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Real Estate Planning & Development Coordinator

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$53,700 Minimum
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Job Title:  Real Estate Planning & Development Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Real Estate Development

Department:  Real Estate

Date:  January 2024

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Salary:  $53,700 Minimum Annually



The Real Estate Planning & Development Coordinator has the overall responsibility to support the Director of Real Estate Development and operations and administration of the Real Estate Department. The Real Estate Department is responsible to (i) create additional affordable housing units and redevelop existing units attempting to maximize opportunity, resources and efficiency; (ii) draft, negotiate and close Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) transactions and agreements; (iii) manage AMHA’s real estate portfolio in compliance with HUD and other regulatory agents or partners; and (iv) handle all other matters relating to AMHA’s real estate, including special projects. All activities must support AMHA's mission, strategic goals, and objectives.


Assist with special projects, including AMHA’s Summit Lake Choice Neighborhoods project and implementation of the Transformation Plan

Assist with real estate acquisitions, dispositions and repositioning

Research HUD and other regulatory compliance (ex. Environmental Reviews, Section 18 demolition/disposition, HUD program requirements, etc.) and assist with compliance

Collect, analyze, and present data and information for use in analysis and various plans and reports

Produce Annual and Five-Year Plans, including, but not limited to, creating timelines, drafting, proofing, managing the public process, and submitting the reports to HUD

Produce AMHA’s Annual Report

Responsible for insurance tracking

Assist with general real estate matters (ex. easements, encumbrances, license agreements, etc.)

Provide administrative support and assist in keeping the Real Estate Department organized and on track

Coordinate, plan, and host meetings, projects, and community events

Perform research and clearly and succinctly present such information verbally and/or in writing

Perform other duties as assigned and/or required



Basic knowledge of general real estate principles and practice

Basic knowledge of affordable housing preferred

Ability to interpret and apply federal and state rules and regulations and  AMHA policies and procedures

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

Takes initiative to make things happen and sees tasks through to completion


Learns and applies new information quickly

Critical thinking and analytical skills with a strong ability to problem solve

Comfortable coordinating communications, meetings, and projects both internally and externally

Ability to work simultaneously on several projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

Strong communication skills both written and oral

Organized and can work independently

Ability to establish and maintain positive internal and external relationships

Possesses a sense of urgency when required and is a team player

Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Outlook, Zoom, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Canva, and Microsoft Teams

Basic knowledge of Summit County’s Geographic Information System (GIS) preferred



Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, legal studies or related field and 2-4 years of relevant work experience required

Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above

Valid driver’s license

Eligibility for coverage under AMHA fleet auto insurance



Physical demands may include kneeling, reaching, pushing, fingering, manipulating, talking, hearing, sitting for extended periods, crouching, standing for extended periods, stooping, walking, lifting up to 10 lbs. and repetitive motion using a keyboard, telephone and calculator. The visual acuity requirements include viewing a computer monitor and extensive reading.

The incumbent will primarily work in an office environment but will visit AMHA properties and/or construction sites and may be exposed to outside weather conditions. 


AMHA offers a culture committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; comprehensive compensation and benefits program including, but not limited to: Competitive salary; Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System; Excellent medical, free dental and vision plans with minimal out of pocket cost; Basic Life insurance; Fourteen paid holidays; Paid vacation, personal and sick plans.

To Apply: 

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Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 16, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Akron, Ohio
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