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Awareness of "Housing First" strategies




 


 


  • Knowledge of low-income housing programs


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  • Impressive organizational skills


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  • Problem solving abilities


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  • English/Spanish proficiency


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  • Stellar communication skills


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  • Creative thinker


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  • Strong work ethic

     



    Work Experience


    March 2013 to Present New Cityland Housing Authority—New Cityland, CA Housing Specialist


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  • Help clients fill out housing applications, informing clients of what documentation is needed and verify income information as per state and federal guidelines.


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  • Conduct housing workshops to provide information to local families in need of affordable housing options, taking time to answer questions and schedule individual meetings.


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  • Complete all required HMIS reporting.


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  • Maintain an updated file of all completed documentation and submitted verification documents.


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  • Provide appropriate transportation for clients, limiting such transportation to housing searches and visits to local social service agencies.


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  • Promote self-sufficiency by encouraging clients to take advantage of relevant educational programs.


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    August 2007 to February 2013 Community Housing Solutions—New Cityland, CA Housing Specialist


     


     


  • Maintained logs of activities taken on behalf of clients, including mileage information when transportation was provided.


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  • Prepared monthly outcome reports and ensured that files on clients were kept up-to-date.


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  • Assisted clients with the process of evaluating and interpreting lease and rental agreements.


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  • Conducted follow-up home visits after housing was provided to determine if further assistance was required.


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  • Helped clients settle disputes or differences with landlords or other parties by providing access to legal assistance.

     



    Education


    2007 University of California, New Cityland, CA Associate's Degree, Human Services

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