Property Manager - CHA - Chicago

Chicago, IL

Job Description

Property Manager - CHA

Posted: Wednesday, 3/20/2024

Under the direction of the Property Supervisor, the Property Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the properties assigned, and the day to day implementation of those policies, procedures and programs that will assure well-managed, well-maintained buildings within established management operating and fiscal policies and assuring compliance with all regulatory agencies and investors. This includes developing within the assigned properties a supportive environment for all residents, assuring the properties’ sound fiscal management, maintaining an acceptable occupancy level, maintaining a clean, well-maintained buildings and grounds, managing the onsite staff and their duties, interacting with and supervising vendors.

The Property Manager must relate well to people and is required to provide leadership in developing a community and in facilitating a staff that functions as a team and is cooperative with each other, the residents, and visitors to the properties.


  • Maintaining the Physical Asset
  • Works closely with Maintenance Supervisor to monitor & schedule maintenance work (i.e. work orders, repairs, etc.) and ensure their timely completion.
  • Approves rotating schedule of personnel for emergency maintenance.
  • Conducts follow-up inspections of maintenance work and surveys resident satisfaction.
  • Inspects site grounds and common hallways on a daily basis.
  • Monitors and approves make-ready status of vacant apartments.
  • Monitors/assists in yearly unit and site inspections.
  • Recommends expenditures within budget allocations for physical repairs, replacement, and/or major improvements.
  • Evaluates maintenance operations to determine efficiencies or areas cost saving potential.
  • Ensures any construction-related problems are corrected.
  • Ensures emergencies are handled promptly and HHDC corporate staff are properly notified.
  • Safety and Security
  • Marketing and Leasing
  • Resident and Community Relations
  • Acts as a liaison and advocate on behalf of the residents to public and private agencies.
  • Financial Reporting and Control
  • Staff Management
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma (minimum). College degree in Urban Planning, Business or related field preferred.

  • 5+ years property management experience in a not-for-profit and/or real estate development, construction, or Property Management company required; must also have previous experience in managing affordable housing Section 8, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and or public housing.

  • Must have or be able to obtain within 6 months an AMP Leasing Certificate if required by state.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire, applicable certifications by type of affordable housing program of property: Public Housing Management Certification, Senior Housing Management Certification, RAD PBV Management Certification, and/or LIHTC Certification.

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