Housing Specialist

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Mar 16, 2021
Closes
Apr 23, 2021
Ref
227559
Function
Accountant, Finance
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Are you looking for a rewarding career helping individuals find their permanent home? Do you have excellent communication skills and and enjoy customer interaction? Sparks Group has partnered with an organization in Montgomery County that helps individuals find permanent homes! The purpose of this position includes determining eligibility for section 8 housing and continued participation for their voucher and public housing programs for applicants and families. If this position is something you're interested in, please call 301-926-7800 for additional questions!

Responsibilities:
  • Interviewing clients, certifying, re certifying annuals and interim's for section 8 housing.
  • Informing clients of any changes in policies and procedures.
  • Processing rent increases requests and negotiating rent amounts with landlords.
  • Completing data entry, advising participants and landlords of program rules and regulations
  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers
  • Market the Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • Monitor clients for program compliance.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Business Administration or Related Field highly preferred but not required.
  • 2-3 years of expereince working with section 8 and housing choice voucher customers.
  • Strong communication skills and good customer service are required
  • Knowledge of subsidized housing program guidelines and federal, state and local landlord-tenant laws is necessary
  • Experience in the Housing Choice Voucher, Tax Credit or other subsidized program
  • Must have great verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Position Requires candidates have their own transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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