Location: Central Office
Pay rate: Hiring Salary Range: $72,378 - $94,091
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Responsible for advising the Chief Executive Officer, Department
Directors and Board of Commissioners on legal matters. Assist in
the negotiation and documentation of real estate development and
acquisition transactions, drafting documents, handling fair
housing complaints, and other in-house litigation matters,
providing regular, routine guidance and counseling to all DHA
The General Counsel will also work with the Authority's
Development and Construction team with regard to overseeing and
coordinating legal issues in connection with the Authority's
ongoing programs for acquisition and construction of new affordable
housing and re-habilitation of existing developments.
Juris Doctorate degree in related field. License to practice law
within the state of North Carolina is required. Minimum of five (5)
years related experience in business law, government law or
nonprofit organization administrations; or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Working knowledge of and certification for other related
Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Real Estate Development,
Financial Management and/or Tax Credits preferred.
All applicants must be able to pass pre-employment drug
screening and a criminal background check.
The Durham Housing Authority's mission is to develop, own,
manage and contribute to diverse communities of choice.
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