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Housing Project Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,968 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Housing Project Manager is $63,968 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Housing Project Manager is between $46,399 and $78,612. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Housing Project Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs operations of housing project to provide low-income or military families, welfare recipients, or other eligible individuals with furnished or unfurnished housing in single or multiunit dwellings or house trailers: develops and implements plans for administration of housing project and procedures for making housing assignments.
  • Reviews occupancy reports to ensure that applications, selection of tenants and assignment of dwelling units are in accordance with rules and regulations.
  • Conducts surveys of local rental rates and participates in setting of rental rates according to occupants' income and accommodation requirements.
  • Prepares operational budget requests and receives accounts for and disburses funds.
  • Conducts analyses of management and maintenance costs to determine areas where cost reductions can be effected.
  • Plans long range schedule of major repairs on units, such as reroofing or painting exterior of dwellings.
  • Studies housing demands occupancy and turnover rates and accommodation requirements of applicants to recommend policy and physical requirement changes.
  • Promotes harmonious relations among tenants, housing project personnel, and persons of the community.
  • Directs work activities of office and clerical staff in processing applications, collecting of rents and accounting for monies collected, and assigns building and grounds maintenance personnel to specific duties.
  • Requisitions furnishings and furniture for housing units.
  • May direct activities of other management personnel in housing project having commercial shops, concessions, theater, library, and recr.
Housing Project Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Job family population: 186,720

Estimated population of Housing Project Manager jobs: 11,556

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Housing Project Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Construction Services Manager
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
This position is accountable for ensuring capital projects are completed on-time, on budget, and ... housing. Established in 1993, Greystar is the largest property management operator in the world.
Deputy Director and Director of Real Estate Development
Apr 25
Chicago, United States
Chicago Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation
... Asset Manager with project transition by preparing documentation with essential project information for ongoing operation. * Advocate for affordable housing by giving public presentations ...
Event Manager - Product Specialist
May 16
South Barrington, IL, USA
... Housing and Mobile. This is a travel position, we are looking for a road warrior who can be on the ... Project Plan & timelines You will be in charge of spearheading the appropriate documentation for ...
Manager, Senior Services Program
Apr 8
Chicago, IL, USA
CJE SeniorLife
... that includes housing, health care, community services, health and wellness education, life ... special projects and agency administrative policy. Collaborates extensively with staff members ...
Maintenance Supervisor
May 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Property Management Company
Our property management company of over 40-years serves multi-family housing properties throughout ... Project Management * Identify experienced independent contractors to perform assigned services.
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