Careers at MassHousing

At MassHousing, we believe a home is more than a roof and four walls. A home is safety and security, opportunity and peace of mind. Our team of talented professionals works to ensure that all Massachusetts residents have a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home. If you share our commitment, we hope you will consider joining us.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

MassHousing is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants, colleagues and partners without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. MassHousing believes that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues and partners is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Why Work at MassHousing?

Competitive salaries

Work/Life Balance with flexible schedules and generous leave time

Comprehensive health, dental, life, and disability plans

Professional development & tuition assistance

Employer-matched deferred compensation plan

Current Openings

Design and Construction Risk Engineer

Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has supported affordable home ownership and rental housing opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The Agency has provided more than $25 billion for affordable housing in that time. Currently, MassHousing is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Design and Construction Risk Engineer to continue the Agency’s storied history of affordable housing funding.

The Design and Construction Risk Engineer is responsible for evaluating and commenting on construction-related proposals during the preconstruction phase, as well as providing high-level oversight of multifamily projects during construction. The Design and Construction Risk Engineer is a subject matter expert in the field of Construction Management tasked with performing complex project management during loan origination and underwriting, as well as during the construction phase.

The Design and Construction Risk Engineer provides input into management objectives by making decisions and rendering informed opinions on construction-related proposals. The Design and Construction Risk Engineer is responsible for performing detailed review of architectural plans and specifications, commenting on the suitability, performance, and quality of design, evaluating cost and performing independent cost estimating, and reviewing the overall project focusing on all factors that affect cost, including materials, labor, location, duration of the project and any special conditions or requirements.

The Design and Construction Risk Engineer provides technical expertise on construction contracts and any contract exhibits, reviews environmental recommendations and requirements, and is responsible for closure on the resolution of any environmental matters in accordance with contractual and regulatory requirements. The Design and Construction Risk Engineer reviews the capacity of the members of the development team, reviews and provides comments on the qualifications and assumptions of proposed construction contracts and other associated documents for conformance to industry standards, and coordinates with the underwriting team throughout the underwriting process and closing.

During the construction phase, the Design and Construction Risk Engineer provides high-level oversight to ensure enforcement of construction contracts and construction loan agreements by reviewing and approving requisitions for payment consistent with estimated costs and authorizing the closeout and final release at contract completion. The Design and Construction Risk Engineer is responsible for determining the acceptability of all construction-related activities, including acceptability for resolution of environmental matters (including remediation activities) in accordance with contractual and regulatory requirements, identifies issues/concerns throughout project construction and facilitates timely resolution.

More specifically, the Design and Construction Risk Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Evaluating and commenting on construction-related proposals and providing technical guidance during the loan origination and loan underwriting phases.
  • Reviews architectural plans and specifications (commenting on the suitability and quality of design), construction contracts (including technical review of qualifications and assumptions contained therein), capacity of development team and other diligence materials related to construction.
  • Evaluates cost proposals for alignment with comparable projects and accounting for special conditions that may contribute to extraordinary costs.
  • Analyzes third-party engineering reports, including environmental site assessments, and coordinates administrative reviews in compliance with various statutory and regulatory requirements, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP).
  • Oversees the administration and management of construction projects; reviewing project scope, design/construction and environmental documentation, and requisition activities.
  • Periodically make inspection of projects that are in construction; participate in virtual and on-site meetings and walk-throughs as appropriate to the stage of construction.
  • Perform other duties of a similar level and nature as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of structural and mechanical systems and building components.
  • Familiarity with multi-family housing preferred.
  • Experience with resolving reviewing and resolving environmental matters preferred.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of MHFA staff and a wide range of professionals outside of the agency is necessary.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field; and
  • Five (5) years of professional experience dealing with construction project management, building analytics and/or design and engineering review; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Salary Range: $97,353 - $126,559

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Learn more and apply for this position.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Internal Auditor

Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has supported affordable home ownership and rental housing opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The Agency has provided more than $25 billion for affordable housing in that time. Currently, MassHousing is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Internal Auditor to continue the Agency’s storied history of affordable housing funding. The Internal Auditor is responsible for assisting in the evaluation of the Agency’s governance, risk, and controls, which ensures the effectiveness of the Agency’s overall operations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the support and direction of other audit team members, conducts internal audits, analyzes a range of information, documents audit workpapers, and communicates audit related discrepancies with all impacted stakeholders.
  • Participates in various Agency meetings, assists with the implementation of the departmental goals and objectives, and collaborates to prepare other audit-related reports.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Agency and the external audit firm in the completion of the annual financial statement audit.
  • Performs other duties appropriate to the position, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Utilizes subject matter expertise in governance, risk, and control; ethics; and internal audit standards.
  • Impactful verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of MassHousing staff. Exercises discretion when sharing information.
  • Strong customer service skills, accountable to all stakeholders and motivated by continuous learning and improvement.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and a desire to employ critical thinking. Applies process analysis, business intelligence and problem-solving techniques.
  • Self-motivated and works effectively in small teams. Persuades and motivates others through collaboration and cooperation.
  • Prioritizes competing demands appropriately. Produces high-quality work products in a timely manner and moves decision-making to the appropriate level to achieve results.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Analytics, Business, or Finance, or equivalent work experience.
  • Three to seven years of experience in the accounting/auditing field.
  • Extensive knowledge of systems design and accounting/auditing procedures, including the development and analysis of computerized spreadsheets and flow charts.
  • Experience in the housing industry preferred.

Salary Range: $75,850.00 to $98,606.00

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service. Inherent in these values is our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion for all.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should complete an assessment and send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to our career portal.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Paralegal

Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has supported affordable home ownership and rental housing opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The Agency has provided more than $25 billion for affordable housing in that time. Currently, MassHousing is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Paralegal to continue the Agency’s storied history of affordable housing funding. The Paralegal assists MassHousing’s in-house legal team with the preparation of legal documents and real estate transactions.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys with preparation of loan documents and review of surveys, title policies, organizational documents, and other closing diligence.
  • Prepare closing agendas and track on-going diligence, organize closing files, and manage post-closing matters.
  • Conduct research using online research tools (e.g., Westlaw, Registries of Deeds, and Secretary of State).
  • Perform legal tasks related to on-going asset management and loan servicing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Familiarity with real estate or commercial transactions, single-family mortgage regulation/foreclosure, and governmental programs preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong facility with Microsoft Word required; Office 365 experience preferred.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 2+ years’ experience as a residential or commercial real estate paralegal.

Salary Range: $61,266.00 to $91,899.00

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service. Inherent in these values is our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion for all.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should complete an assessment and send a letter of interest and a resume to MassHousing by logging in to our career portal.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst

Since its inception in 1966, MassHousing has supported affordable home ownership and rental housing opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The Agency has provided more than $25 billion for affordable housing in that time. Currently, MassHousing is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst to continue the Agency’s storied history of affordable housing funding.

The Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst is responsible for providing oversight of multifamily projects during construction. The Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst is a subject matter expert in the field of Construction Management tasked with performing complex project management throughout a project’s construction.

The Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst provides input into management objectives by making decisions and coordinating the review and acceptance of documentation required under the terms and conditions of construction contracts and construction loan agreements. The Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst participates in the administration of the design and cost review of plans and specification, provides technical assistance on construction contracts and any contract exhibits, reviews environmental recommendations and requirements, and oversees the resolution of environmental matters (including field remediation activities) in accordance with contractual and regulatory requirements, monitors adherence to construction contracts and construction loan agreements, prepares detailed financial analyses and projections based on approved change orders and requisitions, identifies issues/concerns throughout project construction and makes recommendations for resolution.

More specifically, the Senior Design and Construction Risk Analyst is responsible for the following:

  • Acts as the primary contact for the borrower representative/general contractor/architect throughout project construction on all matters relating to construction.
  • Administer and manage construction projects; review project scope, design/construction and environmental documentation, drawings and specifications; coordinate requisition activities.
  • Analyze third-party engineering reports; prepare detailed financial analyses and narrative construction reports; provide technical advice to underwriting staff and other internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the inspection process or make inspections of projects that are in construction; participate in both virtual and on-site meetings and walk-throughs as appropriate to the stage of construction.
  • Perform other duties of a similar level and nature as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of structural and mechanical systems and building components preferred.
  • Familiarity with multi-family housing preferred.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of MHFA staff and a wide range of professionals outside of the agency is necessary.

Minimum Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field; or
  • Five (5) years of professional experience dealing with construction, construction project management, building analytics and/or design and engineering review; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Salary Range: $81,579 - $106,053

All positions at MassHousing require a customer service mindset, in accordance with our values: Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Accountability and Service.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Learn more and apply for this position.

MassHousing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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