COS/Leasing Consultant

Beacon Communities LLC - Boston, MA

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $42,000 a year
EducationSkills

AFFORDABLE HOUSING LEASING CONSULTANT

General Statement of Duties: Interacts directly with prospective and current residents to achieve maximum occupancy. Acts as the Company’s representative by conveying the benefits of the community. Responsible for the leasing process from introduction to the actual occupancy of the resident. Sells features and benefits of apartment living to prospective and current residents. Achieves and maintains occupancy property goals. Responsible for all phases of the affordable housing leasing process.

Supervision Received: Reports to Senior Property Manager.

Supervision Exercised: No supervisory duties required

Leasing Consultant Duties:

  • Builds relationships with prospective and current residents and coordinates all phases of the HUD and Tax Credit Affordable Leasing process: intakes, interviews, processing, preparation and distribution of applications.
  • Provides tours of vacant apartments and community amenities.
  • Achieves occupancy goals.
  • Updates daily Leasing Log, maintains HUD and Tax Credit waitlist, prepares weekly leasing reports.
  • Prepares Move-in lease packages for incoming residents.
  • Conducts new resident orientation.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies.
  • Enforces and adheres to company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff to provide high quality customer service. Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Associates degree or equivalent work experience required. Two years HUD Affordable Leasing and/or Tax Credit experience desirable. However, Property staff will train the ideal candidate. Tax Credit Specialist and/or Certified Occupancy Specialist Certification Preferred.

Qualifications and Skills: Strong math skills and attention to detail required. Knowledge of HUD subsidy and Tax Credit regulations desirable. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel. Highly motivated and able to work independently. Excellent organizational, proofreading, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills desirable.

Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions: Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility

Leasing Consultant Competencies required: Job Knowledge, Quality, Self -Development, Personal Organization, Productivity, Computer Skills, Customer Service, Product Knowledge, Strong Communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • sales/leasing: 2 years (Required)