Eden Housing

Project Administrator

Job Code
# of Openings
Real Estate Development
Eden Housing Properties
Central Office - Hayward


Provides technical and administrative support to the project development staff.  This is an entry-level position geared toward individuals interested in a career in affordable housing development, and possessing skills enabling them to participate in a variety of development department activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


With oversight from Project Developers:

  • Prepares a variety of applications and proposals, including: applications for local, state and federal funding for affordable housing (HOME, CDBG, Tax Credits, Tax Exempt Bonds, HUD 202 and 811). Duties include writing narratives and compiling required attachments.
  • Assists in loan closing process, including preparation and submittal of required documents.
  • Prepares loan draw requests.
  • Attends meetings on project strategy and occasional local government and community meetings.
  • Assists with groundbreaking and opening events, and brown bag discussion series.
  • Prepares post-occupancy evaluations of completed projects.
  • Attends in-house development project status meetings.
  • Attends jobsite construction coordination meetings with the project contractor and architect.
  • Completes other tasks as assigned by the Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, Director or Associate Director(s) of Real Estate Development, and Project Developers.



  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.); or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Ability to prioritize and work independently on a wide variety of tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure and successfully meet deadlines.
  • Experience and familiarity with computer software including, Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to create and manipulate spreadsheets; ability to use common mapping software.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), judgment, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interface professionally and sensitively to staff, residents and members of the general public.
  • Ability to handle shifting and multiple priorities in a fast paced, growth environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able and willing to travel to all company locations to carry out duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience working with diverse groups, i.e., staff, residents, outside contacts.
  • Commitment to the companies’ goals and philosophy.



Valid California Driver’s License and insurance required.



With some assistance and oversight from their supervisor, ability to read and comprehend reports, forms, program descriptions, application instructions, and legal documents commonly issued by local, state, and federal agencies which regulate and/or fund affordable housing development, and/or housing development.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Physical demands include writing/typing, use of computer and paper files, answering phones, attending meetings.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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