Under the direction of the Quality Control/HCV Coordinator, this position is responsible for determining the initial and on-going eligibility for participation in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program in accordance with the federal, state, local, and the Housing Authority of Fulton County (HAFC) requirements.  The position will be filled on a temporary to permanent basis. 


A bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four (4) year accredited institution plus two (2) years of related work experience is required or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience (HUD housing experience preferred).  Knowledge of HUD and federal regulations as it relates to the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Program, to include HUD forms, policies and procedures. Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relative to the management of HCV Program to include, eligibility requirements.  Preference is HCV Occupancy Specialist Certification from nationally recognized credentialing agency at hire. Ability to obtain professional certification (HCV Specialist) within first four (4) months of employment if not certified at hire.  


The position is open until filled. The full job description is available at www.hafc.org. Please forward a letter of interest and resume via email to jobs08@hafc.org.

The Athens Housing Authority is seeking a highly qualified Property Manager with extensive proven experience in affordable housing property management.   Successful candidate must be performance driven with extensive knowledge of all aspects of “high-quality” property management.  Must have demonstrated ability to assess, monitor and manage properties in a manner that is fiscally responsible within established budgetary and performance guidelines; maximize occupancy rates; maintain units and common areas in optimum condition and repair; and provide responsive, quality customer service.

Successful candidate must also be able to develop budgets; interpret and implement HUD regulations, policies and procedures; manage staff; procure services and equipment; prepare detailed reports; input computer data with a high degree of accuracy; and work within established deadlines.  The ability to conduct all business in accordance with Fair Housing and all other applicable federal and state regulations pertaining to apartment management is essential.

Finally, successful candidate must have a valid Georgia Driver’s license and pass a health and drug-screen.

ection 3 qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Beginning Salary Range: $51,000 +
Dependent upon Experience

Excellent retirement and fringe benefits package.

Mail Resumes to –Director of Operations, Athens Housing Authority, 300 S. Rocksprings Street, Athens, GA 30606 or e-mail jobs@athenshousing.org.

Position open until filled.

Equal Employment Employer: F/M/Disability/Vet

The GAHRA Scholarship Committee is privileged to announce that this year GAHRA will be awarding up to $37,500 in scholarship funds to graduating high school seniors and adult students of GAHRA member agencies.

For high school students, GAHRA will fund academic scholarships for programs leading to an undergraduate degree as well as vocational/technical scholarships. In addition, SERC/NAHRO will fund two academic scholarships. For adult students, GAHRA will fund academic scholarships and vocational/technical scholarships.

Please identify your prospective candidates and inform them of this opportunity immediately. The enclosed eligibility and application materials are separated into two packets – one for high school students and one for adult students. Please copy and distribute to your candidates as needed. Your authority should solicit as many students as possible to determine your authority’s applicants. Only one academic and one vocational/technical application per authority may be submitted to the Scholarship Committee for the High School Student Scholarships. Similarly, only one academic and one vocational/technical application per authority may be submitted to the Scholarship Committee for the Adult Student Scholarships. Therefore, the maximum number of total submissions for any authority/agency would be four, one only in each of the four categories.

Completed high school and adult student applications should be received at your authority in time for you to screen and rank them before submitting your top candidates to GAHRA for consideration. As a GAHRA member, you may set your own deadline for the applications to be returned to you.  However, your authority’s nomination(s) must then be submitted to the appropriate GAHRA Scholarship Committee no later than March 22, 2019

High School Student Applications

Completed High School Student applications should be submitted to Harden Oldfield, Augusta Housing Authority, 1435 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30901.  A hard copy AND an electronic copy of the application is required.  Electronic copies should be submitted to:  boldfield@augustapha.org

Adult Student Applications

Completed Adult Student applications should be submitted to Danita Wiggins, Albany Housing Authority, P. O. 485, Albany, GA 31702.  A hard copy AND an electronic copy of the application is required.  Electronic copies should be submitted to: dwiggins@albanyha.com

All applicants and sponsoring housing authorities will be notified of selection or non-selection for a personal interview around mid-April. Scholarship awards will be announced on May 20, 2019, following interviews with the finalists at the GAHRA Spring Conference to be held in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Authorities submitting applications to GAHRA are requested to publicize their winner(s) in the local media. They are also encouraged to seek local scholarships both to supplement this program and to highlight education as a means of success for our residents.

Thank you for participating in the 2019 Scholarship Program!

Harden A. Oldfield, Chair
Danita Wiggins, Vice Chair
Scholarship Committee