Housing Specialist

Posted 07/17

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is recruiting for the following position:

Housing Specialist

Summary of Duties:

Through the effective administration of Section 8 renters assistance programs, the housing specialist assists families and individuals in meeting their need for decent, affordable housing.

Education and/or experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or Associate’s degree with two years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or related experience. Related experience could include case management, customer service, teaching or training, social work and property management, to name but a few examples.


Basic understanding of local housing market and available human services helpful, along with understanding of customer service principles. Must be computer literate; comfortable with basic computer applications. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret regulations, reports, leases and HAP Contracts, as well as a variety of income and expense documents (verification). Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to compile/write reports that conform to generally accepted style and format and are understandable to their audience. Ability to communicate effectively one-on-one with clients and co-workers in a professional and respectful manner. Ability to make oral presentations to large and small groups is beneficial. Ability to work independently, manage time and organize work flow. Must be sensitive to people’s difficulties and capable of responding to clients in a non-judgmental manner. Must be able to work through interruptions and meet monthly deadlines.

Application Closing Date: August 2, 2017

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, resumes will only be accepted electronically (see below to upload). If special accommodations are needed in order to meet this requirement, please contact the Human Resource Department at 716-884-7791 ext. 164 or ext. 148.

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity: Minority / Female / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Disability / Veteran

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