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City of New Haven

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SALARY: $72,268 - $125,426 annualized

This is highly responsible, mayoral-appointed position in the Livable City Initiative, which is the City’s housing department. This position oversees a large staff covering four divisions whose primary responsibilities include the creation of new affordable housing units, the preservation of existing units, creating new market-rate units across the City, enforcement of the City’s housing codes, property maintenance, anti-blight activities and property acquisition and disposition. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Economic Development Administrator with much latitude for independent judgment.


Graduation from a four year college or university in the field of finance, public administration or urban planning. Preferable requirements include graduate degree in a similar field, familiarity with local government as well as experience with media and communications strategy. Applicant should have at least 5 years managerial experience, preferably in housing, community development or real estate. Must also have the following: Excellent analytic ability with a strong understanding of housing markets and federal regulations including HOME & CDBG; Demonstrated management experience, including the ability to manage a large staff, and to manage multiple projects to varied deadlines; Ability to problem-solve and negotiate in a complex, dynamic environment; Ability to operate effectively within a large organization; Excellent judgment and leadership skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.

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Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment. See job posting and description for all requirements.

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In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.

1) Go to

2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

3) Submit cover letter and resume with online application. 

Applications for this position ONLY accepted online at Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following locations: Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries. Location access may be limited due to COVID-19.


SALARY: $72,268 - $125,426 annualized

Executive Management & Confidential Range E8 

This position is covered by the Executive Management & Confidential Employees Policy. 

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre employment background check, (2) a pre employment physical examination, including pre employment drug screening, and (3) a 90 working-day probationary period. 

Current Employee Policy contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at

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