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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:


Fund Development Coordinator (Full-time, Hybrid)

Hiring Range: $40,000 – $50,000

The Better Housing Coalition’s External Affairs department is looking for a talented self-starter to join our team full-time as a Fund Development Coordinator. The Fund Development Coordinator will support our fundraising efforts to meet the organization’s annual fundraising goals, and provide coordination and support to our stewardship efforts through scheduling, materials and follow-up. This position will be responsible for drafting fundraising materials including acknowledgment letters, seasonal appeals, and presentations. The position will also provide day-to-day management of our donor database including maintaining foundation, corporation, and individual records. This position will work in a hybrid remote environment.

The qualified applicant will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Previous experience in fundraising is required, and donor database experience is preferred.

Better Housing Coalition employees enjoy a rich offering of employee benefits, including 403B cash match and paid time off.

Qualified candidates may submit resume to this email address.

Questions regarding this posting may also be directed to that email address.
The Better Housing Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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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