Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is a Joint Powers Authority created as a public agency by the City and County of Sacramento in 1973. SHRA is the lead public agency and public developer for the city and the county regarding affordable housing, public housing and redevelopment projects and issues.

When SHRA was formed in 1973, the Public Housing Authorities for both the city and the county were included under its organizational structure along with the Redevelopment Agencies for both jurisdictions.

SHRA currently employs about 300 people

The Agency is one of California's largest Housing Authority and Redevelopment Agency and receives more federal funding for community development than any other entity in Central California.

 

4 job(s) at Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency

Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Sacramento, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, researches various federal, state, and local grant opportunities; works with various departments, and awarded non-profit agencies, in the application and monitoring process; prepares and coordinates grant accounting and reporting process, and performs other related duties as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND SUPPORT/GUIDANCE EXERCISED Receives direct supervision from the Deputy Executive Director Receives lead direction from Assistant Director/Program Manager Receives functional guidance from higher level staff Provides technical and directional guidance and training to other staff The duties listed below represent the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is related or a logical assignment to this class. The starting salary for this position is $60,062/annual. Essential Areas of Responsibility ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Research, identify and apply for local, state, federal and private foundation funding sources for specific projects and programs; review grant proposals and applications prepared by other city departments for completeness, accuracy and timeliness; manage grant applications by working with various departments in the application and monitoring process to ensure successful grant awards and grant compliance. Exercise professional/independent judgment when working with Agency staff, including department heads, when determining whether grant opportunities fit within the strategic direction of the Agency and parameters of the funding agency. Establish relationships with non-profit agencies and support grant applications for projects directly impacting the community. Monitor and maintain government grants and contract documents in coordination with the Agency clerk and records management policies. Ensure local, state, federal compliance and meet reporting requirements for grants. Communicate regularly with other Agency personnel in explaining and interpreting the regulations, practices and policies regarding grant application and administration activities. Participate in meetings as necessary for grant matters, including grant site visits, conducting resident surveys, make presentations to community and elected officials, and meet with potential grant providers/funders. Develop budget and financial report documents in collaboration with program and fiscal staff. Work independently with payroll and accounts payable functions to facilitate accurate payments; this also includes the procurement function and ensuring federal requirements are part of the scope of the proposals (i.e. contractors' requirements to comply with Davis-Bacon requirements, ensuring disbarred vendors are not awarded contracts, etc.). Develop a grants administration work plan which includes goals, objectives and measurable workload indicators for the grants function Develop and maintain State and Federal inventory process for grant funded items. Periodically attend training seminars. Performs related duties as assigned. Education & Experience EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION GUIDELINES: Any combination of experience and education that would be likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities could be qualifying, as determined by the Agency. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/ Experience: High School Diploma or GED and seven years' experience in research, finance, or public administration; including in grants administration, management, coordination and writing. A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting or related field; and three years' experience in research, finance, or public administration; including in grants administration, management, coordination and writing; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is strongly preferred. Job Duties & Responsibilities REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Knowledge of : Agency organization, operations, policies and procedures Federal, State, County and City laws, rules, regulations and ordinances Principles, practices and techniques of grant research, writing, administration and interworking of funding sources at all levels Budgetary theory, principles, objects and practices Grant programs, application procedures and administrative requirements Grant availability, applications, proposal and administrative process and procedures Grant accounting, auditing principles and practices as related to grants administration Ability to : Prepare and present narrative and written reports, as required by the job Establish and maintain effective working relationships with project managers, finance department, legal department, all client departments, contractors, consultants, auditors, and the general public Maintain a high degree of organization, with attention to detail and accuracy Plan, implement, monitor and close grants agreements of all types and for a variety of purposes in a workable and concise manner Understand, interpret, and communicate, grant, and financial terminology Inspect and track varied grant projects and to monitor appropriate paperwork, authorizations, signatures, payments, reporting, and compliance Coordinate and communicate with parties involved in the grant and financial administration of on-going projects Organize and coordinate multiple tasks Assist employees in linking department/division programs activities/performance goals to the overall Agency vision, mission and strategies Plan, implement, monitor, and close grant agreements of all types for a variety of purposes in a workable and concise manner Research, write and submit grant applications Assist departments with program planning which includes goals, objectives and evaluation measures Provide grant compliance guidance to all levels of the organization. This includes the determination of whether funding opportunities fit within the Agency's strategic plan, the department's capacity to deliver on the grant agreement, the Agency's operating budget and the funders' parameters Develop the grants operating budget Determine grant compliance requirements for all grants and guide decision making Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2020
Full Time
Description PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Community Property Representative will provide the Housing Authority's primary interface with tenants at our various properties. Community Property Representative's may reside at the designated property and will be responsible for monitoring the property for security issues, ensuring that the property is maintained in accordance to standards, reporting and/or correcting maintenance problems, showing units, and assisting with inspections. While most of the work is done during normal business hours, this position is expected to be on call after business hours and on the weekends, and may have call out responsibilities at other properties as necessary. This is an On-Site position which includes a 1 Bedroom Apartment and SMUD Utilities. Living on-site is required and is a condition of employment. Individuals who pass screening qualifications may be invited to a written exam. Essential Areas of Responsibility General Property Management Collect delinquent rents Draft notices including lease violations, 3-day and 30 day notices Prepare weekly and daily reports, resident communication and move-in/move/out processes Show vacant units to perspective tenants as requested by the central office staff, secure vacant units, and provide vacancy update to central staff Document and communicate tenant complaints and requests to Regional Community Manager and Central Office Report maintenance problems as needed including submitting online maintenance requests Orient and instruct new tenants on property operations and appliance/equipment operation Assist in organizing, planning and implementing unit inspections and resident activities Maintain tenant list Enforce all property rules including parking/valid vehicle registration requirements Update signage, maintain front door entry programming and alarm system information Maintain calendars for community rooms and distribute and post notices and announcements. Respond to alarms (such as fire and nurse pull alarms) and resolve or refer emergencies to appropriate personnel and authorities Inform Regional Community Manager and Central Office staff of potential or actual tenant lease violations Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with tenant, co-workers and management Attend resident meetings and trainings as required Place recycling bins in parking lots before pick-u, and return bins after pick-up Respond to telephone calls and emails in a timely manner Provide cover for other Property Community Managers at other sites during absences Participate in the annual income certification process for existing and new residents including scheduling appointments, collecting documentation, completing, filing and scanning certification paperwork Process incoming rents in Yardi Daily and Weekly Community Upkeep Walk the full property at the start and end of each day and note any maintenance needs, hazardous conditions, graffiti, or lease violations. Report on the daily log and submit to Regional Community Manager and Central Office corrective action items May perform general light custodial work including picking up debris in common areas Ensure that property maintains attractive "curb appeal" at all times. Education & Experience High school diploma or general education and one year related experience in property management Property Management experience preferably consists of 50 units or more and with affordable housing (tax credit) required. Experience providing customer service/ and working with social services programs preferred Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Full Time
Description Under general supervision from the assigned supervisor, or functional guidance from latter classifications. Performs a variety of technical level work related to the Housing Authority's provision of housing assistance programs. Duties include managing an assigned caseload, performing day-to-day coordination and quality control of eligibility, inspections, news leases, annual re-certifications and program terminations in accordance with Agency policy and in compliance with funding regulations for subsidized housing. Up to the top 100 candidates may be invited to the written exam. Candidates with the top 32 scores from the written exam may be invited to the oral exam. Oral exam may consist of Oral Examination Questions, scenarios and role plays to demonstrates the candidates ability to work in a fast-past environment, multi-tasking all the while helping achieve the Agency's Mission of Changing Lives and helping a population in desperate need of our housing services. Candidates who take and pass the oral exam will be placed on the eligible list for the Housing Program Technician I Classification. Starting pay for this position is $19.05/hour. Essential Areas of Responsibility HPT I: This is the entry level class in the Housing Program series. Incumbents of this class perform specific assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assignments are initially performed with detailed supervision and training. As the incumbent becomes more proficient at the tasks, greater independence is reached. Assignment specialties may include certifying eligibility, waiting list maintenance or re-certifications. Actual responsibilities may vary according to assignments. Incumbents may be responsible for individual tasks that make up a function. Education & Experience High