1+ months
2018-04-092018-09-02

Housing Specialist

Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Job Code
    PD18-15
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Determine eligibility and continued participation for HOC Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing applicants and families. Duties include interviewing clients, certifying, re-certifying annuals and interim's, processing rent increases requests, negotiating rent amounts with landlords. Completing data entry, advising participants and landlords of program rules and regulations. Provide customer service to internal and external customers. Market the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Monitor clients for program compliance. Submit referrals as needed. Incumbent must have transportation as this position may work from various office locations. Must have own transportation as position may conduct home visits and work form various office locations.

HOC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Business Administration or Related Field
  • Strong communication skills and good customer service are required
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to acquire knowledge of, subsidized housing program guidelines and federal, state and local landlord-tenant laws is necessary
  • Must obtain program certification within six (6) months of hire
  • Experience in the Housing Choice Voucher, Tax Credit or other subsidized program is a plus
  • Must have great verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.   

HOC conducts criminal background checks, employment reference checks, and where applicable, reviews driving records in determining suitability for employment. Selected applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Employment is contingent upon drug and alcohol test results.

Industry

  • Government / Civil Service
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