WHY WORK AT PLYMOUTH?
Plymouth Housing's mission is to house people who have been homeless. From small beginnings in 1980, Plymouth has grown to manage 14 buildings in Downtown Seattle. Plymouth is celebrated as a national leader and pioneer in the field of permanent supportive housing. Plymouth's portfolio consists of historic and new state-of-the-art buildings. One of the joys of working at Plymouth is being surrounded by fun and dedicated teammates who are passionate about being part of the solution to our region's homelessness crisis.
Plymouth Housing Group partners with King County to administer two federally funded rent subsidy programs for 1000 households who live in rental properties throughout King County. Under the direction of the Scattered Sites Program Manager, the Property Coordinator completes initial and annual Housing Quality Standards inspections throughout King County for 230+ units subsidized by the Scattered Sites rental assistance program. This position is responsible for coordinating the deposit retrieval and returned funds processes. This position also provides support and program education to current partnering landlords and to service agency representatives as they assist program participants in their unit search.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Responsibilities, accountabilities, and competencies; may not include all duties of this job)
Completes initial Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections on new units.
Completes annual Housing Quality Standards inspections (HQS) on existing program units.
Recruits new landlords for the Scattered Sites Program and provides education about rental assistance regulations and policies to prospective landlords.
Provides support to existing landlords, including ongoing education about program regulations and policies, as well as problem solving between landlords and agencies when problems arise.
Creates monthly unit inspection schedule and checklist; notifies tenants and service agency representatives of upcoming inspections.
Completes rent reasonableness surveys on new units and existing units when the unit rent is increased. Reviews the rent reasonableness on 10% of the current/unchanged housing unit rents annually.
Coordinates with the Finance Department to gather missing and incorrect 1099 information from partnering landlords.
Confirms compliance with regulations regarding dual subsidy in program funded units, and tracks continued compliance with non-profit landlords annually. Confirms continued compliance with regulations regarding the use of 25% of private/ market rate landlords annually.
Calculates utility allowances for new units in which the tenants are responsible for paying utility costs. Calculates utility allowances annually for all units in which the tenants are responsible for paying utility costs.
Coordinates the deposit retrieval process, requesting deposit disposition, reviewing unit damage claims, and requesting damage and vacancy payments as appropriate.
Documents funds returned to the rental assistance program, including deposits, subsidy and utility payments, and uncashed checks, on the returned funds spreadsheet.
Coordinates the retrieval of HAP and Lease contracts and maintains tracking tools and data entry for all.
Performs other related duties within the rental assistance programs as assigned by the Scattered Sites Program Manager and the Director of Compliance.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience)
Education: BA/BS degree in human services, property management, public administration, or related field, or a combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years related experience in property management and/or providing social services directly to clients.
Licensure/Certification: Valid Washington State Driver license and good driving record.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations and ethnic diversity.
Good organizational skills with ability to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines in a professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; handle a high volume of landlord and tenant interactions and demonstrate tact and sensitivity to issues involved.
Ability to develop and sustain successful relationships with community agencies and other community-based resources.
Must demonstrate good attention to detail.
Excellent customer service skills.
Proficient and experienced with Microsoft Office applications; particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with customized databases and technology, and conduct Internet research.
Experience working with homeless and low-income individuals, including persons living with mental and physical illnesses, chemical dependency/addictions, disabilities, HIV/AIDS preferred.
Section 8 or other HUD rental assistance experience preferred.
Seattle, Washington, United States
20.25 - 24.30 USD
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