Compliance Specialist 2
Posted on: November 26, 2022
US-NY-CanandaiguaCategory Affordable HousingType Regular
Full-TimeFLSA Status Non-ExemptShift DaysDepartment
PropertiesCorporation Name DePaul PropertiesOverview$1,000 SIGN-ON
BONUS! DePaul is looking for an adaptable, efficient, and reliable
individual to join our team.The Compliance Specialist 2 will
provide technical support to on site property management, and
program staff in complying with all applicable affordable housing
regulatory requirements. This entails assistance in performing
application interviews, preparing, and calculating certification
files, and conducting periodic internal file audits. This role will
be responsible for preparing written summaries and corrections for
all investor and state agency findings of non-compliance. Maintains
and utilizes specified forms and software as required. Travel is
required to properties with use of personal vehicle (Mileage
Reimbursement available). This is a flexible hybrid position which
will require some travel to the Canandaigua & Henrietta areas.
Typical workweek will be 4 days in office, 1 day remote.DePaul
Properties, Inc. develops and operates affordable housing
throughout New York State through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
(LIHTC) program. Our affordable housing communities provide
permanent housing solutions for low-income individuals and
families. Additionally, DePaul provides service enriched housing
funded through the Office of Mental Health and Empire State
Supportive Housing Initiatives.DePaul offers advancement
opportunities, paid holidays and accrued time off, plus full
benefit options for full-time positions. DePaul is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.If you are interested in building positive
partnerships in a rewarding field, please
- Ensure compliance with program regulatory requirements (e.g.,
LIHTC, Section 8, HOME, and other programs), and Fair Housing
- Work collaboratively with property management, as well as
internal and external agency service providers.
- Maintain occupancy and program compliance by processing tenant
income certifications by following DePaul policy and procedure as
well as local, state, and federal regulations.
- Prepare investor and state agency file reviews and response to
any finding corrections.
- Perform weekly housing software dashboard reviews for workflow
completion and/or deficiencies and escalate to Director of
- Respect and maintain confidentiality.
- Demonstrate a caring and positive attitude toward all prospects
- Stay current and knowledgeable on all fair housing regulations
as well as updates and changes to tenant landlord law.
- Attend all recommended/mandated training or certification
courses to stay current with compliance funding source regulations
and Fair Housing Laws.
- Follows all safety rules and regulations for self, residents,
- Performs any other duties for the effective operation of the
program. QualificationsAssociate's Degree or High School Diploma /
GEDMinimum of 1-2 years of experience in affordable housing,
especially HUD or Tax Credit programs. LIHTC Certification not
required but must be obtained in the first year of employment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Yardi Housing Software a
plus. Experience working with individuals with psychiatric
disabilities is a plus. Excellent communication with all levels of
staff, co-workers, management, ownership and vendors, bilingual a
plus. Must complete pre-employment background check. OTHER: *In
addition to the above criteria, this position also requires a clean
NYS driving record as outlined in DePaul's personnel policy.*DePaul
offers a higher rate of pay for a candidate who is proficient in
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