Director of Property Management
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Non-Profit and Volunteer
Specialty Facilities Management
Location 08648, Lawrence Township, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Job Title: Director of Property Management
Reports To: Executive Director
Job Status: Full-time, Exempt
Direct Reports: Yes
The Director of Property Management provides in-depth guidance and support to Regional and Site Management on complex tenant-related issues. This is a field-based role providing direct oversight for two regional managers and support for 11 affordable housing communities located throughout central and southern New Jersey.

Provides guidance and support to site management on tenant eviction process and attends eviction court proceedings when necessary. Acts as a liaison between senior management and landlord/tenant attorney.
Reviews reasonable accommodation and modification requests to ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and NJ Law Against Discrimination (LAD).
Keeps abreast of federal, state, and local legislation impacting the tenant/landlord exchange; reviews tenant/landlord policies, procedures, and communications to ensure legal conformity and consistency across all PFI sites.
Oversees the tenant income certification process by providing the final file review for conformity with federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) compliance and NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) requirements, including annual compliance monitoring reports.
Acts as primary contact with LIHTC equity investors/syndicators and other funding sources for compliance monitoring, including all tenant income-related matters including first year lease-up file reviews and annual reporting.
Provides guidance and support to site management on unique tenant-related issues that are escalated to Regional Management; compiles a list of best practices for knowledge sharing across all PFI sites.
Provides a weekly status report to the Executive Director; may occasionally attend Board and Committee Meetings.
Significant experience in building and managing successful Property Management teams, including assisting with hiring, performance evaluations, and terminations, as necessary.
Review and oversight of property/site budgets, including monthly monitoring of controllable expenses.


Demonstrated working knowledge of LIHTC compliance regulations. LIHTC certification (HCCP or tax credit certification) is required.
Strong knowledge of state and federal assistance programs (i.e., HUD Section 8, County HOME, Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB), Supportive Housing Connection (SHC)).
Strong knowledge of Fair Chance in Housing Act, FHA, and LAD regulations.
People Skills: Excellent negotiations, problem-solving, management and leadership skills, and ability to handle difficult conversations.
Proven skills at managing and coordinating multi-faceted teams, while garnering great teamwork.
Ability to oversee and prioritize multiple assignments with shifting deadlines
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to influence and negotiate to implement company-wide change initiatives
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Local travel to properties, as needed.

Five plus years of affordable housing property management experience At A Director Level or above, supervising first and second level property managers.
Bachelors Degree in business management or related field. In lieu of degree, ten plus years of affordable housing property management experience supervising first and second level property managers.
About Project Freedom:
Project Freedom is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that develops and operates barrier-free housing to enable individuals with disabilities to live independently. Supportive services such as recreation, training and advocacy are offered.
In addition to being a developer of accessible, affordable housing, Project Freedom also offers supportive services, whereby self-directed people with disabilities empower themselves to live independently in a non-medical environment.
We invite you to learn more about us, our services, campuses, news and events by visiting
Project Freedom is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Experience level:

5 years


8 hour shift


Director Level Residential Property Management: 5 years (Required)
LIHTC: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In personHealth insurance