Rental Assistance Administrator

Sep 01 2023
Job Description

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) is seeking a Rental Assistance Administrator to manage the Section 8 Subsidy Program Branch. The incumbent of the position will be responsible for overall administration of the Branch operations to include eligibility screening, housing subsidy assistance, housing choice voucher issuance, eligibility screening, housing assistance payments, housing quality standards, and client and landlord customer service.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:


Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s

degree preferably in business administration, real estate, public administration, social work, or related field. 


Specialized Experience:  Five (5) years of professional experience in public housing administration, real estate management, or related field


Supervisory Experience: Three (3) years of supervisory experience in the field of public housing administration, real estate management or related field.


The Hawaii Public Housing Authority helps provide Hawai`i residents with affordable housing and shelter without discrimination.

HPHA does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. HPHA efforts focus on developing affordable rental and supportive housing, public housing, and the efficient and fair delivery of housing services to the people of Hawai`i.

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority does not discriminate against any person based on disability/handicap, race, ancestry, color, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, or HIV infection.


We invite highly motivated individuals to make a difference in the lives of others, by joining the team that manages Hawaii’s Public Housing Properties.


For consideration, you may submit or email a cover letter, a completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment HRD 278 (see link below), and a detailed resume to:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

Human Resources Office – Building B

1002 N. School Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Email: [email protected]



The State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, HRD 278 may be accessed online at​cation-for-non-civil-service-appointment/​



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