The Housing Authority of Bergen County (HABC) was established in 1964 with the goal of providing housing opportunities for low income families and older adults. Our main emphasis is the efficient management and maintenance of our affordable housing units and rental assistance programs. Almost all of the Authority's programs and activities are funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HABC is well noted for being an exceptionally creative public housing authority (PHA). We continue to step outside of the traditional understanding of a PHA. In this way, we ha ... ve been the contract manager for the Bergen County Housing Health and Human Services Center, Bergen County's 90 bed emergency shelter, since its opening almost 10 years ago. In this capacity, Authority staff were instrumental in utilizing all our resources and leading the efforts to mark Bergen County as the first in the nation to end chronic homelessness. Additionally, the HABC is the owner/operator of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior Citizen Activity Center in Hackensack. This role showcases the Authority's commitment to not only housing an aging population but provide for their socialization and nutrition within their community. The Housing Authority of Bergen County is an extremely active and successful public housing agency. We are exceptionally proud of our past accomplishments and continue be creative in developing programs that create a continuum of assistance with the goal to help those struggling with housing affordability, at any level, while providing housing opportunities for all with the ultimate goal of family self-sufficiency. More

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Description. The Housing Authority of Bergen County (HABC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assisted Housing Specialist to be based at our headquarters in Hackensack. Applicants must have good communication, typing, figure aptitude and computer skills and must be able to read, write and speak English. Multilingual a plus (Spanish or Korean preferred). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing of clients for HUD Assisted Housing programs in a thorough, accurate and timely manner, data entry, and providing information to tenants and landlords. This is a full... view job details