A.H.O.R.A. — CCSF Internship Program for Community Real Estate Development

The Real Estate Development Internship program is an exciting opportunity to experience many aspects of affordable housing development and the many layers of financial components it takes to developments them.  You will have first-hand training in the areas listed below that you can apply and retain; while sharpening your skills and knowledge working with a dedicated passionate team of professionals.

We are looking for a strong team-player who is comfortable interacting with all levels of the Management Team, Construction Vendors, Lenders, MHCD, Planning Department and working with the community.

About Our Organization

Mission Housing Development Corporation develops high-quality, well-managed, affordable, sustainable homes and communities that promote the self-sufficiency of low and moderate income families, seniors, and persons with diverse needs.  Mission Housing offers technical assistance to service providers to help them develop affordable housing that meets the needs of special populations.

Internship Description

  • Fully understand what makes up the specific line items within various proforma worksheets
  • Calculate rents for various income affordability levels
  • Calculate cash flow or if land deal, must be able to calculate the land loan(s) pay-off schedule
  • Manipulate income and rents
  • Preparation of a minimum of two complete financing applications ( MHP, AHSC, TCAC, CDLAC, NRC, HCD, CDBG, HOME, AHP)
  • Design and Project Approval Process Competency, understand the Process for obtaining Project Approval.    They should know how to interpret schematic designs and site plans
  • Loan Closing Competency, directly work on the closing of a minimum of one predevelopment, construction, or permanent development loan.
  • Leadership Shadowing, participate in activities, such as policy development issues, affordable housing or community development advocacy or organizing, community or city/regional planning issues, meetings with public officials/representatives or their staff, or other related meetings that have a link to your organization’s work/mission.    
  • Maintain internal controls between departments and makes recommendations for improvements when necessary.

Required Experience

  • Must be enrolled in CCSF working toward a degree or certificate program in Real Estate, Urban Planning.
  • Experience with preparation of proformas, reconciliations for commercial real estate projects;
  • Strong skills and Proficiency with Excel and MS Word
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary to succeed at this position;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  • Must be hands-on, detail oriented and possess the ability to look at the big picture;
  • Ability to work independently and proactive planning are needed in this position.

Internship Schedule:

AHORA interns are temporary, part-time team members who will work an average of 15-20 hours a week, from February 8 to May 26. Work will be completed remotely from home and on-site at our program sites located in Southeast SF. Evening and weekends may be required. As an Affordable Housing provider we are operating as an essential business during San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order and will follow best practices and public health guidance to create a safe and healthy work environment.

Mission Housing Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disabilities. Please let us know if you need any special accommodations. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Mission Housing Development Corporation is a drug free work place as required by the “Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.”

To Apply:

This internship position reports to the Sr. Asset Management Manager. Please apply by filling out an application at http://bit.ly/mhdc-ahora-c1

For any questions, please contact Oscar Grande, Community Workforce Manager ogrande@missionhousing.org 

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