Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Published
12/21/2021
Location
Hopewell, VA
Category
Job Type
Property Name
Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Description

JOB TITLE:  HCVP Manager, Code No. 4200

EMPLOYER: Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing (HRHA)

Salary Range: $41,672 - $62,508

NOTE:  Successful candidate will need to show proof of completed Covid vaccination prior to beginning employment.

Please send your resume to sherry.henderson@hopewellrha.org

SUMMARY:    Position is responsible for performing complex work requiring considerable judgment in operating the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Project Based Voucher (RAD PBV & Traditional PBV) Program, State Rental Assistance Program, Emergency Housing Voucher, and Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing Vouchers, specifically client and landlord case management, financial management, and compliance with HUD standards and regulations.  Responsible for performing advanced work involving math calculations and requiring considerable judgment in interviewing and qualifying applicants.  Oversee the HCV Program, supervises: SRAP/PBV Specialist, HCV Specialist, HCV Admin Assistant, and Secretary-Receptionist. Plans own work, works directly with HUD, and housing owners/managers. Work is performed within specific objectives, priorities and policies of the department.  Position is accountable to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain updated files for changes in Federal Regulations, to include Payment Standards, Administrative Fees, Utility Allowances and Program Policy.
  • Oversees and supervises guidance on receiving applications, issuing vouchers and determining eligibility of families to participate in the program
  • Determines the availability of vouchers for issuance in accordance with HUD regulation
  • Determines eligibility and issues vouchers to applicants on waiting list.
  • Maintains and updates waiting list of eligible applicants in accordance to priority, procedure and HUD guidelines.
  • Comply with rent reasonable standards.
  • Counsels tenants and owners concerning responsibilities and procedures. Acts as liaison between tenants and owners.
  • Prepares periodic reports and posted them to Basecamp and related documentation for submission to HUD, maintains files, records and other data.
  • Conducts initial, annual, and interim reexaminations of program participants to include verifying tenant’s income, family composition, medical expenses and other unusual expenses; maintains family records.
  • Computes & approves applicants/participants rent for initial occupancy.
  • Performs initial, annual and move-out inspections of units to ensure continued compliance with Housing Quality Standards.
  • Assist in maintaining owner and resident accounts for processing of monthly HAP payments.
  • Becomes familiar with all applicants/participants and maintains and updates tenant records; keeps updated portability transfer list.
  • Provides guidance to applicants/participants concerning family responsibilities and procedures.
  • Prepares and maintains files regarding tenants, applicants, and landlords in compliance with Authority and HUD policies and regulations.
  • Performs re-exams and initial, annual and move-out inspections of leased units to ensure continued compliance with Housing Quality Standards and local housing codes; assists owners in maintaining compliance with equal opportunity and decent, safe and sanitary housing standards.
  • Determine and comply with rent reasonableness standards.
  • Counsels tenants and owners concerning responsibilities and procedures. Acts as liaison between tenants and owners.
  • Executes financial management and operations according to Authority business processes.
  • Maintain records in accordance with Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP).
  • Assists in establishing and enforcing appropriate policies and regulations, including tenant and owner briefings.
  • Conducts informal reviews and hearings at the request of applicants & participants challenging administrative decisions.
  • Supports implementation and execution of HCV Program plan initiatives, landlord recruitment, marketing, and development
  • Supports and implements plan for maximizing voucher allotment and funding availability.
  • Works alongside COO to Forecast funding that will be utilized over the calendar year.
  • Discuss program management in financial terms.
  • Attend monthly meetings with COO to review financial reports such as utilization, project reserve account administrative fee balances, review costs reported on an actual to budgeted financial report, determine the proper amounts to be reported in VMS.
  • Supervises the HCVP Admin Assistant, HCVP Specialists, and Secretary-Receptionist.
  • Performs other related tasks, as assigned

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervises employees within the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Project Based Voucher (RAD PBV & Traditional PBV) Program, State Rental Assistance Program, Emergency Housing Voucher, and Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing Vouchers department(s).
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Any combination of training or experience in social service or property management which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Knowledge that comprises a basic foundation of learning typically gained through the completion of a four-year general college degree is preferred.
  • Adept at utilizing Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Previous experience working with HUD housing programs is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of HCV, PBV, RAD-PBV Programs and HUD regulations.
  • Ability to operate the regular program operations effectively.
  • Ability to interview and communicate effectively and pleasantly with Program participants and other stakeholders.
  • Must have clerical skills including the abilities to operate all office equipment and to type narrative and quantitative materials within established time frames.
  • Ability to work independently, communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to compile statistical data and to prepare reports from that data.
  • Ability to understand and enforce complex regulations and standards.
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License, criminal background, and drug screening check required.
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