How to Use HousingWorks
Lessons for Housing Advocates

WAIT! till you see the icon. This may take a minute or more.
NOTE: if does not appear automatically,
locate the Information Bar (where the top of the webpage meets the menus)
and "unblock the content";
CLICK: (the play button), when it appears.
SOUND? If you don't hear the trainer's voice, try another computer - or schedule live trainings with
HousingWorks (call 617-504-0577)
PAUSE? If you need to stop the video for any reason, slide your mouse to the bottom left hand corner of the video and click the (the pause button).

OVERVIEW: Effective Housing Placement Solutions.
If you're only interested in learning *how* to use the system, you may wish to skip this overview, but we believe it is important for you to understand how your actions in the housing world can help or hurt others.
STEP 1: Determine if your client's profile is already on the website
STEP 2: Create a "new client profile" for each applicant
STEP 3: Launch the first search (which repeats automatically every week thereafter)
STEP 4: View search results and print out applications (or call for applications)
STEP 5: Update waitlists with changes to address, household size, income, etc.

The trainers are John LaBella, Michael Prusak, and James Simpson.