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Housing Specialist

San Jose

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

The Housing Specialist provides housing support and assistance to survivors of gender-based violence and human trafficking. This position performs landlord outreach and engagement assistance to connect clients with sustainable housing opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Negotiates client leases, attends housing interviews, and assists with tenant-landlord mediation.
  • Works with survivors to assess housing needs and identify appropriate housing placements.
  • Guides and educates clients on how to search for, secure, and maintain permanent affordable housing.
  • Guides and educates clients in applying for financial assistance for move-in costs, deposits, and/or delinquent rent.
  • Identifies and collaborates with potential local housing stakeholders and community partners.
  • Develops and maintains a database of available housing opportunities for potential and current clients.
  • Provides education about the impact of gender-based violence on housing, and landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities.

About the Company

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