Website Housing Resource Center

Non-profit organization

Housing Resource Center of Monterey County
60 W Market Street, Salinas, CA 93901


The Housing Resource Center of Monterey County (HRC)is an independent non-profit housing resource agency. We provide resources ranging from emergency rental assistance to home ownership. For more than thirty years, HRC has helped thousands of residents of our community attain and retain one of life’s basic needs: safe, affordable housing.

The Housing Placement Specialist will work in collaboration with the Case Manager and the Supportive Services for Program staff in finding appropriate permanent housing and/or eviction prevention interventions for families of the program. The Housing Specialist will utilize community-based partnerships with Supportive Housing Programs, and market-rate rental landlords to establish and expand housing resources and eviction prevention remedies. They will work with the Case Manager to ensure the smooth transition into permanent housing and maintain a supportive relationship with the families to sustain permanent housing within the community. This function includes being a resource for staff regarding housing placements and applications.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field; or equivalent experience and/or education in a Human Services field
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Property Management, Real Estate, Case Management, related Human Services, or local Housing services
  • In-depth knowledge of local housing and rental market
  • Knowledge of local transitional and emergency housing programs a plus
  • Use of own vehicle and valid CA Driver License and proof of auto insurance
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse, chronically homeless and medically needy individuals is preferred
  • Knowledge of economic, educational and social problems related to homeless and referral sources is desirable
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • HUD Certified Counselor Preferred (salary negotiable upon proof of certification)

*This job announcement is a general description of some of the qualifications and experience required. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. A complete job description may be provided during the recruitment process.

Job Type:



$23.00 to $24.00 /hour’

Work Location:

One location

Job Type:



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Housing: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Case Management: 1 year (Preferred)


Spanish (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Work Location: One location

*Email Subject: Housing Specialist



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