The Time Limited Emergency Rental Assistance Coordinator is responsible for completing applications for emergency rent assistance in partnership with United Way of King County’s HomeBase program and other funds that may become available in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. The Time Limited Emergency Rental Assistance Coordinator reviews information for completeness and eligibility, reaches out to landlords and tenants to obtain necessary documentation, compiles all information from landlords and tenants, uploads to the Solid Ground drives, enters information into database, submits all documentation for payment, and ensures data entry and files are complete. The position is time limited through September 30, 2022 with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding availability.
Essential Responsibilities, Duties & Tasks
50% Contact tenants to offer rental assistance based on lists received from assigned landlords and/or directly from tenants. Screen tenants for eligibility and collect required documentation. Upload to Solid Ground drive and submit for review to Manager and follow-up with forms and data entry, as necessary.
25% Track applications worked on and completed on Solid Ground drives. Ensures timely data entry and completion. Coordinator will work closely with team members, organizational partners and Manager to insure a seamless process.
10% Assess tenants for other needs and refer to community resources as appropriate
10% Learn Housing Stability Project application process, including program documentation and eligibility requirements. Complete and/or review applications, and complete check requests and data entry as needed depending on program volume and needs
5% Participate in program, team, department and agency meetings and relevant trainings as required, including agency anti-racism efforts.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.Full Job Description