Cascade Management, Inc. Affordable Housing Compliance Specialist I in Tigard, Oregon
Cascade* Management, Inc.* and its principals began providing property and asset management services in 1974. We continue to manage the majority of properties from our original portfolio, which has grown substantially over time. Through our growth, the commitment to our properties, owners and employees remains fundamental to our values.
Cascade Management’s Service Model is the foundation of everything we do and is expected to be upheld every day you come to work. Our Service Model represents the most important behaviors and actions to ensure a stakeholder interaction is positive every time. As an integral part of the Cascade team, all members are expected to carry out our Service Model of Friendly, Helpful, Knowledgeable, Respectful, and Responsive.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
The Compliance Specialist 1 maintains and ensures compliance with all affordable housing program operations and required quarterly and annual reports. Reviews tenant files for compliance and maintains Cascade Management, Inc. policies and procedures in regards to Fair Housing, tenant selection, and regulatory procedures. A Compliance Specialist 1 will be responsible for learning and executing up to 2 program funding types while maintaining a portfolio size as listed below
Portfolio Size: LIHTC: 1200-1300 HUD: 800-900 RD: 800-900
Manage and maintain assigned affordable housing portfolio including: tenant file reviews, audits, onsite file reviews, track and complete certifications, transmit property rental assistance into MINC/TRACS programs, and input tenant certifications into Property Management Software.*
Track certification corrections; research and answer Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity questions brought forth by property or tenant.*
Act as liaison with clients and agencies regarding affordable compliance operations and regulations to ensure program compliance.*
Provide support via phone, email or in person to Community Managers and Assistant Community Managers with regards to correct policies and procedures of program certification, as well as outstanding compliance related issues.*
Track and communicate the certification statuses on a monthly basis to the Community Managers and Portfolio Managers in a timely manner.*
Notify the Compliance Manager of any/all regulatory notices from agencies relating to affordable housing programs in a timely manner.*
Take calls from clients/community managers/PM’s regarding affordable housing compliance concerns.*
Interpret and dispense all new affordable housing program publications, policies, and procedures.*
Follow up on tenant file audit findings to ensure compliance and report corrections as required.*
Maintain, establish and/or submit all quarterly and annual reporting due on all assigned properties ina timely manner.*
Apply technical data, regulations, and policy statements to varying situations.*
Uphold Cascade Managements Service Culture in all forms of communication or interactions to create a positive and productive work environment. (Friendly, Helpful, Knowledgeable, Respectful and Responsive)*
Regular and reliable attendance during scheduled hours*
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Physical Demands
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school Diploma or Associate's degree (A. A.), or one year related experience and/or training in property management; or equivalent combination of education and experience totaling 1-2 years.
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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb; stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
Location : Address: 9600 SW Oak Street
Property Type: Corporate
Schedule: Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm
Rate of Pay: $15.00 + DOE