APRIL 25, 2018

The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the  position of PROPERTY MANAGER until filled.  You must submit a S.R.H.A. application to be considered. Resumes may be attached to applications.  We are located at 530 E. Pinner Street-Suffolk, Virginia.  Salary $30,000-$50,000

General Statement of Duties:

The Property Manager is responsible for managing subsidized housing for low and moderate income families.  Works in close coordination with the occupancy specialist and maintenance division.  Immediate supervision is received from the Director of  Housing Operations.


Essential Job Functions (Illustrative Only):

  1. Coordinates, plans, and supervises a program of management of rental units in a subsidized housing project.

  2. Provides aid to residents in solving social and economic problems when feasible.

  3. Assumes responsibility for the collection of resident accounts.

  4. Investigates resident’s complaints and subsequently affects their resolution when possible to the joint satisfaction of both resident and management.

  5. Counsel residents as necessary.

  6. Trains subordinate employees as appropriate.

  7. Prepares or supervises the preparation of required records.

  8. Makes periodic inspections of grounds and resident’s living conditions and reports of findings for submission to appropriate office and staff personnel.

  9. Conducts the issuance of leases and the housing of new tenant orientations.

  10. Assures correctness of regular/interim re-exams, conducts interviews on same.

  11. Process transfer request.

  12. Maintains space inventory and assures completeness of project files.

  13. Assures HUD records are current and processed in a timely manner.

  14. Represents SRHA in court when necessary.

  15. Promotes resident activities.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned and may attend meetings.

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.


  1. Any combination equivalent to graduation from a college or university in Business Administration, Social Services, or related fields together with at least three (3) years of experience in housing management is preferred.

  2. Proven administrative experience within the field of low and moderate income housing management is an acceptable substitute for a college degree.

  3. Public Housing Manager Certification, Certified Property Manager or  designation is desirable (is required within twelve (12) months of entry into position).

  4. Thorough knowledge of housing management practices, principles, philosophies and policies.

  5. Ability to maintain effective relationships with residents and co-workers.

Physical Requirements:

  1. This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

  2. Work requires standing, walking, fingering and repetitive motions.

  3. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

  4. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.

  5. Visual acuity is required for color perception.

  6. Preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of motor vehicles or equipment.

  7. Determining the accuracy of thoroughness of work, and observing general surrounding and activities.

  8. The worker is subject to adverse environmental conditions.

Special Requirements:

  1. Valid driver’s license required and must maintain eligibility for coverage under the Authority’s automobile insurance.

  2. Must pass a drug screen.

  3. Must supply a criminal background record.