Housing Locator
Job Details
Experienced
David Geffen Center - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
High School / GED
$22.35 - $26.60 Hourly
Up to 25%
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Housing Locator is responsible to work with landlords, owners and property managers within Los Angeles County to identify housing opportunities and secure a housing inventory for Alliance for Housing and Healing homeless clients. This includes educating prospective landlords, owners and management firms how subsidy programs work and services that will be provided. The Housing Locator provides support and guidance to property managers with the intention of mitigating tenant related issues and the deterrence of evictions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and implement a landlord recruitment and retention plan.

  • Set up meetings with new owners and property managers to explain rental assistance programs and support services.

  • Build long term relationships with owners and property managers to maintain and increase their participation.

  • Negotiate with landlords experiencing conflict with tenants to find compromise and solutions to problems to avoid client evictions.

  • Maintain awareness of changes in rental market and resources that may impact housing inventory and landlord participation.

  • Maintain a database of owners and landlords working with the agency.

  • Collaborate with designated agency staff regarding issues that may affect client tenancy.

  • Educate staff and clients on federal, state and local fair housing laws.

  • Complete reports and statistical data requests to maintain compliance with agency funders.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:

  • Highschool diploma or GED.

  • 2 years of experience in property management.

  • Experience in Sales/Marketing.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills with a solution oriented approach.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of fair housing laws and practices.

  • Understanding of the homeless population and willingness to house our vulnerable clientele.

 

Ability to:

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with agency staff.

  • Ability to be comfortable in a flexible and growth oriented environment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination or Medical/Religious Exemption required.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

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