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 12,000 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 1,500 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 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:

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Vice-President, the Director of Single-Family Development performs a broad range of functions associated with Single-Family Housing Production. This position is responsible for driving and managing the organization’s single family real estate development activities in targeted communities. The position requires a strong real estate development experience, a genuine commitment and passion for creating equitable developments with strong community benefit and the capacity to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The functions listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
 
1. Partners with the EVP and CEO to identify and cultivate opportunities for creating and supporting single family real estate development projects in key target areas.
2. Prepares single family development plans, budgets and evaluates financial feasibility/risk.
3. Reviews sites for potential projects; negotiates the purchase of land/houses; completes and/or coordinates project funding applications including applications to federal, state, and local sources; coordinates financing with lenders.
4. Provides ongoing coordination across the project development team including architects, financial consultants, general contractors, attorneys, etc.
5. Applies for down payment assistance funds from federal, state and local sources and oversees the deployment of these funds to single family customers.
6. Acts the point of contact for agents/brokers listing our houses for sale.
7. Maintains knowledge of legislative, tax and financing programs applicable to affordable housing.
8. Initiates and maintains relationship with funders, financial institutions and corporations interested in affordable housing.
9. Drives and manages key partnerships in targeted communities to support the development pipeline and the successful integration of projects into the community.
10. Actively participates in the community in which projects are targeted; this includes attending meetings, driving the neighborhood, participating in site visits, etc.
11. Oversees, monitors and documents progress on all project activities.
12. Other responsibilities as directed.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Real Estate, Business, Public Administration or related field. Minimum of eight years of experience in the successful construction, development and/or production of affordable housing. An advanced degree in Business Finance or Law is an advantage. Must have a reliable vehicle to perform various tasks, with proof of liability insurance, and a valid driver’s license in state of residence.
 
Ability to achieve desired financial and operational results with minimal or general supervision.
 
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 drug test and new hire physical examination.
 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• High level of computer skills, including Lotus and/or Intermediate to Advanced Excel
• Professional image in personal appearance and correspondence
• Ability to prioritize work and organize tasks
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Mature business judgement
• Demonstrated technical expertise to analyze and negotiate financial and operational details of real estate developments with developers, contractors, lenders, investors and government officials.
• Articulation and interpersonal skills necessary to structure financial presentations to senior governmental, corporate, or banking personnel and to inspire their confidence in working with the corporation.
• Ability to handle sensitive or confidential financial information.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Some work is performed in a business office. Long hours of sitting at a computer examining documents and making calculations.
 

EFFORT:

Must be able to see. Handling, sorting and reaching. No lifting required.
 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Equipment typically used includes laptop computer, printer, calculator, fax machine and copier.
 

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

 

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The Housing Partnership 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:

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Field Supervisor, the Maintenance III position is responsible for performing HVAC work and maintaining the proper condition and appearance of the site. Organize, coordinate and manage the overall maintenance programs including exterior property appearance, timely work order service, quality make-ready program, and cost-effective inventory control of the property. The Maintenance III may be required to work on short notice.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKES:

1. Diagnose and perform HVAC, minor and routine maintenance/repair in a timely manner.
2. Assure all service requests are completed on a daily basis.
3. Accurately document work performed on service request, including parts and return to supervisor by end of day.
4. Complete renewal service requests in the same timely fashion.
5. Follow-up on completed service requests to ensure satisfaction.
6. Follow-up on incomplete service requests.
7. Inspect vacated apartments and complete make-ready checklist. Inform site manager of needed services and repairs.
8. Routinely perform duties to restore apartments/houses to “make ready” status.
9. Re-inspect vacant apartments/houses after make-ready has been completed to determine quality of work performed.
10. Ensure adequate number of make ready units are available and that the products are up to company standards.
11. Coordinate status of make readies with leasing staff.
12. Inspect exterior of the property.
13. Perform building and common area upkeep on a daily basis in accordance with company standards.
14. Assist in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.
15. Assist with the tenant improvements as required.
16. Schedule make-ready employees as necessary.
17. Complete or oversee the completion of preventative maintenance.
18. Maintain accurate records and provide resident training as required.
19. Order parts and supplies and maintain inventory, utilizing inventory system.
20. Maintain shop appearance to standards to facilitate quick assessment of supply inventory.
21. Maintain proper equipment, and equipment inventory to ensure warranty compliance.
22. Obtain bids and negotiate prices, as necessary, with vendors and contractors.
23. Coordinate delivery and work schedules with vendors, contractors and Property Manager.
24. Perform effective emergency maintenance (after hours) as required.
25. Coordinate maintenance objectives with the Property Manager daily.
26. Perform, and report on, all work according to the safety standards of the company, OSHA and health codes.
27. Perform work area clean-up on a weekly basis.
28. Perform other duties as assigned by management.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed at various properties. Typically works a normal work week but may be called to work on short notice. Overtime may be needed for emergencies and work can be stressful when dealing with residents.
 

