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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:

Real Estate Development Manager

The Better Housing Coalition is seeking a real estate development professional to work closely with our Vice President and Director of Real Estate Development. This position will be responsible for the management of assigned project segments, which may include initial research, financial modeling, feasibility analysis, architectural coordination, construction management and coordination, obtaining lending, closing sale and the transition to Property Management. The candidate will collaborate with other BHC staff in the evaluation and pursuit of new development opportunities. Among other attributes, the successful applicant will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Urban Planning & Development or a related field. Previous experience in housing, finance or real estate planning is required. Please click the link below to read full job description. Qualified candidates submit resume via email here. Put “Real Estate Manager” in subject line.

Real Estate Development Manager – Full Job Posting

Assistant Property Manager

BHC is seeking a motivated individual to join our property management team. The Assistant Property Manager reports to the Property Manager, and is responsible for meeting the financial, customer service, and operational targets for assigned rental community(ies). APMs are customer facing and assist with lease renewals, timely rent collection and accurate record keeping, among other duties. The successful applicant will have knowledge of Federal/State/Local Fair Housing regulations, Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs, HUD and AHP and related programs; effective and professional verbal and written communications; strong organizational and time management skills; a high level of initiative & dependability; and be proficient with MS Office products. High school diploma (or equivalent GED) required. Previous experience in multi-family property management highly 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.

Assistant Property Manager – Full Job Details

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.

Maintenance Technician – Full Job Details

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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