Job Details

Agency Attorney Level III

Company name

New York City Housing Authority

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 73938

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Agency Attorney Level III Duties : Negotiate and draft documents for complex real estate transactions involving construction, financing, zoning and development of public housing, low income, mixed income and affordable housing developments. Provide legal advice on the acquisition, disposition, development and leasing of commercial real estate. Draft and review land sale contracts, license agreements, leases, deeds, regulatory agreements, loan documents and land use documents. Review title reports, surveys and construction plans. Provide legal advice on federal, state, and local regulatory matters affecting development and disposition of real property and related assets.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below. Must have 1+ year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any State Bar; or Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:
To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, must have 1+ year of experience at Assignment Level I or 2+ years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the Bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. Must 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. Should preferably have 3+ years of relevant experience in any combination of the following: Low Income Housing and New Market Tax Credit financing, rental assistance demonstration projects, tax-exempt and taxable bond financing, and federal and state public housing law; Basic land use and zoning; Financial sustainability and development of a large real estate portfolio; Real estate development; Demonstrated ability to identify and address factual and legal issues in a clear and concise manner. Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required.

Additional info

Job ID: 315968. Send resume and cover letter must also include Bar admission date(s) (month and year); writing samples, three references, a copy of law school transcript, provide current and/or minimum salary requirements.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Housing Authority
250 Broadway
New York City, NY 10007

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