A Housing Specialist will provide assistance to families and individuals in finding affordable houses. These specialists normally serve clients such as homeless, senior citizens, veterans, and low-income persons. The Housing Specialist Resume indicates the following core tasks – assisting tenants and buyers in getting affordable houses, negotiating rents and deposit amounts; conducting eligibility assessments, identifying and helping in house financing; resolving issues between tenants and landlords; and assisting tenants with limited financial means to get decent accommodation.
Even though each agency has set their rules and regulations, the desired skills are universally common and include these – a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations including federal, state and local laws; ability to interpret legal complex jargons; negotiating skills, and strong communication skills. Some employers want only a high school diploma and relevant work experience, while many prefer additional qualifications such as a degree.
Objective : Housing Specialist and Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer Veteran seeking to further advance my career. I have a clear understanding of service delivery systems available for veterans and civilians. I have developed a good resource database to assist each. Also eager to learn new skills and grow professionally.
Skills : Specialized in 15+ software programs.
Completed psychosocial assessments upon initial client meetings.
Provided appropriate referrals to health, mental health and vocational services.
Maintained proper case documentation for caseload in hard charts as well as CareWare software.
Drew from strength based perspective to utilize natural support systems and empower clients.
Collaborated with physicians, mental health providers and landlords to follow up on progress of clients.
Managed client budgets, rent calculations and client progress as part of the HOPWA tenant based rent subsidies.
Assisted in operating permanent living facility for people with HIV, promoting the idea of community and preparing residents for independent living.
Assisted in co-facilitating a Life Skills group for individuals living in permanent housing unit.
Supported Housing Specialist Resume
Summary : Motivated psychology graduate who wants to obtain an entry level position in helping and assisting all people of various backgrounds. Also, to utilize my skills and education to help further your company's growth and success.
Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Interpersonal, Customer Service, Communication,.
Serving as a Housing Specialist and providing housing and supportive services for 75 clients in the Emery Work Bed Program (EWBP).
Assured housing readiness of clients by implementing appropriate training and developing permanent housing options in both the public and private sectors.
Assessed participants needs for housing services.
Developed and facilitated client workshops, groups and individual sessions on skills and information necessary to acquire and maintain independent permanent housing.
Conducting housing eligibility assessments for all applicants.
Maintaining and updating listings of permanently affordable housing.
Provided specialized housing services to other staff members through clinical team meetings.
Completed required documentation including, but not limited to housing plans, and client records.
Housing Specialist/Case Manager Resume
Objective : Commercial and Federal Insurance Processing Including Billable Package Preparation. Patient Advocate Medical Records Management Appeals and Reconsideration Payer Contacts.
Skills : Time management, teamwork, leadership and self motivation.
Provide relevant support to participants to obtain and maintain housing.
Network with other agencies and individuals to help access housing.
Cultivate relationships with landlords willing to provide housing for participants.
Assist clients with completion of necessary forms to access housing.
Review with each participant issues of renter expectations, renter/landlord conflict resolution, and tenant rights.
Assist in administrating rental assistance.
Assist participants in securing and maintain housing, apply for benefits and assist with accessing and moving furnishings.
Conduct needs assessment, develop individual service plan with participants and provide supports necessary to achieve goals.
Housing Specialist II Resume
Headline : Mining and logistics professional with nearly two decades of comprehensive experience in project design and implementation, commencement and expansion, and technical experience.
Skills : Microsoft office, AS400, Yardi, word, excel, outlook, multi phone line, fax, postage machine, copier.
Included Inspecting homes for electrical circuits, heating/cooling systems, building tightness, safety issues.
Inspected facilities and installations to determine the environmental impact they had on the surrounding area.
Monitor installation of plumbing, wiring, equipment, or appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations.
Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs.
Evaluate project details to ensure adherence to environmental regulations.
Conduct inspections, metering devices, tape measures or test equipment.
Inspect and monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to safety standards building codes or specifications as well as to ensure that environmental regulations are not violated.
Master of Science
Housing Specialist III Resume
Objective : Customer Service background with experience integrating high-impact customers in rapidly evolving technology markets. Strengthening business development performance with exceptional corporate benefit administration capabilities, project management and proficient computer applications.
Skills : Access, Excel, Interpersonal Skills, Case Management, Inspection, Accounting, Word, Outlook.
Performing program briefings for participants and property owners to explain processes and procedures.
Issuing vouchers to eligible applicants from the Waiting list.
Issuing vouchers and leasing packets to participants during the Portability process.
Word processing, issuing various notices such as Rent adjustments and termination notices.
Computing rent increases as applicable Case management of over 400 voucher participant files.
Interviewing, verifying income sources, calculating annual income and rent amounts.
Facilitating contract signings, lease signings, problem resolution.
Compliance, repayment agreements, dealing with unreported income and fraud.
Diploma in Medical
Housing Specialist/Apartment Manager Resume
Summary : A highly energetic Associate Director with specialized skills to transform the working place, in a therapeutic environment, in order to efficiently facilitate change and goal achievement.
Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, interpersonal, Customer Service, communication,.
Developed in-house housing referrals to manage client housing assessments.
Conducted individual and group meetings with my subordinates.
Conducted individualized counseling sessions with clients to assess their level of needs.
Counseled clients on strategies to secure permanent housing.
Provided assistance with transitional housing, HRA benefits, DHS housing programs.
Maintained daily client review sessions with case managers.
Provided continuous case management to discharged clients in the community.
Housing Specialist/Supervisor Resume
Objective : Seeking a position that allows me the opportunity to utilize my organizational skills and professionalism to engage in meaningful interpersonal relationships with staff and client's.
Skills : Proficient In C.A.R.E.S.
Experience working with landlords, real estate agents, completing E forms, and conducting home inspections.
Familiarity with housing entitlement systems and procedures.
Provides comprehensive case management on housing issues.
Assists clients in completion of applications for housing and rental subsidy programs.
Refers clients to subsidized housing, realtors, landlords and community-based agencies.
Establishes linkages with real estate brokers and landlords.
Conducts housing workshops and housing fairs.
Housing Specialist II Resume
Summary : Focused and understanding Housing Specialist comprehends the challenges and difficulties of moving from Foster Care into adequate housing. Have excellent social, oral and verbal communication skills and a real resolution to assist the less fortunate youth in foster care access housing resources.
Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
Responsible for over 95 families living in Tier II homeless shelter find suitable subsidized housing.
Compilation of statistical data to maintain shelter budgeting at the end of every month.
Case Manager Provided monthly in-home aftercare services to over 40 previously homeless families in order to prevent recidivism.
Provided advocacy for families to ensure proper entitlements.
Referrals made for counseling, education and childcare services.
Gathered statistical data for the end of month report.
Information and Referral Specialist Conducted intake and assessment and prevented evictions of families and individuals.
Provided advocacy with housing court litigations and mediated between client and landlord disputes.
Early Childhood Education
Housing Specialist I Resume
Objective : To have a job that would enable me to use my talent and skills as well as contribute to organization's goals and which would provide excellent opportunities for career advancement and personal growth.
Skills : Real Estate Agent.
Conducted housing intake and assessments.
Meet with clients to determine their progress towards permanent housing.
Maintained accurate written record of services.
Developed linkages with Real Estate companies.
Identified and maintained resources of key information.
Advocated on behalf of homeless clients with housing resources.
Built relationships with a variety of housing program officials.
Help and review clients housing applications.
Housing Specialist/Assistant Resume
Objective : To obtain a position wherein I can use my knowledge, skills and abilities in Social Services and Office Management, and as a builder and leader of customer-focused teams, to maximize customer service, obtain organizational goals and further my professional development.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Service, Case Management, Customer Service, Computer Hardware.
Reviewed and approved applications for applicants who applied for pubic housing.
Provided administrative support to ensure effective and efficient operation of the business.
Developed and established updates and maintained office procedures and records/files all of the business records.
Interviewed all applicants to obtain information, and ensure validity of application.
Networked with other agencies to complete application process.
Completed the move in process, completing rent calculations, educating on HUD regulations, and tenants rights.
Reviewed all correspondence for correct grammar, spelling, capitalization and punctuations, before forwarding to stakeholders, to ensure clear communication Entered applicants data and related information into software database.
Housing Specialist Lead Resume
Summary : Service focused with a strong commitment to customer service and delivering the needs of individuals. My Mission is to assist customers find more productive and efficient methods of producing and managing document workflow.
Skills : Advocacy, Recruitment, Administration, Supervisory, and Case Management/Service Coordination.
Conducted case management, intake, investigations, record keeping, counseling, safeguarding confidential records and documents.
Addressed systemic testing and other research to determine where and to what degree housing discrimination was occurring.
Analyzed and evaluated complaints referenced from state and federal statutes and case law.
Recruited and trained volunteers through our internet job boards, external and internal job postings, career events, internal and external resume databases as appropriate.
Analyzed complex data, policies, practices, systems, procedures, and developed written summaries on findings and recommendations.
Investigated complaints and made inspections of existing residential structures to determine if hazardous or illegal conditions existed.
Assisted and advised the general public in matters relating to residential construction requirements.
Housing Specialist Resume
Summary : To secure a position in a community based agency, this will allow me to utilize my skills while working from a strong diverse background in the corporate sector and the human services arena. knowledge, Skills and abilities Knowledge of: Federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines, and procedures regarding Section 8 Housing Voucher Program and Public Housing Program. Available community resources and referrals and outside service agencies.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Yardi And Nfocus.
Determine verifications needed to accurately evaluate applicant's eligibility.
Negotiate rental rates, review leases prepared by landlords and property managers.