Rent Assistance Specialist jnf

Milwaukee, WI
Business Administration

Rent Assistance Specialist jnf

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

1. Conducts eligibility interview of participants to determine tenant eligibility. Computes tenant

rent/income accurately and prepares all materials necessary to maintain a timely recertification

schedule, and maintains all records/files required to ensure the accurate processing of cases which

includes adjusting tenant files as needed

2. Assures that all documentation has been verified utilizing the State Wage and Information Collection

Agency (SWICA) and the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) system.

3. Communicates regularly with clients, and the public in person and by phone

4. Collects, updates, and edits tenants' information for submission to Public Housing Information Center


5. Prepares written correspondence relating to client terminations.

6. Performs standard support tasks, including: collecting and updating tenant information; receiving mail;

and performing related tasks.

7. Participates in the orientation of tenants/applicants in briefing sessions on procedures

8. Execute leases and contracts by obtaining proper signatures for contracts or leases; monitoring contracts

and leases to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

9. Provides assistance to applicants, staff, and others, including: explaining program eligibility requirements

To tenants and property owners; assisting individuals in resolving leases and contract issues; assisting

property owners in interpreting rental contracts; and/or providing information related to program rules

and regulations.

10. Prepares payments utilizing computer spreadsheets and specialized housing industry software for

payment submission to accounting.

11. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):

Associate’s degree in related field; 1-3 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education

and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):

Licensing Requirements:

• Driver’s License

Knowledge of:

• Customer service principles;

• Housing programs;

• Standard mathematical concepts;

• Methods of preparing correspondence;

• Lease and contract requirements;

• Research Methods;

• Federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations;

• Computers and related software.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):

• Providing customer service;

• Performing calculations;

• Monitoring contract and leases for compliance with laws, rules, and regulations;

• Interpreting rental contracts;

• Preparing correspondence;

• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, and

others sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

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