Skip to main content
Jobs Apply

Case Manager for the Division of Tenant Resources

Constituent Services & Community Programs with NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $38,333 - $44,083 per year

Work Location Brooklyn

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 17, 2023

Description Description

Multiple Positions Available — The NYC Department Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) promotes quality and affordability in the city’s housing, and diversity and strength in the city’s neighborhoods because every New Yorker deserves a safe, affordable place to live in a neighborhood they love.

  • We maintain building and resident safety and health
  • We create opportunities for New Yorkers through housing affordability
  • We engage New Yorkers to build and sustain neighborhood strength and diversity.

HPD is entrusted with fulfilling these objectives through the goals and strategies of Housing Our Neighbors: A Blueprint for Housing and Homelessness, Mayor Adams’ comprehensive housing framework. To support this important work, the administration has committed $5 billion in new capital funding, bringing the 10-year planned investment in housing to $22 billion—the largest in the city’s history. This investment, coupled with a commitment to reduce administrative and regulatory barriers, is a multi-pronged strategy to tackle New York City’s complex housing crisis, by addressing homelessness and housing instability, promoting economic stability and mobility, increasing homeownership opportunities, improving health and safety, and increasing opportunities for equitable growth.

Your Team:

The Division Tenant Resources HPD’s Division of Tenant Resources (DTR) is responsible for the administration of rental subsidy programs, which consists of the Regular and Enhanced Section 8 Program also known as Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Project Based Voucher (PVB), Moderate Rehab Section 8, Moderate Rehab Single Room Occupancy (SRO), Continuum of Care (CoC)-Shelter Plus Care (SPC) and other housing subsides. Through these programs, HPD serves approximately 40,000 households in all five boroughs. Over 9,000 landlords currently participate in our programs. DTR is responsible for initial application screening, confirming eligibility requirements, vouchering process, and tenant briefings. As well as monitoring tenant and landlord compliance of their obligations under each program. DTR is also responsible for processing annual and interim recertification’s to update family income, asset and family composition and recalculate the subsidies, tenant moves and transfers, approved rent increases, Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) abatements and reinstatements to enforce Housing Quality Standard (HQS) inspection results and tenant reported changes.

Your Impact:

All Case Managers in the Division of Tenant Resources are expected to perform case management functions to provide necessary and important services to assist and expedite Section 8 vouchers to HPD clients. These services may consist of meeting with groups in-house, attending workshops or attending community events. Case managers are also expected to participate in tenant activity programs and projects to coordinate functions that aim to improve tenant-management relations, as well as encourage participation related to Section 8 dealings. Additionally, Case managers will ensure participant cases are accurately screened and reviewed for completeness and in compliance with Federal HUD Rules and Regulations.

Your Role:

  • Manage a caseload of assisted or applicant households
  • Initial voucher application screening
  • Determination and verification of eligibility
  • Client briefings {internal and external meetings}
  • May perform community outreach to assist Section 8 participation
  • Prepare and send appropriate correspondence, track responses
  • Document case files and electronic records, file preparation
  • Rent calculations
  • Review of yearly recertification’s of household composition and income/asset information
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple cases while prioritizing cases for processing
  • Attend mandatory trainings

Requirements Requirements

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or
  2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent Communication Skills (both orally and in writing)
  • Strong Customer Service Focus
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Bilingual a Plus
  • Section 8 or other Rental Subsidy experience a Plus

Application Instructions Application Instructions

Go to NYC Jobs and apply through any of these Job IDs: