WHEDC seeks an individual with a passion for affordable housing to join its staff. This is a new position, and the selected candidate will have the opportunity to shape and refine the role and responsibilities of the position in accordance with the WHEDC Strategic Plan, the City of Winter Haven’s Housing Action Plan and the evolving needs of the community. The Affordable Housing Program Manager is responsible for managing projects and activities in multi-family and affordable housing, and community development activities that will contribute to affordable housing opportunities. The position will require coordination with a variety of community-based, public sector, and private sector stakeholders. The successful candidate will have excellent project management, collaboration and communication skills. The position requires developing and implementing marketing strategies across a variety of media, identification of development opportunities, land acquisition strategies, facilitating down payment assistance, structuring affordable housing development opportunities, and collaborating closely with city staff on land-use, zoning and infrastructure matters to enable the development of affordable housing.
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