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Housing Programs Specialist Featured

  2021-12-20     Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz     2160 41st Avenue     $25.15 - $30.57 hour  

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz

Housing Programs Specialist

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our high-performing Housing Authority in the role of Housing Programs Specialist. In this key role, you will help low-income individuals access housing subsidies through the Housing Choice Voucher, Family Self Sufficiency, and other programs.

Purpose:  Review applications and conduct applicant interviews to establish eligibility for housing. Determine eligibility for specific programs and certify eligibility for that assistance based on established policies and procedures. Calculate rental assistance and the appropriate level of tenant subsidy. Perform analysis of client eligibility. Provide information to tenants, owners, and landlords regarding housing programs and pertinent Authority policies and regulations. Perform tasks associated with Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program, including case management.

Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred. Strong mathematical and analytical skills required.

Position is open until filled.


All positions require a completed and signed application for employment. An application and job description may be obtained by visiting our website:, or contacting our Human Resources Department at 831-454-9455 ext. 356

Applications must be emailed to our HR department (the email address is included in the job announcement on our website) or delivered to the Housing Authority office:

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz

Attn:  Human Resources Dept.

2160 41st Ave

Capitola, CA  95010

Salary:             $25.15 - $30.57/hour

Benefits:          We offer an outstanding benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance; CalPERS pension; vacation; sick leave; and paid holidays.

Resumes without applications will not be accepted.


The mission of the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz is to promote access to quality affordable housing, utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life, and support inclusive, healthy and sustainable communities free from discrimination.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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