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Tenant Relocation Specialist
Ref No.: 18-01788
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Position Description The candidate(s) must be able to travel to conduct inspections and interviews. Selected candidates must have valid driver's license. Please reach job description carefully. On an as-needed basis, performs a variety of activities to implement a tenant relocation project. Responsibilities include: explaining, interpreting, and applying HUD policies, procedures, and regulations in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Determines initial participant eligibility. Works with participants, landlords, rental agencies, community organizations, service agencies, and other resources to facilitate intake, application, leasing, and issuance of a relocation payment. Conduct intake interviews, perform housing need assessments, conduct housing searches and develop lists of comparable units, perform income verifications, perform housing inspections, process relocation assistance benefits; and document and maintain up-to-date information on each phase of the relocation process.
Skills Required Proficient with MS Office Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Must be organized Work well with others Effective time management skills
Skills Preferred
Experience Required 2-5 years of experience working in the field of affordable housing
Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor's degree in Social Work OR 5 years experience with HUD / Housing background.
Education Preferred
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