Summary: The recertification specialist is a vital member of the office team at MCR Property Management’s assisted, affordable housing, and tax credit apartment communities. The primary responsibilities are to qualify new residents for occupancy and re-certify existing residents for continued occupancy. This position requires organization and great attention to detail. The recertification specialist is required to conduct resident interviews, process paperwork, interact with various vendors and agencies, and assist with administrative and leasing tasks. The recertification specialist must be able to multi-task well, all within specific time constraints.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Property Manager.
Maintain property waiting list
Complete all aspects of resident recertifications and lease renewals, including conducting applicant interviews, collecting necessary documentation, and determining program eligibility
Utilize EIV in accordance with HUD Guidelines (Section 8)
Ensure proper calculation of income, assets, resident rental amount, etc.
Work with maintenance staff for timely move-in/move-out of residents
Coordinate apartment inspections for move-ins and recertifications
Maintain resident files in accordance with company policy and regulatory agency policy
Maintain verbal and written communication with local Housing Authorities in all recertification matters including Requests for Tenancy Approval, subsidy adjustments, and contract signings
Maintain subsidy ledger/corrections
Assist office staff on other tasks, including collection of rents and social activities
Engage in continued job-related education (educational seminars and courses) in order to keep current with regulatory agency policies, Fair Housing Rules and Regulations, federal and state compliance issues, etc.
Abides by and complies with all Fair Housing Rules and Regulations as well as other federal and state compliance issues including HUD, CHFA, LIHTC, etc.
Perform other duties as requested by the Property Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
Walk for extended distances throughout the property
Climb stairs to enter apartment units
Sit/stand for extended periods
Use hands for extended periods to type, input data, and write
Speak, hear and see
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Typical items to be lifted or moved include office supplies, storage boxes containing current or archived files, etc.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions (while walking the property) and to a moderate noise level.
Competencies/Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Certificates and Licenses: As requested by the property manager or required by the property or by state or federal law, the recertification specialist may be required to have or to obtain various certificates and licenses related to the job (i.e., Fair Housing Training, Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, COS, C3P, TCS, certificates acquired through tax credit training, occupancy or recertification training, NCHM, IREM courses, real estate sales licenses, etc. )
Computer Skills: Individual must have the ability to use Property Management software (such as One-Site), internet software, and spreadsheet and word processing software.
Oral and Written Communication Skills: Speaks clearly, professionally, and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively.
Quality and Quantity: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality. Completes work in a timely manner.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time.
About MCR Property Management, Inc.
MCR Property Management, Inc. has been a leader in the property management industry since its founding in 1990 by Michael Belfonti, the company's President. The company manages millions of square feet of real estate, including residential apartment communities, office buildings, retail centers, and industrial parks.
MCR has managed assets in over 14 states and internationally, and its portfolio is currently valued at nearly half a billion dollars. The real estate professionals of MCR know that the company's success and growth is integrally linked to their responsible physical, financial, and administrative management of each asset in the company's portfolio. The company implements extensive preventive maintenance programs and performs regular detailed inspections of each asset.
Another hallmark of the company is its open-door policy with regards to communications with residents, commercial tenants, and all affiliates of the company.
MCR provides excellence in the creation and execution of innovative property management and leasing strategies as well as construction management. The company's direct experience also includes development, renovation, rehabilitation, reposition...ing, and asset acquisition and disposition. Whether renovating residential units, supervising development and construction, or increasing occupancy and rental income MCR personnel continually strive to add value to the assets they manage. Their aggressive management techniques result in high investor profit and outstanding returns.