NYC Housing Authority
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Interviews at NYC Housing Authority

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at NYC Housing Authority.
Interview experience
Based on 159 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 152 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 144 interviews
About a week

Interview process at NYC Housing Authority

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About a week
23%
About two weeks
22%
About a day or two
21%
More than one month
19%
About a month
16%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
54%
Background check
52%
Drug test
50%
Group interview
26%
Phone call/screening
24%
Least reported steps
Other
9%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at NYC Housing Authority

  • The interview process was unique for summer youth program I was interviewed with my parent and discussed how I would use the money and what were my goals and what I wanted from the job
    Shared on August 28, 2019 - Groundskeeper - New York, NY
  • The Resident Association president recommends you.
    Shared on October 4, 2018 - Youth Counselor/Food Monitor - New York, NY
  • Simple. Bring all required documents, submit to a drug and background check.
    Shared on August 15, 2018 - Housing Exterminator - New York, NY

Interview questions at NYC Housing Authority

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How would you feel about evicting families with small children?
    Shared on March 30, 2020 - Housing Assistant - Church Street Park, NY
  • No questions were asked
    Shared on August 15, 2018 - Maintenance Worker, courier - New York, NY
  • As far as i remember I took a typing test and had to pass including Urine test and finger prints, I don't remember having an interview just as long as the tests come back good.
    Shared on June 19, 2018 - Superintendent Secretary-Lafayette Gardens - 387 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205
Interview tips at NYC Housing Authority
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)48%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at NYC Housing Authority
  • To be absolutely honest in what you can and cannot do for it will show in jobs to come in the future . Don't be a shame to admit you can't do something for being honest , your supervisor will have …
    Shared on July 13, 2019
  • NYCHA is a temporary solution. Don't throw away your hard earn money renting for the rest of your life.
    Shared on March 24, 2019
  • It's a good opportunity to work with NYC housing authority
    Shared on March 14, 2019
The first interview at NYC Housing Authority
How candidates got an interview
  • Other24%
  • Employee referral16%
  • Paper application15%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%
How candidates received their first interview at NYC Housing Authority
  • I did a seasonal part time program and passed all needed requirements
    Shared on September 10, 2019 - Caretaker P (Plasterer Apprentice) - New York, NY
  • I knew a lady at NYCHA.
    Shared on August 1, 2019 - Seasonal Aide - New York, NY
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