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Compliance Specialist

Housing Opportunities Commission of Maryland | Kensington, MD

Posted Date 7/10/2024
Description

Compliance Specialist

Full Time
 

Compliance Specialist

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) was established in 1974 to better respond to the County’s need for affordable housing. HOC is authorized to acquire, own, lease, and operate housing; to provide for the construction or renovation of housing; obtain financial assistance from any public or private source to assist its housing activities; and arrange for social services, resident services, and daycare.

Job Description: 

The incumbent will serve as an inter-agency consultant on compliance related matters. This person will review to ensure compliance of Davis Bacon certified payrolls and customer Reasonable Accommodation requests. Oversee a property portfolio of at least 1,600 units. Will manage and monitor compliance reporting, investigate, follow-up and follow through on matters that may arise within the assigned portfolio. Perform site visits and participate in external agency audits to ensure program property compliance. Will perform quality control reviews to ensure Federal, State and Local program compliance for the Housing Resources, Resident Services and Property Management divisions. Will compile data/statistics, prepare reports, documents, and written correspondences. Provide recommendations for corrective action for Federal, State and Local housing programs. Provide recommendations for development of new procedures. Provide quarterly training . Will perform other related duties as required

Responsibilities:

? Will review to ensure compliance. 

? Oversee a property portfolio of at least 1,600 units.

? Manage and monitor compliance reporting, investigate, follow-up and follow through. 

? Perform site visits. 

?Perform quality control reviews to ensure Federal, State and Local program compliance for the Housing Resources, Resident Services and Property Management divisions.

? Prepare reports in accordance with mandated deadlines.

? Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:

  • Four years’ experience in federally subsidized affordable housing programs such as, but not limited to, Housing Choice Voucher, Tax Credit or other subsidized housing programs. 

Education:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. 

  • Must have or obtain the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (“LIHTC”), Housing Choice Voucher (“HCV”), Assisted Multifamily Housing Manger and HOME Certification Occupancy certifications within the probationary period, not to extend beyond one year.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or

  • Four years’ experience in federally subsidized affordable housing programs such as, but not limited to, Housing Choice Voucher, Tax Credit or other subsidized housing program, 

  • Must have or obtain the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (“LIHTC”), Housing Choice Voucher (“HCV”), Assisted Multifamily Housing Manger and HOME Certification Occupancy certifications within the probationary period, not to extend beyond one year.

  • Must have knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to subsidized housing;

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment;

  • Must be accurate, detail oriented and have the ability to meet deadlines; and

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with people of varied backgrounds.

*Grade 21: Min: $58,214 - Max:  $95,502 | Salary determined by departmental budget- Offer commensurate with experience

HOC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. HOC promotes a drug-free workplace.

 HOC conducts criminal background checks, employment reference checks, and where applicable, reviews driving records to determine employment suitability. Selected applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Employment is contingent upon drug and alcohol test results.

 

Job Type
Full-time

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