HPD-HDC Housing Fellowship

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Full Time
1 week ago

The HPD-HDC Housing Fellowship is a two-year rotational program designed to expose individual Fellows to New York City government specifically in the field of affordable housing. The Fellowship is designed to provide direct, professional work experience at both HPD and HDC, with the shared mission to create and preserve affordable housing in New York City. During the two-year program, Housing Fellows will have the opportunity to experience four (4) unique assignments, providing opportunities to learn and experience first-hand the City’s efforts to revitalize New York City’s neighborhoods.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Rotating assignments may include, but not be limited to, exposure to and projects within the following HPD/HDC program areas: new construction; preservation; finance (including tax-exempt and taxable bonds); code enforcement; housing litigation (for legal rotation); neighborhood planning; property management and real estate transactions
  • Support HPD/HDC team members and project managers in their work related to real estate financial and legal documents and processes.

  • Participate in meetings and/or conferences, building relationships with housing leaders in government, business, nonprofit organizations and academia

  • Use project management tools and processes to ensure assignments and projects are timely, accurate and meeting expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree with substantial course work/credits specific to public policy, urban studies, planning, management, finance and/or real estate or a related field; or a law degree. Candidates must have obtained graduate or law degree or plan to graduate by May/June 2021.

  • Demonstrated interest in the affordable housing industry

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to build relationships with staff, executives and external partners

  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail

New York, NY