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Housing Stock Locator

ABCD Inc

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Housing and Homelessness Prevention Department

The Housing Stock Locator works with the family shelter provider community to develop a continual supply of readily available housing units for families throughout the Commonwealth. Engage landlords, property managers, realtors and owner networks to cultivate relationships and leads that translate to identifying units for homeless families. Educate and provide additional informational resources to landlords, property managers, and the owners on the benefits of the Commonwealth’s HomeBase program and its stabilization components in order to alleviate potential anxieties of renting to homeless families in a highly competitive market. Monitor, track and report on housing availability, accessibility and general trends. Create an electronic database of landlords, property managers, realtors and the like willing to work with the program and potentially house homeless families. Maintain daily record of activities and comply with any reporting and documentation as identified by the Director of Housing and/or the funding source. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, and three to five years of experience in property management, realty/or marketing and sales required. Experience in or knowledge of landlord/tenant relationship or dynamic. Ability to persuade landlords, property managers and realtors to join, work cooperatively with and become advocates for the program. Ability to independently organize and develop a new program. Present an outgoing, polished demeanor, and ability to identify and reach out to new contracts and network within the local and regional areas to amass a database of landlords. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel throughout the Commonwealth. Ability to work sensitively with individuals of diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

Please note: this position is temporary through June 30, 2016. Continued employment is contingent upon the receipt of additional funding.

All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email banner@bostonabcd.org. Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

ABCD Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action program.