Homeownership Project Manager (Housing Community Developer II)

Open & closing dates

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 to Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:00:00

Fairfax County

Housing & Community Dev


$54,423 to $90,705 (per year)

Appointment type

FT Hourly W BN

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Works as a project manager for administration of affordable homeownership programs, including a down-payment assistance program for moderate-income families, and home sales within the First-Time Homebuyers Program (FTHB) which includes Affordable Dwelling Units (ADU), Workforce Dwelling Units (WDU), Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership (HCV-HO) and other homeownership properties. Primary responsibilities include eligibility determination of FTHB applicants; serving as the primary liaison with developers, lenders, escrow companies, realtors, contractors, and county agencies such as the County Attorney and Department of Planning and Zoning. Works with low- and moderate-income families; coordinating with developers to find qualified purchasers for new ADUs and WDUs or working directly with homeowners on the resale of these units in the County's FTHB Program.

The Homeownership Project Manager Core Functions:
  • Administers a down-payment assistance program, subject to funding availability. Conducts all relevant outreach and marketing; coordinates with lenders, realtors and applicants. Works with escrow companies and reviews title documents; ensures accuracy and completeness of program files. Complies with financial tracking requirements.
  • Ensures the property meets established standards for purchase.
  • Markets properties for sale and conducts open houses for prospective buyers. Monitors and maintains the website advertising affordable homeownership units for open house events and immediate sales opportunities.
  • Analyzes first-time homebuyers' documents to determine their eligibility to purchase a home based on program policy, regulations and underwriting criteria. Prepares real estate contracts, contract addenda, and any other legal documents required for sale of FTHB properties. Reviews closing documents and coordinates settlements. Continually monitors the overall progress of the sale to ensure it meets required timelines and regulations.

Routinely provides large-scale program orientations and application session presentations. On weekly rotation, serves as primary contact for walk-in clients to the Homeownership Resource Center explaining complex program regulations and providing one-on-one pre- and post-purchase counseling, financial education or other housing counseling as needed. Performs client eligibility determinations for walk-in clients applying or re-certifying in the program. Attends weekly division and/or team meetings to improve inter- and intra-division communication and coordination of activities and projects. Assists with compliance projects of FTHB units, including annual occupancy certifications, as needed. Maintains accurate client and property records in the Yardi database, and in electronic and paper files according to division standards. Must be able to communicate with others verbally and in writing.