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Housing Programs Federal Standards Coordinator



Job Summary

With limited supervision reviews, administers, and oversees adherence to overarching federal standards and regulations applicable to the administration of federal programs. developed and administered by Community Housing and other THDA divisions. Such standards and regulations may include federal requirements such as Part 58 Compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (“Environmental Review’”, Section 3 of the Housing and Development Act of 1968 “Section 3), and the Davis Bacon Act of 1931 (“Davis-Bacon”) or other overarching federal requirements as determined by the federal funding source.  Ensures conformity to all federal requirements for development, rehabilitation, or occupancy as deemed necessary.

Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops, implements, and maintains processes and requirements to ensure compliance with overarching federal requirements as required by the federal funding source.
  • Inspects or coordinates the inspection of records and activities related to federal requirements for housing activities undertaken by THDA program participants to ensure conformity with federal funding requirements.
  • Develops and implements required reporting requirements associated with the work of sub-grantees, administrators, and contractors engaged in the development, rehabilitation, preservation, or occupancy of buildings, where federal funding was provided through THDA.
  • Performs reviews, and issues determinations of Environmental Reviews, Section 3 Plans, and the Davis Bacon, reporting and other federal requirements associated with the development, conversion, construction, rehabilitation, or occupancy of residential housing units as deemed necessary by the applicable federal funding source.
  • Assists the Director and Technical Advisor for Construction with the development, review, and implementation of construction and rehabilitation standards that will be applicable to various housing programs across the agency to assure compliance with federal funding sources as applicable.
  • Assists the Director and Program Managers with analysis and reviews of federal statutory and regulatory policies as they relate to THDA-administered federal programs; assists in interpreting and implementing these policies.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Director, Technical Advisor for Construction, Program Managers, Sub-grantees, Grant Administrators, Rehabilitation Coordinators, Contractors, and THDA staff as needed.
  • Assists in training THDA staff, partner agency personnel, Rehabilitation Coordinators, and Contractors relative to federal requirements for the development, conversion, construction, and rehabilitation of housing projects funded using federal sources.
  • Reviews and provides input to contracts among program participants, beneficiaries, and/or contractors as needed to assure conformance with federal program requirements.
  • Assists with the review and scoring of funding applications.
  • Recommends policy clarifications and revisions relative to federal funding sources for the development, conversions, construction, or rehabilitation of affordable housing projects.
  • Research specific policy issues as requested.
  • Conducts and participates in workshops as requested.


  • High school diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant post high school certification preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, federal grants management, architecture, , environmental law or related fields preferred.
  • Three years of experience in federally funded compliance related to housing development, conversion, construction, rehabilitation, preservation or environmental review.  
  • Experience with reporting in federal systems such as the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS), HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS), or similar is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal compliance requirements for new construction, conversion, rehabilitation and occupancy related to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal programs. Experience with HUD Environmental Review, Davis-Bacon, and Section 3 is preferred.
  • Experience working in federal, state or local housing, construction or infrastructure grant programs funded through HUD or other federal funding sources including federal requirements management, federal compliance standards and enforcement, property management, real estate, or other housing related field is preferred.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Additional Information


THDA offers an excellent benefits package: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; disability insurance; retirement plans; flexible benefit pre-tax accounts for medical, dependent care, transportation, and parking; annual leave and sick leave that begin accruing after the first month of employment; and 11 paid holidays per year. We also offer work-life balance opportunities through alternative work schedules, flexible schedules, and telecommuting. 

How to Apply



  • Date Posted: June 29, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Housing
  • Start Date: 08/01/2024
  • Salary Range: $4,975
  • Working Hours: 37.5