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Compliance and Enforcement Attorney

Company name

New York Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018


USD 65000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Compliance and Enforcement Attorney; 30087-01 The candidate will receive and analyze complaints of non-compliance from within organization, including the Office of Asset and Property Management (APM) and Tax Incentives Programs (TIP), and from outside organization, to determine whether sanctions or other penalties such as a revocation of benefits should be imposed. Investigate complaints by collecting facts from public sources, property owners, and residents. Make legal recommendations as to extent of violations and appropriate remedies. Prepare appropriate legal documents to prosecute violations or revoke benefits. Resolve cases through negotiated settlement, administrative proceedings or, with other agencies, court proceedings. Serve as the primary point of contact for owners, owners' counsel and residents of properties that are the subject of assigned cases. Regularly report status of cases to Executive Director. Work with Division support staff to update and maintain tracking and case management systems. Become well-versed in program policies and regulations and provide input to Executive Director about processes that would strengthen enforcement cases. Supervise two paralegals. Assist Executive Director in producing an annual report with a list of buildings for which benefits have been revoked.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below. 1- year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state Bar; or 6+ months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne is essential.
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
Assignment Level (AL) II: Must have 1+ year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

AL III: Should have 2+ years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or 3+ years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the Bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Juris Doctorate degree and 1+ year of civil litigation or regulatory enforcement experience subsequent to admission to the New York bar is preferred. Experience with tax or real estate matters is a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skill is essential. Must have strong interpersonal, creative problem-solving, and organizational skills. Strong facility with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is essential. Experience working for or with government agencies and government programs related to affordable housing compliance is preferred.

Deadline: 8 July, 2018

Additional info

Job ID: 345895

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Department of Housing Preservation & Development
100 Gold Street
3rd Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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