Legal Counsel - Property Manager

Montgomery Permanent
  • New role created to support client's residential affordable housing portfolio
  • Role reports directly to Head of Legal

About Our Client

Client develops, builds, owns, and manages residential affordable housing developments.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Legal, the Attorney will support the client's residential affordable housing portfolio and requisite business partners. Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Work on advising on the screening of new applicants, resident and building services, rent collection matters, etc.
  • Advise on LITHC and Section 8 subsidy matters
  • Drafting and reviewing residential/AH lease forms, riders and related documents
  • Draft and review a wide variety of property management agreements supporting the affordable housing team
  • Manage outside counsel handling tenant litigation matters

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a top US Law School
  • Admission a US State Bar, ideally MD or DC
  • 5-8 years of experience with residential NYC real estate law gained at a law firm, in-house, or a combination of both
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies, understanding compliance with regulatory issues, low-income housing, rent stabilization, Section 8, LITHC and other tax benefits
  • Experience dealing with human rights organizations and complaints related to residential and low-income housing a plus

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Benefits
  • Excellent working environment
  • Opportunity for growth
Jennifer Pettigrew
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