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Housing Specialist

Housing Specialist

Job Description

The Workforce1 Healthcare Career Center is partnering with non-profit organization to assist them in their hiring for the following job opportunities:

Position Title: Housing Specialist

Job Overview Description:
  • The Housing Specialist will assure housing readiness of clients by implementing appropriate training and developing permanent housing options in both the public and private sectors


  • Develop and facilitate client workshops and individual sessions on skills and information necessary to acquire and maintain independent permanent housing


  • Conduct housing eligibility assessments for all applicants.Maintain and update listings of permanent affordable housing


  • Requires excellent organizational skills and profiency with basic accounting and budget management


  • Track placements and conduct follow up of clients placed into permanent housing


  • Responsibilities also include creating and maintaining a housing database linking tenants to apartments


  • Requires excellent skills in oral, written and interpersonal communications as well as appropriate empathy for clients


  • Proficiency with using Microsoft program. Database experience (HMIS) strongly preferred.

Job Requirements


Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in Science preferred.

Certification: Certificate of Occupancy Specialist preferred.

Professional Experience: The position requires a minimum of one to two years of related placement services for low-income and/or homeless population. Knowledge of the federal guidelines for the public and private housing required. New York State Real Estate licensure is a plus.

Language: English


Job Type: Full Time position

Bronx, NY


Account Manager: Alton Wilson
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Instructions: Email Resume as an attachment with "Housing Specialist Position" in the subject line of the email.


Directions: The Workforce1 Healthcare Career Center is located at 79 John Street on the 2nd floor. Public transportation is within close proximity to the Center. Take 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, or Z train to Fulton Street.



Workforce1 is a service provided by the NYC Department of Small Business Services that prepares and connects qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City. We make strong matches for both candidates and employers by using a unique combination of recruitment expertise, industry knowledge, and skill-building workshops to strengthen candidates' employment prospects. Our services are delivered through a network of Workforce1 Career Centers located throughout the City's five boroughs and are available for New Yorkers age 18 and older.


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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience 1 to 2 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
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Housing Specialist

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