Housing Specialist
Osborne Association Inc

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Post Date: Apr 23, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $27.47 - $28.85/Hourly Wage
Location: US - New York - Bronx
Job Reference: - n/a -
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The Housing Specialist is responsible for collaborating with Case Managers and clients to secure permanent housing. This position reports to the Housing Coordinator.

Salary range: $27.47-$28.85 hourly


Interfaces with landlord and management companies to establish a working relationship
Create and maintain a liaison with DHS Housing Placement Unit
Oversees landlord and management company compliance in meeting the established housing laws, building codes, and lease agreements
Works in conjunction with Case Management to identify potential clients that are housing ready
Resolves crises or conflicts with landlords and management relationships
Ensures uniformity in maintaining fair housing standards in securing apartments
Develops and maintains a database of available housing options
Works towards identifying new housing opportunities for clients through ongoing networks
Prepares and/or coordinates reports, and related information related to housing codes and compliance
Informs Case Management staff of unit readiness and/or problems with client maintaining units
Prepare housing packages (HRA’s 2010E Application, General Population Housing Packages, HUD VASH Application Process, HPD Section 8 Process, LINC IV, IV & V, etc.) and collaborate with Case Management staff with the preparation of psycho-social applications and assist in the access of any needed documents
Performs other tasks as assigned

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma required.

Work experience should include but is not limited to, NYC Housing programs, housing resources, negotiating lease agreements with landlords and/or realtor management companies providing housing for special needs populations.
Knowledge of applicable state and city housing and disability laws and codes is essential.
Prior experiences using HOME, CARES, etc. databases
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Additional Skills

Must have the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
Engaging personality and detailed orientated skills are essential.
Excellent and demonstrated writing ability.
Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus
Knowledge of community resources.
Ability to solve problems, make decisions, resolve conflicts and listen.
Able to deal calmly in crisis situations and handle multiple tasks effectively under pressure.
Effective at working collaboratively well with diverse groups.
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and efficient.
Strong oral and written communication, time management, and organizational skills are necessary.

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