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Compliance Director – Premier Nonprofit Affordable Housing Provider, St. Paul, MN

We are representing a nonprofit affordable housing organization in their search for a Compliance Director.

Why Join Us:

  • Newly created position with opportunity to work strategically in improving the compliance program
  • Well established and stable company with a track record of, and continued plans for, growth
  • High visibility position, maintaining strong working relationships with executive team
  • Company culture of maintaining strong and vibrant communities and a best in class client experience

Expectations first 12 months:

  • Build strong working relationships based on transparency and clear communication with all internal stakeholders
  • Identify strategy around compliance systems and processes to develop best practices
  • Hands on management of existing compliance team, hiring an additional team member


  • Managing a team of two, with a focus on the continued development and implementation of a high-quality compliance program and serving as an expert resource on affordable housing compliance rules and regulations
  • Leading the design and implementation of multiple compliance related trainings, auditing and monitoring activities to further support high quality compliance across the business
  • Providing internal compliance consultation to site staff, management, and department and cross-functional teams
  • Stay abreast of all federal, state and local compliance-related regulations, including fair housing
  • Serve as contact of record for state agencies, investors, and other lenders and funders
  • Participate in the development and negotiation of new contracts, policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with Asset Management and Property Management to provide budget guidance as necessary
  • to support compliance needs, requirements (i.e., inclusion of compliance costs; compliance with

maximum allowable rents, utility allowances, and other restrictions/requirements)

  • Lead Compliance in the collaborative development of departmental Annual Operation Plans
  • Serve as the primary contact for compliance vendors; Manage contracts and assess performance
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with lenders, funders, investors, and other regulatory agencies
  • Ensure accurate and timely information dissemination; productive problem solving, and identification of new approaches to ease challenges of regulatory compliance for staff and residents
  • Develop and share regular compliance activity updates with leadership team
  • Develop, document and maintain a process to ensure continued alignment of compliance vendor and CBC compliance processes, systems and information (i.e., new Yardi module, rent increases, auditing process)
  • Create and track Performance Standards and Metrics to assess compliance performance for positions
  • Determine, communicate and monitor retention requirements for resident files/records to ensure compliance
  • Lead the development, delivery and assessment of compliance training and mentoring programs
  • Ensure complete and accurate compliance requirements are entered and updated in property Deal Books


  • Essential Education: Bachelor’s degree and certification for specified HUD Programs and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Desirable Education: Annual Yardi proficiency certification
  • Compliance Experience: You must bring significant affordable housing compliance experience including some with a large affordable housing organization, with demonstrable knowledge and experience with HUD, LIHTC and HOME programs

Application Process for Compliance Director: Qualified professionals are to submit resume to Elizabeth Parija:

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