Occupancy Specialist - Tax Credit

The role of the Occupancy Specialist is to support the mission of the Portsmouth Housing Authority (PHA) by providing assisted rent services and case management to low-income individuals and families in seacoast area.  This is done by following H.U.D. regulations, PHA policies and procedures, by working with other PHA personnel to coordinate essential agency functions and with various community agencies and partnerships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Respond to inquiries, phone calls, correspondences, and e-mail in a timely and responsive manner.
  • Proper maintenance of client files and computer records to ensure accuracy according to HUD regulations and PHA policies and procedures.
  • Schedule recertification appointments, collect documentation, make revisions, calculate rent adjustments and notify residents and landlords in writing of changes
  • Conduct annual and interim reviews of resident’s family income and household composition to determine resident continued eligibility and benefit level.
  • Calculate and collect payments for unreported income and attend informal hearings as required.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all allegations received such as drug-related criminal activity, activities that threaten the health or safety of residents, fraud allegations, income discrepancies, household composition and any program participant responsibilities that have been violated.
  • Assist in program orientations to educate and inform applicants of program requirements and responsibilities.
  • Facilitate and mediate communication with clients and Property Managers as needed.
  • Maintain familiarity with current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ever changing Federal Regulations as they relate to Housing programs.
  • Listens and is attentive to resident needs, questions and concerns about Quality of Life issues.

For full job description and to apply, visit the following links:  Employment - Portsmouth Housing Authority | PHA | Portsmouth, NH (porthousing.org)

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For additional assistance, please contact Mary Kelliher at the Portsmouth Housing Authority; Tel: (603) 957-2358.





Close Date: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Employer Name: 
Portsmouth Housing Authority, Portsmouth NH