City of Gilroy Gilroy, CA, USA
May 24, 2019Full Time
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Administer the Federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Housing Trust Fund programs and other related programs. Prepare the five year Consolidated Plan for housing and community development activities. Prepare an annual application for HUD funds and other funds as they are available to the City. Prepare annual performance reports, budgets, detailed reports, and maintain necessary program activity. Represent the City at meetings with Entitlement Cities, HUD, the County of Santa Clara and other special purpose committees. Develop an awareness of current trends in housing financing methods and seek out financing sources for the construction of affordable housing. Review and prepare draft comments on proposed Federal, State and local regulations and their prospective impact on department programs. Suggest alternative courses of actions as applicable. Work collaboratively with the Police Department and other agencies to address housing for homeless. Work with the Below Market Rate Administrator to insure the City below market rate portfolio is administered to maximize retention of below market rate units. Leads Housing section activities in a manner that results in high customer satisfaction levels, leveraging of resources and continuous improvement. Make presentations and recommendations to the City Council and attend public meetings related to the Housing and Community Development (HCD) program. Work with other City departments as required, to ensure that projects are progressing. Assemble pertinent financial and housing information from individual and non-profit applicants and analyze same for debt serviceability and program eligibility. Monitor rehabilitations in progress, acting as liaison between applicants, City and contractor and grant funding agencies. Routinely evaluate operating policies, practices and procedures for their effectiveness. Proactively maintain oversight of budget and revenue forecasting providing recommendations and guidance for fiscally sound decision making. Supervise employees as assigned. Work with financial institutions and the public in securing and processing loans. Coordinate real estate transactions, including but not limited to acquisition, disposition, and escrow. Ensure proper and timely responses to housing related inquiries from various parties. Assist with preparation and implementation of the Housing Element. Perform field inspections to verify project completion. Monitor and follow up on loan payments. Monitor contract compliance per Federal Law. (NEPA, Davis-Bacon, Non-Profit Sub-recipients) Perform related duties as required.