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Homes and Community Renewal

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New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing and housing finance resources.  We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families.  Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.

Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise. We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring. Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work.  We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and family-friendly policies.

HCR is composed of four offices :

The Office of
Finance & Development

The Office of Finance & Development creates affordable housing opportunities utilizing bond offerings, tax credits and other tools. HCR has been the most active housing bond issuer in the country over the past four years, issuing over $5.6 billion in tax exempt and taxable housing bonds.  Our resources have helped finance over 22,000 affordable apartments and over 6,250 affordable homes in the past four years.  Finance & Development is also responsible for implementing many of the initiatives under the Governor’s new House NY Program, an unprecedented $1 billion investment over the next five years.

Current available positions within this office:

Title: Department: Salary/Band:
Assistant Vice President Bond Finance VII
Junior Underwriter Multifamily VI

Multifamily Finance Underwriter

Multifamily VI & VII

*M/C - Management Confidential

The Office of
Community Renewal

The Office of Community Renewal (OCR) makes state and federal grant funds available to local governments and not-for-profit organizations, partnering to create economic opportunity, increase access to affordable housing, and revitalize downtowns and main streets across New York. OCR also oversees several programs focused on foreclosure prevention and housing counseling.

Current available positions within this office:

Title: Department: Salary/Band:
Specialist Trainee 1 Office of Community Renewal  

The Office of
Housing Preservation

The Office of Housing Preservation manages HCR programs that maintain and enhance the state's portfolio of existing affordable housing. We enforce the Rent Laws in New York City for over 900,000 housing units, while providing federal and state rental assistance to assist more than 45,000 families across the state. We also monitor 130,000 low income housing units financed with federal and state resources, and provide grant funding to help homeowners and tenants save energy.

There are currently no available positions within this office.


The Office of
Professional Services

The Office of Professional Services (OPS) is responsible for all administrative and support services, including Human Resources, Communications and Public Information, Legal Affairs, Fair Housing, Policy Development, Competitive Procurement and Contract Management, Fiscal Planning, Accounting and Treasury Services, Facilities and Building Management Services, Internal Audit, Project Management and Information Technology Services. OPS values professionals that enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who have the skills required to effectively plan, direct, and coordinate HCR’s wide array of support services.

Current available positions within this office:

Title: Department: Salary/Band:
Assistant Accountant Accounting IV
Associate Auditor Internal Audit VI
Associate Counsel Office of Legal Affairs XI
Director, Fair and Equitable Housing Fair and Equitable Housing  
Director of Research and Strategic Analysis Policy M/C
Service Designer  Policy V
Legal Department Coordinator & Project Manager Office of Legal Affairs M/C
Senior Business Analyst Information Technology


Senior Java Developer Information Technology VIII
Senior Project Manager Information Technology VIII
Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst Information Technology VIII
Sr. Technical Support Specialist Information Technology V

*M/C - Management Confidential

New York State Homes and Community Renewal is Hiring!

In anticipation of passage of Governor Cuomo's historic $10 billion proposal to create and preserve 100,000 affordable housing units across the state over 5 years, HCR is currently seeking to fill a wide variety of positions.
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