Category: Rapid Re-Housing

Sample Housing Specialist Job Description

This is an example of a new job description for a provider who shifts from a typical scattered site transitional housing model to a rapid re-housing/transition-in-place model. It has been adapted from job descriptions created by Community Rebuilders (Grand Rapids, MI), and Tabor Community Services (Lancaster, PA).

Rapid Re-Housing Lease Explanation Tool

This tool provides clients with a way to summarize, in their own words, the lease violations that could result in eviction. However, it's recommended that clients consult with someone qualified (i.e., their housing advocate or case manager) to help them interpret the lease language. Many housing advocates have found this to be a particularly important exercise for clients. They have found that a number of problems can be prevented simply by making sure clients understand the rules.

Rapid Re-Housing: A History and Core Components

This resource provides a brief overview of the history and effectiveness of rapid re-housing and provides context for the Alliance’s “Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing” resource, which the Alliance developed in collaboration with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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