EAH Housing
Published
06/02/2022
Location
San Rafael, CA
Job Type

Description

Explore a career at EAH Housing.

Start or continue a career in real estate development and management with EAH Housing. We are looking for talented and skilled professionals as we expand our property portfolio throughout California and Hawai`i. As a mission-based nonprofit organization and industry leader for more than 50 years, we live up to our values, and work to create opportunities to empower people to live better lives. Join us and make a difference today.

What we offer.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% match. We also offer generous vacation accrual, holiday schedule, and work schedule flexibility.

We believe in work / life balance.
15 days of vacation per year (which increases based on years of service)
10 paid sick days per year
12 paid holidays

We take care of our employees.
Competitive Salaries
403b Retirement Plan with 5% company match
Go 365 Wellness Program
Free Employee Medical Insurance
Affordable Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
EAP – Mental Health, Financial and Legal Services
$1,500 Employee Referral Program
EAH University, an in-house training program

Position is for a Real Estate Development (RED) Intern to work at EAH Corporate located in San Rafael, CA. Qualified Candidates will have Bachelor’s degree or if still in school, course work in any of the following fields of study: architecture, real estate development, finance, planning, economics or construction management. Education in other fields of study would be acceptable combined with appropriate work experience. Some related work or field work experience in matters related to affordable housing development such as residential architecture, finance, planning, construction, etc. is desired but not required. Valid California Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation required.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Established in 1968, EAH Housing is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. EAH develops low-income multifamily housing, manages more than 222 properties throughout in California and Hawai’i, and plays a leadership role in local, regional, and national housing advocacy efforts.

EAH Housing puts its core values into action every day as our staff of 700 people serves 25,000 residents in 87 municipalities. We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, professional development, and invest in our employees through extensive training programs. Please visit our www.eahhousing.org to learn more about us, our culture, and how we strive to maintain excellence in everything we do.

For immediate consideration please apply to requisition REALE002831 on our website at  www.eahhousing.org/careers

POSITION OVERVIEW

Provides general support to Real Estate Development (RED) staff, including specific project coordination, managing application processing for grants and other funding, and records maintenance. Also responsible for assisting with acquisition activities, including the evaluation of potential projects and responding to solicitations for proposals consistent with the company’s mission and strategic plan.  This position is characterized by high initiative, responsibility, accountability and ability to work congenially with a wide variety of individuals, community based organizations and governmental entities. Also involves completing special projects for President, Senior VP, Directors of Development, including research and funding applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General Project Management Assistance. Under the direction of the Director of RED, provides affordable housing project management support to several Project Managers as needed in connection with various new construction and rehabilitation transactions, including processing documents and letters, making and receiving phone calls, creating memos, maintaining records, faxing and mailing documents.
  • Potential Project and Market Research Performs feasibility research on potential projects including pro forma analysis, market comparables, basic density assessments and determining funding availability. Additionally researches specific markets for availability of local funding.
  • Funding Applications. May assemble applications to various funders, including HOME/CDBG, Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC), California Housing Finance Agency, HUD, etc. Maintains a working file of updated standard EAH documents and forms from other organizations used in applications.
  • Project Background Data Collection. Works to obtain information on various acquisition projects by visiting and photographing sites and adjacent areas, meeting with Resident Managers, conducting research, and contacting various persons regarding information needs.
  • Protocol Administration: Assists Project Managers with management of departmental checklist, authorization and administration; assists with other protocols, including predevelopment budgets, decision memos, board presentations, etc.
  • Information Requests. Follows through on questions and requests from outside parties for documents and information on specific projects and general information
  • Draw Assistance. May assists with loan draws and capital grants including obtaining vendor invoices from Accounting, verifying what is unpaid, creating summary charts, gaining approvals and organizing a package to be sent to HUD, if necessary.
  • Staff Meetings. Attends and communicates in staff meetings and works with team
  • Research. Conducts miscellaneous research on reporting tasks, funding source reporting schedules, application processing, etc.
  • Due Diligence. Assists Business Development with all basic due diligence work on potential sites deemed generally viable for development purposes. Due diligence review includes reviewing preliminary title reports, evaluating infrastructure review with local public works and building officials, estimating market values through comparable sales analysis prior to appraisal, and assessing ability to obtain entitlements for contemplated projects in the context of local general plan and zoning designations.
  • Special Projects. Assists the President and SVP with special projects and assignments, including maintenance of the data sheets and general project tracking.
  • Announcements. Creates flyers and announcements for special purposes at projects
  • Plan Participation. Actively participates in EAH’s Injury and Illness Prevention Plan.
  • Attendance. Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Other. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree or if still in school course work in any of the following fields of study: architecture, real estate development, finance, planning, economics or construction management. Education in other fields of study would be acceptable combined with appropriate work experience. Some related work or field work experience in matters related to affordable housing development such as residential architecture, finance, planning, construction, etc. is desired but not required. Valid California Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation required.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS

EAH Housing conducts criminal background checks on all candidates who have received a conditional job offer. Once you have receive such an offer, you will be required to submit and pass our criminal background requirements. Please be advised that certain roles may also require fingerprinting due to legal requirements.  If onsite housing is a requirement of the position, any household members over 18 years of age who will be living onsite with the candidate must also undergo a criminal background check and tenant screening.  Satisfactory completion of background check and fingerprinting requirements is a requirement of employment with EAH.

EAH Housing is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.  CA BRE #00853495 | HI RB-16985

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