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 is necessary. Tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather, snow, ice and humidity is a must.
 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

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 is necessary. Tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather, snow, ice and humidity is a must.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school education or trade school required. Certified in HVAC and/or plumbing license is a minimum requirement. Five or more years of practical work experience. A copy of the HVAC certificate and/or plumbing license must be provided. Ability to read and write is a must. A reliable vehicle to transport tools and equipment to job sites is a must. Proof of liability insurance for vehicle is a must. You must be bondable with a valid driver’s license in state of residence.
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.
 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• • General residential maintenance experience
• Knowledge of appliance repair
• Light carpentry
• Plumbing and electrical knowledge
• Knowledge of safety procedures, safety conscious
• Steady and dependable
• Ability to work with pressure of deadlines
• Ability to be flexible and change work schedule to accommodate after hours and weekend emergencies
• Must have a current journeyman, or above, certificate in HVAC.
• Significant experience in plumbing, appliance repair, carpentry, and general maintenance repairs.

 

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

 

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The Housing Partnership 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:

Under the supervision of the HPIC Manager, the Construction Worker will perform a broad range of functions associated with acquisition, rehab, resale and new construction activities. This position requires physical strength, hand-eye coordination, and the ability to concentrate on multiple tasks. The ability to understand and communicate information is also essential. Supervision of others may be required.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKES:

1. Competently advises or exercises supervision over sub-contractors and construction laborers. Refer to Construction Manager when needed.
2. Operates a variety of hand and power tools, and other tools as directed by management.
3. Cleans and prepares construction sites as needed, removing and properly disposing of debris and waste materials, and digging.
4. Shovel materials to and from construction areas.
5. Follow all safety procedures on the job site and report violations immediately to management.
6. Maintain a safe and clean job site by handling materials and storing them properly, picking up and removing all tools and equipment when not in use, and securing the job site on a daily basis.
7. Load and unload construction supplies from trucks both manually and with the use of equipment.
8. Report incidents immediately to management or HR in accordance with incident reporting procedures established by the company.
9. Maintains company equipment and tools
10. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed at various properties with travel reimbursement for mileage between properties. Typically works a normal workweek. Overtime and availability on short notice may occur.
 

EFFORT:

Extensive mobility is required including walking, climbing, reaching, stretching, bending, crouching, crawling. Work may occur in various weather conditions.
 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own basic tools, or be willing to obtain the required hand tools. Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following:
• Hand tools: Various wrenches, screwdrivers, grips, sledgehammer, hammer, snips, 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.
• Mechanical Equipment: Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand-powered augers, etc.
• Measuring Devices: Voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, etc.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have three or more years of construction work experience.
• Must have a reliable vehicle to perform various tasks, with proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license in the state of residence
• Must have a truck or van equipped for towing.
• Be at least 18 years of age.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions.
• Must be punctual and reliable.
• Construction workers operate a variety of machinery and heavy equipment, such as torches and jackhammers, but most commonly will operate and maintain standard residential renovation and maintenance equipment and tools.
• The incumbent must be able to pass any pre-employment drug testing.
 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Knowledge of appliance repair
• Light carpentry
• Plumbing and electrical knowledge
• Knowledge of safety procedures, safety-conscious
• Steady and dependable
• Ability to work with the pressure of deadlines
• Ability to have a flexible work schedule to accommodate after-hour and weekend emergencies
 

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

 

Apply Now

 

The Housing Partnership 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:

Under direction of the Director of Multifamily Production, the Development Associate oversees all aspects of Real Estate Development project management. The Development Associate will work with in–house and outside professionals, consultants, regulatory agencies, and others to accomplish development goals as set forth for each development.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKES:

1. Oversees all aspects of project management and development from initial concept to completion, including multifamily and mixed use developments.
2. Manages multifamily rehab and new construction projects on behalf of HPI, tracking budget line items, completion and profitability.
3. Work with investors on draws and documentation required.
4. Works closely with the Director of Multifamily Production in new project development.
5. Finds and selects qualified vendors and contractors to perform the work required by HPI for each project.
6. Seeks new opportunities for development, rehab and new construction for HPI.
7. Works closely with other HPI departments to provide synergy and multiple cross selling opportunities.
8. Provide information to all HPI departments on projects under development by HPI.
9. Initiates and maintains relationships with agencies, corporations and institutions interested in affordable housing.
10. Creates a well-defined development process for each project.
11. Other responsibilities as directed by Director of Multifamily Production.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Some work is performed in a business office. Some work requires reading and using a computer. Frequent visits to construction sites where there may be equipment in motion. May be outside in wet or humid conditions, in both hot and cold weather.
 

EFFORT:

Must be able to be mobile, see, hear and speak. Handling, sorting and reaching. No heavy lifting required.
 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Equipment typically used includes personal computer, printer, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, copier, scanner and paper shredder. Must be able to have access to a vehicle to visit construction sites.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Real Estate Development, Urban Planning, Public Policy or a related field. Minimum of two years of experience in multifamily housing development. Demonstrated knowledge or project development and affordable housing programs. Strong leadership skills are essential.

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 drug test and new hire physical examination.
 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Professional image in appearance and correspondence
• Familiarity with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, Historic Tax Credits, and related affordable housing funding sources, including HOME, HUD RD, FHLB, etc.
• Proficiency in financial analysis and pro forma modeling for market rate and affordable housing
• Proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Well-organized, detail oriented, and excellent analytical skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Entrepreneurial, creative, team-player
• Ability to move quickly to support rapid decision making
• Mature business judgment

 

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

 

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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!