Description The CUCS Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Housing Consultant to join our team. Our Housing Resource Center expands access to housing and support services for people living with mental illnesses and other special needs. HRC is also actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation, and provides information and access to housing to over 15,000 individuals annually.
HRC Housing Consultants collaborate with social service agencies to provide referral and technical assistance on Single Point of Access (SPOA) Housing and NY/NY I & II housing applications. Housing Consultants also assist individuals living with mental illness and their advocates on understanding NYC housing options and navigating the HRA 2010e application process. This is an administrative position with a high volume of consultation calls, walk-ins, and emails. Other responsibilities include delivering training to staff from agencies throughout NYC, resource development, maintenance of the HRC housing provider database, and advocacy.
Skills High school diploma with six years relevant work experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience in related field Significant and considerable knowledge and experience with community mental health services; supportive housing experience strongly preferred English/Spanish bilingual preferred
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