The SERC Education and Training Committee will host a “Combined HOTMA Income and Rent Calculation for PH and HCV” Training in Myrtle Beach, SC – May 21-23 – Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach-Oceanfront, 9800 Queensway Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.   This three (3) day training course will begin daily from 8:30am-4:30pm and  conducted by Nelrod with an opportunity for certification exam.

Hotel room rates are $255.00 plus any applicable state and local tax, which includes daily a complimentary buffet breakfast, evening reception, the resort fee and parking during your stay. You can make your reservations using the link by April 28, 2024. 


Registration fee for the workshop is $500.00 that includes lunch each day.  Please fill out the attached registration form and return to Christi Billings, c/o Covington Housing Authority, P. O. Box 88, Covington, Tennessee 38019.  Please make your check payable to SERC-NAHRO.  The registration deadline is May 10, 2024.  

If you have any questions, please call Christi at (901) 476-6135/(901) 378-8455 or Felicia at 601-319-8331 –  Hope to see you there!!  

Attached is the agenda, hotel and registration information for your use! RESERVE YOUR SEAT EARLY!!

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Northwest Housing Authority (“NWGHA”) is seeking an experienced “Executive Director” to oversee and direct a public-housing agency located in Rome, Georgia, having a public-housing program with 650 public-housing units, 546 RAD or LIHTC units, along with a Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8 – HCV) consisting of over 1,500 additional units.  The Executive Director supervises between 65 and 75 employees.  (See attached Job Description).  The position reports to a Board of Commissioners and requires relocation to Rome (Floyd County), Georgia.  All interested persons and resumes should be mailed, or emailed, to the following address by no later than Friday, March 8, 2024.

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority
Attn:  Stewart Duggan
P.O. Box 5007
Rome, GA 30162-5007


The Housing Authority of the City of West Point (WPHA) is seeking a qualified professional for the position of Resident Opportunity Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Coordinator.  This position is under the supervision and administrative direction of WPHA’s CEO and/or Property Manager.  Primary responsibility will be the overall planning, development, monitoring and management of WPHA’s grant funded ROSS Program which includes self-sufficiency guidance, youth &/ adult education, workforce development, and senior services. Strong interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work with outside agencies, service & grant providers, both public and private, are essential.  WPHA offers a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate to experience.  A copy of the ROSS Coordinator Job Description and experience/educational requirements can be provided by contacting: Deputy CEO – Kimberly Walker at 770-227-7657 ext.#104. Email resumes to or fax to 770-227-7745.

Decatur Housing Authority (DHA), Georgia is seeking an experienced full time Housing Assistance Program (HAP) Director.   This is responsible work in all phases of the operation and management of the Housing Choice Voucher program at Decatur Housing Authority. This position is responsible working with staff, landlords, families, and public to ensure compliance with the program.  The position also is responsible for writing and updating the Administrative Plan, process and submit SEMAP certification, keep up to date with all HUD regulations including the implementation of the HOTMA standards.  This position will be responsible for writing correspondence to HUD, Executive team, and Board members.  To view the job description and apply for this position please go to our website and click on Housing Assistance Program (HAP) Director to apply for the position.  Decatur Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an excellent benefits package for its valued employees!

The Housing Authority of the City of West Point (WPHA) is seeking an experienced housing professional to serve as its Property Manager. The WPHA is a small Housing Authority with a total of 221 low-income public housing units. The HA does not operate a Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Candidates must possess a range of skills and abilities in order to qualify for the position. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Public Housing or Property Management, HUD programs required, Rent Calculation Certification, Public Housing Manager or Occupancy Specialist Certification and EIV
Certification preferred; Experience in SACS Software preferred.

Cover letter, resume and three references will be accepted through November 10, 2023 at the information listed below. No phone calls please. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualification requirements and submit specific evidence of experience in the above areas. Please submit to:

Kimberly Walker, Deputy CEO
Griffin Housing Authority
327 S. 9th Street
Griffin, GA 30224
Telephone: 770-227-7657
Fax: 770-227-7745

Position Summary
The Property Manager is the primary representative of management to the residents and the public. This employee has direct responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the assigned project. The Property Manager is the management vehicle for implementing all of the policies and procedures established by
West Point Housing Authority (WPHA). The Property Manager will report directly to the CEO.

