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Housing Specialist - Harlem One

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The Doe Fund
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New York, NY

The Doe Fund


New
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Published 10 days ago

March 8, 2021
Up to $40,000USD

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Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor?

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the under-served populations including the formerly homeless and incarcerated, disconnected youth, veterans, and people living with AIDS. Our flagship transitional work program-- Ready, Willing & Able-- integrates paid work, occupational training, and holistic supportive services to facilitate an individual’s return to mainstream society.

We are currently seeking a Housing Specialist to join our growing team. This position will work out of our Harlem 1 location.

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits including medical and dental coverage, paid participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, discount gym memberships, paid holidays and more.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You have earned a Bachelor’s degree with at least two to three years of community based residential management experience or related field.
  • You have work experience negotiating lease agreements with landlords and/or realtor management companies and proving housing for special needs populations.
  • You have knowledge of applicable state and city housing and disability laws and codes essential.
  • You are computer literate.
  • You have a valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with landlord and management companies to establish working relationship
  • Create and maintain a liaison with DHS Housing Placement Unit.
  • Oversees landlord and management company compliance in meeting the established housing laws, building codes and lease agreements.
  • Works in conjunction with Case Management to identify potential clients for housing.
  • Resolves crises or conflicts with landlords and management companies to ensure compliance with meeting needs of client base.
  • Monitors, evaluates and revises housing management relationships.
  • Ensures uniformity in maintaining fair housing standards in securing apartments
  • Develops and maintains a database of available housing.
  • Works towards identifying new housing opportunities for clients through ongoing networks.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates reports and related information related to housing codes and compliance.
  • Informs Case Management staff of apartment readiness and/or problems with client maintaining apartment.
  • Maintains a caseload (min.10) of clients receiving outside income
  • Prepare housing packages (HRA's 2010E Application, General Population Supportive Housing Packages, HUD VASH Application Process, HPD Section 8 Process, LINC IV, IV+ & V, etc.) and collaborate with Case Management staff with the preparation of psycho-social applications and assist in the access of any needed documents.

Interested?

Submit your application for review.

Before you go, we want to assure you that we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace reflective of individuals who share our mission and who want to join us in working on the cutting-edge of important social issues.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we highly encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

To apply to this position, please visit the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=36649787-97b0-4130-b8d5-6cf311accabb&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=379477&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Let’s Connect

Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor?

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Location

On-site
2960 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, NY 10039

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