Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

Lexington Housing Authority   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Real Estate / Property Management
Posted on February 9, 2024

Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

The Lexington Housing Authority is seeking Housing Specialists to join our team!

The ideal candidates will have experience in motivational interviewing and service management, as well as proficiency in housing software. Conducts initial assessments of client's housing needs, works to certify new and existing clients in busy local housing program. Ideal candidates will possess analytical and advanced clerical skills. The ability to work effectively with the public and landlords in determining eligibility for programs is required. Candidates should have a proven record of dealing courteously and tactfully with many kinds of people. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A knowledge of, or ability to learn assisted housing programs is preferred. High school diploma required, with bachelor’s degree in business, or related field plus two years interviewing experience in position with a public agency preferred. Salary begins at $35,390.00 with an excellent benefits package, including paid health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as retirement savings opportunities.

The candidate hired will receive a bonus of $750.00 upon completion of six months’ employment, with an additional $750.00 to be paid after one full year of employment.

Printable applications may be found on the LHA website under Employment Opportunities.

A pre-employment physical and drug screening will be required.

Lexington Housing Authority
300 W. New Circle Road
Lexington, KY 40505
859-281-5061