Salary- Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Title: Chief Real Estate Officer (CREO)
Position Location:  Athens, Georgia
Salary Range: No minimum salary specified – no maximum salary specified

Work Schedule: Full-Time
Status:  Regular Position
Wage/Hour: Exempt

Deadline for Submitting Application: Open Until Filled

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, salary requirements, and detailed resume to:  Carol Kirchman  [No phone calls please.]

Position Summary

The CREO has the overall responsibility for managing the operations and administration of the Real Estate Department. Critical functions of this position include real estate acquisition, rehabilitation, redevelopment, development, multi-family and single-family home design, construction observation, finance, and federal, state, and municipal program administration and regulatory compliance. Provides leadership and facilitates increased operational effectiveness and efficiency due to an ongoing and changing regulatory environment to develop affordable housing and be responsive to community affordable housing needs. As part of a team, negotiates development, regulatory, and operating agreements on behalf of the Athens Housing Authority (“AHA” or “Agency”). Coordinates assigned activities with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”), Georgia Department of Community Affairs (“DCA”), and Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (“ACCUG”) departments, among other outside agencies.  Performance of these duties also requires the application of executive skills and excellent judgement and decision-making skills.  Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), and results are evaluated by the CEO, HUD audits, on-site inspections by HUD facility personnel, and independent audits of the department’s programs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  The CREO may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.  The CREO is an at-will employee, and the listed duties and functions in no way alter or affect the at-will relationship between the parties.

Department Oversight

  1. Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, procedures, and guidelines for the programs and operations related to real estate development, capital improvements, Multifamily Bond Financing Program, and neighborhood revitalization programs.
  2. In coordination with the Finance Department, oversees and monitors the operating budget relative to the department and programs, to ensure department is operating within budget constraints. Manages budgets and cost allocations for acquisition/construction recommendations.
  3. Reviews and evaluates staff work/projects.  Reviews and approves all staff documentation, applications, and reports before submitting to the CEO for final review and execution.
  4. Prepares written reports, oversees HUD reporting, revitalization plan amendments, and the close out process for grants.
  5. Conducts presentations to CEO and Board of Commissioners.
  6. Performs site visits to observe work in progress or for inspection purposes.
  7. Serves as development resource to ACCUG staff, DCA, HUD, and other partners/stakeholders.
  8. Performs speaking engagements, presenting information regarding AHA and real estate programs.
  9. Participates in training and developmental activities as directed by the CEO.
  10. Provides coordination and leadership within the organization and between development team members such as Architect and Engineering (A/E), environmental consultants, appraisers, market analysts, legal, debt/equity partners.
  11. Works closely with A/E firms, as primary AHA contact, to ensure that final contract documents are complete and accurate.
  12. Communicates orally and in writing with funding agencies and other governmental entities regarding issues related to the AHA’s development, capital needs, and homeownership programs.
  13. Proposes budget and staffing levels for the department.
  14. Performs other duties as directed by the Chief Executive Officer. 
  15. Develops and implements programs as directed by the Chief Executive Officer.

Real Estate Development

  1. Directs, plans, and monitors programs related to the development, redevelopment, and acquisition of land or acquisition of land and improvements, and rehabilitation; directs the strategy of repositioning existing properties through portfolio planning efforts.
  2. Holds primary responsibility for creating redevelopment strategies and overseeing implementation; executes strategies for making the AHA a self-sustaining real estate organization; meets and maintains production goals.
  3. Meets or confers with prospective development partners and property owners to evaluate opportunities for joint ventures related to the development of affordable housing.
  4. Engages in activities that identify and pursue appropriate funding to support affordable housing goals; monitors market conditions and reviews opportunities for refinancing of properties.
  5. On Public-Private Partnership (“P3”) and Joint Venture (“JV”) opportunities, recommends the best alternatives on transactions involving new developments, acquisitions, and dispositions.   Assists CEO in the negotiation of JV agreements, key business criteria, development agreements, Limited Partnership Agreements, and other transaction documents.

