Property Manager FT I
CHP Job Opportunities
 Portsmouth, VA

Requisition Number: PROPE01576

Community Housing Partners (CHP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on creating homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable. CHP prides itself on being a mission-, community-, and employee-driven company.

We are seeking a Property Manager who is a highly motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking individual. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who will constantly strive to make improvements to the property and develop practices that positively impact customer satisfaction.

The Property Manager is responsible for the overall success of the property or properties. This position manages important relationships with our tenants, vendors, and property staff. The duties for this position include but are not limited to: supervising, motivating, and establishing career goals for site staff; ensuring buildings and grounds are maintained in a safe, secure, and aesthetically pleasing manner; maximizing quality service to residents; adhering to the property’s annual budget; directing and coordinating leasing to maintain occupancy goals; and other activities associated with property operations.

This position requires strong communication skills and excellent customer service skills. The Property Manager provides professional, courteous service in an ethical manner, and we are seeking someone who can work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing the work of others.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent, bachelor’s degree in housing management or related field preferred
  • 1-year previous experience in property management or related customer service field required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (within 6 months from hire date)

  • Knowledge of Fair Housing regulations and FHEO certifications or must obtain within three months of hire
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of CHP Personnel Handbook, Standard Operating Procedures, safety protocols, and industry best-practices through training with HR, regional managers, colleagues, and formal training programs

Bonus skills and ability

  • Knowledge of government-funded property compliance required (HUD, Section 8, LITCH, RD, etc.)

This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours of work per week. Working hours may vary, but the customary schedule is from Monday through Friday beginning at 8:00 am and ending at 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be necessary as workload dictates, travel is required 25% of the time, and overtime must be pre-approved by the Regional or District Manager.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including generous paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave; health, dental, life, and disability insurances; a retirement plan with company contribution; and much more.

Community Housing Partners (CHP) values the diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives among our employees, residents, and partners. We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve and allows us to better serve our mission. CHP is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled, other protected, recently separated, or Armed Forces Service Medal veteran. CHP is also committed to an equitable hiring process, and we will provide accommodations in all aspects of that process. If you require accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Lateffa Smith, HR Coordinator, at or (540) 299-5477 (phone), (800) 563-8369 (fax) or 711 (TTY/TDD).