Housing Officer Housing Officers supervise the day-to-day maintenance and management of rented properties that belong to local authorities or housing associations.
As a Housing Officer tasks will typically include:
o Allocating vacant accommodation
o Overseeing property exchanges
o Carrying out regular inspections to make sure all properties are in a good state of repair o Assessing the needs of people applying for housing
o Dealing with issues such as anti-social behaviour, squatters and broken tenancy agreements
o Referring tenants to appropriate sources of benefits and welfare advice
o Setting rents and dealing with payments and arrears
o Arranging for legal action to be taken when other forms of rent recovery have failed o Processing statistical information and preparing reports
o Supporting tenant's groups and attending their meetings as a council representative Housing Officers work closely with other agencies, such as social services departments and welfare rights organisations like the CAB.
Please call Regan McDonald on 0121 6333123, this is a temporary position with flexible hours to suit your needs. We look forward to hearing from you.