Fair Housing Investigator

Position: Fair Housing Investigator

Status: Open

Employment Type: Full Time

POLICY

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. IFHMB is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The fair housing investigator conducts fair housing investigations, and provides community education/outreach regarding fair housing laws. The Fair Housing Investigator reports directly to the Program Supervisor for the PEI program. This position is responsible for providing Fair Housing services. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct fair housing complaint intakes

  • Under the direction of the program supervisor, conduct investigations into allegations of housing discrimination

  • Assist in the preparation of reasonable accommodation requests, reasonable modification requests, and HUD complaints

  • Assist in the preparation of fair housing cases for enforcement

  • Provide support for FHIP testing program

  • Monitor newspaper and magazine article advertising to ensure that ads are non-discriminatory, referring possible violations to Program Supervisor for review

  • Conduct fair housing community outreach

  • Review data to identify fair housing issues

  • Work on other IFHMB program activities, as assigned

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all activities related to various job duties and assignments

  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent research and writing skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to collect and analyze information

  • Ability to be professional, and exercise sound judgment

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to work with team members, community agencies, and community members

  • Demonstrate a willingness to continue education/training to maintain and increase skills and abilities.

  • Demonstrate skill in the use of computer applications in word processing, and data management.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local fair housing laws, and landlord/tenant laws

EDUCATION

  • College degree preferred. Two years of work experience in a public interest non-profit agency preferred.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Some travel and evening or weekend hours may be necessary in conjunction with outreach activities and/or fair housing training.

If you are interested in the position please email your resume to hr@ifhmb.com.

* Qualified candidates will be contacted and scheduled for an interview*