Housing Rent Certifications Specialist

Housing Rent Certifications Specialist
Organization Name: 
Pathway Homes
Job Category: 
Job Description: 

Pathway Homes, Inc.

Position Title:  Housing Rent Certifications Specialist

Pay:  $33,696.00 per year

Point of Contact:  Lauren Levanthal, Compliance Officer, 703-876-0390 x553

                                     Email:  Lleventhal@pathwayhomes.org

Job description

Pathway Homes: a Culture of Excellence

P - valuing Partnerships

R - demonstrating Respect

I - an agency of Integrity

D - promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

E - consistently Empowering staff and clients to achieve and succeed

We are a nonprofit, Housing First organization providing services for adults with severe mental illnesses, substance use disorders and a history of homelessness.

Our robust new benefits package, including dental and vision, will include health insurance without copays and deductibles!

Immediate opening for a full-time Certification Specialist in Fairfax, VA

Pathway Homes is a nonprofit, community-based organization providing housing and supportive services to adults with severe mental illnesses. Pathway Homes has been named one of the “Best Nonprofits to Work For” six years in a row by Nonprofit Times! Our employees feel supported by their supervisors, have opportunities to acquire new skills, and feel good about what they do. Come work for an organization that believes in recovery, hope and self-determination!

Have a Monday-Friday schedule that is convenient and flexible. No weekends or holidays. Increase your knowledge and experience with HUD income certifications. Work with our Accounting team on payment adjustments. Receive hands-on supervisory support to settle and grow in your role with regularly scheduled supervisory sessions so you feel supported.


You will be responsible for completing income certifications for HUD Multifamily projects, including maintaining recertification documentation. You will respond to inquiries regarding certifications from tenants and case managers, maintain a schedule of lease renewal dates and work with accounting staff on payment adjustments.

Required Qualifications: High School diploma or GED required. Documented excellent customer service experience. Demonstrated ability to work independently, and in a team. Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Occupancy Regulations. Accounting/Bookkeeping experience. Knowledge of Fair Housing regulations and requirements. Demonstrated ability working with individuals with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders. Experience working with Yardi or other similar property management software.'
Work Remotely

  • Partial telework capacity due to COVID-19

COVID Requirements: Please note that Pathway Homes requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Pathway Homes accommodates individuals with qualifying disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that conflict with its vaccine mandate, provided the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship. Applicants who believe they are entitled to an accommodation should request an exemption after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Requests for exemptions from Pathway Homes’ vaccine mandate are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $33,696.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Pathway Homes complies with all Federal, State and local requirements and guidelines in support of a safe and healthy work environment. See job description above for more specific details regarding vaccination requirements.