This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a skilled and dedicated visionary to lead and administer our various housing and community development activities. This position is primarily responsible for overall management of a staff of 16 with an annual budget in excess of $14 million. The two authorities are under joint management, which also directs operation of the Lancaster County Land Bank Authority. The Housing Authority is responsible for operating the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for Lancaster County. The Redevelopment Authority administers HUD entitlements (CDBG, HOME and ESG) on behalf of Lancaster County, and runs a variety of community development programs supporting affordable housing and downtown revitalization.

The preferred candidate must have experience administering grant and tax credit programs at the federal, state and local levels, including the HUD entitlements, Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), various programs offered through the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and multifamily housing bonds. Experience in community economic development and affordable housing development is also desirable.

The position requires a master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent and four or more years of related experience. Greater experience may be considered in lieu of the degree.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications. The applicant should submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) personal and three (3) professional references to jswilliams@dejazzd.com. Please indicate minimum salary expectation in the cover letter. Inquiries can be directed to jswilliams@dejazzd.com. Deadline for applications is December 31, 2020.

LCHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.