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Leasing Specialist

Company: PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT PATH Since its foundation in 1984, PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. JR 2107 Leasing Specialist Lancaster, CA 93535 Salary: $25.72 Full Time Non-Exempt PATH is seeking candidates with experience in social services and supportive housing to join our HPP Department as a Leasing Specialist in Lancaster, CA. This position will be based out of our main office in Lancaster and provide field-based services throughout the area. ABOUT OUR HOUSING PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM Our Housing Partnerships Program (HPP) - -works to develop and maintain long-term housing partnerships with landlords and properties in Los Angeles and Southern California. This includes heading the development and real-time documentation of available housing resources, providing tenant and property mediation support, and spearheading best practices to develop relationships and rapport with the landlord community. WHAT IS A LEASING SPECIALIST? As part of the HPP team, the Leasing Specialist works directly with case management staff, service providers, landlords and property managers to provide leasing retention services to ensure tenants leased through HPP successfully retain their housing over time. Responsibilities of the Leasing Specialist include: Coordinating all phases of participant move-ins Working both independently and in conjunction with Housing Specialists to assist with housing placement and landlord support Liaising with and providing customer service support to landlords and housing program staff for any concerns that may arise Assisting with the coordination and execution of plans to address landlord and tenant issues Providing education to landlords and community providers regarding applicable Fair Housing Laws Executing various property inspections in alignment with PATH, LAHSA, and HUD procedures and standards Preparing case related reports and maintaining complete and accurate documentation in accordance with Federal, State, County and PATH guidelines Creating and maintaining property and landlord portfolios WHAT YOU BRING We're looking for candidates that: Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a related field Demonstrate knowledge of Local, State, and Federal Fair Housing Laws Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards Demonstrate the ability to work with a wide variety of landlords and property management companies Demonstrate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite; Salesforce experience strongly preferred Demonstrate experience with property management and real estate functions; highly preferred Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs Work just as well independently as they do on a team Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS For this role the Leasing Specialist must: Have at least 2 years of experience working with social services, populations in crisis (including those experiencing homeless and with disabilities), property management and/or real estate practice Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends Be able and willing to provide community and in-home based services on a regular basis Have employment eligibility verification Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination Have reliable transportation and: A valid driver's license Auto Insurance The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire: Tuberculosis Test Background Screening Drug Test COVID-19 VACCINATION Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process. FLEXIBLE WORK PATH is a California employer. Therefore, all regular and customary work must be performed within the state. Approval for work outside of the office, does not establish approval for work to be conducted outside of California. WHAT WE OFFER In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan. READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION? If this position sounds like a fit, please submit your application today. A resume is required. PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. PATH will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. PATH is dedicated to racial and social justice by centering equity in our service delivery and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment for the communities we serve. We seek awareness and insight from witnessing the stories of our clients and learning from the experiences of our staff to ensure impactful systems change. If people are empowered, they can bring their authentic, whole selves to work and when people feel like they belong, they can become part of a unified effort of ending homelessness for all. Job Requirements: Coordinating all phases of participant move-ins Working both independently and in conjunction with Housing Specialists to assist with housing placement and landlord support Liaising with and providing customer service support to landlords and housing program staff for any concerns that may arise Assisting with the coordination and execution of plans to address landlord and tenant issues Providing education to landlords and community providers regarding applicable Fair Housing Laws Executing various property inspections in alignment with PATH, LAHSA, and HUD procedures and standards Preparing case related reports and maintaining complete and accurate documentation in accordance with Federal, State, County and PATH guidelines Creating and maintaining property and landlord portfolios

Keywords: PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), Lancaster , Leasing Specialist, Other , Lancaster, California

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