New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) is a nonprofit housing developer and manager. We are dedicated to building, redeveloping and preserving low and moderate income rental and ownership housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut for families, graduates entering the workforce, veterans, and retirees who make the region a vital place to live and work. Since 1967, NNI has been committed to improving the quality of life in our towns and cities with affordable housing that provides a safety net and springboard to economic self-sufficiency and builds community.
The Fundraising and Development Manager will implement fundraising and communication strategies to fund current growth and to position NNI for additional growth in the near future. S/he will assist in expanding the organization’s fundraising capacity and in raising its visibility and in positioning it as a leader among groups serving low and moderate income residents of Fairfield County with affordable housing programs and services. The Fundraising and Development Manager works collaboratively with the President & CEO, Director of Operations, Program Staff, Board of Directors, Fundraising Committee and Volunteers.

 

Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to the Following:

  • Implement a comprehensive fund and resource development plan that supports the priorities, vision and mission of the organization;
  • Manage, coordinate and execute fundraising activities and strategies including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, foundation and government funding prospects and donors;
  • Execute the annual development plan that includes an annual campaign, major gifts and multi-year donor group, donor cultivation and stewardship activities, prospect identification, corporation, government and foundation solicitation, fundraising events, grants management, planned giving and future endowment campaigns;
  • In conjunction with Fundraising Committee and CEO, review and evaluate existing fundraising goals and strategies and identify opportunities for growth and improved efficiency;
  • Work with NNI’s outside fundraising consulting firm to sustain current grants and seek out new grants including grant preparation, review, management and/or oversight of grant proposals, submissions and reporting;
  • Secure funds for NNI by overseeing and maintaining the donor relations/fundraising database program to ensure accurate and timely data collection, coding, analysis, reporting and acknowledgement, including online and credit card giving;
  • Provide regular progress reports including results to date, recent activity, priority contacts to be made and next actions which will be shared with all appropriate parties;
  • Coordinate special events, communicating frequently with stakeholders and providing appropriate event analysis.
  • Implement and/or oversee marketing, communications and public relations strategies and materials, including but not limited to messaging, website, media relations, newsletters, mailings, email and social media;
  • Represent NNI in the community by coordinating opportunities and serving as a backup/partner to the CEO as a speaker and representative as needed at external fairs, group visits, corporate luncheons, awards ceremonies, cultivation visits, etc.;
  • Work with other staff members to improve internal and external communications;

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of progressive non-profit fundraising and development experience
  • 3+ years of event planning experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in affordable housing preferred
  • Experience working with Donor Perfect or other fundraising software
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member, building and sustaining relationships
  • Self-starter with proven project management skills
  • Demonstrated strong judgment and integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel to community sites throughout Fairfield County
  • Commitment to NNI’s mission, respect for the work of our nonprofit partners, and commitment to providing exemplary service to our clients

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter including salary history and expectations to info@nnistamford.org. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.nnistamford.org.

New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) is a nonprofit housing developer and manager in Fairfield County and we are looking for a Maintenance Technician for our properties.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

The Maintenance Technician is a full time position working in Fairfield County, CT at our properties. Must have basic electric, plumbing & carpentry skills and at least 5 years maintenance experience. Availability to work some weekends and respond to emergency calls. Must have own vehicle.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Required Education: High school or equivalent

Required experience: Maintenance Technician: 5 years

Please send resumes to info@nnistamford.org.  Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

NNI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

The Assistant Property Manager is responsible for assisting in the operations of his or her assigned NNI tenant occupied buildings (scattered sites with a total of 210 units). The Assistant Property Manager reports to the Property Manager in helping to assure that NNI properties operate in an efficient and cost-effective manner while ensuring that all regulatory requirements (local, State, and Federal) are adhered to in all facets of property management, tenancy, and operations.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently provide residents, vendors, and employees with the highest quality of service and support.
  • Assist the Property Manager in handling tenant rent collections and delinquencies, late notices and posting rents.
  • Regularly communicate with tenants as a group on an as-needed basis.
  • Recommend and implement an outreach program to fill vacancies.
  • When directed, attend meetings with appropriate agencies and government entities.
  • Assist in conducting periodic apartment inspections.
  • Prepare monthly calendars and newsletters for distribution to the tenants.
  • Assist in organizing activities for the tenants.
  • Help the Property Manager to address and resolve any emergencies that arise.
  • Showcase available apartments and process applications for prospective residents.
  • Walk the property regularly to inspect for cleanliness and curb appeal as directed by the Property Manager.
  • Work with the Property Manager and corporate management in preparing aggressive goals and plans.
  • Quickly and fully implement directives from the Property Manager and corporate headquarters.
  • Ensure compliance with all housing agencies i.e., HUD, CHFA, RA.

