HCV Intake and Portability Specialist


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Type of Job

Full Time

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Published Date

May 25, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

About the job

Review and develop a working understanding of all rules and regulations, laws, legal
interpretations and applications as defined by HUD and local law and implements any regulatory
changes necessary to implement programs. Remain familiar and current with HUD changes.
Work closely with the Waiting List Coordinator for the intake process. Monitor the HCV, NED,
and Mainstream waiting lists in accordance with HUD policies. Send correspondence to
applicants concerning their voucher issuance. Receive final application packets from applicants
and perform the required screening. Schedule and conduct program orientations to educate and
inform applicants of program requirements and responsibilities and issuance the voucher.
Develop and maintain a good working relationship with landlords/owners.
Coordinate with HCV Inspector to ensure timely inspections at admission, annual recertification,
and special inspections. Has a working knowledge of HUD Housing Quality Standards. Acts as
back up to housing inspector, when necessary.
Maintain proper maintenance of applicant/client files and computer records to ensure accuracy
according to HUD regulations and DCHA policies and procedures. This includes renewing of
contracts of HCV participants, including interims and re-certifications/review of income and
household composition.
Maintains occupancy rates at a maximum level by filling all vacancies by the first of each
Negotiate with landlords to promote de-concentration of voucher holders. Mediates informal
hearings as necessary.
Respond to inquiries, phone calls, correspondence, and email in a timely and responsible
Maintains required reports and statistics to provide information to HUD on a monthly and annual
basis. Prepare other reports as requested.
Communicate with outside agencies to share appropriate information regarding mutual clients.
Agencies include, but are not limited to Office of Recovery Services (ORS), Davis Behavioral
Health, Aging Services, other Housing Authorities, Workforce Services, and all participating
prospective landlords/property managers.
Work with participants who are utilizing portability to transfer to and from DCHA's jurisdiction.
Ensure required forms are complete and participants understand the portability process.
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Certifies participants for continued rental assistance; obtains necessary verifications of income,
family composition, assets, etc., in accordance with HUD regulations. Informs Section 8 clients
and participating landlords of their responsibilities. Insures proper completion of required
program documents such as leases, contracts, etc. Reviews and calculates interim and annual
renewals. Responsible for monthly Housing Assistance Payments for assigned clients. Inputs
and updates all client computer information. Responsible for upkeep of client files in accordance
with HUD regulations. Informs clients of the Family Self Sufficiently program.


Two years of full time, paid experience directly related to the above summary of duties; Bachelor or Associates degree with major study in sociology fields, communications, or business management; or equivalent combination of experience and training.

Possession of a valid Utah driver license at time of appointment.

Extensive knowledge of human relations and communications; knowledge of Davis County ethnic and economic demographics. Ability to deal with various situations of a human nature and to resolve problems as they arise; ability to work effectively with individuals from varied backgrounds to include tenants and landlords; ability to communicate in oral and written form; ability to establish functional relationships with staff and other individuals; ability to interpret HUD regulations and local laws and apply them to specific situations.

General office and clerical skills, intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and an advanced level of proficiency with Excel. Type speed of 50 wpm. Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Work with minimal day-to-day supervision. Flexible and cooperative with job demands to meet work needs.

Interact well with all office personnel.


Pay: $15 - $20 per hour, commiserate with experience


  • State of Utah retirement

  • State of Utah medical, dental and life insurance

About us

Davis Community Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply. All positions are open until filled.


352 S. 200 W. Suite 1, Farmington, UT