Location: Barnstable, MA

Regional Housing Specialist

Salary: $76,949 - $84,074/yr

Supports regional housing needs through technical assistance, research, analysis and community outreach.  Provides targeted assistance on affordable and other housing issues. Promotes a mix of housing types for a broad cross-section of Cape residents and incorporates mixed use and smart growth development principles with access to jobs and services. Encourages and supports efforts to plan for healthy, vibrant communities, housing and community development, while balancing the natural and human built environments.

Collects and analyzes data related to the existing housing stock, housing market, current and future housing demand, and other data; researches and provides updates on the progress of the region in reaching its housing goals.

Participates in public forums, workshops and conferences; makes presentations; facilitates discussions regarding housing and community development issues affecting the region. Monitors state and federal policies and programs. Develops grant and other funding proposals.

Requires an ability to manage and coordinate projects and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups. Requires independent judgment, and initiative and superior communication and organization skills. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, community development, urban or regional planning/design or related plus five years of experience in community development, land use planning controls, housing or economic development planning, housing advocacy and financial analysis/underwriting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply
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