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years affordable housing experience required, managing/assistant managing a multifamily property required
  • Associates Degree a plus or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of Leasing experience a plus
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist or Tax Credit Specialist required
  • Training in HUD & Tax credit a plus
  • Proficient in personal computer skills and in business-related computer software, including Microsoft Office and email
  • Boston Post and QuickBooks a plus
  • Experience with general business and accounting concepts and practices
  • Team player with excellent leadership, supervisory and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, responsible and accountable for a desire to excel and grow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Highest levels of integrity, honesty, and ethics
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with ability to travel within Fairfield County

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter including salary history and expectations toinfo@nnistamford.org. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) is a nonprofit housing developer and manager. It is dedicated to building, redeveloping and preserving low and moderate income rental and ownership housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut for families, graduates entering the workforce, veterans, and retirees who make the region a vital place to live and work.
Since 1967, NNI has been committed to improving the quality of life in local towns and cities with affordable housing that provides a safety net and springboard to economic self-sufficiency and builds community.
The Recertification Clerk is responsible for handling all recertification and compliance matters pertaining to NNI’s Martin Luther King and Friendship House properties. This is a full-time position and is located in Stamford, CT.

 

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure the eligibility of residents and applications in accordance with LIHTC, HUD, Affirmative Fair Housing, State and City program guidelines.
  •  Ensure regulatory compliance and annual filing as it pertains to LIHTC, RAP, DECD and HUD.
  • Audit and reconcile all approved subsidized housing programs for assigned NNI property locations.
  •  Complete all annual re-certifications and interims for LIHTC, HUD, RAP, HOME.
  • Review and respond to applicants’ appeals, State supervising agency and investors’ file audits at assigned NNI property locations.
  • Assist residents and applicants with inquiries and questions regarding LIHTC program, compliance and affordable housing availability.
  • Prepare accurate and timely completion of all regular reports as requested by the Senior Property Manager and Director of Operations.
  • Participate in training including CHFA, LIHTC Compliance, Fair Housing, HUD and NCHM.
  • Oversee all aspects of tenant wait list management for properties.
  • Provide coverage for Senior Property Manager and Assistant Property Manager in their absence.
  • Complete other tasks, duties and/or special projects as may be assigned by the Senior Property Manager or Director of Operations.

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in handling property re-certifications
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist Certification
  • Strong knowledge base in LIHTC, Rent Stabilization Code, DECD and HUD
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with Property Management Software (Boston Post preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven accounting skills
  • Self-motivated, responsible and accountable with a desire to excel and grow
  • Highest levels of integrity, honesty and ethics
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with ability to travel to NNI property locations.

Please submit a resume and cover letter including salary history and expectations to info@nnistamford.orgDue to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) is a nonprofit housing developer and manager. It is dedicated to building, redeveloping and preserving low and moderate income rental and ownership housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut for families, graduates entering the workforce, veterans, and retirees who make the region a vital place to live and work.

Since 1967, NNI has been committed to improving the quality of life in local towns and cities with affordable housing that provides a safety net and springboard to economic self-sufficiency and builds community.

The Senior Property Manager will manage affordable housing units across multiple buildings. The ideal candidate must be able to work well both independently and under pressure while handling a multitude of responsibilities at assigned NNI property locations.
The Senior Property Manager will handle all leasing, security, customer service, collections and HUD/LIHTC administrative responsibilities.

