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Job Title: 

Assistant Housing Manager

Job Location: 
Cambridge, MA
Salary Range: 
57801.60 To 63667.50 (USD) Annually
Full Job Description: 


The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Housing Manager in either one or several of the Cambridge Housing Authority’s (“Authority” or “CHA) large developments. Specific aspects of this position include managing tenant relations and assisting in the resolution of community problems.

All activities must support the Authority’s strategic goals and objectives and produce results that accomplish the goals of the Operations department.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration or a related field and a minimum of three years of housing program experience. Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license and be insurable under CHA policies. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Technical Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Outlook). Ability to learn other computer software programs may be required by assigned tasks.

The below statements describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned. 


Interviews prospective tenants to determine their housing needs and preferences; shows available units to prospective tenants for their inspection 

Completes necessary rental forms when units have been accepted for occupancy; explains pertinent rules and regulations to tenants and answers their questions regarding rental of CHA properties 

Assists the Housing Manager in the preparation of budget estimates, maintains financial inventory and other pertinent records, and assists in the annual re-determination process 

Analyzes rent delinquency, unit turnover rates and other related subjects 

Assists in the collection of delinquent rent and gathers preliminary data for use by the Housing Manager in the preparation of required reports 

Prepares necessary reports under the direction of the Housing Manager 

Visits tenants to resolve complaints and problems 

Inspects units, the physical plant and buildings and grounds to determine maintenance needs; prepares and processes necessary work orders and follows up to ensure that work is completed satisfactorily and expeditiously 

Performs other related duties as assigned  

To Apply: 


Date Posted: 
Monday, June 3, 2019
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 21, 2019
Posting Expiration Date: 
Friday, August 2, 2019

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