Leased Housing Specialist, Housing Authority

Ongoing Applications

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Package$32,989-$41,083 -Salary will be commensurate with experience

Brief Description of Job and Division/Department
Under direction of the Housing Managers, the Leased Housing Specialist will conduct initial interviews for applicants and recertification interviews for tenants/participants of both the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Interviews applicants and tenants, gathers and verifies information, ensures compliance with PHA policy and determines appropriate rental amount based on HUD guidelines.
  • Completes necessary paperwork to issues new leases, contracts, payments to landlord, etc.


  • Candidate must have the ability to read, write and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  • Bilingual highly desirable (any language).
  • One year experience in a housing or social service industry processing applications.
  • Must possess the ability to meet and work with people in a positive and professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and computer skills.
  • Associate's degree.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Basic math skills.

Job Location

99 Ketch Road 

Morristown NJ 07960