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Housing Finance Specialist. in Augusta, ME
Full-time, DIRECT HIRE opportunity! Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm.

This position is primarily responsible for processing Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract renewals, producing monthly reports for HAP payments, and reviewing and analyzing audited financial statements and operating budgets that have been submitted.


Administer the HAP contract renewal process
Provide guidance to owner, managers and/or internal staff on the provisions in the
Section 8 renewal guide
Determine if renewal option chosen is consistent with guidelines
Coordinate with parties on timelines for completing renewals

Review audited financial statements for properties in multi-family portfolio
Review Section 8 and Rental Loan Program projects for compliance
Review A-133 audits for non-profit entities
Meet project deadlines
Periodic field audit activities

Review budgets for Section 8 and Rental Loan Program projects

Prepare monthly payment report to Owners and Finance Dept.
Process monthly subsidy vouchers and special claims as needed
Work with HUD and Owners when HAP funds are delayed
Two good employment references; Comparable experience; HS Diploma or equivalent; Strong financial analysis skills; ability to understand and interpret regulatory doc's and State and Fed statutes and regulations; excellent project and time management and organizational skills; working knowledge of MS Office; robust communication skills.
Housing Specialist in Augusta, ME
Full-time, Contract to Hire opportunity available with our client, a well-known and respected non-profit organization. Very robust benefit package offered upon hire!

Position is responsible for assisting residents/applicants of the HUD Voucher Program by assessing eligibility, collecting information and providing customer service in order to provide rent subsidies to eligible program participants. Certified Occupancy Specialist certification is needed within 6 mos. of hire.

Administer the Vouchers program; answer and respond to telephone inquiries and prepare written correspondence.
Utilize company database to input all owner, tenant & unit information
Coordinate response to Housing Quality Standards inspections
Assist in monthly subsidy payment process
Network with communities, landlords, social services, and local officials to gain program participation.
Monitor and ensure accuracy of tenant records for submission to HUD.
Attend related seminars, workshops, and trainings as needed.
This is a fast-paced environment which contains multiple priorities, interruptions, deadlines and ever-changing regulations; the right candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent time management and organizational ability, and strong communication skills. Excellent career opportunity! Send your resume for consideration today!

$20.48/hr., including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, paid parental leave, short/long-term disability, and more!
Two good employment references; Mature work ethic; Comparable experience; HS Diploma or equivalent; Knowledge/experience interpreting governmental reg's and contract compliance ideal; Solid computer and analytical skills