REBECCA RIDDLE

Analyst

What I love About Work

“I am passionate about improving equity within society through research, data analysis, and evidence-based recommendations. I firmly believe that the capacity building of local leaders and communities produces positive outcomes for community members.”

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS

Assisted with the preparation of desk monitoring notices to ensure clients’ fulfillment of regulatory obligations and annual compliance monitoring for affordable housing projects. This preparation includes delivering occupancy status reports and certifications of continuing program compliance to property managers and coordinating document transfer through cloud computing systems.

Reviewed reporting requirements for affordable housing properties by evaluating units’ occupancy and rents. Assessed housing projects’ rent rolls to ensure affordable rents for tenants and analyzed tenants’ income to certify compliance with the property’s agreement requirements. Ensured compliance by examining Tenant Income Certification forms and supporting income documentation. 

Updated affordable housing project income and rent limits pursuant to annual State and Federal limits. Utilized revised limits to determine new range of affordable rents and to ensure affordability and occupancy compliance at affordable housing projects.

Reviewed the City of Santa Ana’s new rent stabilization and just cause ordinances to develop Frequently Asked Questions documents and PowerPoint presentation made available to the general public. Identified key aspects of the ordinance to facilitate understanding of its various components.

Derived construction and development cost estimates for a wide variety of affordable housing development projects to help evaluate projects to provide funding to. Utilized construction cost data from Marshall Valuation Service (‘MVS”) and reviews site plans and proformas to develop comparative costs.

Provided research assistance to support the relocation of residents from a mobile home park in Carson to ensure that residents found suitable and affordable housing options.

Assisted in the preparation of the Housing Authority Annual Report and Housing Successor Compliance Report (“SB 341 Report”) for the cities of Irwindale and El Cajon. This includes financial data review, calculations, and coordination of documents.

Assisted City of El Monte staff and legal counsel in administering the City’s mobilehome rent control program by conducting the detailed analysis required to process fair return rent increase applications submitted by a mobilehome park owner.

Conducted a field study assessing the conditions of deterioration for commercial, residential, and vacant parcels. Using field study and socio-economic data, conducted statistical analysis to determine areas of interest for commercial and residential rehabilitation.