Entitlements Coordinator for Intake
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Dec 03, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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Description
Title:        Entitlements Coordinator for Intake      
Location: Property Management                                                                     
Overall responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Director, the Entitlements Coordinator for Intake is responsible for performing the intake functions for potential tenants as well as acting as a resource for both tenants and staff to inform them of the various city, state and federal entitlement programs; performs related duties.   
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•        Making eligibility determinations, processing applications, and developing and maintaining waiting lists for low-income housing.
•        Reviewing housing applications and making initial eligibility determinations for applicants referred by the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and other government agencies.
•        Coordinating the intake process, including scheduling of interviews with clinical and medical staff and inputting appointments and updates into the FOOTHOLD/AWARDS system.
•        Coordinating all aspects of the move-in process, including preparing initial lease and move-in documents, coordinating room readiness with maintenance staff, scheduling lease signing, and conducting orientation for new tenants.
•        Assisting tenants with entitlements, Shelter Plus Care and section 8 applications, as well as with certifications and re-certifications.
•        Providing tenants and clients with information and direction in acquiring and maintaining entitlements with city, state and federal entitlement programs.
•        Providing up to date information about city, state and federal entitlement programs to the Director, building management, clinical and counseling staff, and property management staff.
•        Tracking and processing rent and rent subsidy payments.
•        Acting as Liaison to agency’s Fiscal Office, as well as with local representatives of city, state and federal entitlements programs, including Social Security, Medicaid and HUD.
•        Tracking vacancies, processing data, and preparing and submitting reports.
•        Serving as Liaison to city housing placement specialist.
•        Coordinating and assisting with lease renewals, compliance requirements, and grant maintenance tasks.
•        Other duties as assigned by Director or supervisory staff.
Qualifications:
1.        A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or
2.        Associate’s degree plus two years of property management/administrative experience and experience working with special needs populations; or
3.        High School diploma or GED plus four years of property management/administrative experience and experience working with special needs populations.

Effective September 13, 2021, all newly hired Project Renewal staff must: 1) provide one-time status verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 OR 2) provide verification of first does of a two-dose series of Covid-19 vaccination.
To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to : careers@projectrenewal.org

Skills
Preferred skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel; knowledge of case management and property management databases, including FOOTHOLD/AWARDS and MDS; experience working on entitlements and in housing management; familiarity with LIHTC requirements.


Contact Details

Email: careers@projectrenewal.org