Recertification / Occupancy Specialist

Preservation Management, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Sep 13, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Preservation Management, Inc. is seeking an experienced Site Recertification / Occupancy Specialists for one of our multi-unit properties in Baltimore, Maryland. The Recertification / Occupancy Specialists manage the process of residents' re-certification, rent increases, utility allowance changes, controlled expenses and tenant satisfaction in a timely manner. Assist the On-site Property Manager to maintain occupancy levels and ensure that owners' real estate investments achieve expected revenues. Generally, Site Occupancy Specialists work at a single mid-size or large property. Specific Responsibilities: Manage residents' re-certification, rent increases, utility allowance changes, controlled expenses, and tenant satisfaction.Maintain occupancy level of 97% or better;Work with the On-site Property Manager and the PMI Marketing Coordinator to develop tenant marketing plans for the property; distribute sales materials and conduct marketing activities to attract prospective tenants to the property;Keep track of tenant applications on the "wait list;" update and maintain the "prospect tracking report" in the Boston Post database.File all received applications; perform preliminary review of all received applications and determine if applicants appear to be income and program eligible;Make appointments with prospective tenants; help show available units to prospective tenants.Help the On-site Property Manager to enforce the terms of rental or lease agreements and termination-of-lease procedures; collect delinquent accounts promptly; submit outstanding accounts to collections and special billing. Monitor reports that all security deposits are processed within 30 days of tenants moving out.Prepare all paperwork for the On-site Property Manager for final approval prior to tenants moving in or transferring to different units.Assist the On-site Property Manager in preparation for all site REAC reviews, Management and Occupancy Reviews (MOR), Investor Site Reviews, and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) reviews;Log onto and update company computer-based records, including maintenance of accurate resident household information; submit required company, governmental, or agency reports in a timely manner.Travel to local bank branches and make deposits of property revenues on an as needed basis. Qualifications: Candidates should possess a high school diploma - Associates Degree preferred;3 years related property leasing experience preferred; desirable applicants have completed industry course work in Certified Occupancy Specialist training.Site Occupancy Specialists should possess an introductory knowledge of some or all of the following initiatives:Implementation and compliance requirements for federal housing programs such as Low Income Housing Tax Credits;Section 8 Project and Tenant Based (including Preservation/Enhanced Vouchers) programs; Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation and the Project Based Voucher program;Rural Development 515 and Rental Assistance programs;Section 236 Interest Reduction and Section 221-d-3 programs;FHA and Risk Share mortgage insurance programs as well as state funded housing programs.Current knowledge of all applicable local, state, federal and industry standards required of occupancy specialists, including:HUD, Rural Development, and IRS rules and regulations specific to their assigned property;Relevant legislation, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Federal Fair Housing Amendment Act, and local fair housing laws;Experience in the use of business computer systems and software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook; experience with on-line database systems such as Boston Post Property Manager.Compensation & Benefits: This is a full-time position with a competitive hourly wage. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Disability & Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holidays and 401(k) retirement plan w/ company match. Employment offers are contingent upon completion of a background check and drug screen. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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