Housing Director – Bristol, VA

The Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority is looking to fill an open position for Housing Director.

This person will be responsible for the oversight, development, and supervision of the housing programs offered by the Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority. BRHA manages public housing units, a housing choice voucher program, LIHTC units, and market properties. The successful candidate for this position will oversee a small staff and be responsible for the management of tenant applications, waiting list, placements, tenant management, policy enforcement, evictions, and all other issues relating to placement, management, and removal of tenants in BRHA owned properties.

The Housing Chief must have significant experience in public housing and a thorough knowledge of HUD policies and regulations. This person must also be familiar with LIHTC properties, mixed finance, and HUD’s Moving to Work program. Experience with supervision is also a requirement of this position. Along with the necessary knowledge and experience to perform the job duties, this person must be able to always respond with compassion and empathy in dealing with the public and our residents. The Housing Director will be directly involved in some of our more demanding situations and must always be able to perform their duties with professionalism and dignity, representing the Housing Authority with the highest degree of respect for all people.

This position plays a key role in the Housing Authority to assist those in need to find safe, attractive, and affordable housing. Benefits include subsidized health insurance, retirement, life and disability insurance, and paid vacations. Perhaps the greatest benefit is being on a team that is committed to improving the lives of people in our community by providing the greatest of all human needs, a place to call home.

Applications will be accepted until Monday, April 28, 2023, or until the position is filled.

Applications or more information for this position can be obtained at jobs@brha.com.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BRHA is focused on employee engagement and is committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. The Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse team; therefore, we encourage anyone interested to apply for this position.

Updated: April 3, 2023 — 3:29 pm