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City of Lorain - Housing Finance Specialist

April 14, 2022

Housing Finance Specialist
Grade 26
$ 21.18/hr Starting rate $ 22.35 /hr after 6 months $ 23.53 /hr after one year

Applications for the classified, union position of HOUSING FINANCE SPECIALIST in the Lorain Building, Housing & Planning Department are available online beginning Monday, April 18, 2022 through Friday April 29, 2022, deadline is 4:30 p.m. Go to: under departments, click on Civil Service and then Job Application; follow the 4-step instructions and e-mail directly to:

Applications will only be received online. Be sure to include the underscore between rosemary and white.) Please DO NOT fax or mail!

Perform responsible, entry level administrative work under the General Supervision of the Program Manager I and the Director of Building, Housing and Planning Department with the implementation and administration of the Housing Rehab and Development programs. Performs entry level assignments in research, analysis, planning and implementation of housing development programs and housing finance assistance.

The Housing Finance Specialist is responsible for the entry level tasks aiding the redevelopment of vacant and abandoned housing and the development of new housing in the City of Lorain. Assignments are in such areas as capital projects, housing production and rehabilitation, real property acquisition, disposition and management, affordable housing promotion, HOME Investment Partnership and Community Development Block Grants. (CDBG).

Must possess good communications skills both written and verbal. integrity, leadership, problem solving; data analysis and strategic planning and organizing. Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy or a closely related field OR two years experience in the development of and rehabilitation of housing using various federal funding programs. Preferred Education and Experience: Master's degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy or a closely related field and fluency in Spanish OR five years of background in real estate transactions, understanding of real estate financing, administration of federal programs and knowledge of housing construction.
A complete job description for the position will be available upon request. It will also be attached to this announcement which appears on the City of Lorain website at: under departments click on Civil Service and then Current Opportunities. Contact Rose at 440-204-2066 with any questions. 


Housing Finance Specialist Position Description 

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