Aurora Housing Authority

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Start your career at AHA

Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) is a friendly, confident work environment in which the open exchange of ideas and information is encouraged.

Working at AHA

At AHA, we know that our reputation is built upon the acts of each employee. AHA offers a competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • PERA Retirement
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Other Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • 3 weeks of vacation after 2 years of service
  • Sick Leave
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Wellness program

AHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Since 1975, The Housing Authority of the City of Aurora (AHA) has worked to ensure that residents of Aurora with low and moderate incomes have safe, decent, and affordable housing. AHA owns and manages several housing developments with over 800 units of rental housing in the community. These communities are financed using a variety of funding mechanisms including Tax Credits, RTC, Bond Financing, Section 8 New Construction and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation. Additionally, The AHA administers the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program within the City of Aurora. We currently provide housing assistance to over 1,150 families through these programs. We are committed to providing high quality, transparent services by promoting integrity, effectiveness, fairness, and impartiality in our daily interactions with residents, landlords, developers, vendors, and the general public.

When applying for a job through our employment application system, please include a resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW

Values Statement

Respect Others:

We will treat co-workers, clients, and community members with dignity, respect, courtesy, politeness, and kindness.

Act with Integrity at All Times:

With the best interest of the organization, employees, clients and community in mind, we are personally accountable for the highest standards of ethical behavior including honesty and fairness.

Maintain a High Level of Professionalism:

We approach our daily activities with competence, responsibility, accuracy, reliability and confidentiality. We work cooperatively to create a friendly and quality-oriented environment.

Communicate Clearly:

We will communicate openly and honestly and listen to ideas to improve our services and overcome challenges.

Featured Openings

Housing Developer

Starting Salary: $60,000 to $75,000/year depending on experience, eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

This position is perfect for the candidate with hard skills and a warm heart. If you believe in making a difference in the community by increasing affordable housing options in the City of Aurora, this is the job for you. Challenge your finance, real estate and design skills in a dynamic environment with a supportive team. Aurora is a diverse and growing city with wide-ranging economic opportunities offering you a unique role in shaping the urban landscape.

Maintenance Technician

This job has a starting salary of $21.00 to $28.00/hour depending on experience and is eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for completing tasks that ensure the community meets safety, appearance and operational standards established by the Agency. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for complying with the AHA’s operating and safety policies and procedures and for adhering to all federal, state and local laws pertaining to the operation of the community including Fair Housing laws.

Property Manager

This job has a starting salary of $35,000 to $47,000 depending on experience, eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

Responsible for the completion of requested property accounting functions by assigned due dates, inspects apartments after move out to determine the security deposit dispositions, keeps  abreast of property conditions, and to makes suggestions and initiates action to make needed improvements. Assures compliance with all regulations for funding sources (e.g., LIHTC, RTC, Project Based Section 8, Public Housing etc.).

Case Manager, Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency

Starting Salary: $50,000 to 60,000/year depending on experience, eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

This position is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing a self-sufficiency program at AHA for families receiving rental subsidies. Once established, the Self-Sufficiency Case Manager will carry a caseload of 20-25 families, working with them to identify goals that lead income progression and helping families to break the cycle of poverty. The person in this position will resource these families and connect them to various community agencies and opportunities that increase the likelihood of successful outcomes leading to greater self-sufficiency.

Groundskeeper

Starting Salary: $16.00-$18.00/hour depending on experience, eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

Responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding Aurora Housing Authority’s apartment homes,  Plants flowers, mows,  picks up and removes trash, pulls weeds, shovels snow, repairs structures and maintains outside of buildings.  May perform some repairs inside buildings.

Asset Manager

Starting Salary: $85,000 to $110,000/year depending on experience, eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

Maintain the integrity of the physical assets and maximize the return from the assets in accordance with the Authority’s mission, vision and objectives.  Manage and coordinate the  systems and activities that ensure optimal functioning and maintenance of all building properties.   Develop and implement strategies to preserve and enhance the value and condition of all properties.   Assists Agency with acquisition and rehabilitation of properties.