Manufactured Housing Project Manager


CASA and the State of Oregon are national leaders in efforts to preserve manufactured home parks through resident ownership and non-profit ownership. The principal tasks of the Manufactured Housing Cooperative Development (MHCD) Manager are the preservation and development of manufactured housing communities for CASA and advises the RECD Director on the direction of CASA’s MHCD Program.  The MHCD Program Manager also facilitates activities from predevelopment through acquisition or conversion and post conversion, including construction project management, organizational development and lease-up.  This position requires extensive travel throughout the state to meetings during the day and evenings.


  • Identifies and works with brokers, manufactured housing community owners, resident cooperatives, and individual homeowners to effectively convert the park to a resident owned community (ROC).
  • Educates brokers, owner and resident communities on the MHP program
  • Analyzes manufactured housing community markets; prepares market studies;
  • Inventories and selects manufactured housing communities, coordinates necessary land use verification, and environmental due diligence reports, including a property conditions report;
  • Assembles development team, including engineers, attorney, property manager, lenders, and negotiates contract terms;
  • Assists with the development of a replacement housing strategy, and leads the single-family financing and donated manufactured homes initiatives that augment this strategy.
  • Prepares development and operation budgets and revises them, as necessary, to reflect changing project requirements;
  • Assists with project financing (include local, state and federal grants, conventional and subsidized loans, state and federal tax credits, tax exemptions and in-kind donations)
  • Reviews documents, including design, construction agreements, and finance documents;
  • Coordinates construction project management; may attend inspections; prepares draw requests and reviews and authorizes change orders;
  • Prepares requests for proposals for professional services;
  • Develops and oversees project timelines; prepares any required reports; and
  • Assists RECD Director and Community Organizer, as needed, with other projects; may assist with general operations of the organization, engages in fundraising activities for the MHPP Program.

Education: AA in real estate, planning, construction sciences, business, architecture or related field is preferred.  Experience can be substituted for educational requirements. At least three years of experience developing real estate and/or managing affordable housing and construction projects:

  • Significant knowledge of and demonstrated experience in affordable housing 
  • development and finance;
  • Experience working with low-income individuals, brokers, real estate investors, local sponsors, community representatives, lenders, and other involved in the development process;
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects, budgets, and contracts and meet strict deadlines;
  • Capacity to work independently and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent presentation and written communication skills, including grant writing
  • A commitment to working in a multicultural/bilingual environment; and a driver’s license and access to transportation.


  • Work is in an indoor, office setting and driving to sites at manufactured home parks and meeting areas throughout the state.
  • This position requires extensive travel both in state and to trainings out of state including day and evening work.

The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements:

  • Ability to: stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl;
  • Lift, carry, and place items of up to 25 pounds;
  • Maintain sustained concentration on computer screens;
  • Use keyboards and a variety of computer peripherals;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with consistent access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to drive both day and night and travel to rural areas

Salary Range:  $54,500 - $69,000 DOE

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Opportunity Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Apply by Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 5:30pm