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Rent Assistance Services Coordinator- Homeless Initiatives

Home Forward, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 06/24/2019

To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at

What You'll Do
The Rent Assistance Services Coordinator position supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way:

Coordinate and perform leasing, case coordination, and/or program specialist services in support of the Home Forward's housing assistance or other programs. Objectives are program based, vary with program regulations and needs, and may include, for example: to plan, oversee and coordinate activities of a specially funded and/or mandated programs or grants such as Section 8, Family Self Sufficiency (FSS), Opportunities Housing Initiative (OHI), or Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency (ROSS); to determine program eligibility, conduct interim and annual eligibility reviews; to coordinate housing inspections and initiate termination procedures for program violations; to explain and interpret Home Forward rules, regulations, policies and procedures to applicants and participants; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of significant goals, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly affect Home Forward, its employees, and the people that it serves.

Where You'll Work
This position will serve on the Rent Assistance Homeless Initiatives team based at New Market West in downtown Portland at:
135 SW Ash Street Portland, OR 97204

Ready To Apply?
To view a full job description and hear more about our competitive benefits package please visit our website.

This job is represented by AFSCME Local 3135 and set to close on June 17th or once a satisfactory number of applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!!
Home Forward commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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