Housing Certification Specialist

Job Type
Chelmsford Housing Authority
Contact Name
Lisa Singleton
Contact Email
Contact Phone

10 Wilson St.
Chelmsford, MA
United States

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Certification Specialist provides functional administrative and program support; collects information from multiple sources to determine eligibility for participants in HUD and tax credit properties, maintains accurate information in our software systems as it relates to waiting lists and tenant profiles; maintains a high level of organization in administering the programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions**):

  • Completes annual recertifications to assess eligibility for continued housing
  • Conducts periodic and annual file reviews
  • Works with site staff to correct file deficiencies
  • Monitors tenant files to comply with HUD, tax credit and local agency requirements
  • Assist in review and revision of compliance policies when needed
  • Maintains and completes files in process
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preparation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


High School diploma or equivalent and 1 to 3 years administrative experience

Knowledge of federal and Tax Credit programs

Good communication and collaboration skills

Customer/Client Focus

Organized and efficient

Proficient in Microsoft Office


Familiarity with function, regulations and procedures

This is a 37.5 hour a week position.  Salary range is $43,000 to $45,000 annually. Full benefits package.

Application Instruction

Please submit resume to Lisa Singleton by email: lisa@chelmsfordha.com