Compliance Analyst

May 9, 2024

Under the direction of the Manager of Compliance, performs analysis of the operating procedures of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. The position is responsible for protecting the integrity of the HCV Program by ensuring all of HUD’s rules and regulations are followed and that work performed is done in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth in the HACC’s Administrative Plan. Audits work of the staff for accuracy, provides training as needed, and imposes discipline when necessary. The position is also responsible for monitoring HUD guidance and interpreting the affect it will have on the HACC’s operating procedures. Develops policy and procedure revisions and implements changes when required. Additionally, the position investigates allegations of non-compliance with HUD’s rules and regulations and follows up to ensure appropriate resolution. The position provides leadership and direction to the staff. The position works on a team where the essential functions are assigned accordingly.

– Monitors work of subordinates for accuracy, quality, completeness, and conformance to policy;
– Conducts audits of files for staff to ensure accuracy and identifies areas of weakness or non-compliance;
– Designs training programs for staff and provides one-on-one training when necessary;
– Implements performance improvement plans for staff and imposes progressive discipline as appropriate;
– Conducts staff meetings to ensure information is dispersed to staff in a timely manner;
– Reviews EIV, IVT, Dual Subsidy, Deceased Tenant, PIC, and any other HUD reports to ensure Authority’s compliance with HUD requirements;
– Spearheads annual review of the Administrative Plan, including HCV Program related information for the Authority’s Annual Plan;
– Monitors HUD website for the release of new PIH notices to ensure on-going compliance with HUD rules and regulations; develops revisions to policies and procedures based on HUD changes or to improve performance outcomes;
– Investigates allegations of material non-compliance with the rules and regulations of the HCV program;
– Trains staff on how to prepare terminations notices; reviews termination notices for accuracy and appropriate content;
– Attempts to settle non-compliance issues as a means to avoid termination, including repayment agreement process, as appropriate;
– Tracks reasons for termination and identifies potential compliance workshop topics for participants;
– Monitors repayment agreement process; tracks payment due dates; and takes appropriate action for default of timely payments;
– Oversees landlord overpayment process; initiates policies/procedures to reduce/limit the overpayment; completes monthly landlord overpayment report; sends recoupment letters;
– Oversees inspection process, including abatements, special inspections, re-inspections, etc.; acts as liaison to inspection contractor;
– Oversees the rent increase process; reviews family history in the unit; determines reasonableness of requests;

– Represents the Authority both internally and externally as appropriate;
– Complies with applicable job-related local, state, federal regulations and HUD performance standards;
– Responsible for safety while performing all facets of job and observes all Housing Authority safety procedures, as well as all local, state, and federal safety laws and regulations; and
– Performs other duties as assigned and in accordance with the HACC policies.

– Bachelor’s degree (BA) or equivalent in a related field of study from a four (4) year accredited College or University or three (3) years related work experience.
– HCV specialist certification.

– Knowledge of applicable national, state, and local rules, regulations, statutes, policies, and procedures of the HCV Program, including the HACC Administrative Plan;
– Knowledge of real estate transactions, credit reporting, law enforcement agencies/jurisdictions, public record databases
– Analytical and problem-solving skills;
– Demonstrated computer literacy, including knowledge of Yardi, Word, Excel, and related applications;
– Ability to write and proofread materials for accuracy, including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
– Ability to perform accurate mathematical functions;
– Ability to remain organized, multi-task, and prioritize responsibilities;
– Ability to communicate and interact appropriately with others and demonstrate excellent customer service;
– Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;
– Ability to work effectively with others and work independently;
– Demonstrated attention to detail;
– Demonstrated punctuality and reliability; and
= Ability to produce clear, thorough, accurate, and timely reports.


– Personal computer and peripherals
– Standard office equipment.

– Work environment consists substantially of indoor office activities performed in a heated/air-conditioned setting;
– Requires availability to work beyond normal workday;
– Occasional travel (by own means) to various work locations in all weather conditions;
– Position requires the need to sit, stand, bend, climb, stoop, and/or stretch for extended periods of time;
– Frequent repetitive hand movement (e.g. typing);
– May lift, carry, and/or push up to twenty (20) pounds;
– Contact with owners and tenants may become hostile at times; and

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed.  The qualifications listed above are guidelines, other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Schedule
  • Department
    Director of Compliance - HCV
  • FLSA Exempt
    FLSA Exempt
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