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4 Jan 2023

Full-Time Housing Development Manager

CCRecruiter – Posted by CCRecruiter Yakima, Washington, United States

Job Description

You can do the work you love, be your authentic self, and make an impact in the lives of thousands. We believe in a culture rooted in community, collaboration, and growth. As an agency we are inspired by our Mission of bringing hope to life, especially those most in need.

Catholic Charities is committed to the policy of vaccination against the COVID 19 virus. We are committed to maximize the safety of our employees and clients by mandating the primary COVID-19 vaccination series as a condition of employment with Catholic Charities.


Medical, dental, life, flexible spending, EAP, retirement & vol benefits including vision, ltd, life insurance, critical illness, injury accident & ID theft protection.   13 paid holidays,  12 days of vacation, 8 sick days.   Bereavement leave, education assistance program.   Discretionary longevity award of 1.5% of annual salary starting after 5 years of service.

Position Summary:

The Housing Development Manager is responsible for the administration and oversight of all housing developments for Catholic Charities Housing Services (CCHS), including new Multi-Family and single family housing development, and acquisitions/preservation. Duties include: Oversight of the development process from initial project concept through construction completion and lease up. This position will report directly to the CCHS Vice President and Director of Housing Services in the overall planning and execution of this/her duties and when needed, also reports to the CCHS Board of Directors


Affordable Housing Development

  • Works with local parishes, community representatives, site managers, and residents to determine local housing needs for low income households and help conceptualize developments in the community.
  • Responsible for all aspects of project development from project conceptualization through occupancy. This includes:
  • Providing professional expertise in the areas of housing finance
  • Feasibility of concept and local needs assessment
  • Construction oversight
  • Fiscal draw processing
  • Develop feasible financial models, prepares and submits for pre-development and permanent financing including the development of operating pro-formas with approval from the Senior Asset Manager and Property Management Company.
  • Development tasks include:
    • Community needs assessment
    • Land assembly
    • Formulation of housing proposals which include development and operating budgets
    • Zoning and environmental review processes
    • Development team selection, review of architectural plans and specifications
    • Construction process management
    • Fiscal draw tracking
    • Project closeout
    • Marketing and lease up activities

Single Family Development

  • Works collaboratively with the Single Family Housing Program Manager to determine financial viability, local need and market analysis
  • Responsible for oversight of developing raw land to a build ready state which includes land assembly and acquisition, financial modeling and funding applications, and zoning/land use approvals

Preservation (Acquisition/Rehabilitation)

  • Review and analysis of preservation opportunities including negotiation of purchase and sale agreements and all due diligence activities.
  • Financial modeling and operational analysis of existing affordable housing developments
  • Assignment and transfer of existing contracts
  • Long term capital need assessments and planning

Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

The following requirements are those that are normally required for the performance of this position. Any disabled applicant who does not meet one or more of the requirements, but who can perform the essential functions of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.

Physical Requirements:

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, keyboard fingering or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time.

Non-Physical Requirements:


  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Asset Management, Real Estate Development, or closely related field


  • Minimum of 10 years experience in Housing Development, asset management or related field

Special Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Complete job responsibilities with little or no supervision
  • Basic computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Suite, Email)
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Washington State and National Affordable Housing Funding sources and compliance requirements

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Valid Washington State drivers license and minimum required liability insurance

Employment is conditional upon:

  • Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required

It is the practice of Catholic Charities to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color national origin, gender (with or without sexual conduct), age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 55 days.

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