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Affordable Housing Compliance Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD at Edgewood Management

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Compliance Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD!

This is a corporate support role based in Gaithersburg Maryland. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting multiple properties.


Edgewood Management Corporation is a 45 year old, premiere affordable property management company, responsible for 27,000 units in fourteen states and the District of Columbia. Edgewood's portfolio represents a variety of multifamily product that includes high-rise, mid-rise, garden and townhouse style rental units.

Edgewood Management Corporation provides superior management services for a variety of residential properties and has an exceptional track record to resolve problems and reposition troubled assets in all areas: operations, administrative, financial and physical. Edgewood Management Corporation recognized as the 9th largest manager of Affordable Housing by the National Affordable Housing Management Association and the 50th largest manager by the National Multi-Housing Council.

Our reputation for providing high quality services with integrity has earned us the trust of our clients and our employees. Edgewood Management Corporation offers a supportive environment where employees are encouraged to develop their skills and talents to their fullest potential. Edgewood is always looking for positive, motivated, and hardworking individuals to join our Edgewood Team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review of household certifications for all affordable properties within the specified portfolio to monitor compliance.
  • Training on how to prepare income certifications and recertifications for both Tax Credit and Federally Assisted properties.
  • Review and approval of all move-in certifications, as well as quarterly review of annual recertifications for Tax Credit properties.
  • Monitor and report past due recertifications.
  • Address compliance training and support needs for site staff.
  • Assist in generating all year-end building status reports for tax credit properties and ensure all electronic reporting is completed each year.
  • Visit/travel to properties within the specified portfolio to conduct site audits and pre-audit inspections. 
  • Assist in monitoring correct usage of income and rent limits as well as utility allowances.

•    Other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Formal training and/or certification in related field necessary (HCCP, SHCM, C3P, COS, CPO, BOS or equivalent). 

A college degree is preferred but not required.   The position requires the ability to read and write English fluently, the ability to accurately perform mathematical functions and the ability to understand and perform all software functions. 

Professional Experience:  
A minimum of three (3) years-experience in compliance monitoring of affordable & LIHTC multifamily housing properties. 

Attendance/Travel Requirements: 
The position requires the ability to work Monday through Friday at the corporate office.  “Overtime” hours as needed to complete projects.  Periodic site visits will be required and travel out of state may be necessary at times. 

The position requires, but is not limited to, the following:

•       Strong written and verbal communication skills

•       Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

•       Strong knowledge of LIHTC and HUD regulations

•       Strong knowledge of the IRS 8823 Guide as well as the HUD Manual 4350.3

•       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

•       Ability to take charge and ownership of projects

•       Self-starter and independent worker

Computer skills:

•       Intermediate-advanced knowledge of computers

•       Intermediate-advanced knowledge of MS Office- Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point

•       Intermediate-advanced knowledge of OneSite (RealPage Leasing and Rents Affordable & Document Management)

•       Ability to develop advanced knowledge of other programs or systems as needed

•       Basic knowledge of Internet

Learning & Development:

Maintain a commitment to ongoing personal development and career growth through career path activities provided through the corporate office and external sources as needed.

 Edgewood prides itself on offering a competitive salary and extensive, market-competitive health and welfare BENEFITS including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday
  • Paid Personal/ Sick Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid AD& D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- Term
  • Company Paid Long-term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Dependent Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Retirement Savings Plan with company matching
  • Company outings and events

Edgewood Management Corporation is a growing company that is looking for talented professionals who want to be part of a strong team focused on providing superior management services to our residents and owners. If you share our desire to be the best for our residents and communities, then you belong with Edgewood.

Edgewood Management Corporation is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.