Housing Compliance Analyst

$90,111 - $120,757 yearly
  • Santa Clara County Housing Authority
  • San Jose, CA
  • Jun 16, 2020
Full time   Project / Program Management

Job Description


Under general supervision, provides professional, complex, and specialized duties in ensuring program compliance and adherence to contractual obligations for various complex and heavily regulated housing projects; advises clients, owners, property managers on the Housing Authority (Agency)’s Housing Department quality assurance projects, programs, policies, procedures, and requirements; analyzes programmatic practices and procedures and makes recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; conducts needs analyses, feasibility studies, research, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; develops, summarizes, and maintains administrative records; performs related work as required.



This is the journey-level class in which incumbents develop and implement compliance policies and procedures for a variety of projects and programs within the Housing Department, including conducting comprehensive reviews and analysis of various reports to ensure adherence to a variety of federal, state and local regulations and policies. Incumbents independently perform a variety of complex, highly responsible, and specialized functions associated with monitoring compliance with program regulations. Incumbents support the work of departmental management staff by providing a professional-level resource for organizational, managerial, and operational analyses and studies.  The work has technical and programmatic aspects requiring the interpretation and application of policies, procedures, and regulations and may involve contact with the public.  Assignments are given with general guidelines and incumbents are responsible for establishing objectives, timelines, and methods to deliver work products.  Work is typically reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements, and the methodology used in arriving at the end results is not reviewed in detail.  This class is distinguished from other analyst classifications by the specialized knowledge and responsibilities related to quality assurance and compliance programs. This class is further distinguished from the Housing Compliance Manager in that the latter has overall day-to-day management responsibility of Agency-wide quality assurance process, projects and programs.



  • Participates in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and administrative control systems for assigned programs and projects.
  • Monitors and ensures program compliance and adherence to contractual obligations for a wide variety of complex and heavily regulated Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and similar boutique programs (federal and local); explains and enforces program policies, procedures, and regulations to staff, clients, owners, property managers; determines necessity and type of audit required; follows up on non-compliance issues as necessary.
  • Monitors and ensures program compliance and adherence to contractual obligations for the agency-managed affordable housing property portfolio, tax credit, bond, lender, and Section 8 regulatory compliance; conducts annual audits of tenant files; coordinates with California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) audits and affiliate entity management review of organization documents, filings, coordination of board meetings; explains and enforces program policies, procedures, and regulations to staff and property managers; follows up on non-compliance issues as necessary.
  • Identifies compliance findings and provides management with analysis and recommendations to develop and/or implement risk management strategies to guide towards continuous compliance with housing regulations, policies, procedures and timeframes.
  • Generates and reviews a variety of reports and documents to ensure compliance with regulations and external reporting requirements.

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