NOW LEASING - BEAR CREEK APARTMENTS
The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.
Apply now at:
The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.
Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.
Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.
201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 20th @ 5:00 pm
STARTING DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE/NEGOTIABLE
POSITION SUMMARY: This is a position responsible for providing assistance in obtaining affordable housing for low income families through a tenant based rental assistance program utilizing Section 8 vouchers. Responsible to provide direct contact with Section 8 participants and Section 8 Landlords in the provision of information and the assurance that the responsibilities outlined in the Federal regulations and local administrative plan are met by all parties. Major work activities include (1) interviewing applicants and tenants participating in the Section 8 Program (2) participating in the operations of CHA’s rental assistance programs including leasing and tenant services; and (3) performing quality work to achieve high performance designation for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
PARTIAL LISTING OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree preferred with major course work in business or public administration, education or related field. Requires a minimum of High School diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of two years experience in property management or experience implementing the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Preference given for experience with low income housing management, or 3 years experience or training in business or public administration, general management, accounting, finance or social services. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience with computers and software. Must have obtained or possess the ability to obtain Section 8 Specialist Certification. Must be bondable, insurable and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Must be able to travel overnight. Must have or obtain a current Missouri driver’s license. Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a bank account.
A COPY OF THE COMPLETE POSITION DESCRIPTION IS ATTACHED.
PLEASE CONTACT cha’S FRONT DESK FOR AN APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT.
THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Specialist
REPORTS TO: Section 8 Program Manager
SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is responsible for providing assistance in obtaining affordable housing for low income families through a tenant based rental assistance program utilizing Section 8 certificates and vouchers. It involves direct contact with Section 8 participants and Section 8 landlords in the provision of information and the assurance that responsibilities outlined in the federal regulations and local administrative plan are met by all parties.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: