The Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County, Inc. 
 CLT- of- PBC


The Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County (CLT of PBC) is looking for a qualified candidate with a passion for affordable housing to fill the high impact position of Housing Manager. 

Please feel free to forward this job posting to any friends or colleagues who might be interested in applying.

The CLT of PBC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to with the e-mail subject line “CLT Housing Manager, Application.”  For further inquiries, please call 561.318.8430.


Community Land Trust (CLT) Housing Manager


The Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County, Inc. (CLT of PBC) is a non-profit housing provider founded in 2006 by Palm Beach County to help address the need for affordable housing in the County.  The core mission of the CLT of PBC is to create a permanent stock of rental and homeownership opportunities that will remain affordable in perpetuity and that is controlled by the community it serves.  For more information, please visit


The CLT Housing Manager is a highly demanding yet rewarding position responsible for all CLT of PBC’s housing programs including permanently affordable homeownership, affordable rentals, and Lease-with- an-option-to-purchase (LOP). This highly versatile position includes the following diverse set of duties and responsibilities undertaken by the Housing Manager directly or implemented by the Housing Coordinator with the oversight of the Housing Manager.


  • Educate potential clients and stakeholders i.e. realtors, housing counselors, local governments, lenders, etc. on the CLT model and the value of permanently affordable housing.
  • Oversee the marketing and outreach of CLT homeownership opportunities. This includes designing and distributing marketing materials to the targeted market and partners.
  • Coordinate community land trust orientations for prospective buyers.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with ancillary organizations i.e. purchase assistance providers, lenders, homebuyer counseling agencies, financial literacy counseling agencies, Legal Aid Society etc.  so that referrals for service can be made for CLT buyers. 
  • Oversee homebuyer application process and provide support for prospective buyers from intake to closing including certifying applicant’s incomes are below program requirements yet high enough to obtain needed mortgage financing, as well as coordinating with all involved parties ie the lender, municipality, and title company.  
  • Serve as primary advocate and steward for CLT residents, referring them to resources in the community, managing all records and communications, and providing ongoing support such as post-purchase workshops on relevant topics. 
  • Assist Executive Director in monitoring homeowners’ compliance with CLT Ground Lease and the requirements of various funding sources.

Rental and LOP

  • Manage CLT of PBC Rental Properties (currently comprised of three LOP properties and a 25-unit multi-family development).
  • Advertise and manage rental waitlist.
  • Process rental applications, perform income certifications per HUD 24 CFR Part 5, prepare rental leases and manage lease renewals.
  • Maintain property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints; enforcing rules of occupancy while maintaining a positive, productive relationship with tenants; inspecting vacant units and completing repairs; arranging maintenance of the property; and contracting with 3rd party vendors.
  • Coordinate tenant activities/events.
  • Collect and manage accounts receivables.
  • Ensure compliance is maintained on the various Federal Funding Sources utilized to develop the property.


  • Provide strong customer service by telephone and in person.
  • Manage file management systems, invoices, supplies and technology.
  • Manage Housing Staff as applicable.
  • Oversee vendors and procurement.
  • Provide event planning support for CLT hosted events.
  • Provide support for grant reporting.

The scope of the Housing Manager is not limited to those duties and responsibilities listed above and will include other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have/be:

Passion for affordable housing and the importance of long-term affordability programs.

Excellent verbal, presentation, interpersonal and written communication skills.

Motivated self-starter with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities.

Experience with affordable housing programs and income certifications a must.  Experience with the first-time home buying process, real estate, mortgage lending, and/or leasing preferred.  Experience with social media marketing and design experience a plus. 

Bachelor’s Degree or greater and three year’s progressively responsible industry experience or six years or more of industry related experience.

Bilingual in English/Spanish and/or English/Creole a plus.

Experience working with diverse populations.

Proficient computer skills.

Ability to travel locally.


The starting salary for this position will be in the range of $51,000 - $56,000, depending on experience plus a generous benefit package that includes health and life insurance as well as a retirement contribution. 


The CLT of PBC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to with the e-mail subject line “CLT Housing Manager, Application.”  For further inquiries, please call 561.318.8430.

The position will be available in February 2018.  As such, applicants are encouraged to submit their interest immediately.  Please note that you may not receive an immediate response due to volume.

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