Housing Specialist – Rapid Re-Housing Program (TBRA)
Bill Wilson Center
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Post Date: Jul 24, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Depending on experience.
Location: US - California - milpitas
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Description
Bill Wilson Center Housing Specialists are responsible for locating housing for young adults and families and work quickly and independently in the fast paced housing market in Santa Clara County. You will conduct housing inspections, negotiate and build relationships with landlords and collaborate with community partners to secure housing for the people that need it most in our community!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   
•        Identify appropriate rental housing in the community of Santa Clara for young adults and families that is aligned with their needs and goals.
•        Develop and maintain inventory of appropriate available units
•        Engage Landlords to build and sustain relationships with Bill Wilson Center and our clients.
•        Network with landlords, renter’s associations, property management businesses, and county wide permanent housing providers.
•        Educate community members about the housing needs of clients and the importance of supportive housing.
•        Provide direct assistance to clients with housing search. Guide and educate clients on how to search for, secure and maintain permanent affordable housing, including tenant/landlord rights and responsibilities.
•        Provide assistance to clients with completing housing forms, applications and obtaining required verifications to determine eligibility.
•        Inspect units to ensure they meet housing quality standards
•        Process financial assistance for move in costs, deposits and/or delinquent rent. Follow agency policies and procedures regarding financial documentation and reconciling all requests.
•        Maintain regular contact with clients, monitor progress. Coordinate with Case Managers to ensure client’s needs are being met.
•        Ensure that client and program records are maintained and up to date, ensure data entry is timely in AWARDS and HMIS as required and provide reports as required.

Skills
Real estate or Property Management experience required. Knowledge of housing availability in Santa Clara county required. Relationships with landlords/apartments/etc highly desired. Experience working with culturally diverse population. Must be efficient and organized. Valid CA drivers license with access to a personal vehicle with current Ins. Fingerprinting, TB test & CPR/First Aid required.

Notes
For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022
EMAIL: resumes@billwilsoncenter.org
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