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Underwriting · Irvine, California (Hybrid)

Acquisitions Analyst

Company Description

Community Preservation Partners (CPP) is a leading national preservation developer of affordable housing communities for low-income families and seniors. Since its inception in 2004, CPP has opened three national offices, successfully acquired, developed, and rehabilitated over 15,000 units of affordable housing across the US including the largest preservation development in the nation. CPP is seeking an Acquisitions Analyst to help expand its national footprint.

Job Description

As one of the fastest-growing major affordable housing developers in the country, CPP is seeking a goal-oriented, motivated commercial real estate professional to join the Acquisitions team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with both sourcing and valuing potential investments.  The Acquisitions Analyst will gain exposure to many aspects of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (“LIHTC”) multifamily industry, build experience in sourcing, researching, financial analysis, and investment modeling while working directly with the Senior Acquisitions team. The Acquisitions team works on a high volume of transactions and the candidate must be a person who has a genuine interest in the real estate industry, be motivated, outgoing, thrives in a hard-working, fast-paced, fun atmosphere. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious professional ready to take the next step in their career who is eager to learn, has a love for analytics, creativity, and a desire to grow into a leadership role.



  • Assisting with investment valuations, determining pricing, and presenting recommendations to the acquisitions team via a well-reasoned rationale.
  • Analyzing and verifying property operating financial statements, rent rolls, rent comparables, audits, low-income regulatory agreements, property waiting lists, etc.
  • Tracking acquisitions pipeline and prospecting activity.

Business Development

  • Spearheading business development initiatives with a strong focus on sourcing off-market acquisition. opportunities, and joint venture partnerships.
  • Building relationships with brokers, owners, and government agencies in various states across the country.
  • Assisting with maintaining owner and broker databases.
  • Providing administrative support, planning and preparing new campaigns, creating and managing databases.

Research/Special Projects

  • Researching past and current affordable housing project applications.
  • Reviewing and analyzing State Qualified Allocation Plans, relevant gap funding sources, and other low-income preservation programs.
  • Various ad-hoc projects 


  • Bachelor’s degree with a preference in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated interest in multifamily real estate with a basic understanding of real estate terms and concepts.
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills.
  • A goal oriented, self-starter. team player, collaborative, eager to learn, fun to be around.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Benefits and Opportunities

  • WNC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
  • WNC offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time-off, 401k match, life insurance, and long-term disability.

The compensation listed represents the expected salary for this position. A candidate’s work experience and other job-related factors will also be considered.

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