On AHA self-develop opportunities, produces development and operating budgets and proformas, oversees all team member contracts (i.e., A/E, contractors, and specialty consultants such as appraisers, environmental and market analy

Vacancy Announcement

August 22, 2023

The Albany Housing Authority is accepting applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Any interested applicants, please send resume to Sharon Evans, Executive Administrator at and/or complete an application at The position is open until filled. This position is covered under Section 3 of the HUD act of 1968; HUD recipients and Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply.

Chief Financial OfficerThis CFO will administer and advise, manage/coordinate and oversee the Housing Authority’s fiscal/financial management programs and activities.

Must possess a Professional Bachelor’s degree (Masters and/or CPA Preferred) from an accredited college or university with course work in public administration, financial management, finance, accounting business or a related field.

Have at least seven (7) years of financial and management experience in public agency housing program or a closely related field; or private enterprise, non-profit or government administration including five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.

Competitive salary with full benefits. Work schedule is 4-day, 40 hours work week. Criminal background check, Drug testing and Valid Georgia Driver’s license required.

The Albany Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D



Position Title: Director of Finance
Reports To:  Executive Director
Work Schedule: Full Time
Status:  Regular Position
Wage/Hour: Exempt

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Finance is the chief financial officer and is responsible for administering the fiscal operation of the Authority, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and budgetary controls. Must understand the Authority’s mission and assist the Executive Director in the development of the mission and the means of attaining the goals of the Authority. The position is responsible for the direction, supervision and fiscal affairs of the procurement and the nonprofit functions of the authority.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be a leader of significant systems, people, and resources necessary to accomplish the mission and goals of the Authority.
  • Provides the implementation, maintenance and control of all fiscal affairs of the Authority including the oversight of the procurement, information technology, human resources and the nonprofit organization functions and operations.
  • Prepare projections of proposed projects and programs to determine their feasibility including funding sources.
  • Monitor the progress of programs and funding sources and provide reports of such progress to the Executive Director and Board of Commissioners.
  • Implement internal control policies and procedures that will insure accurate and timely recording of all routine accounting transactions.
  • Ensure specific control procedures are performed on a monthly basis for all balance sheet accounts and for the following income statements accounts: Operating subsidy revenue, Grant revenue, Year to date and inception to date, all types of management fees revenue and expense, Payroll expense (All payroll expenses posted to the general ledger should be identifiable and reconcilable to payroll tax forms including the Federal form 941 and the Georgia Unemployment Tax returns.)
  • Conducts periodic internal audits of all Authority departments relative to financial operations, controls and reporting procedures and submits summaries to the Executive Director, as directed.
  • Prepares monthly financial summaries and budget updates for review by the Executive Director and Board of Commissioners.
  • Arrange financing of those budgets from whatever sources are available. This would include seeking out funding sources and devising innovative funding resources.
  • Coordinates all activities of the Finance Department of this Authority.
  • Reports all Finance Department activities to the Executive Director.
  • Prepares cash flow and availability information in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all financial operations are in order, on time and that all aspects are clearly and well documented.
  • Performs and/or supervises monthly reconciliation, the closing of books at the fiscal year end, prepares statements for financial reports and prepares detailed account analyses as directed.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the laws and administrative policies governing PHA financial and budgeting practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, methods and practices, including GAAP and HUD accounting requirements.
  • Considerable knowledge of computers, computerized systems and the use of computers for financial and other operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of the general principles of finance, including budgeting and reporting.
  • Ability to prepare informative financial reports and to maintain exacting accounting records and to prepare accounting reports and statements of some complexity.
  • Ability    to    establish       and     maintain effective   work ng     relationships with     other employees, supervisors and the public.
  • Ability to effectively supervise subordinate staff.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in accounting, finance, public administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in financial management and planning, analysis and budgeting, preferably with public housing experience, of which two (2) years included managing and supervising subordinate staff, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to be covered under the Authority’s fidelity bond.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Salary $85,000 – $125,000 negotiable depending on experience. Must have HUD accounting experience.

To apply visit please email resume to Dawn Marsala: