Position(s): Associate Housing Developer, Housing Developer 1 and/or Senior Housing Developer.
Status: Full-time, regular, exempt position
Reports to: Director of Real Estate Development
To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements. This position will remain open until the right candidate is found.
Real Estate Developer - Affordable Housing
Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) is looking to hire a mission-oriented developer and/or development assistant to support and build our affordable housing pipeline. Now more than ever before, NHA is poised to pursue projects within the Portland Metropolitan area and across the State of Oregon in collaboration and partnership with diverse communities. We have almost 400 multi-family units under construction, over 600 multi-family units in pre-development, and are considering new opportunities and partnerships regularly.
NHA is looking for one or two new development team members to fill the position(s) of Associate Housing Developer, Housing Developer I, and/or Senior Housing Developer - depending on a candidate's experience, skills, and abilities.
If you have:
- a passion for affordable housing;
- a committment to community development and social justice;
- a strong interest in working in collaboration with project teams and among community partners;
- with a background or interest in construction management or housing finance
...then, we want to talk to you!
Position Summary: The Housing Developer position performs work in the real estate development of housing projects to further the NHA mission to provide affordable housing to those with low incomes including families, seniors, people with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness.
The Housing Developer takes a role in managing the real estate development process -- e.g. identifying sites, evaluating project feasibility, securing financing, supervising construction, and transitioning new construction/rehab projects to NHA's Asset Management Department. These tasks include providing direction to a large team of varied partners.
About Northwest Housing Alternatives
For over 35 years Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) has been a leading not-for-profit developer of affordable housing in Oregon. Our mission is to create opportunity through housing by developing, building, and managing rental housing designed for Oregonians with extremely limited incomes. These homes help families live healthy and stable lives, allow older adults to age in place, and give people with special needs a dignified residence. Along with providing affordable housing, NHA provides services that connect tenants to critical health and community resources, work to prevent homelessness before it begins, and offer emergency shelter and services for families experiencing homelessness.
NHA is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment and is actively seeking to recruit a diverse applicant pool. We strive to hire a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens everything we do. NHA offers a great work environment having been awarded "100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon" again in 2019. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of dedicated and passionate coworkers.
NHA provides a full range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:
- Excellent health coverage through Kaiser Permanente, including multiple medical and dental plan options; NHA contributes 100% of the cost of coverage for the employee each year, plus an additional $250/month if the employee adds dependents. Alternative care and vision included in some plans.
- 7% match, after the first year of employment, for our 403(b) plan with T. Rowe Price
- Generous vacation and sick leave
- 4 weeks of paid parental leave
Northwest Housing Alternatives is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other status protected by law.