AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Affordable Housing Specialist in San Francisco, California

Affordable Housing Specialist

Job Type: Full Time

State: :CA City: San Francisco

Brand: No


Creating a better way to live isis the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates.At AvalonBay, every day you can make a difference in someone's life. We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. From helping someone choose one of our communities as their home to providing great service throughout a resident's stay to supporting your fellow associates, your positive, professional and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work. Our purpose and our core values - A Commitment to Integrity , A Spirit of Caring , and A Focus on Continuous Improvement - set us apart.

So if you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with the top property management organization in the country, we'd like to hear from you! We are looking for the right candidate to join our property operations team as an Affordable Housing Specialistto administer all activities related to affordable housing program compliance for a portfolio of assigned communities.


This position requires a highly motivated and skilled professional to perform a wide range of high-level administration and project support tasks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain all documents with updated information such as income limits and policy changes and communicate/train on-site staff as needed to ensure their understanding and implementation of affordable housing program rules.

  • Audit compliance with all regulatory requirements and complete all necessary periodic reports for affordable housing programs.

  • Maintain files with all relevant/required contracts such as tenant selection plans, regulatory agreements, management agreements and comprehensive permits.

  • Perform periodic recertification for affordable housing programs to ensure continued eligibility of such programs.

  • Review recertification reports to identify and address issues.

  • Respond to internal and external inquires regarding AVB’s affordable housing program. Provide guidance to on-site personnel regarding new lease-ups to ensure compliance.

  • Review, prepare and submit various reports related to AVB’s compliance with affordable housing regulations.

  • Ensure compliance with all AVB operational policies and procedures.


The perfect candidate will be flexible, detail-oriented, energetic, self-motivated, quick-thinking, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization. This person should be enthusiastic and comfortable dealing with a wide variety of professionals. The candidate should be comfortable working both as part of a team and independently. He or she must maintain strict confidentiality in all matters, and have the willingness and ambition to learn and take on a variety of responsibilities. In addition, candidates should have a high school diploma or equivalency (GED) and at least one year of office administrative experience. On-site experience with affordable housing is desirable.

AvalonBay conducts drug and background screening for all hires. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance and other applicable state and federal laws.

AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job ID 19192