Homeownership Coordinator

Website Housing Authority of the City of High Point

SUMMARY

The purpose of the Homeownership Coordinator position is to assist low and moderate income families of the HPHA and the general public in becoming homeowners. The incumbent will counsel first time homebuyers, mitigate loss to existing homeowners, conduct financial fitness and homeownership classes, and perform advisory and clerical work. Evening and/or weekend presentations are requirements of position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provides one-on-one counseling regarding the home buying process. Explains to potential homebuyers the terms and conditions regulating home ownership and/or various housing assistance programs (5H, Affordable, Section 8 Voucher) and concepts, including but not limited to: amortization schedules, income calculations, housing ratios, credit analysis, title searches, foreclosure procedures and other home loan steps.
• Accepts and processes applications for second mortgages; conducts credit counseling sessions; and accompanies applicants to banks and other agencies, as required.
• Develops marketing materials and methods to promote the sale of homeownership units in the HPHA inventory.
• Develops and coordinates the implementation of post-homeownership classes.
• Provides loss mitigation counseling.
• Processes applications, loan requests, etc. to third party funding sources, as required.
• Prepares paperwork for closing procedures on homes.
• Receives, investigates, and resolves citizen complaints.
• Attends, participates in, and coordinates resident activities associated with the department.
• Develops relationships with the local banking, real estate and homeownership community.
• Identifies additional programs and resources that enhance affordability for residents.

• Assists with the preparation of grant applications to support activities associated with housing counseling and the department.
• Collects data, identifies trends, and assimilate into reports.
• Conducts financial literacy classes and homeownership classes throughout the year.
• Conducts annual Housing Fair.
• Performs general administrative duties such as maintaining accurate and comprehensive applicant and resident files; preparing and generating reports as required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) and other funding sources; typing correspondence; entering data into computer system; etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education and/or Experience
HUD certified Housing Counselor, Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with training emphasis in real estate
or public housing management. Additionally, at least three (3) to five (5) years’ experience or training that
includes public housing management and real estate sales. Bi-lingual preferred. An equivalent combination
of education and experience may be considered.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Possession of a valid, North Carolina driver’s license and the ability to be insurable under the Agency’s automobile insurance plan at the standard rate.

Apply online at www.hpha.net or at the Housing Authority of the City of High Point, 500 E. Russell Ave., High Point, NC. Applications and resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HUD Certification required

To apply for this job please visit hpha.net.

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