Housing Coordinator
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Oct 12, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $44,000-$46,500 per year
Location: US - New York - New York City
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Title:                 Housing Coordinator
Program:        PSTP
Program Description:

Project Renewal’s Re-Entry Permanent Housing provides supported housing to 25 men/women with serious and persistent mental illness/dual diagnoses – who also have a history of significant criminal justice involvement/may be under parole supervision. The program directly delivers and/or facilitates access to a broad range of services geared towards clients’ stabilization and community integration.
Overall Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Housing Coordinator is responsible for managing the apartments in the program including lease administration, apartment preparedness and furnishing and responding to any special housing needs of the clients so they can have safe and secure premises as they work toward achieving their independence and finding other housing; preparing reports for the Director; directing a staff of part-time Maintenance Assistants; and performing related duties as assigned by the Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Housing Coordinator include but are not limited to the following activities:

•        Manages all issues relating to the leases with the Landlords, from initial signing to the timely completion of any renewals and maintains the file for all leases.
•        Liaisons with the staff in Finance to ensure that rent payments are paid timely; resolves any issues with the payment.
•        Prepares the required Requisitions to acquire the furniture, utilities and other equipment needed to equip the apartments for occupancy. Maintains an inventory of needed items.
•        Monitors the invoices being submitted for purchases to make sure that proper amounts are paid timely.
•        Serves as the principal contact with the landlord in resolving any tenants’ requests or issues, ensuring the repairs are done timely. Schedules meetings with Landlords for buildings in which the Superintendent is not making the requested repairs. In addition, handles any special extermination needs.
•        Supervises a staff of part time Maintenance Assistants who perform minor work in maintaining the apartments.
•        Conducts monthly inspections of each apartment to make sure the conditions are safe for continued occupancy and the clients are adhering to acceptable occupancy standards.
•        Works with the Caseworkers and Housing Counselors to resolve any client conflict issues.   
•        Prepares reports for the Director advising him on Apartment Inspections, Apartment Lease Expirations and Client Service fees.
•        Participates in the monthly PSTP meetings to give staff an update on the apartments and to highlight clients who are having difficulty maintaining their space.

•        Must have a master’s degree in Social Work or other Human Services related field with significant experience working with the seriously mentally ill, dually diagnosed Re-Entry population.
•        A minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory role is required.
•        Must use the New York City transportation system at least three of the five workdays to go into the field and to climb the stairs in any of the three to six story buildings in the Bronx or Manhattan where clients reside.

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Contact Details

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