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Real Estate Specialist

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Our client, the leading provider to families experiencing homelessness in the San Francisco area, is hiring a Specialist for their Real Estate Department.


The Real Estate Specialist will be dedicated to securing viable housing opportunities for participants. To do so, they will foster relationships with landlords and property managers, conduct market analysis, maintain a database of housing units, vet families during the application process, and provide ongoing support after families are housed. This is a temp-to-hire position with a strong opportunity for hire for the right candidate. The ideal candidate will have experience working with vulnerable populations, knowledge of the local housing industry, and a Housing Quality Standards certification. Apply today for immediate consideration!


Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Cross train to perform all areas of work for the department, but harness a primary focus in one of the following areas: unit acquisition, matching, inspection (HQS), transaction, or unit management.
  • Market to and network with Bay Area owners, landlord groups and/or housing associations and present information about the program, building landlord partnerships.
  • Collaborate with case managers to support client housing placement and retention, including assisting participants and landlords with mediating and resolving conflicts.
  • Record, track and disseminate information on identified available housing units.
  • Make regular data entries and maintain housing resources database.
  • Serve as an information resource by conducting research, assembling data, and performing special projects.
  • Create and maintain resource guides on Bay Area housing market, local landlords, tenant rights, eviction prevention, financial advice, and other topics.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations about local housing markets to staff, current and potential program participants, and other service providers.
  • Prepare and deliver orientations and tenant education workshops (i.e. how to do a housing search, how to be a good tenant, etc.) to participants as well as internal and external partners.


Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Housing Quality Standards (HQS) certification required.
  • 3+ years of experience working with homeless, diverse or other vulnerable populations preferred.
  • Real Estate experience/license preferred.
  • Knowledge of rental housing market and housing industry in the Bay Area and surrounding counties.
  • Ability to uphold program and policies with authority and to support staff in doing so.
  • Ability to coordinate, supervise and evaluate program activities and diverse staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.
  • Highly organized; ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.) and CRM
  • Strong interpersonal skills and oral presentation skills.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Valid CADL, satisfactory driving record, and proof of insurance.
  • Able and willing to travel locally as needed.



Submit your resume TODAY for consideration!



JWilliams Staffing, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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