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Housing Case Manager - Yonkers, NY

Company: Westhab, Inc.
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: EHAP Housing Case Manager

DEPARTMENT: Emergency Housing Assistance Program

FLSA: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: EHAP Service Coordinator


SUMMARY: Provide housing-focused case management services to homeless families in the Emergency Housing Apartment Program (EHAP) to rapidly secure permanent housing. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required.

Works collaboratively with Westchester County Department of Social Services (WCDSS) and other service providers to help families achieve housing goals.
Formulates a housing plan with residents to ensure a timely transition to permanent housing and appropriate usage of housing subsidies.
Provides individual and group tenant education to provide families with information, resources and skills to help them secure and maintain permanent housing. Topics include: interviewing skills, understanding leases, landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities, financial literacy, and daily living skills.
Refers participants to specific housing opportunities.
Conducts biweekly home visits and EHAP apartment inspections.
Submits and tracks work order requests.
Assists participants with completion and filing of housing and rental subsidy applications.
Links families with community-based providers that are able to meet their long-term social support and service needs.
Maintains accurate written record of services provided to families and all required documentation in accordance with HUD and WCDSS requirements.
Maintain demographic and other needed information regarding participants for use in statistical reporting through excel and other database programs.
Submits accurate, timely reports as requested.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in social work or related field preferred. Strong computer, presentation, written and verbal communication skills required. Must have experience in one of the following areas: case management, home visiting, homelessness, or child welfare. Ability to engage hard to reach families. Understanding of and commitment to community and strength-based work. Sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse communities and families. Must be available to work occasional evenings. Must have own transportation and valid driver's license.


Westhab is the leading provider of housing and supportive services for the homeless, special needs and low-income populations in Westchester County. Since 1981 Westhab has developed and managed a wide range of housing options, and has provided necessary social service supports. We are committed to quality service and to an environment in which caring, talented individuals contribute and flourish. (EOE)

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