Employment

UHAB’s work is carried out by 44 dedicated staff members at our main office in Lower Manhattan and in our Harlem office.

UHAB is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, people of color, and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Current Openings
 

Lead Housing and Community Organizer, East Harlem and Inwood 

UHAB is seeking a Housing and Community Organizer to focus on the East Harlem and Inwood neighborhoods. The Organizer will work alongside tenant associations and community leaders to build tenant power and connect East Harlem and Inwood tenants to larger policy issues and campaigns such as the rezonings in each neighborhood and strengthening the New York State Rent Laws. The Organizer will work to build tenant associations in buildings facing distressed conditions, severe tenant harassment, and loss of affordability. Read more.

 

Assistant Director, UHAB Member Services 

UHAB is seeking an Assistant Director in the Member Services department who is fluent in both Spanish and English and is primarily responsible for the delivery of information and money-saving services to member buildings. UHAB Member Services aims to help residents of affordable co-ops keep their operating costs low through economies of scale, and to provide the tools and support these co-ops need to remain or to become financially and physically healthy.  More than half of New York City’s 1,300 low-to-moderate-income co-ops have joined UHAB as members.  As a result, they have access to a variety of high-quality cost-saving services, from group fire and liability insurance and our fuel buying program to cooperative accounting options, including online  bookkeeping (Connected Book$).  Read more.

 

AmeriCorps VISTA Member/Tenant Organizer

UHAB is seeking a full-time bilingual (preffered) AmeriCorps VISTA member* / Tenant Organizer for one year to organize tenants in privately-owned, multifamily developments subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to save and improve their homes as affordable housing. The VISTA volunteer will educate and build tenant associations in HUD-subsidized buildings to improve building conditions and protect affordability. The VISTA volunteer will coordinate with HUD organizers across NYC to form a citywide tenant movement as well as build tenant leaders to participate in a national HUD tenant coalition through the National Association of HUD Tenants (NAHT).  Read more.