Grand Rapids Housing Commission
Employment Opportunity

Executive Director

Posting date: July 10, 2020


The Grand Rapids Housing Commission seeks an experienced senior management professional to serve as its chief executive officer under the general supervision of the Board of Commissioners. The Executive Director is also an officer of the Board, serving as secretary.

The Grand Rapids Housing Commission operates eight affordable housing developments and administers federal housing voucher rental subsidy programs for low-income families.

The Grand Rapids Housing Commission programs include Rental Assistance Development (RAD), Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Project-Based Vouchers, Family Self-Sufficiency, Home Ownership, and Rapid Re-Housing. Through this diverse portfolio of programs, the agency provides affordable housing to 4,580 West Michigan families.

The Executive Director oversees the Housing Commission’s functions and programs and will plan, develop, implement, direct and supervise the activities of the agency, supporting its mission of bringing affordable housing opportunities to low-income households in Kent County, Michigan.


Required: Master’s degree in Business, Public Administration or a related field; ten (10) years full-time combined experience in affordable, subsidized and public housing administration; and experience supervising management-level staff.

How to Apply

Apply online using the required Employment Application form. Click PDF of Employment Application to download a printable copy of the form. To request a mailed copy of the Employment Application form, email

Applications will be accepted online, in person, by mail, or via email at Mailed forms should be sent to: Grand Rapids Housing Commission, 1420 Fuller Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer