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Housing Senior Advisor

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Assistant Secretary For Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner Washington , DC 20001

Posted 3 months ago



This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-HUD-1064. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.


As a Housing Senior Advisor, you will:

-Review, participate, negotiate, question, and vote on the National Loan Committee, which approves or rejects the largest and most complex transactions insured under the FHA mortgage insurance programs.

  • Conduct studies and program evaluations recommending major program policies, operations and technical procedures, standards and criteria for Headquarters and Field Office organizations with respect to the programs administered by the Office.

  • Secure key information and develop or suggest major procedures or substantive means for implementing or modifying programs in OAHP.

  • Develop recommendations for needed policy amendments, shifts in program emphasis, funding or resource allocations, budgets and Field Office operations.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)


Conditions of Employment

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Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
The Office of Housing provides vital public services through its nationally administered programs. It oversees the, the largest mortgage insurer in the world, and regulates important parts of the housing industry. The Office of Housing also helps ensure consumers can access housing counseling and provides affordable rental housing through its Multifamily housing program. The Office of Housing is committed to helping all Americans obtain safe, decent affordable housing.
The Office of Multifamily Housing is responsible for the overall management, development, direction and administration of HUD's Multifamily Housing Programs. HUD's Multifamily programs provide mortgage insurance to HUD-approved lenders to facilitate the construction, substantial rehabilitation, purchase and refinancing of multifamily housing projects. MFH is widely responsible for,, and of assisted properties, and field operations. As part of the National Housing Act of 1934, Congress created the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) which later became a part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Housing in 1965.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

-Interpreting and applying legislative statutes, regulations, contracts, and administrative guidance related to affordable multifamily housing programs and in turn developing proposals to support affordable housing projects (e.g. policy proposals, development plans), ; AND
-Providing guidance and recommendations to senior management and/or client organizations to achieve multifamily housing project goals and objectives; AND

  • Coordinating and supporting a variety of multifamily housing programs (example may include: Rental Assistance Demonstration, FHA mortgage insurance, Section 202 or 811 Capital Advance programs, Project-based Section 8, public housing, and/or Low-Income Housing Tax Credits).


Additional information

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.

  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.

  • This position is exemptfrom the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • Recruitment incentive may be offered.

  • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.


  • A one year probationary period may be required.

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.

  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency

  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the or are exempt from having to do so.

  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on outside employment. To review applicable ethics rules, please visit

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your rsum, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:

Technical, Analytical, and Communication. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories:

Best Qualified, Better Qualified, and Qualified (Good) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.

Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the )) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2.

Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your rsum. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your rsum to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see for required documentation In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the .

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

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Assistant Secretary For Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner