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Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
To be qualified for this position at the GS-12 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. This experience is defined as:

Specialized experience includes experience with multifamily housing programs. Examples of such experience could include:

- Managing a portfolio of properties; AND
- Applying statutes, regulations, and procedures governing housing programs; AND
- Servicing housing programs, such as federal housing mortgage insurance programs, federal housing assistance programs, or state or local affordable housing programs.
2 Select the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent as described above.
    2.1

    Please specify where you have documented the above experience in your resume. (Indicate place of employment, job title, and length of time performing the duties).

    Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I do not have one full year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent as described above.
3 Select the description that best describes your experience in implementing asset management or asset development programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed or implemented multifamily asset management, and recommended resolutions on program issues.
  • I have successfully managed a portfolio of more than 50 multifamily projects to ensure compliance with the Housing of Urban Development statutory and/or regulatory requirements. I have also identified risk and made recommendations for corrective actions when needed.
  • I have taken the lead in implementing and have participated in contributing to the development of asset management.
  • I have led a team participating in implementing multifamily asset management, and can demonstrate familiarity with the terms, conditions, and environment associated.
  • None of the above
4 Please select from the following list the programs with which you have demonstrated experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Project-based Section 8 programs
  • Section 202/-Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRAC) programs
  • Section 811/Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRAC) programs
  • Federal Housing Administration Multifamily mortgage insurance programs
  • Other federal, state, or local affordable housing programs not listed above.
  • None of the above
5 Have you prepared reports to achieve compliance with housing program requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Which of the following have you presented to project financial data for approval or denial on housing projects? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Rent increases
  • Reserve releases
  • Escrow releases
  • Contract renewals
  • Tenant/resident activities
  • Refinancing
  • Prepayments
  • Modification agreements
  • Interest rate reduction
  • Transfers of physical assets
  • Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) assignments
  • Substitution of mortgagors
  • Reinstatements of mortgages
  • Budgets submitted by cooperative and other housing projects
  • Recommendations for foreclosures/property disposition
  • None of the above
7 Choose the statement that best describes your experience with policies or procedures for a project. Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed a project for compliance with policies and procedures and made written recommendations for corrections to practices when in non-compliance.
  • I have led a team to review a project in accordance with HUD Guidelines and coordinated the preparation of the written report of results found.
  • I have reviewed a projects existing policies or procedures for a project and made recommendations for improvement to comply with HUD Guidelines.
  • I have led a team and assisted in the modification of existing policies and procedures for a project.
  • I do not have experience reviewing or modifying policies or procedures for a project.
8 Have you provided technical advice to staff, clients, or contractors relating to asset management programs and policies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    8.1 Please specify where you have documented the above experience in your resume. (Indicate place of employment, job title, and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
9 Select the areas in which you have worked or provided technical support. Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Multifamily Mortgage Insurance programs
  • Section 202 Programs
  • Section 811 Capital Advance Programs
  • Project-Based Section 8 Programs
  • Rent supplement program
  • Rental assistance program
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Affordable housing finance
  • Federal, state or local grant administration
  • None of the above
10 Choose the response that best describes your experience on programmatic and technical matters. Answer to this question is required
  • I have resolved controversial issues by explaining goals, programs, technical requirements, and affordable housing program requirements to top-level executives and management staff, employees, clients, government officials, citizen groups, and the general public. This experience included speaking to audiences in a public forum and routinely dealing with high-tension situations.
  • I have explained technical requirements of a program to employees, clients, government officials, citizen groups, and the general public to address and resolve technical/programmatic issues that required tact and diplomacy. This experience included speaking to audiences in a public forum and addressing non-controversial matters.
  • I have served as an agency representative in dealing with employees, clients, government officials, citizen groups, and the general public on non-controversial issues.
  • None of the above
11 Choose the statements that describe the communication/briefing skills you have used to present information to varied audiences. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • I have developed and written persuasive materials for various audiences.
  • I have drafted reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.
  • I have explained or justified decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations.
  • I have edited reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for the intended audience.
  • I have briefed managers/executives on technical information both within the organization and outside the organization.
  • I have provided briefings and defended controversial issues to a variety of audiences.
  • None of the above
12 Choose the statements that best describe your experience communicating policies, procedures, and regulations. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have made recommendations to improve the communication effectiveness of policies, procedures, business plans, and departmental activities.
  • I have developed, interpreted, and effectively communicated policies, procedures, and regulations, resulting in the need for minimal clarifications.
  • I have prepared oral and written reports and presentations, with collateral materials to support the understanding of policies, procedures and regulations (i.e. graphs, charts, and reports that are clear, concise, and effective).
  • I have worked within a team environment as a team member and/or a team leader.
  • None of the above
13 Choose the responses that best describe your experiences leading a team. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have communicated an organizations mission, vision, values, and strategic plans to team members.
  • I have integrated an organization's mission and vision into team goals and priorities.
  • I have provided advice to team members on work methods and procedures.
  • I have provided advice and guidance on statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • I have built consensus on a team.
  • I have helped to resolve employee complaints and grievances.
  • I have helped less experienced members of a team.
  • None of the above
14 Choose the parties with whom you have experience communicating with both orally and in writing. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Top-level executives and management staff
  • Employees
  • Clients
  • General public
  • Local, State or Federal Agencies
  • None of the above
15 Which of the following housing functions have you performed? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have interpreted and applied HUD statutory or regulatory requirements.
  • I have analyzed current and historical financial data and project operations to determine current financial and physical strengths and weaknesses.
  • I have prepared or approved rent increase requests for HUD subsidized properties.
  • I have prepared or approved contract renewals for HUD subsidized properties.
  • I have prepared or approved change of ownership (TPA, HAP Assignment) transactions for multifamily properties.
  • I have prepared or approved prepayments of Federal Housing Administration insured multifamily mortgages.
  • I have provided rental subsidy administration and oversight.
  • I have worked with troubled and potentially troubled property management.
  • I have evaluated and maintained the Risk Rating for a portfolio.
  • I have performed and completed management and occupancy reviews.
  • I have processed releases from restricted accounts, i.e., RFR, RR, Repair Escrows, Initial Operating deficits.
  • None of the above
16 Which of the following do you have experience performing? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated factors or variables involved in Federal Housing Administration Multifamily asset management.
  • I have reviewed applications submitted for Federal Housing Administration insurance to determine Asset Management acceptability.
  • I have evaluated financial information to analyze risk and make determinations related to housing project operations.
  • I have analyzed potential or actual multifamily mortgage defaults to determine cause and effect and formulate a corrective action plan.
  • I have conducted a comprehensive management review of a potentially troubled property that included the financial and physical condition, risk assessment, the management agent oversight of property, and maintenance operations.
  • I have assisted in preparing reports and correspondence concerning findings and recommendations to achieve compliance with statutes, regulations, and policies.
  • None of the above
17 Select the following experiences that you have done that demonstrate your skill in applying multifamily asset management policies, procedures, and regulations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed policy and procedures through gathering and analyzing information from multiple resources.
  • I have developed standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • I have provided feedback and recommendations after analyzing information.
  • I have identified high-risk problem areas based on a review and analysis of information collected.
  • I have functioned as a team lead to provide support on risk assessment to colleagues.
  • I have participated in the review and analysis of an asset management or asset development process or program.
  • None of the above