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Housing Specialists help their clients identify comfortable and affordable housing and make appropriate living arrangements. They often work with vulnerable or underserved categories of clients and perform duties such as assessing client eligibility, finding solutions for low income clients, updating records, and reporting to government agencies. A well-written resume sample for Housing Specialist puts emphasis on strong communication and networking skills, empathy, attention to details, and problem solving orientation. Social services training is often seen on Housing Specialist example resumes.

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Housing Specialist

Annually processed and managed 900 recertification files and 500 changes of income or family composition.

  • Calculated tenant rent amounts for executed leases and contracts.
  • Prepared HAP contracts and completed quality control on accounts payable.
  • Fully complied with and maintained knowledge of Federal/ local regulations along with privacy and confidentiality laws.
  • Initiated investigations related to program abuse or fraud.
  • Facilitated file maintenance by referencing third party resources and communicating with community agencies.
  • Provided customer service to landlords, clients, and general public in a timely manner with tact and diplomacy.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Pre-nursing
Social Science, Psychology
2

Housing Specialist

Managed the full scope of housing services while meeting all deliverable dates with clients and hotels by taking ownership of the housing process for conventions, trade shows, large scale sporting events and professional conferences on multiple accounts.

  • Carried a full account load which includes events hosted by associations with attendance numbers between 1,000 and 25,000 attendees.
  • Coordinated processes for managing convention hotel blocks consisting of between six and fifty properties per city depending on the event.
  • Maintained a consultative relationship with clients while maximizing hotel block fulfillment.
  • Collaborated with registration specialist and project team to build event related registration and housing websites that are customized to client needs.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Hotel And Restaurant Management
3

Housing Specialist I

Organized briefings for applicants and interviewed families for admission eligibility

  • Scheduled and sent all correspondence for annual recertifications and HQS inspections
  • Completed new, annual, and interim reviews including all income verifications and necessary procedures for rent calculations
  • Negotiated and mediated leases, damage claims, and landlord/tenant disputes
  • Maintained caseload of 200 plus families and all files in an orderly system
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Case Manager/housing Specialist

Provided comprehensive Case Management Services to homeless men with the primary focus on finding suitable housing.

  • Developed Independent Living Plans with Clients (ILP)
  • Conducted home and apartment inspections to identify safety issues and needed repairs
  • Requested contingency funds and aided in maintaining entitlements
  • Assisted clients in securing housing, including communicating with Landlords and Brokers
  • Provided resources, referrals and linkages and collaborated with DHS, to secure housing
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Housing Specialist II

Performed scheduled back-ups of key database files; cross-references and verified files against Housing Office Master Files

  • Operated the ULLS S4 hand-receipt system
  • Coordinated with warehouse personnel for turn-ins and issues by supported residents/guests
  • Conducted 10% cyclic inventories; recorded/verified serial numbers, model & quantity of given items
  • Assisted in the management of warehouse storage space
  • Conducted a daily tracking system of the billeting customers and final/pre-termination inspections
  • Ensured accommodations were up to standards
  • Served as Furnishings Office POC as required
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computers
6

Housing Specialist I

  • Ranked consistently in the top 10 for performance
  • Obtained certification from Nan McKay as Housing Choice Voucher Specialist with an exam
  • Applied housing regulations and procedures accurately and effectively to ensure compliance and meet deadlines
  • Resolved issues between owners, tenants, and the Chicago Housing Authority
  • Provided support and backup to team members to facilitate overall team success
  • Created custom Excel workbook to track daily activity and assist with caseload management
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Management
7

Senior Case Manager/housing Specialist

Completed all facility reports including Client tracking, Placement report, Public Assistance weekly report, Incidents and FEPS Report

  • Supervised and trained 8 staff members on DHS protocol, and Cares System.
  • Responsible for maintaining a case load of 30, while providing Housing and Employment services.
  • Organized departmental Files, preparing all facilities correspondences and computerized documents.
  • Coordinated Facility monthly housing meetings, and Independent living skills.
  • Work collectively with staff to complete exit strategy for high risk cases (long term residents)
  • Constantly in network with Brokers, landlords and Management companies to build resources for housing.
  • Conducted and documented Facilities unit weekly, and bi-weekly inspections.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Human Services
8

Housing Case Manager/housing Specialist

Excellent reviewed Case mgr/Housing specialist for five years

  • Direct liaison for Housing Choice Voucher Program and CHA
  • Managed effective negotiations with private market landlords/owners
  • Conducted all relocations and emergency moves for client base
  • Responsible for providing resources for lease compliance issues
  • Produced Housekeeping and Home Ownership Seminars for client base
  • Exceeded deliverables rate by 20% average over 3 year period
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Cabinet Making
9

Housing Specialist

Assisted eligible clients with placement in safe permanent housing following federal guidelines

  • Provided comprehensive case management, including counseling services and other supportive services, including developing a family-specific housing plan
  • Kept accurate records and documentation of all transactions in each client chart and communicate to support staff accurate information for housing assistance
  • Established efficient housing plan of care with each individual served to address future housing management
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
10

Housing Specialist and Customer Service Representative

Served as liaison between Housing Authority and Public Housing and Section 8 residents, accountable for reviewing, researching, and resolving customer concerns escalated to administrative office. Fielded calls and ensured resolution of maintenance, safety, and security issues for 100 units.

  • Established community outreach efforts to acknowledge concerns of elderly residents. Made introductions at their homes, provided contact information, and functioned as primary point of contact.
  • Monitored housing inspection cleanups, recommended related training to residents, and notified management when residents failed to improve living conditions.
  • Recorded and updated complaints and resolutions in Housing Authority database.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Arts And Sciences

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