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Housing Community Developer II
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Only applications through the Fairfax County Government website will be accepted. No emails or phone calls. Please apply at the link.
Works as an experienced project manager for administration of affordable homeownership programs, including a down-payment assistance program for moderate-income families, and home sales within the First-Time Homebuyers Program (FTHB) which includes Affordable Dwelling Units (ADU), Workforce Dwelling Units (WDU), Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership (HCV-HO) and other homeownership properties. Primary responsibilities include eligibility determination of FTHB applicants. Serves as the primary liaison with developers, lenders, escrow companies, realtors, contractors, other county agencies such as the County Attorney and Department of Planning and Zoning, as well as working with low- and moderate-income families. Coordinates with developers to find qualified purchasers for new ADUs and WDUs or working directly with homeowners on the resale of these units in the County's FTHB Program. Administers a down-payment assistance program, subject to funding availability. Conducts all relevant outreach and marketing; coordinates with lenders, realtors and applicants. Works with escrow companies and reviews title documents. Ensures accuracy and completeness of program files and complies with financial tracking requirements. Ensures the property meets established standards for purchase. Markets properties for sale and conducts open houses events for prospective buyers. Monitors and maintains the website advertising affordable homeownership units for open house events and immediate sales opportunities. Analyzes first-time homebuyers' documents to determine their eligibility to purchase a home based on program policy, regulations and underwriting criteria. Prepares real estate contracts, contract addenda, and any other legal documents required for sale of FTHB properties. Reviews closing documents and coordinates settlements. Continually monitors the overall progress of the sale to ensure it meets required timelines and regulations. Routinely provides large-scale program orientations and application session presentations. On weekly rotation, serves as primary contact for walk-in clients to the Homeownership Resource Center explaining complex program regulations and providing one-on-one pre- and post-purchase counseling, financial education or other housing counseling as needed. Performs client eligibility determinations for walk-in clients applying or re-certifying in the program. Attends weekly division and/or team meetings to improve inter- and intra-division communication and coordination of activities and projects. Assists with compliance projects of FTHB units, including annual occupancy certifications, as needed. Maintains accurate client and property records in the Yardi database, and in electronic and paper files according to division standards. Must be able to communicate with others verbally and in writing.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in planning, engineering, architecture, economics, construction science, business or public administration, finance, real estate or related field, plus two years of experience directly related to assigned program area.
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel; visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor; ability to drive a vehicle; must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer; may be required to lift up to 15 pounds (all duties). Ability to conduct site visits not accessible to wheel chairs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
•Knowledge and experience administering an affordable homeownership program, including Fairfax County's Affordable Dwelling Unit ordinance and the federal Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership program;
•Knowledge and experience in real estate sales, including contracts, closing documents, loan underwriting criteria, home inspections and rehabilitation of homes is preferred;
•Experience determining income eligibility, such as for subsidized rental housing programs;
•Knowledge and experience administering a down-payment assistance program; or directly providing mortgage loans;
•Ability to give large-scale group presentations to the public & interested members of the community on the FTHB program;
•Excellent customer service is a must;
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including communicating with diverse populations;
•Excellent computer skills, including, but not limited to, experience with Yardi (or related affordable housing database).
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.
Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.)
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
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- Housing Community Developer II
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- no minimum salary specified - no maximum salary specified
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- Fairfax, VA