Spectrum Enterprises, Inc.

Fraud Alert:

We’ve been informed that cold calls have been made using our company name (Spectrum Enterprises).

We NEVER perform cold calling over-the-phone, request wire transfers or retainers for our services.

Please inform us of any fraudulent calls you may receive at: [email protected]

October 13, 2017: The Social Security Administration has announced the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2018. www.ssa.gov

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will increase 2 percent in 2018.

The 2% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin on December 29, 2017.

For more information on how to calculate the COLA please see our blog article SOCIAL SECURITY COLA FOR 2018



HUD has released the 2017 income limits. They are effective 4/14/17 and must be in use no later than 5/28/17. Be sure to check the MTSP limit chart to determine which income limits to use for your property.

To find your 2017 income limits visit: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il.html



The LAST Symposium

Celebrating Steve Rosenblatt’s 40 years in affordable housing and the World Premiere of Bring it Together (B.I.T).

We would like to thank all who attended Steve’s The Last Symposium. The symposium was a huge success and we hope that you found the symposium informative.

NEWS:

Spectrum is Hiring!

Affordable Housing Compliance Analyst

Spectrum Enterprises, Inc. is a growing firm specializing in compliance oversight for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program.   Our services include document analysis; tenant file reviews; application pre-approvals; staff training; and site inspections.  Our national roster of clients includes state housing agencies, leading investors, syndicators, developers, asset management, and property management companies.

Our company is headquartered in Cape Elizabeth, ME which is less than 2 hours from Boston, 10 minutes from downtown Portland, and only 5 minutes from coastal attractions such as Willard Square, Portland Head Light, and Fort Williams Park.  The greater Portland area is a vibrant community with excellent restaurants, nightlife, arts and culture, access to a wide range of outdoor activities, and high quality of living.

This is a permanent full time position requiring the following skills and professional characteristics:

  • Previous experience providing LIHTC Compliance Analysis is preferred;

  • Industry training and certification (C3P, HCCP, COS, etc.) is preferred;

  • Familiarity with state agency compliance manuals, IRS forms and guides, and the HUD 4350.3 handbook;

  • Highly organized and reliable person with analytical mind, attention to detail, strong math skills;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication is essential;

  • Must be an independent, motivated, and resourceful person with the ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong computer skills including internet searches, email, Word, Excel, Google, and working in a network environment with shared drives.

Spectrum is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer a competitive starting salary, bonus pay, and opportunity for growth.  Employees receive a generous benefit package including medical, vision, dental, life, 401k with company match, and paid time off including 18 personal days and 9 holidays each year.

If interested please send a cover letter and resume to Mike Sprague.

Email:[email protected]

Blog

SOCIAL SECURITY COLA FOR 2018

October 13, 2017: The Social Security Administration has announced the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2018.  According to www.ssa.gov: “Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The 2.0 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable... More

Training

We offer private staff training addressing tax credit compliance, Fair Housing and affordable housing programs.

For more information see our detailed training page.