School Diploma or GED In addition to the educational experience, must have at least two (2) years of equivalent experience in a similar position in which most of the essential functions of this position were performed. Job Duties & Responsibilities Client Service Implement the departments Mission Statement in all aspects of customer contact Counsel applicants, tenants and owners on program rules and regulations Monitor repayment agreements Disseminate program information throughout the community via public speaking forums and seminars Respond quickly by telephone or in writing to public inquiries Operations Implement caseload management process for Section 8 program participants Performs annual, interim, and special recertification of participants; receives, reviews, and processes recertification packets Calculates and determines initial and continuing eligibility to receive assistance under various programs; issues vouchers to eligible applicants in leased housing programs and recertifies participants to transfer. Implement Housing Quality Standards inspections process and ensure that regulations are met Conduct initial and annual interviews with clients Coordinate orientations and briefing sessions for pre-applicants, qualified applicants and program participants Review and apply pertinent provisions of HUD rules and regulations Negotiate rent with landlords for Section 8 housing units and schedule inspections Prepare and maintain accurate and detailed case files Verify ownership of property Evaluate unlawful detainer reports and credit and criminal background checks Non-acceptance and Termination Process Prepare written reports and correspondence as required Monitor case files for program violations and recommend further action Represent Agency at tenant conferences, reviews, hearings and court proceedings Assist with disputes and conflicts Entry Level Support May receive functional guidance from higher level staff. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Description SHRA is seeking an exceptional, team-oriented candidate to work at the Management Analyst level. Management Analysts work on a wide range of analytical, management, and technical assignments supporting SHRA's operations and programs, and will have the opportunity to perform meaningful and impactful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation. Essential Areas of Responsibility Under general supervision, performs complex and varied administrative, budgetary, policy and workflow support of SHRA operations. Recommend and formulate policies and guidelines based on analysis and interpretation of related Housing regulations, board approved policies and other applicable law or policy. Conducts needs analysis, feasibility studies and evaluations on assigned projects. Oversees confidential administrative projects, analyzing facets of the Agencies operations such as organizational structure, Housing Programs, grants and budgets. Prepares necessary reports based on analysis and provides training and information to ensure efficiency and compliance with Housing operations. Management Analyst will develop and implement policies and procedures for a variety of projects and programs within an assigned area including administrative, policy, Housing Programs, budgetary analysis, and program evaluation. Will conduct day to day administrative support activities by providing a professional-level resource for organizational, managerial and operational analysis and studies. Work will require detailed, technical aspects required with interpretation and application of policies, procedures and regulations. Education & Experience Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of related work experience. Job Duties & Responsibilities Performs difficult analytical studies of organizational structure, systems, procedures, policies and practices; proposes new administrative policies and organizational procedures; as approved, coordinates the implementation of adopted recommendations. Performs complex and responsible analysis on the performance of housing programs to ensure the linkage of administrative policy, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reporting requirements and operational objectives; identifies challenges, obtains necessary information and data for analysis; analyzes alternatives. Participates in authoring various agency documents such as board memos, agency publications and other reports/plans; documents and collects appropriate information from subject matter expert and prepares documents and coordinates back-up as needed. Analyzes and explains federal, state and local legislative proposals and regulatory changes for impact on agency operations; prepares analysis and briefings on new legislation, judicial interpretations and regulatory agency directives. Prepares needed data and analysis for federal, state, and/or non-profit grant application proposals; assists groups or departments in developing grant proposals; interfaces with internal and external groups regarding requirements for obtaining funds; monitors implemented grants to verify compliance with operating and administrative objectives; prepares and reviews grant reports. Acts as a liaison between the Housing Authority and other agencies to establish best practices; applies and evaluates agency plans, programs and policies and practices according to best practice standards; makes recommendations to modify agency plans, programs, policies and practices to meet best practice standards. Participates in and/or assists in analytical assignments in conjunction with periodic updating and refinement of strategic objectives and action plans; prepares periodic reports and presentations on progress of housing initiatives, including preparation of annual plans and reports within required timelines. Creates and executes project work plans throughout the cycle, which includes predevelopment, development and post development. Monitors contracts designed to provide specific services to the organization, assuring delivery of services and compliance with all contract terms. Assists executive staff with research, special projects and reports as necessary for various management projects and performs additional related duties as assigned. Closing Date/Time: Continuous