Manufactured Housing Placement/Replacement Manager


CASA and the State of Oregon are national leaders in efforts to preserve manufactured home parks through resident ownership and non-profit ownership. The principal tasks of the Manufactured Housing Cooperative Development (MHCD) Placement Replacement Strategist are to create a replicable strategy to place and or replace older manufactured homes with new energy efficient homes in the resident owned communities (ROC’s) CASA develops, to prepare and continually update a manual that describes the process to place and replace homes in resident-owned communities (ROC) and to work with other agencies to achieve this goal. This position requires extensive travel throughout the state to meetings during the day and evenings.


  • Establish, manage and maintain relationships with ROC boards and CASA staff working with the ROCs
  • Design, manage and maintain a program to place and replace manufactured homes in ROCs
  • Create, conduct and analyze survey instruments to identify eligible applicants for the program
  • Identify appropriate down payment resources
  • Establish, manage and maintain relationships and contracts with funders
  • Identify, manage and maintain relationships with manufactured and modular home builders who develop cost effective energy efficient homes.
  • Identify, manage and maintain relationships with demolition contractors
  • Identify, manage and maintain relationships and contracts with contractors to site and set up homes in ROCS
  • Coordinate with qualified homeownership counselors
  • Develop and oversee individual home replacement timelines and budgets for homeowners to understand the process and manage their expectations
  • Establish relationships with local jurisdictions to understand local development codes
  • Establish resources to fund program operations
  • Review documents, including design, construction agreements, and finance documents
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Develop a “How To” manual for others to replace their dilapidated homes with new energy efficient one
  • Engage in fundraising activities for the organization

Education: AA in planning, construction sciences, business, architecture or related field is preferred. Experience in developing programs may be substituted for education.
Experience:  At least three years of experience developing real estate and/or managing affordable housing and construction projects:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of program development
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in affordable housing development and finance, preferably home ownership [;
  • Experience working with diverse groups including, families, local sponsors, community representatives, lenders, and other involved in the housing development process;
  • Ability to manage multiple relationships, projects, budgets, and contracts;
  • Ability to develop timelines, goals and benchmarks;
  • Capacity to work independently and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective analytical skills;
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups.
  • Dedication to working in a multicultural/multilingual environment; and
  • A driver’s license and access to transportation.


  • Work is in an indoor, office setting and driving to sites at manufactured home parks and meeting areas throughout the state.
  • This position requires extensive travel both in state and to trainings out of state including day and evening work.


The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements:

  • Ability to: stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl;
  • Lift, carry, and place items of up to 25 pounds;
  • Maintain sustained concentration on computer screens;
  • Use keyboards and a variety of computer peripherals;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with consistent access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to drive both day and night and travel to rural areas.

Salary Range:  $54,500 - $69,000 DOE

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Opportunity Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Apply by Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 5:30pm