Housing and Community Development Director

  • Location: Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8249

Housing and Community  Development Director
South Florida – 3 days on site

Talento has partnered with a mission-driven non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) & Green Bank seeking a Housing and Community  Development Director to join their team. The person in this role will be directing and overseeing their Developers Program which provides below market-rate, flexible loans for small to mid-size affordable and workforce housing developments. Loans can be used for green pre-development, gap funding, equity type investment options, and credit enhancement options. Capital is coupled with technical assistance and training to the minority black, Latino, and female-led small to midsize developers. This position supports the program's lending goals of providing affordable housing, wealth building, and climate resilience.


  • ·Direct and oversee the overall operations of the Developers Loan Program including prospecting, underwriting, funding, and identifying potential development opportunities and prioritizing them with the goals and mission of the organization and identified needs of the target market.
  • Identify, analyze, conduct due diligence, and prepare and present internal memos on financial feasibility of potential development opportunities.
  • Create and update project budgets, including monthly updates of project cost through completion.
  • Research, create, and implement new financing strategies.
  • Assist novice developers in structuring development deals.
  • Research, analyze, and interpret local, state, and federal government affordable housing program rules, regulatory requirements, and qualified allocation plans, and gather necessary compliance documentation.
  • Maintain an up to date working knowledge of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program and other local, state, and federal funding sources.
  • Prepare and submit loan and grant applications to government finance agencies and other funding sources.
  • Collect and maintain data and documents to use to prepare reports for investors and funding sources.
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with various lenders, developers, property owners, affordable housing associations, government officials, third party professionals (i.e. architects, engineers), and other key stakeholders to promote the organization's Developers Loan Program.
  • Represent the organization at community and business functions/groups to provide a positive image for the organization and the Developers Loan Program.
  • Ability and interest in working with clients and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Present to organization and board of directors during internal meetings, providing updates and reports.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, a focus in finance or real estate is preferred.
  • Extensive experience in affordable housing and multi-family deal sourcing, deal analysis, deal underwriting, and other job-related activities with proven results is required.
  • Experience with government housing programs, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program is required.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, and extremely organized.
  • Strong research, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to job sites, meetings with potential partner and clients, conventions, etc.
  • Highly skilled in Excel and spreadsheet creation and analysis.

Talento Human Capital is an equal opportunity employer people are at the center of what we do! Our organization continues to thrive through our ongoing commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce from different backgrounds and perspectives.

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Talento Human Capital provides talent and organizational solutions enabling businesses to evolve beyond tactical human resources management. Our footprint spans across the US Latin America and Asia.

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