Housing Specialist

New York, NY



  • Drafts leases, calculates rent and sends to Property Management for approval.
  • Schedules second client interview within 24 hours of receiving the approved lease.
  • Obtains client signature on lease, subsidy application and apartment inspection form.
  • Collects rent checks from clients, distributes rent payment envelopes to appropriate clients and provides rent receipts to clients.
  • Reviews HPD/HAP and NYCHA register on a monthly basis.
  • Files backup copies of rent receipts issued to client on-site according to unit number.
  • Sends original payment & back up documentation to Property Management semi-monthly, ordered by unit number.
  • Reviews aging summary report on a monthly basis to determine arrears issues.
  • Issues written arrears notices.
  • Provides information to program and clients on rental arrears, as needed.
  • Issues eviction notices in person or by mail.
  • Provides information on client legal status to program staff, as needed.
  • Ensures that the court appointed Marshall Issues eviction notices.
  • In coordination with program staff, notifies Superintendent of apartment vacancy using the vacancy follow up form.
  • Conducts vacant apartment inventory in coordination with Program Director and ensures that the completed inventory report form is distributed to staff.
  • Obtains property disposal notice from Superintendent at the end of the 30 day period.
  • Collects income documentation with Staff from clients and update Tenant Income Certification forms.
  • Drafts lease renewal forms and calculates rent based on Rent Guidelines.
  • Collects client signatures on lease renewals with staff.
  • Collects client signatures on subsidy recertification with staff.




  • A minimum of three years of related work experience in a congregate housing setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Psychology or related field.
  • Experience working with low-income housing and supportive service contracts and special needs populations preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with different levels of management; the ability to delegate effectively; excellent math and reasoning.





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 5/7/2020
Salary $21.00/hr

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