Housing Specialist resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Knowledgeable Housing Specialist with more than six years years of experience working with extreme housing situations. Adept at multitasking and connecting with clients on a personal level for top-of-the-line care. Committed to assisting with every step of the relocation process for all clients. Detail-oriented with extensive understanding of both temporary and permanent relocation needs. Successful at negotiating rental agreements, assisting with applications and educating clients. Committed to sticking to client budgets and finding housing quickly. Proven with experience in delivering key housing management services with relevant legislation and regulation. Exceptional partner to housing team, promoting tenant participation and community development initiatives. Dedicated to improving organization's current position and long-term financial stability.

  • [Region] housing specialist
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Rehousing
  • At-risk applicants
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist
  • Applications
Housing Specialist, 02/2017 - 11/2020
Associated Catholic Charities Millersville, MD,
  • Investigated key breaches of tenancy, including subletting and fraud.
  • Formed trustworthy partnerships to increase awareness of housing for economic competitiveness.
  • Verified assets and income for applicants.
  • Maintained residential tenancy agreements for renewal or termination following program guidelines.
  • Assisted clients with permanent housing transitions.
  • Communicated with housing managers and rental agencies on behalf of clients.
  • Performed statistical collection to track tenant communication and applicant data.
  • Educated clients on lease and rental agreements.
  • Implemented property inspection procedures to maintain compliance with housing codes.
  • Assessed eligibility of applicants in accordance with predetermined criteria to fill vacancies.
  • Responded to complaints and members' inquiries to improve service delivery.
  • Supervised personnel directly engaged in housing program administration, maintenance and clerical support.
  • Advised residents on tenancy and estate management services information.
Direct Support Professional, 05/2016 - 09/2017
Lifescape Sioux City, IA,
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to all patients.
  • Documented current patient information to update supervising, including vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and other related errands.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
Lead Youth Counselor/Lead Job Coach, 10/2013 - 08/2016
State Of Michigan Manistique, MI,
  • Integrated current job search knowledge and technologies into training and manuals.
  • Taught living skills to diverse class of money management students.
  • Devised and oversaw job fairs and career events.
  • Utilized standardized tests to gauge student academic level and personal aptitude.
  • Worked with individuals to complete application documents for relevant vocations.
  • Maintained case files and documented actions.
  • Met with job seekers at career fairs and classrooms, providing details on search strategies, current market conditions and application processes.
  • Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions by 99%.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Facilitated new hire on-boarding program by scheduling training initiatives, preparing applications, resolving enlistment issues and processing paperwork.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among class of working students.
Youth Specialist, 10/2011 - 12/2013
Every Childs Hope City, STATE,
  • Kept youth safe and secure at facility and in public.
  • Supported youth with nurturing and caring assistance focused on empowering and positive independence.
  • Verified implementation of lower-level interventions and assessed effectiveness to determine future requirements.
  • Achieved established program plan goals by developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, court officials and educators.
  • Provided feedback on individual actions, behaviors and verbal responses.
  • Followed treatment guidelines and intervened in crisis situations with caring and consistent manner.
  • Directed activities to promote growth in mental, emotional and educational areas.
  • Applied clinical and behavioral knowledge to maintain safety during crisis moments.
  • Used calm, positive and encouraging approach with all youth.
Education and Training
: Prerequisites, Expected in
SWIC - Belleville,
Surgical Tech: , Expected in
Shawnee Community College - Ullin, IL
: CNA, Expected in
Lincoln Technical Institute - Venice ,il,

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School Attended

  • SWIC
  • Shawnee Community College
  • Lincoln Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Housing Specialist
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Lead Youth Counselor/Lead Job Coach
  • Youth Specialist


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Surgical Tech
  • Some College (No Degree)

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