National Church Residences

  • SENIOR PROJECT LEADER, Affordable Housing Development (Florida)

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Address
    National Church Residences Florida
  • Overview

     The Senior Project Leader will focus on opportunities in Florida.    The Senior Project Leader will be accountable for the success of each assigned affordable housing project including deal sourcing in targeted markets, preliminary deal evaluation, negotiation of purchases and related documents, procurement of financing, management of third party consultants, and coordination of internal resources to facilitate a successful closing.


    Ideal candidate located in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa or Bradenton area.


    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Identify new construction opportunities and potential acquisitions/acquisition rehabilitations of affordable senior housing properties throughout Florida
    • Obtaining not less than two revenue producing projects per year (9% awards and/or, 4% awards and/or acquisition projects).
    • It is anticipated that in Year 1 at least one 4%/9% application would be submitted and in subsequent years at least two 4%/or 9% applications would be submitted.
    • Develop relationships with affordable housing owners, the state agencies, government agencies, brokers, and for-profit developers
    • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of preliminary analysis for potential acquisitions
    • Negotiate Purchase & Sale Agreements
    • Represent National Church Residences with various jurisdictional staff (city, county, state, etc.)
    • Coordinate tax credit and bond application submittals, additional subsidy requests, and lender applications
    • Review construction/rehab plans with Construction Management 
    • Actively involved in relationship building and policy-shaping with the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC)
    • Participate in strategic planning efforts for the Development Department
    • Provide departmental leadership support as required by Senior Director, Affordable Housing-Development in such areas as project presentations for National Church Residences’ internal investment committee; management of quality/consistency regarding various originator activities such as loan applications; HUD pre-pay applications; tax credit applications; and acquisition due diligence review etc.



    • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum 7 years of relevant multifamily, affordable housing, real estate experience.
    • Extensive understanding of affordable housing fundamentals, market dynamics, and economic and demographic drivers.
    • Direct experience with tax credits, FHA mortgage programs, tax-exempt bonds, Section 8, and other sources of affordable housing financing.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent networking skills
    • Demonstrated analytical skills, including an understanding of financial models
    • Collaborative skills, working with diverse internal and external entities to accomplish project goals
    • Demonstrated ability for multi-tasking and meeting simultaneous deadlines
    • Negotiation skills
    • Ability to travel on a regular basis


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