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CDBG Uniform Relocation Act (URA) Specialist

Plexos Group Columbia ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

 

Job Summary

The URA Specialist performs case management work designed to minimize the displacement of households occupying properties assisted with NCORR CDBG-DR funds.  Specifically, the URA Specialist will work with both owner-occupants and tenants to carry out NCORR’s URA Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Optional Relocation Policy

Responsibilities

·         Assists with housing intake activities to ensure that all tenant occupied properties are identified and proper URA notifications are provided and acknowledged within federally prescribed timeframes.

·         Develop a household case record and assess the temporary and/or permanent relocation needs of each household to be assisted.   

·         Gather documentation to evaluate owner eligibility for Temporary Relocation Assistance (TRA) and tenant eligibility for temporary and/or permanent relocation assistance in compliance with URA regulations and program policies.

·         Provide relocation advisory services to tenants occupying properties assisted by NCORR’s ReBuild NC Housing Programs.

·         Identify comparable replacement dwellings to be used for temporary or permanent relocation and coordinate the HQS inspection of these units prior to referral to the tenant.

·         Obtain documentation to properly calculate the amount of relocation assistance that can be provided.

·         Develop and submit owner and tenant claims for relocation assistance to include moving expenses, rent, and other out-of-pocket expenses as outlined in NCORR’s URA Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Optional Relocation Policy

·         Ensure that reoccurring rental expenses are processed in a timely manner and paid in accordance with applicant and/or tenant lease agreements.

·         Assist with DRGR reporting of demographic and income information for households receiving relocation assistance.

  • Retain all URA records and documentation in accordance with the NCORR records retention policy and HUD CDBG-DR requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates self-motivation, discipline, creativity, and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to conduct all job duties and communications with the highest level of standards, confidentiality, professionalism and ethics.
  • Possesses excellent organizational, listening, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently, and work collaboratively with others.
  • Knowledge of personal and peripheral computer equipment with skill in data entry and the use of Microsoft Office preferred;

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three to five years of relevant experience in case management preferably in CDBG and/or FEMA grant programs.
Company Description
The Plexos Group, LLC employs the most experienced and innovative professionals in the field of disaster recovery management who have completed similar work for municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our project team has more than 100 years of combined experience in managing disaster recovery and has led disaster recovery programs in excess of $25 billion.

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The Plexos Group, LLC employs the most experienced and innovative professionals in the field of disaster recovery management who have completed similar work for municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our project team has more than 100 years of combined experience in managing disaster recovery and has led disaster recovery programs in excess of $25 billion.

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