Property Manager – Easthampton, MA

Position Summary

The Property Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of one forty (40) unit Section 8 property and one fifty (5) unit Tax Credit property.  Responsibilities for day-to-day operations include; staff supervision, maintaining occupancy and corresponding waitlist. Financial oversight to include monthly rent collections and operating within the property’s owner approved budget. Experience with Section 8 and Section 42 with COS and C3P designations are required.


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ICAM to prepare reports of cash receipts, rent rolls, aged tenant receivables, A/R summaries, security deposit recaps, move ins, move outs, certifications, and re-certifications.
  • Maintenance of the availability waiting list for building occupancy.
  • Responsible for supervising all site staffs daily responsibilities and overseeing the operations of the site.
  • Performs all required verifications to determine the qualification and rental amount for each resident/household.
  • Prepares rent reconciliation on a monthly basis.  Complete and submit monthly vouchers to HUD for subsidy payment.
  • Assist maintenance department in coordinating apartment inspections, painting program, extermination program, re-carpeting program, and daily work orders.
  • Assist in budget preparation and monitoring of building expenses to stay within budget.
  • Inspect apartments upon move-outs and move-in’s and report any discrepancies.
  • Follow up on delinquency reports and send to supervisor for appropriate action.
  • Assist supervisor and Regional Property Manager in coordinating resident activities including meetings, suppers, etc.
  • Prepare for and assist in the annual Project Management Review, Management Occupancy Review, Compliance reviews and HUD REAC inspection conducted by Mass Housing or any external Monitoring Agencies.
  • Prepare Weekly Reports and forward to Compliance Manager.
  • Always display a professional appearance and attitude for all property staff supervised and all prospective and current residents.
  • Occupancy – Maintain occupancy at established levels as directed by the management of Appleton Corporation.
  • Completing marketing plans as requested
  • Shopping local competitors
  • Ensure that established sales/leasing techniques and methods are used effectively and by the Assistant Manager where appropriate
  • All staff and ownership will follow the following guidelines
  • Meet, greet, and interview prospective residents in a professional manner
  • Show available units when open
  • Accept rental applications for review and approval
  • Provide new residents with an orientation to the residential guidelines of the apartment community.
  • Assist the Resident Service Coordinator in designing, implementing, and maintaining a resident retention program(s).
  • Hold weekly staff meetings.


  • Two years’ experience in related field with Section 8, Section 42 and Fair Housing required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ICAM.


  • Knowledge of typing, basic bookkeeping, and computerized accounting systems, as well as standard office procedures.
  • Equivalent to high school plus broad ongoing specialized training in HUD and State regulations.

The O’Connell Companies offers a competitive salary & excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, life insurance, pension and profit sharing.  EOE.

Please submit your cover letter & resume to: HR at O’Connell Companies, 800 Kelly Way, Holyoke, MA 01040

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