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The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) is a regional leader in affordable housing development and management. Since 1988, the organization has evolved into the region’s largest nonprofit community development corporation. BHC creates high-quality homes for residents of modest means, and empowers them with programs and tools to help them reach their fullest potential, at all stages of life. The Better Housing Coalition owns and manages 17 rental communities located in the city of Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield counties (ten of which are for senior adults, ages 55 and older). In order to accomplish our mission, it is essential for BHC to attract and retain energetic and knowledgeable employees who share its values.

If you are interested in helping BHC and our residents achieve their goals, please apply for one of our open positions.

Learn more about Who We Are and our Mission, Vision & Values and Core Competencies.

Current Openings:

Chief Operating Officer

The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) is seeking to fill an exciting opportunity as a Chief Operating Officer. This position will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing policies and objectives to ensure BHC meets its short and long-term strategic, operational, service, financial and quality performance goals. The position will collaborate with the management team to establish and monitor strategic operational goals and objectives. Our Chief Operating Officer will review monthly financial, production performance, property management and resident services reports and take action to ensure that annual targets are met. This position will establish creative strategies that encourage consistent associate engagement and promote talent retention across the organization. In addition, this position will represent the organization in delivering presentations on affordable housing development at industry venues and public forums.

The qualified applicant will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Planning, Real Estate Development or a related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Previous senior management experience in the affordable housing industry is needed, in addition to project management experience.

Better Housing Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package which includes health insurance, life insurance, dental, vision, 403B retirement plan and a generous paid time off program, to name a few.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to: [email protected]
Questions regarding this posting may also be directed to that email address.

The Better Housing Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.

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VP of Real Estate Development

The Better Housing Coalition has an exciting opportunity to lead our real estate development team. As Vice President of Real Estate Development, you will lead BHC’s real estate development team, advance logistics, and construction management functions. You will also be responsible for directing the work of the real estate development team. As VP of Real Estate Development, you will develop and maintain effective working relationships with real estate developers, lenders, tax credit equity investors, funding sources, local and state government officials, attorneys, regulators, affordable housing groups, and community partners in order to identify and secure potential projects across BHC’s service region. 

The qualified applicant will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning & Development, Architecture or a related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred as well as certifications in HUD Affordable Housing Management (AHM), USDA STAR, (Spectrum Training Award Recipient), and/or Tax Credit certifications are also highly desired. Qualified candidates submit resume to this email address.



Senior Services Coordinator

The Better Housing Coalition’s Community Social Work department is seeking a Senior Services Coordinator to join their team to provide critical services to seniors to age in place. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing case management, social and recreational opportunities for senior BHC residents in two communities. This will include identifying needs, developing and linking residents to appropriate social and health-related resources. This position will also work closely with property management staff to secure positive outcomes with residents.

The qualified applicant will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, BSW preferred in the human services field or social work is referred and/or an equivalent of training and experience. Previous experience and/or specialized training/advanced study in the field of aging is also needed.

Please click the link below to read full job description. Qualified candidates submit resume via email here. Put “Senior Services Coordinator” in subject line.


Assistant Property Manager

BHC is seeking an experienced individual to join our property management team. The Assistant Property Manager is responsible for working collaboratively with the Property Manager as it pertains to day to day operations, including receiving and posting rental payments, coordinating and completing annual recertifications and lease renewals.

Assistant Property Managers work closely with their on-site team but also interface across BHC departments to ensure the highest quality resident experience. The successful applicant will have superb organizational and communication skills and exhibit a high level of attention to detail. Previous experience in multi-family property management is preferred. Please click the link below to read full job description. Qualified candidates submit resume via email here. Put “Assistant Property Manager” in subject line.


Maintenance Technician

BHC is seeking an experienced individual to join our property maintenance team. The Maintenance Technician reports to the Property Manager, and is responsible for performing interior and exterior maintenance and repair duties that provide residents of a BHC rental community with a safe and comfortable residence. Maintenance Techs are often customer facing, and respond to service calls promptly (generally 24-hour turnaround time) or immediately if an emergency, to repair and maintain buildings, fixtures, resident spaces, electrical and mechanical equipment, appliances, and grounds for safe and appropriate functionality, among other duties. The successful applicant will have previous maintenance experience at a multi-unit property, effective verbal communications and general knowledge of maintenance functions such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC. Formal vocational training in one or more trades (HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, Construction, Plumbing) is preferred. Please click the link below to read full job description. Qualified candidates submit resume via email here. Put “Maintenance Technician” in subject line.

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Better Housing Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are committed to the safety of our staff and residents. All COVID-related regulations are strictly followed and enforced.

Total Rewards

BHC is the employer of choice for candidates who embrace our mission. BHC strives to compensate associates with competitive rates, based on individual expertise and experience, and to provide merit increases based on performance and contribution to the organization. Additionally, BHC provides a competitive total compensation package of salary, benefits, and incentives. Benefits include health, dental, life and disability insurance, a retirement plan with company matching, as well as a generous time-off policy.

Managing Your Career

BHC is dedicated to developing our associates and helping them meet their career goals. Our competency-based performance management program provides for regular performance evaluations and individual development plans to address associates’ goals for enhancing and enriching current performance. We are committed to creating an environment where associates can maximize their potential.

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