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Construction Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York City Housing Authority

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Job Type


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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 28,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Deputy Director for New Construction The candidate will, under direction of the Vice President for Real Estate Development, be responsible for the planning and implementation of new housing development projects on property owned by the Authority. Will evaluate Authority's portfolio for new construction housing opportunities across all boroughs. Responsible for planning, maintaining and analyzing the pipeline of housing development sites on an annual basis. Collaborate with other City Agencies to align investments to build stronger neighborhoods. Interact with regulatory agencies as required to ensure that projects comply with all applicable legal requirements and regulations. Collaborate with housing finance agencies to put forward the most feasible development project. Work closely with residents and stakeholders to explain potential programs and garner feedback to create community vision documents that capture the process. Ensure assigned projects are completed within budget and on schedule. Participate in or oversee the pre-qualification and RFP evaluation process for developers, contractors, and other outside vendors. Manage the project team including architects, workplace consultants, and construction managers. Develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects. Identify and evaluates alternative solutions to best meet project goals. Prepare detailed construction cost estimates and documentation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 4 years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in the development, design, construction, appraisal, financing, negotiation or disposition of real estate or in real estate law, or in urban planning, design or renewal, or analytical or coordination work related to housing programs; at least 18 months must have been in an executive, administrative or managerial capacity or supervising professional personnel performing work in the fields noted above OR education and/or experience which is equivalent to above. Graduate study in the field of urban studies, city planning, business or public administration, finance, architecture, engineering or other related fields may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of 30 credits equaling one year of experience. Graduation from an accredited law school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have three years of work experience including at least 18 months of executive, administrative, managerial or supervisory experience as described above. Strong public or affordable housing background with an understanding of affordable housing finance programs is desired. Familiarity with US Department of Housing and Urban Development rules and regulations, NYC HPD, HDC, NYS HFA & HCR is an asset. Knowledge of New York City building codes, state and local building permit procedures related to public housing, city planning, urban design and other related professional fields is a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 253312

Company info

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