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Job Title: 

Property Manager

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Salary Range: 
$68,024 - $74,830 per year based on experience
Full Job Description: 

Are you an experienced Property Manager of housing properties in compliance with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines? Are you an excellent communicator that is passionate about providing quality housing solutions and making a difference in people's lives? If so, you might be a great fit for our Property Manager position for a Hud Multi-family scattered site portfolio!

At the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) we work closely with local governments and other community partners throughout Clark County to address issues of affordable housing and homelessness and help families break the cycle of poverty. We provide affordable housing and housing assistance to low-income residents in Clark County. The Property Manager manages site operations at assigned housing developments, buildings, and programs ensuring they are operated in an efficient, cost-effective manner while providing high-quality, well-maintained housing to residents.

Your skills and experience will support our mission as you:

Monitor and verify that applicants selected from the waiting list are qualified in compliance with HUD guidelines.

Show, or coordinate showing of, units available to be rented. Conduct move-in inspections and completes condition checklist.

Ensure timely lease-up. Counsel tenants regarding lease requirements including guest/resident restrictions, rent payment, housekeeping issues, yard card, and other related items then enforcing lease agreements.

Verify and recertify resident income, assets, and applicable deductions per VHA and HUD requirements to determine annual and interim eligibility for, and level of, assistance. Refer residents to outside resources as necessary to address individual needs.

Assure properties meet VHA and REAC physical condition and appearance standards. Perform regular site inspections. Coordinate as appropriate with maintenance to meet property needs. Monitor property safety and addresses safety concerns.

Monitor maintenance work orders and maintain completion standards and preventative maintenance program according to VHA and HUD requirements.

Assist in budget preparation. Monitor financial performance and assigned properties to include budget tracking, invoice approval, and other related duties to meet property goals.

Prepare and distribute financial, leasing, and other related reports, documents, and marketing materials on a timely basis.

Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff. Including assigned tasks, resolving conflicts, developing, and administering performance standards, and motivating and disciplining staff as necessary.

Assists in monitoring and responding to allegations of tenant abuse or fraud. Investigates discrepancies, determines and/or recommends action, and follows through as appropriate to resolve issues. Deters fraud and housing program services abuse.

Pay and Benefits

The starting salary range for the final candidate hired in this position will fall within $68,028 - $74,830 per year based on experience. In compliance with the Equal Pay & Opportunities Act, the full salary range for this position is $68,028 - $104,760 per year.

Full-time, exempt position.

100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance.

Benefits package also includes 9.03% paid into WA PERS by employer, 12 company paid holidays, and generous paid vacation time and separate sick time accrual.

Meaningful work that addresses affordable housing and homelessness in our community.


Equivalent of associate degree with major course work in business administration, public administration, or related field. Equivalent experience in public housing management or related area also acceptable.

Two years of increasingly responsible experience working in the property management field with a property management company or housing agency or equivalent required.

Two years of supervisory experience required.

Must obtain certification as a Housing Manager, or equivalent, within 12 months of hire.

Demonstrated computer, accounting, and clerical skills necessary to meet position requirements.

Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local codes, laws and regulations sufficient to perform job functions.

Driving record sufficient to meet VHA insurance requirements.

A successful candidate will have:

Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required to work effectively with staff, residents, public officials, and other work-related contacts.

An understanding of general accounting principles necessary to monitor budget and expense.

Working knowledge and understanding of laws and standards that apply to property management, such as HUD rules and regulations, Fair Housing Laws, Landlord Tenant Law, OSHA standards and local and state building codes.

Working knowledge and understanding of HUD Section 8 program requirements and standards, including REAC inspections, MOR audits and HQS inspections.

Working knowledge and understanding of Low Income Housing Tax Credit program requirements.

Basic knowledge of building maintenance, fire prevention, and liability reduction principles.

Is self-motivated, organized, and able to resolve problems effectively within position guidelines with little supervision.

Ability to supervise and motivate staff positively and effectively.

Ability to work with a challenging population that have multiple mental health and behavioral health challenges.

Knowledge and experience in permanent supportive housing and the housing first model.

Experience working with resident services or case management staff providing onsite supportive services .

A cover letter and resume are required when applying for this position. For more information on the Vancouver Housing Authority please visit our website at www.vhausa.org. Please note, those candidates deemed to best match our requirements will be contacted for an interview. We do not discuss application status during the selection process. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

The VHA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as covered veteran in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.

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Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 22, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Vancouver, WA
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