Housing and Community Development Specialist

July 1, 2024

County of San Mateo, CA

San Mateo County Department of Housing

Senior Compliance Manager
July 1, 2024
Deputy Executive Officer – Homelessness
July 1, 2024

HCD is recruiting for a Housing and Community Development Specialist 11/111. Reporting to the HCD Supervisor and HCD Housing Program Manager, the Housing and Community Development Specialist 11/111 positions will engage in a variety of functions aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing throughout San Mateo County and forging partnerships to address critical housing needs. The Specialist position will have job duties with a focus on managing, as the subsidy lender, affordable housing development projects from predevelopment through permanent conversion ("Development-focus"). The Specialist may also have the opportunity to work on activities that are more programmatic in nature and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of program support services including developing program objectives, preparing Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs), evaluating project proposals and underwriting, understanding and applying HUD and other program regulations, and providing technical assistance to and working with community groups on housing-related issues. Finally, the Specialist may also have the opportunity to work on activities that are more policy oriented and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of policy and partnership support to the Department of Housing and its interagency and private partners, nonprofit and for-profit, to support housing initiatives.

Position Overview:

HCD is recruiting for a Housing and Community Development Specialist 11/111. Reporting to the HCD Supervisor and HCD Housing Program Manager, the Housing and Community Development Specialist 11/111 positions will engage in a variety of functions aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing throughout San Mateo County and forging partnerships to address critical housing needs. The Specialist position will have job duties with a focus on managing, as the subsidy lender, affordable housing development projects from predevelopment through permanent conversion (“Development-focus”). The Specialist may also have the opportunity to work on activities that are more programmatic in nature and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of program support services including developing program objectives, preparing Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs), evaluating project proposals and underwriting, understanding and applying HUD and other program regulations, and providing technical assistance to and working with community groups on housing-related issues. Finally, the Specialist may also have the opportunity to work on activities that are more policy oriented and will require the Specialist to provide a variety of policy and partnership support to the Department of Housing and its interagency and private partners, nonprofit and for-profit, to support housing initiatives.

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APPLICATION PROCESS:

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