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 financial education for a future community of homeowners.
 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Housing Counselor works under the direct supervision of the Resident Resources Manager to support organizational goals by providing Housing Counseling services, bringing an expertise in mortgage lending to the housing counseling and financial education program. This position will work with potential homebuyers and homeowners, in order to help them prepare for the purchase of a home and the subsequent responsibilities inherent to homeownership. A sign-on Bonus following a successful 60-day orientation period will be provided to the hired candidate.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

1. Conducts homebuyer education workshops and housing counseling (including pre-purchase, post-purchase, and household budget and credit management), including administrative responsibilities.
2. Performs comprehensive counseling on an individual basis in personal budgeting, credit management, debt management and savings programs.
3. Routinely performs standardized income calculations, credit report review, action plan development, and other key counseling activities for customers.
4. Provides general information about all loan products/programs in response to inquiries and referrals.
5. Establishes and maintains positive, effective relationships and provide an outstanding level of customer service to current and new customers, lenders, real estate professionals, partnering organizations, staff, and board members in accordance with the National Industry Standards.
6. In accordance with grant requirements, assists the Resident Resources Manager with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to various funders and stakeholders.
7. Provides support and advice to HPI employees as it relates to general counseling principles and techniques and assists with resolving unusual client situations.
8. Effectively communicates with lending institutions, realtors and others involved in homeownership on behalf of clients.
9. Performs regular file audits to ensure compliance with National Industry Standards and other funders and partners.
10. Assists the Resident Resources Manager with managing funding sources to meet reporting and billing deadlines.
11. Represents HPI at various community and networking events.
12. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is typically performed in a business office or alternative work environment. Long periods of time working at a computer. Conducts public presentations and teaching workshops which could require standing for several hours. Travel is required to accommodate client and organizational needs. Out of town travel will be necessary for professional development through NeighborWorks® National Training Institutes, HUD, and other venues.
 

EFFORT:

Must be able to see, hear and speak. Intermittent sitting, standing or stooping. Occasional light lifting.
 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Equipment typically used includes laptop computer, printer, copier, scanner, calculator, paper shredder and other common office equipment. Must have reliable transportation to participate in outreach and training, both on a local and regional basis.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two to four years of housing counseling or related experience, such as case management for social and supportive services. Company provides training and allotted time for study to receive HUD Certification (Housing Counselor). Must be obtained within six (6) months from date of hire. A paid Bonus will be provided upon successful completion and certification.

Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office and the ability to quickly learn the use of other technology tools, including but not limited to Client Management software programs, is a must.

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 new hire physical examination.

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds on financial goals, spending habits and establishing a personal/family budget.
• Knowledge of affordable loan products, grant and down-payment assistance programs and loan servicing.
• Strong problem-solving skills and consistent attention to details, particularly as it applies to program reporting.
• Conduct work in a professional, courteous, confidential, and unbiased manner.
• Professional image in personal appearance and correspondence.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Mature business judgement.
• Good listening skills.

 

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 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!