Lease-up Specialist

Lease-up Specialist

Cascade Management | Tigard, OR, US
Salary Range:$23,000 – $30,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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About Us :

Cascade Management, Inc. and its principals began providing property and asset management services in 1974. We continue to manage the majority of properties from our original portfolio, which has grown substantially over time. Through our growth, the commitment to our properties, owners and employees remains fundamental to our values.

Cascade Management’s Service Model is the foundation of everything we do and is expected to be upheld every day you come to work. Our Service Model represents the most important behaviors and actions to ensure a stakeholder interaction is positive every time. As an integral part of the Cascade team, all members are expected to carry out our Service Model of Friendly, Helpful, Knowledgeable, Respectful, and Responsive.

Rate of Pay: $ 22 + DOE

Schedule: Mon-Fri (8am-5pm)

Hours: 40

Location: Tigard, OR

Properties: Corporate

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, PTO, 11 Paid Holidays, Short- & Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program. Accident/Cancer Plan, Medical and Dependent Care Flex Benefit
Essential Functions and Responsibilities :


The Lease-up Specialist is responsible for the successful completion of all lease-up projects. This includes assuming all functions of a Community Manager, training of all permanent office site staff, and is responsible for the direct oversight of all support staff for the project. An ideal candidate will be an expert in communication and project management and have the ability to effectively report on simultaneous projects from inception to completion and be a self-starter looking to advance within the department.


Responsible for managing and coordinating lease-up projects from beginning to end.
Perform various outreach activities throughout Oregon and Washington.
Develop and maintain close relationships with resources in the industry.
Communicate effectively with clients, developers, investors, internal department directors, and executives.
Provide a variety of reports to internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and maintain the lease-up budget for each project including invoicing, billing, tracking payments, and allocating funds.
Develop positive business relationships with primary vendors, resources and clients through regular interactions via industry events, sponsorships, or phone and email communications.*
Coordinate the production of a wide range of marketing communications.*
Show apartments, accept applications, and screen applicants (verifying and certifying each resident’s income at initial, interim, and annual re-certification) to determine eligibility in accordance with company policies and procedures and applicable regulations.
Maintain waiting list files of eligible applicants and files of removed/rejected applicants from beginning to end of lease-up period.
Collect rents, maintain and reconcile petty cash, ensure proper accounting of monies collected, and make deposits in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate accounting records.
Maintain property files and records.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state regulations associated with business operations.
Perform other duties as assigned. *


No supervisory responsibilities.


Travel for projects when needed. If commute is over an hour away from the corporate office, overnights are required when

Qualifications and Physical Demands :


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university preferred. 1 to 2 years’ experience with LIHTC required. Prior experience with lease-ups strongly preferred. Experience with HUD, RD, or Farmworker funding programs in a lease-up setting preferred. Strong communication skills and 3-5 years of project management or Community Manager experience required.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Bilingual strongly preferred.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


No certificates, licenses, or registrations required.


Ability to operate basic office equipment such as telephones, 10 key, scanner/ photocopier, and fax machine. Microsoft Office Suite proficiency with significant experience in Excel, Word, and Outlook Calendaring.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Cascade Management Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to an inclusive and diverse environment.%1188207% %%realestate%%