HIP Housing: San Mateo Rotary Haciendas Senior Housing – Property Manager

As part of HIP Housing’s effort to provide affordable housing solutions in San Mateo County, we are seeking a passionate, self-motivated, experienced and credentialed professional property manager to join our team and manage our 82-unit senior housing community in San Mateo. 

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About HIP Housing:

HIP Housing is nonprofit agency specializing in creative affordable housing solutions throughout San Mateo County. Founded in 1972, HIP Housing benefits from an exceptional staff, well-established programs and financial stability. HIP Housing’s programs are nationally recognized and have been highlighted in Newsweek, USA Today, Metropolitan Home and on the Oprah Winfrey Show. 

In July 2016 we launched HIP Housing Affordable Ventures, Inc., a new company affiliate of HIP Housing to manage both the apartment properties owned by HIP Housing and those contracted to manage by 3rd party ownerships. 

Our Team:

Our team includes a staff of 40 with an average tenure of 10 years and a governing board of 18 - 20 Directors recruited with an emphasis on diversity of skills and interests to assist in advancing the HIP Housing mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Property Manager will work independently in managing a remote site - a low income, senior facility – and is responsible for ensuring that daily tasks are completed in a timely manner, keeping units occupied, supervising employees, helping to resolve resident disputes, the supervision of contractors, staying within the budget and providing assistance to residents. Will interface and work with company employees and outside contractors. Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining the physical assets of the 82 unit Haciendas Senior Apartments in San Mateo, CA

  • Training and development of on-site and off-site personnel , including property maintenance & resident services staff

  • Ensuring staff compliance with Company policies and procedures, governmental policies and procedures

  • Provide work direction/supervision for one or more employees

  • Working as a team player and maintaining productive relationships with the community and other property management professionals

  • Maintain productive, professional relationships with direct reports and other Company employees,  suppliers, vendors, and professionals serving the property

  • Prepare and update all weekly, monthly and annual reports as requested

  • Certify and annually recertify all tenant income and assets and insure compliance with the Low-Income Housing HOME or other governmental housing program requirements

  • Review all rental applications and lease forms for accuracy and compliance with HHAV, government and Fair Housing policies

  • Know and understand fair housing, landlord-tenant and other laws and ordinances that apply to property management

  • Ensure all rent collection and deposit policies are followed

  • Ensure daily bank deposits are made and recorded; all rent collection and deposit policies are followed; accurately maintain rent roll, resident ledger and apartment ledger

  • Maintain all tenant and property files and records

  • Implement the company’s Health, Safety and Illness Prevention Programs

  • Attend bimonthly board meetings

  • Oversee the resident services provided on-site by the Resident Services Manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with training in leasing, management or related activities

    Certification in tax credit management/low-income housing management desired

  • 4 years demonstrated administrative experience in property management, which includes at least 2 years supervisory experience. Knowledge/experience with low income and/or senior facilities desired.   

  • Excellent writing, interpersonal, and “listening” skills

  • Organized, detail oriented, able to focus, multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Must possess computer skills with Microsoft Windows, Gmail, Outlook, Word, and Excel; and use a telephone, copier, fax and other basic business machines

  • Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, and proof of insurance

  • Must be able to read English at a level sufficient to understand label instructions and warnings, write English at a level to write professional looking notes to coworkers and residents, and speak English at a level to effectively communicate with residents, coworkers and vendors

  • During the workday, the Property Manager may be required to push or carry items of 25 lbs., climb ladders, kneel or twist, grasp, pull, carry, and push equipment such as boxes, carts, vacuums, brooms, or mops


San Mateo Rotary Haciendas Senior Apartments, 2700 Hacienda Street, San Mateo, CA 94403

Reports to: 

Vice President – Property Management, HHAV

Salary and Benefits:

  • Full-time, exempt position

  • Salary is based upon experience

  • Excellent benefits package including: PTO, medical, dental, vision and matched pension plan (5%)

  • Additionally, this position features alternating Friday’s off after an initial 3-month probation period. 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to recruiting@hiphousing.org. The subject line should indicate: Property Manager – Rotary Haciendas. Open until filled.

HIP Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer