Marketing and Compliance Specialist

Position Summary:

The Marketing and Compliance Specialist reports to the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and monitors all aspects of the marketing and ongoing lease-up of HDC financed developments while ensuring strict adherence to HDC compliance and statutory requirements.  Must be proactive, innovative, and detailed-oriented with a broad understanding of affordable housing.  The position ensures the communication and enforcement of all policies and regulations throughout HDC’s portfolio. 

Area of Talent:    Compliance/Marketing/Affordable Housing

Position Type:     Full Time/Exempt

Salary Range:       $60,000 to $70,000

Office Location:  NYC/Financial District

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor affordable housing lotteries for advertised projects, including lottery logs, to ensure proper processing of applicants.
  • Review Marketing Plans to ensure initial and long-term regulatory compliance.
  • Field complaints from applicants, elected officials, owners and agents and provide timely and detailed responses substantiated by HDC regulatory and programmatic guidelines.
  • Perform regular review of HDC portfolio and implementation of corrective compliance measures as needed.
  • Streamline and create systems to ensure ongoing compliance throughout the HDC portfolio.
  • Review applicant files for programmatic eligibility.
  • Coordinate and take the lead in HDC Marketing and Compliance meetings.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with project owners, managing agents and various government agencies.
  • Coordinate with other HDC departments to resolve regulatory issues.
  • Prepare and maintain timely, accurate, and updated project records and compliance reports.
  • Conduct offsite audits of housing lotteries, tenant files and unit inspections.
  • Review rent rolls and annual owner certification packages to ensure ongoing programmatic and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and ensure that HDC’s website is up to date.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field and relevant affordable housing industry experience.
  • A satisfactory combination of experience and/or education that is equivalent to the above.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and implement new systems to streamline existing protocols to maximize productivity and oversight.
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines.
  • Superior organizational, analytic, problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and regulatory agreement review.
  • Thorough understanding of the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program including LIHTC or comparable certifications/experience.
  • Microsoft Office: Proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Ability to travel by public transportation in all five boroughs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of affordable housing Marketing Guidelines, Fair Housing and Rent Stabilization guidelines.

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter. Please email your cover letter and resume to or fax to (646) 304-4819.

As of August 2, 2021, all HDC hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.

If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by HDC.

HDC demonstrates a strong commitment to its employees by providing a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including health benefits, retirement savings and career development programs.  

HDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.