RHLS seeks an experienced transactional attorney who is self-starting, and team-oriented to fill the position of Senior Staff Attorney for its Housing Development Legal Services team. This team currently includes 5 attorneys, who provide legal counsel and representation to nonprofit organizations engaging in affordable housing and community development activities. The Senior Staff Attorney will primarily be representing nonprofit clients in the development of housing funded by Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
The Housing Development Legal Services team assists approximately 60 community-based organizations each year and provides counseling and legal representation to organizational clients on a range of affordable residential projects, primarily utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The team also engages in other projects to support the expansion of affordable housing in Pennsylvania.
Founded in 1973, RHLS engages in legal advocacy focused primarily on affordable housing and community development in Pennsylvania. Key issue areas include low-income housing development, government policy around
housing issues (including affordability, racial equity, and the intersection of housing and health), and continuity of residential utility service for low-income households. RHLS has a staff of 23 and a budget of approximately $3 million per year.
Send a letter expressing interest in and qualifications for the position, together with a resume to: AttorneyHiring@RHLS.org. RHLS also welcomes nominations for the position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we strongly urge interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.Mention you found this work on Generocity!
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