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The Certification Specialist is considered an entry level position, responsible for the determination and certification of eligibility for the Housing Choice Voucher Program of applicants or participants in accordance with HUD regulations and program policies and procedures, and to perform other on-going occupancy functions. This position requires the ability to perform all of the steps required to admit, re-certify, transfer, or terminate assistance or contract; as well as to assist clients and landlords with program requirements as appropriate.

Bachelors Degree or High School Diploma with applicable experience preferred. High School diploma or GED is required. Experience working in a high volume, face to face interaction, including counseling, with a diverse population is desirable. Case management experience preferred. Certification in HCV Program proficiency required after successful completion of probation period.

On the job training is provided so a general ability to understand the Housing Choice Voucher Program requirements, policies and procedures is required. Knowledge of HCV program and Yardi processing for HCV program preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

• Maintain current familiarity with the Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan, HUD regulations, and DHA policies and procedures.
• Interview applicants / participants, collect required documentation and third party verification, and determine and certify initial, interim, or annual on-going eligibility for the Housing Choice, Voucher Program in accordance with HUD regulations and DHA policy and procedures.
• Calculate tenant and property owners' share of rent and provide written notification to both parties.
• Prepare and issue vouchers for new admissions and transfers and provide applicants /
participants with appropriate and required information individually or by conducting briefings.
• After Leasing staff has ensured unit compliance with Housing Quality Standards, rent
reasonableness and completion of the HAP contracting process, review for accuracy and
• Enter all required data into the appropriate systems.

Job Type: Full-time, Entry Level

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Please send resumes to Nicole Glynn, HR Manager at