San Joaquin Valley, California


UPholdings is a comprehensive real estate firm that is dedicated to creating, operating, and sustaining quality affordable housing in communities throughout the United States. Our company builds, manages, and operates its projects for the entirety of their operational cycle. Our portfolio includes a wide-range of project types, including family, senior and permanent supportive housing developments. We have a growing portfolio and are currently active in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, California, and Michigan.


UPholdings’ Project Manager is a position of critical importance to UPholdings’ growth and stability.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day front-line activities of real estate development in one or more states.  Specific duties of the Project Manager include but are not limited to: 


  • Oversee all acquisition, financing, and design activities on several developments per year, working with other UPholdings staff as assigned and needed. Specifically, you will: 

  • Evaluate potential sites to determine feasibility;

  • Negotiate purchase agreements and establish site control;

  • Oversee architecture and design teams, interacting with local planning departments for zoning conformance;

  • Oversee general contractor pricing and value engineering efforts;

  • Prepare a variety of complex underwriting tools including feasibility proformas, cash flow analysis, construction budgets and funding applications.

  • Secure financing and subsidies for new projects using Section 42 LIHTC, HUD HOME/CDBG, FHLB AHP, HCD affordable housing programs and other available project financing sources;

  • At a minimum, you will make every effort to secure at least one LIHTC award per year.  

  • Oversee select development projects, as follows:

    • Oversee Project Coordinators to close and cause the funding of project financing sources; 

    • Oversee Project Coordinators in selecting the various vendors necessary for project completion as needed. 

    • Solicit and coordinate the work of project consultants.

    • Prepare periodic project activity reports.  

    • Prepare and implement relocation plans if required.   

  • Act as community liaison for UPholdings, such as:

    • Establishing positive working relationships with community-based organizations, service agency partners, city and county department staff and the public.

    • Performing outreach duties and public relations work as needed;

    • Attending neighborhood and community meetings; 

    • Participating in City / County / State policy planning and advocacy efforts.

  • At discretion of the President, prepare Housing Development reports, including narrative reports, developer fee projections and risk rating reports. 

  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the President, CEO or Director of Operations.


QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 year’s industry experience. Master’s degree in a related field preferred.



  • High degree of initiative and independence.

  • Excels at working on small teams.  

  • Maintains a proficient understanding of current real estate financing structures, terms, and market conditions;   

  • Basic understanding of construction design, processes, scheduling, and costs.

  • An in-depth technical aptitude for and knowledge of structuring complex private and public debt financing and equity for affordable housing development projects.

  • The capacity to exercise considerable independent judgment over typical acquisition, financing, construction and design issues.

  • Well-developed analytical and negotiation skills.

  • Well-developed oral, written and public speaking skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with and lead a wide variety of individuals and groups.

  • Capacity to work productively under pressure.

WORK HOURS: 40 hours per week.  Must be available on weekends for meetings, and ability to travel.


COMPENSATION: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. UPholdings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please click the Apply button above to submit your cover letter and resume. 

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