such as a truck, SUV, van, or vehicle with towing capacity and a personal trailer (4’ x 6’ trailer), capable of moving tools, equipment, machinery, and materials for general maintenance and renovation work to and from job sites. In addition to the tools, equipment, and machinery identified in the section above, examples of materials transported include: small lumber packages, 2’ x 4’ x 8’ lumber, bath fixtures, galvanized fence components, 4’ x 8’ sheets of plywood or drywall.
• Proof of liability insurance for personal vehicle and trailer, if applicable
• Valid driver’s license in state of residence
• Must be bondable
A combination of education, training, and experience may be substituted when competency in the role is demonstrated. Successful performance on pre-employment tests is required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. The incumbent must be able to pass any required pre-employment testing.

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Significant experience in plumbing, appliance repair, carpentry, and general maintenance repairs
• Electrical knowledge
• Knowledge of safety procedures. Safety conscious.
• Steady and dependable
• Ability to work with pressure of deadlines
• Ability to install or assemble by following instructions
• Ability to be flexible and change work schedule
• Finished drywall
• Travel may be required.

 

HPI reserves the right to change this job description as needed.

 

Apply Now

 

HPI is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that promotes diversity.
The team at HPI thanks you for your interest!