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  • Sector: Office & Admin
  • Function: Administrative
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  • Expiry Date: 14 May 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2156922_1618368530

Job Number: 2156922

Our client in Vallejo is in immediate temporary need for a Housing Specialist. The responsibilities are as follows:

  • Determine initial and continued eligibility of program participants through a face-to-face interview process; investigate and verify applicant and participant information; contact applicants and participants to resolve discrepancies; and calculate rent adjustments.
  • Inspect properties to determine compliance with the requirements of the HCV's Housing Quality Standard; advise property owners and participants of maintenance needs; document repair requirements; and verify completed work and repairs.
  • Provide clear and thorough information to participants regarding moving from one Housing Authority jurisdiction to another; procedures for terminating the current rental agreement and other necessary requirements; and complete the process for participants moving into this jurisdiction from another jurisdiction.
  • Work with property managers, owners, and others to negotiate total monthly rents; prepare and process Housing Assistance Payments Contracts, contract terminations, and amendments.
  • Comply with operational procedures, policies, regulations, and legal mandates pertaining to public housing programs and enforced by the City of Vallejo and the Vallejo Housing Authority.
  • Prepare correspondence to various agencies, landlords, and businesses to verify applicant data.
  • Perform technical clerical functions pertaining to occupancy eligibility; prepare briefing packets; investigate and locate sources of information; maintain landlord information data bases.
  • Answer technical questions; prepare routine and confidential correspondence and reports.
  • Ensure accuracy in data transmitted to special Housing and Urban Development (HUD) computer programs using word processing, spreadsheet and on-line computer programs.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Previous Housing Authority experience is a plus.

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