Cover letter for NYCHA job(4 samples)

This article will list samples of “cover letters for NYCHA.”

NYCHA(New York City Housing Authority) cover letters

When applying for a position at NYCHA, your cover letter is an opportunity for you to tell your story, without being stuck in the formatting constraints of the resume. The best format for writing a cover letter is as follows:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient).” If you do not know the recipient’s name, you can refer to them as the hiring manager.
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Make a brief statement about why you’re interested in the position. Write a paragraph about why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
  • State your skills and work experience. Ensure your skills and experiences are similar to the job position. When highlighting skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1:

“Dear [hiring manager name],

I am excited to be applying for the Housing Assistant position at the New York City Housing Authority. I have more than five years of experience working in the housing field, and I am passionate about helping students find the perfect housing solution that meets their needs. I believe that my skills and experience would be a valuable addition to your team.

Most recently, I was the Housing Coordinator at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In this role, I was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the on-campus housing process, from helping students select a housing option to coordinating move-in and providing support during their stay. I also managed a team of six staff members who assisted me in carrying out these duties.

I have a proven track record of success in working with students and am known for my ability to build strong relationships with them. I am patient and efficient when working with students, and I take the time to understand their unique needs and preferences. I am also skilled in conflict resolution, and I have successfully mediated disputes between students and housing staff on numerous occasions.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to learning more about the Housing Assistant position at the New York City Housing Authority and to discussing how my skills and experience would contribute to your team. I am confident that I have the passion and skills necessary to be a successful Housing Assistant.”

Sample 2:

“Dear Mr. Snow,

I am writing to apply for the Maintenance Worker position with the NYCHA. I am a skilled tradesman with over 15 years of experience working in various forms of maintenance and upkeep. In my current job as Maintenance Worker with the Rollinson Corporation I attend to a number of maintenance responsibilities from performing upkeep on machinery to repairing equipment when it breaks down.

I am a jack of all trades who knows how to repair nearly anything. In addition I am a quick learner able to pick up new skills and routines quickly. Perhaps above all else I pride myself in a strong work ethic and am professional in all I do. I have been praised for always getting the job done efficiently. I would enjoy the chance to bring my skills to the position of Maintenance Worker at your facility.

I am confident that I am a strong contender for this position and know that my qualifications more than meet your needs. Please contact me soon to schedule an in-person interview. I look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your time.


Yaretzi Townsend”

Sample 3:

“Dear Ms. Bohannon,

I am applying for the Housing Officer position with New York City Housing Authority.

I have a degree in management and four years of experience managing an apartment complex. My job included screening tenants before leasing an apartment and making all new tenants aware of the rules and regulations of the building. It was also my job to take care of any maintenance work needed and to call in a professional immediately when an emergency occurred. I also stayed in contact with the tenants to ensure rent payments were made on time and to handle any problems or concerns they had.

I have excellent computer skills with knowledge of MS programs such as Word, Outlook, Spreadsheets and Excel. I have excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills. I also have a friendly, outgoing personality with the ability to be professional and to get the job done no matter what it entails. I have the ability to solve difficult problems and to treat everyone fairly regardless of their culture or background.

I understand that this position involves managing a specific housing district by being responsible for all issues that occur within the community and I am prepared to take on this responsibility. I have the skills to investigate all complaints, take care of abandoned homes and maintain a good relationship with everyone within the community.

I am certain that my skills and previous experience qualify me for this position and I have the ability to supervise the housing within the assigned district to ensure they are kept up and safe to live in. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss the particular of this job in person.

Please call (555)-555-5555 to arrange an interview.


Robert Amin

Robert Amin”

Sample 4:

“Dear hiring manager,

I am writing to express my interest in the Housing Assistant position at your organization. I have been working as a housing assistant for the past two years and have gained valuable experience in this field.

I have worked with several different types of residents, including students, families and senior citizens. I have also had the opportunity to work with a variety of housing facilities, including dormitories, apartment complexes and retirement homes. My experience has taught me how to deal with a wide range of people and situations. I have learned how to handle emergencies, such as fires and floods, as well as more common problems like noise complaints.

My experience has also given me an understanding of the importance of safety and security. I have learned how to spot potential hazards and how to keep residents safe from harm. I have also learned how to handle emergency situations, such as fires and medical emergencies. I am confident that I can help your organization maintain a safe environment for its residents.

Another skill that I have gained through my experience is communication. I have learned how to communicate effectively with both residents and coworkers. I am confident that I can communicate effectively with your staff members as well. I am also willing to learn new skills if necessary.

I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you in person so that we can discuss my qualifications in greater detail. Thank you for your time and consideration.”

Sample 5:

“Dear Mr. Andrew,

I am writing in regard to the open Housing Assistant position at your company. I am confident that I have the skills and experience that would make me the perfect candidate for the job.

I have been working in the housing industry for the past three years and have gained a wealth of experience in the field. I have experience in all aspects of housing, from finding and screening tenants to handling maintenance and repairs. I am also familiar with all the relevant laws and regulations governing the housing industry.

Most importantly, I have a track record of success in the field. I have successfully managed and operated numerous housing projects, always meeting or exceeding the expectations of my clients. I am confident that I can do the same for your company.

I would be grateful for the opportunity to discuss my qualifications with you in further detail. Please do not hesitate to contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.”

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I express my interest in a job?

“Dear [Name], With the utmost enthusiasm, I would like to express my interest in the [position title] position at [Company]. My interest in [field, industry, or other themes] has taken me from [experience] to [experience].”

What are the 3 Ps of a cover letter?

A cover letter should have:

  • Introduction
  • Sales Pitch
  • Conclusion.

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