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Housing Analyst

City Of Alexandria Virginia
Alexandria, VA
$60,283.86 - $78,936.52 Annually
Closing date
Oct 14, 2022

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Housing Analyst

The Housing Analyst helps to plan, develop, and implement housing projects, policies and programs that contribute to the Housing Master Plan targets and strategies under general direction from the Housing Program Manager. Examples of tasks include evaluating affordable housing development and financing proposals; assisting with stakeholder engagement and communication; conducting data analysis and reporting; reviewing development applications; and participating in small area planning. Work is performed with considerable independence, initiative and judgment within established policies, procedures, and practices; involves both self-guided and teamwork; and requires strong oral and written communication skills.

The Opportunity
  • Works on a range of multi-faceted housing policy initiatives and development projects;
  • Under the direction of the Housing Program Manager, works on the analysis of affordable housing development and financing proposals;
  • Under the direction of the Housing Program Manager, represents the Office of Housing on internal panels and committees, and proposes housing and planning policies in response to a variety of housing and land use issues;
  • Participates in the preparation and presentation of staff reports, housing contribution analyses, recommendations and other necessary documents to the City Manager, City Council, boards, groups, and/or committees;
  • Under the direction of the Housing Program Manager, works on building partnerships with community associations, private, non-profit, and other local and regional government agencies to accomplish key goals of the City and Office of Housing;
  • Maintains effective relationships with all segments of the housing community, including, tenants, property owners/managers, developers, the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) and non-profit housing developers, neighborhood and civic associations, and other stakeholders; and
  • Performs related communications, analytical, and administrative work as required.

Minimum Requirements
Four Year College Degree and three years of experience in affordable housing, urban studies/planning, public or business administration, community development, or a related field to include coordinating and monitoring housing development projects and writing reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

About the Department
The Office of Housing coordinates and administers City housing and housing-related programs and services and makes recommendations to the City Manager and City Council on housing policy and potential affordable housing investments. For a broader view of our City government click here , or for a broader view of the City of Alexandria click here .


The City of Alexandria is an award-winning, innovative, and progressive local government that brings together elected leaders, residents, businesses, and staff to foster a thriving community.  We are an independent, full-service city, providing the services typically operated by both counties and cities in areas such as public safety, transportation, human services, parks and recreation, planning, and administration. We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities in a variety of fields, with the resources and expertise to succeed.  In Alexandria, employees are our most important asset, and we work hard to create and support a culture that delivers excellence through the shared values of respect, integrity, teamwork and continuous improvement.

Our employees have access to excellent medical, dental, vision, life insurance and other benefits.  Alexandria provides a defined-benefit pension and offers six weeks of paid parental leave to employees who become parents through birth, adoption or foster care.

We offer a robust wellness program, interdepartmental rotation program, tuition assistance funding and professional development program that helps employees obtain the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience to enhance their professional and personal growth.

With a population of approximately 160,000 and a land area of 16 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located on the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., Alexandria is known for its beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture, charming waterfront, high-tech economy, vibrant retail and restaurant corridors and diverse neighborhoods. We are a unique and historic community, and we continue to innovate for the 21st century.

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