Eden Housing

  • Senior Project Developer/ Project Developer

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


    Responsible for originating, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable housing projects. Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, Eden-owned resyndications, and joint ventures with other developers.  Project developers are expected to manage a workload of multiple projects in a collaborative environment.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities



    Under supervision of Associate Director, the position:

    • Initiates location and evaluation of potential project sites and properties.
    • Negotiates acquisition agreements.
    • Conducts preliminary feasibility analyses and organizes critical community support.
    • Researches and secures sources of predevelopment, construction and permanent financing from public and private sources.
    • Works with public agency staff to assure timely public review and approval including environmental and other entitlement reviews.
    • Coordinates environmental review and local agency approvals.
    • Identifies members of the development team and negotiates contracts with contractors, engineers and architects.
    • Prepares and monitors project budgets, cash flow projections and project schedules.
    • Oversees design and construction management to ensure attention given to special-users’ needs, Eden standards, project budget, timelines, and lender/investor/regulatory requirements.
    • Works with Eden Housing Resident Services to identify feasibility of on-site service programs, and identifies sources of necessary funding.
    • Works with Eden Housing Management and community groups to facilitate affirmative marketing and smooth transition to occupancy.
    • Manages interdepartmental planning and project handoff process to ensure successful transition to operations.
    • Prepares written report materials and grant and financing applications, and makes presentations before public bodies and community groups.



    • Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent;
    • OR 4 years related experience and/or training;
    • OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Advanced degree in planning, business or a field related to housing is highly desirable.



    • Experience or background in housing, planning, business and real estate finance
    • Experience or background in affordable housing development, planning or finance
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal housing financing programs; including HUD 202/811, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and Tax Exempt Bonds.
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the concerns and needs of lower income people
    • Ability to conduct financial analysis and budget preparation
    • Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
    • Effective public presentation skills
    • Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work in project teams, and with a wide variety of individuals
    • Proficient in Word and Excel (to conduct financial analysis)
    • Ability to work under pressure and successfully meet deadlines
    • Commitment to the companies’ goals and philosophy.


    Must have reliable automobile transportation and a valid California Driver’s License and insurance.


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