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Leasing Assistant


Company Overview
POAH Communities, an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving ‘at risk’ affordable rental housing, is seeking an individual to serve as Leasing Assistant.  This individual will report to the Property Manager and work at our Briston Arms apartment development in Cambridge, MA. 

About the Opportunity                                                            
The Leasing Assistant position will present apartments and their provided amenities in a positive light to prospective tenants. The Leasing Assistant will also:

  • Manage marketing of vacant units and timely rent collection to meet the properties’ budgetary goals following company policies and procedures and applicable HUD regulations.
  • Advertise available apartments using a variety of media and promoting materials
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills and ability necessary to understand the tasks and processes associated with the public housing occupancy cycle. 
  • Facilitate residents’ interviewing and screening process.
  • Understand the lease and grievance procedures.
  • Assist the Property Manager by ensuring that systems are in place or created to maximize resident and employee safety and health, and to preserve physical assets.
  • Implement procedures including maintaining wait lists, evaluating eligibility and income, calculating rents and utility allowances.

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of experience in property management or asset management.
  • Strong verbal, written and customer service communication skills.
  • Basic proficiency in the use of computers including Word and Excel. 
  • Some post high school education preferred.
  • Familiarity with Yardi software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HUD regulations, forms, inspection criteria and processes.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements including Section 8/Tax Credit program funding sources.

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.  Benefits include full health and life insurance, a generous earned leave program, and a 401K retirement plan with company match.  POAH Communities is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work force. For more information, visit us at

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