Recertification Specialist
New York, NY Property Management
Job Type

The Recertification Specialist reviews all resident files within the portfolio and applies knowledge of regulatory requirements for properties to ensure compliance standards are met. This position serves as the primary point of contact for overseeing compliance, responding to HUD concerns, and providing outreach to the property.

What’s in it for you?

  • Compensation: $25-27 per hour + overtime eligible 
  • Generous employer contribution for Medical and Dental through United Healthcare
  • Employer Paid Vision Plans
  • Company Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan: 100% of the first 3%; 50% of the next 2%.
  • 13+ paid Holidays
  • 15 days of PTO
  • 7 Sick days
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Nationwide Pet Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Laser Correction Discount
  • Employee Discounts on appliances, apparel, and more!


  • Process initial, annual, and interim recertification’s and calculate retroactive rent while conforming to HUD regulations and HPD guidelines.
  • Calculate rents for annual and interim recertification.
  • Identify households with income reporting discrepancies and make rent adjustments.
  • Review applicant files and determine Section 8 eligibility.
  • Follow LIHTC and Section 8 guidelines.
  • Notify residents of upcoming recertifications.
  • Schedule initial interviews for recertifications.
  • Prepare third party verification forms.
  • Maintaining residents’ files and paperwork.
  • Review tenant ledgers for arrears. 
  • For NY: Investigate and correct income discrepancies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Four (4) years recertification specialist experience.
  • Knowledge of Section 8, LIHTC and HUD.
  • Knowledge of HUD/Public Housing/Tax Credit policies and procedures.
  • Experience with EIV reports.
  • Detail oriented and the ability to operate on a deadline driven schedule.
  • COS certification.
  • Experience with MOR.
  • Experience with Yardi 
  • People skills and superior communication skills.
  • For NY: Experience investigating and correcting income discrepancies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Possess strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills 
  • Notary Public is preferred.