Profession housing policy officer

Housing policy officers research, analyse and develop housing policies which enable affordable and adequate housing for all. They implement these policies to improve the housing situation of the population by measures such as building affordable housing, supporting people to buy real estate and improving conditions in existing housing. Housing policy officers work closely with partners, external organisations or other stakeholders and provide them with regular updates.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Real estate market

    The trends concerning the buying, selling, or renting of property, including the land, buildings, and natural resources encompassed within the property; the categories of residential properties and properties for business purposes which such properties are traded in.

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures involved in the implementation of government policies in national and local governmental organisations.

  • Public housing legislation

    The regulations and legislation concerning the construction, maintenance and allocation of public housing facilities.

Skills

  • Analyse legislation

    Analyse the existing legislation from a national or local government in order to assess which improvements could be made and which items of legislation could be proposed.

  • Create solutions to problems

    Solve problems which arise in planning, prioritising, organising, directing/facilitating action and evaluating performance. Use systematic processes of collecting, analysing, and synthesising information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.

  • Advise on public finance

    Advise public organisations such as governmental organisations on their financial operations and procedures, to ensure optimal efficiency.

  • Advise on legislative acts

    Advise officials in a legislature on the propositioning of new bills and the consideration of items of legislation.

  • Manage government policy implementation

    Manage the operations of the implementation of new government policies or changes in existing policies on a national or regional level as well as the staff involved in the implementation procedure..

Optional knowledge and skills

government policy liaise with politicians perform property market research plan public housing perform scientific research market analysis develop professional network scientific research methodology inspect government policy compliance government representation compare property values