Finance New Orleans (“FNO") is a quasi-governmental
financial institution with a mission to improve the quality of life in the
city of New Orleans by investing in affordable housing, economic development,
and climate resilience projects that produce quality jobs and wealth for
The City Council of New Orleans created FNO in 1978 under the
Louisiana Public Trust Code (La. Revised Statutes 9:2341-47). FNO was
initially called the New Orleans Home Mortgage Authority" but changed its
brand in 1999. Finance New Orleans was recently adopted as a brand name in 2020
to reflect its future direction. FNO is not a department or division of the City
of New Orleans, but the City Council of New Orleans appoints its seven-member
Board of Trustees. Since 1978, FNO has financed more than $630
million worth of mortgages and down payment grants for
more than 7,800 first-time homebuyers and low to moderate-income families
throughout Orleans Parish.
After sustaining several natural and financial disasters,
Finance New Orleans re-imagined its operations to focus on using climate
resilience as an opportunity to protect and grow New Orleans to its full
potential for all community stakeholders. In 2021, Finance New Orleans launched
a 10-Year Strategic Vision that includes four goals:
Climate Resilience to Physically Transform New Orleans
Economic Development Opportunities
Public Wealth for Community Reinvestment
as an Agile and Innovative Organization
Finance New Orleans is seeking a Manager
of Multi-family Programs who will support the Director of
Program Operations development, delivery, and management of FNO's multi-family
products and programs.
1. Examines and explores the City of New Orleans'
affordable and sustainable housing needs and develops and builds current and
long-term goals, policies, and funding criteria for multi-family programs.
2. Develops and manages innovative multi-family
programs that meet the evolving needs for affordable and sustainable housing in
3. Supervises all multi-family program
operations, including compliance programs management with federal, state, and
4. Provides leadership to the development,
delivery, management, and performance of all multi-family programs including,
but not limited to assessing the viability of prospective deals, liaising with
developers and all relevant professionals to ensure compliance with all
applicable rules and laws, managing all multi-family deals from conception to closing and
(where appropriate) disposition, and driving success towards the attainment of
all multi-family program goals.
5. Serves as a liaison with all organizations and
individuals with and participants in FNO's multi-family housing programs.
6. Provides technical assistance and training to
staff, lenders, underwriters, consultants, and developers on all multi-family
programs' rules, regulations, and policies.
7. Interprets federal, state, and agency policies
and guidelines for implementing programs and resolves any conflicts regarding
8. Monitors and evaluates program performance,
compliance, and reporting.
9. Oversees the review of complex closing
documents for multi-family closings to ensure compliance with all applicable
10. Stays abreast of industry trends,
opportunities, and challenges in the affordable housing and multi-family
11. Assigned projects as needed.
1. High School diploma and/or AA/AS/BA Degree or
2. At least six (6) years’ experience with
affordable housing programs, multi-family programs, housing finance, tax
credits, or other relevant fields.
3. Proven ability to manage multiple people,
programs, special projects, and organizational priorities.
4. Sensitivity to and experience working with
diverse communities, individuals, government agencies and organizations.
Finance New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.