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Housing Officer

Housing Officer


A housing officer manages housing and related services on behalf of housing associations, local authorities and other accommodation providers. The role includes management of a particular area of housing and keeping in contact with tenants, setting and collecting rent, inspecting properties, dealing with repairs, neighbour nuisance and unauthorised tenants.

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Housing Officer

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Graduates can continue professional development by studying for a Chartered Institute of Housing qualification, which will in turn allow for a higher salary when achieving a senior level position in housing.

Difficult situations, for example dealing with breaches of tenancy or squatters, need to be approached professionally and appropriately.

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Matt White

Hi, I'm Matt White and I studied BSc Sociology within Social Sciences: Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology at the University of Southampton. Find out about my course and experiences.

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