 

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Hire, train and manage staff.
  • Handle annual Recertification and Interims.
  • Assist in the development, planning, implementation and full maintenance of the budget
    to continually control the overall financial performance of the properties.
  • Handle record-keeping, resident files and reporting in accordance with HUD
    regulations.
  • Maintain accurate records of all property transactions and submit on a timely basis (i.e.,
    rent rolls, work order logs, delinquency reports, move-in/move-outs, etc.).
  • Ensure that A/P invoices are submitted to the corporate office for payment.
  • Ensure property is rented to fullest capacity.
  • Handle late notices, legal filings and evictions on delinquent rents as required.
  • Oversee and audit transmission of vouchers for subsidy.
  • Oversee security needs, customer service and resident relations.
  • Oversee vendor/contractor relations and maintenance of contracts.
  • Maintain all resident files to ensure compliance for management reviews.
  • Prepare for, respond to and oversee corrections needed to meet requirements of all
    management reviews.
  • Oversee HUD REAC inspections including preparation for, and corrections to deficiencies noted on report.
  • Maintain waiting and transfer lists per HUD guidelines.
  • Oversee and maintain all new lease and lease renewal practices according to HUD
    guidelines inclusive of the certification and verification process.
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  • Deal with resident concerns and requests on a timely basis to ensure resident satisfaction with management.
  • Assure lease enforcement and compliance.
  • Supervise all contracted and vendor work to assure quality and completion.
  • Seek bids for contracted work in accordance with the budget, and ensure contract
    obligations with vendors are being met.
  • Maintain community appearance and ensure repairs are noted and completed on a
    timely basis.
  • Perform move-in and move-out inspections, prepare reports and tenant charges as
    required
  • Execute a variety of duties or tasks as may be assigned by the NNI Director of Operations.

 

Qualifications

  • At least seven (7) years of progressive property management experience overseeing an affordable property and staff including responsibility for financial and operational
    results, HUD Administration, leasing per tenant selection plan.
  • Experience managing staff.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist Certification or equivalent.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit Certification preferred.
  • Fair Housing certification a plus.
  • Section 8 experience to include EIV.
  • Boston Post knowledge preferred.
  • A willingness to participate in continual training in order to comply with new or existing laws.
  • Proven ability to represent oneself and NNI in a professional manner at all times throughout the workday and/or whenever present at the community.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities along with excellent writing and
    organizational skills.
  • Take charge personality with the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    as needed.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office products.
  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus.
  • Must have a car and valid driver’s license as well as be able to pass a background check and drug screening test.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

 

Resumes and cover letter including salary history and expectations to info@nnistamford.org.Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Seeking candidates for a part time Human Resources Director whose primary responsibility will be to provide leadership and guidance to New Neighborhoods, Inc. in Stamford, Connecticut on attracting, developing and retaining a talented and passionate team to best serve our affordable housing mission and our residents.

The Human Resources Director will provide a comprehensive range of services including administration of employee relations issues, staff development and training and manage the entire range of human resources functions such as recruitment; performance management; salary administration, payroll and benefits. The Human Resources Director will play a leadership role in developing and maintaining a stable, skilled, professional, dedicated workforce.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information, material and issues.
  • Collaborate with the management team to align HR policies, programs and procedures with New Neighborhoods strategic plans and business needs;
  • Ensure all HR policies are applied consistently and are communicated effectively;
  • Manage and oversee recruiting, compensation administration, employee relations, benefits administration, payroll, organizational effectiveness, training, development, volunteer recruitment, employee communications, policy design, regulatory compliance, etc.;
  • Ensure the management and maintenance of all essential records of employment, benefits and training, creating systems to increase efficiency and minimize error;
  • Ensure that all mandatory reporting and record keeping is upheld;
  • Develop and implement employee accountability and address potential employee and organizational issues to ensure that employment practices reflect our mission;
  • Consult with managers at all levels to resolve employee performance or disciplinary actions;
  • Coordinate with outside counsel and the executive staff on employment litigation matters;
  • Oversee all aspects of employee benefits in keeping with regulatory and legal requirements and research and recommend changes as appropriate;
  • Oversee and direct all recruitment activities and develop competency models for key positions to identify skills, gaps and needed development;
  • Develop and implement retention strategies and risk management solutions;
  • Proactively monitor compensation programs and policies to maintain internal equity, including conducting regular benchmarking analyses;
  • Provide routine reporting on turnover and other key statistics related to the HR function.
  • Lead the development of new employee and management training and development including needs assessment and identifying appropriate training resources; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred;
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification desirable;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Human Resources or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must possess solid knowledge of federal and state of Connecticut labor laws and expectation s/he will stay abreast of legal changes affecting HR;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and compile complex data for planning and reporting purposes;
  • Practiced in performance management and employee relations;
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee recruitment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Good self-direction and ability to problem solve and work as a team;
  • Nonprofit experience a plus;
  • High level of technical aptitude in MS Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Outlook and On the Clock payroll system.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nnistamford.orgDue to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) is a nonprofit housing developer and manager. It is dedicated to building, redeveloping and preserving low and moderate income rental and ownership housing in Fairfield County, Connecticut for families, graduates entering the workforce, veterans, and retirees who make the region a vital place to live and work.
Since 1967, NNI has been committed to improving the quality of life in local towns and cities with affordable housing that provides a safety net and springboard to economic self-sufficiency and builds community.

