Careers

The Housing Partnership, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Learn More About HPI Career Opportunities:

HPI is a Kentucky-based nonprofit corporation whose mission is to create, sustain and promote access to affordable housing opportunities of choice.  We actively engage in property and asset management, real estate development, single family home sales, homebuyer education and financial counseling and we partner with other social service agencies to improve lives in our communities.

As a dynamic social enterprise, we strive to strengthen neighborhoods and improve lives through education, preservation and providing access to affordable housing. We help our clients build wealth while creating quality housing opportunities for everyone, and ensuring that our neighborhoods are balanced and healthy.

While headquartered locally, HPI is a growing organization with ties to national associations of likeminded non-profit organizations sharing a common purpose.  Together, we work to promote affordable housing nationally and are viewed as thought leaders in the real estate industry.

 

Advancement and Professional Development

As an organization, HPI values innovative ideas. We ask every team member to bring passion and energy to work each and every day as we strive to improve the lives of our customers through opportunities for affordable housing.  We also know that employees are our greatest asset and we strive to foster an environment of continuous improvement and professional growth for our team members. Our ability to meet goals depends on attracting, developing and retaining a diverse team of professionals committed to positively influencing the communities we serve. We believe the opportunities for advancement are unlimited at HPI.

 


 We are now hiring:

 

Maintenance Technicians

As a maintenance technician you will be responsible for maintaining the proper condition and appearance of multi-family and/or single family properties and will work to preserve real estate portfolio values and provide superb customer service to our residents. You will be supported by a team of highly skilled property management, finance, technology and housing counseling professionals and lead by an executive team with a proven track record of success. We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits to full time employees. If you have general property maintenance experience and/or have advanced training, experience or certifications in a specialized field such as electricity, HVAC, plumbing or carpentry you maybe the right fit.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDE:

    • Coordinate maintenance objectives with the property manager daily.
    • Respond to resident service requests for maintenance in a timely and effective manner.
    • Restore apartments to “make ready” status for new residents. Coordinate this effort with leasing staff.
    • Perform maintenance/repair on housing systems (electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc.) and fixtures commensurate with your skill level.
    • Perform building and common area upkeep on a daily basis in accordance with company standards.
    • Order parts and supplies and maintain inventory, utilizing inventory system.
    • Complete or oversee the completion of preventative maintenance and/or capital improvements.
    • Perform effective emergency maintenance (after hours) as required.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, we look forward to meeting you. Apply by sending resumes to: HRDepartment@WeAreHPI.

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Property Managers

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Non-supervisory position with authority, responsibility, and accountability to plan, implement and monitor operations, profitability, quality service, marketing and resident relations of the property, while protecting the company investment. Works with administrative division staff, other site managers, other management company employees, outside vendors and service providers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

    • Daily activities include:
      • Prioritize service requests, make-ready units and construction projects.
      • Manage the inventory system in conjunction with maintenance in order to keep units ready for move in condition.
    • Responsibility of fiscal budgetary compliance to approved operation budgets.
      • Complete budget preparation, and annual property inspection for same.
      • Maintain a budget control log and reviews financial statements monthly.
      • Achieve budget goals regarding occupancy, expenses, etc.
      • Review monthly income and expense reports and report on any variance from budget.
      • Negotiate for supplies and services with vendors and contractors to achieve best possible prices.
      • Obtain purchase orders per policy and advises supervisor of any expense overages.
      • Ensure all invoices are processed/posted on a daily basis per company standards.
      • Maintain cash receipt journal, daily and monthly reports.
    • Compliance with management company personnel and operations policy and procedures and compliance to company standards.
      • Stay abreast of current policies and guidelines, maintain policy manual as changes are effected, review and monitor policies with employees to ensure compliance.
      • Inspect property daily to ensure quality presentation of the community.
      • Maintain resident relations, deal with complaints and problems relating to service and lease provisions.
      • Ensure timely submission of all reports per standard.
      • Process and select new residents in accordance with the management company’s Statement of Rental Policy.
      • Maintain records and resident files in an orderly and up-to-date manner to comply with all HUD and/or LIHTC rules and regulations.
      • Collect rent, maintain account records, and make bank deposits.
      • Prepare legal action for eviction when necessary.
      • May be requested to review files from other properties as directed by supervisor.
      • Oversee HUD REAC and/or LIHTC service agencies inspections including preparation for, and corrections to deficiencies noted on report.
    • Provide effective marketing and communications, including advising management of pertinent issues as related to the community, market, or other respective issues.
      • Prepare advertising and marketing plan for the development.
      • Show and lease apartments, handle telephone inquiries.
      • Conduct periodic market surveys.
      • Collaborate with supervisor to assess changes in rental market through analysis of customer traffic and rental records.
    • Plan, promote and implement effective Resident Retention program.
      • Communicate with residents through monthly newsletters, monthly community activities, regular resident recognition, follow-up on service requests (10% per week) and continual promotion of resident services.
      • Organize and direct the Lease Renewal program by contacting resident at least 30 days in advance to schedule appointment for home visit, review of “gift” options and signature on renewal lease.
      • Perform effective quarterly apartment inspections of each unit, including Home Visits with each renewal lease.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Typically works a standard work week but may be called to work during emergencies.

Benefit package includes: health, dental, vision, life, and long term disability insurance, paid time off and holidays, 401K, and travel reimbursement. The following voluntary benefits are available: short-term disability, hospital indemnity, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, voluntary term life, and group legal services plan. Housing programs are available for qualified employees.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, we look forward to meeting you. Apply by sending resumes to: HRDepartment@WeAreHPI.

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Housing  Counselor

GENERAL 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 & 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.

    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 perform standardized income calculations, credit report review, action plan development, and other key counseling activities for customers.
    4. Provide general information about all loan products/programs in response to inquiries and referrals.
    5. Establish and maintain 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, assist the Resident Resources Manager with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to various funders & 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

Work is typically performed in a business office or alternative work environment. Long periods of time working at a computer. Making public presentations and teaching workshops 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.

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

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Equipment typically used includes personal 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:

High School/GED with two to four years of housing counseling or related experience.   NCHEC Certification is desired and must be obtained within twelve (12) months of hire. 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. A combination of education and experience may be substituted when competency is demonstrated. Must have proof of insurance and valid driver’s license in state of residence. Must be bondable. Must be in good standing with the organization on performance.

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, unbiased manner.
    • Professional image in personal appearance and correspondence.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Mature business judgement.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, we look forward to meeting you. Apply by sending resumes to: HRDepartment@WeAreHPI.

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