The Director of Operations is responsible for assisting the President & CEO of New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI) in all aspects of the Company operations with the primary responsibility of overseeing all Asset Management, Property Management and Tenant Advocate (Resident Services) program activities. The Director of Operations maintains a strong day-to-day working relationship with NNl’s Accounting, Audit, Legal and Financial Management consultants and staff. S/he also oversees all on-site personnel at all NNI properties

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of NNI’s physical assets and maximizing the returns from these assets in accordance with the Company’s mission, vision, and objectives.
  • Coordinating and supervising all Asset Management, Property Management, Audit and Accounting and Tenant Advocate staff as required.
  • Overseeing the asset management and operation of NNl’s owned and managed properties.
  • Preparing and updating all property and accounting procedure manuals.
  • Supervising all Asset Management staff and consultants including but not limited to developing and monitoring operating and capital budgets, preparing Board reports and regulatory reporting.
  • Overseeing property and liability Insurance providers as well as the construction of major capital improvements for NNI owned and managed properties.
  • Providing oversight, support and supervision for Tenant Advocate Program activities including leadership development and training and resident participation in the Resident Councils.
  • Exploring alternative routes to expanding NNI’s property portfolio under senior management.
  • Managing all Risk Management activities (including insurance).
  • Managing Capital needs, preventative maintenance, maintenance supervision and upgrades.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and annual filing as it pertains to LIHTC, RAP, DECD and HUD by reviewing and responding to applicants’ appeals, State Supervising Agency and investors.
  • Coordinating rent-up and lease renewals between city and state housing agencies.
  • Tracking all tenant waitlist and working with VA and Shelter for the Homeless.
  • Overseeing Human Resources while assuring the development and maintenance of effective Human Resource policies and procedures.
  • Assuring the development and maintenance of NNI office systems and procedures designed to strengthen the Company.
  • Motivating an atmosphere of harmony, respect and productivity with NNI team building and training.
  • Creating, assisting and overseeing the preparation of the annual operating budgets.
  • Managing all fundraising events and developing community events.
  • Assisting NNI Tenant Advocates in the planning and execution of tenant activities at NNI properties.
  • Continually advocating community outreach and branding of NNI.
  • Maintaining positive working relationships with other nonprofit organizations.
  • Being on call 24/7 to handle all emergencies as may be needed.
  • Keeping up with all requirements necessary to be NNI’s designated ADA coordinator and Fair Housing coordinator instead of outsourcing.
  • Providing support and supervision to the Accounting Manager and Property Managers as
    may be necessary.
  • Supporting the President & CEO and the Board in maintaining the corporate records of NNl’s subsidiary organizations.
  • Completing other tasks, duties and/or special projects as may be assigned by the President and CEO.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent work experience in real estate management, business administration, public administration or related field with ten or more years of work experience in affordable housing/real estate management or management of not-for-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing staff, consultants and multi-faceted organizations.
  • Knowledge and experience in the management of affordable housing, community planning and organizing and/or the management of non-profit organizations.
  • Knowledge and experience in the management of affordable housing, community planning and organizing and/or the management of non-profit organizations.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Experience with operating and capital budgets.
  • Knowledge of HUD and LIHTC tenant selection, income certification and property management regulations.
  • Experience with overseeing records for not-for-profit organizations a plus.
  • Strong analytical, verbal, written, negotiation, computational and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Competent technology skills, including proficiency with using Microsoft Office (Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Microsoft Project and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse personalities, cultures and communication styles.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel to all NNI property locations.

 

Reports To
President and CEO

 

Work Schedule
Full-Time (40 hours per work week)

 

Job Classification
Exempt Salaried

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter including salary history

and expectations to info@nnistamford.org. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

New Neighborhoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer