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Seeking Legal Intern at the Department of Human Services HOME Program | Spring 2020

The Department of Human Services is seeking a Legal Intern for the Barnstable County HOME Program for the Spring, 2020. Applications are due by December 15, 2019.

In this position, the Intern will work with the Barnstable County HUD HOME Program Manager to research and compile historical, affordable housing project information from HOME Program records and the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds. This information includes, but it not limited to: deeds, affordable housing restrictions, mortgages, notes, subordinations, liens, and foreclosures.

Hours: flexible and based on the Intern’s availability, 10-15 hours per week.

Required skills:

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Interest in affordable Housing law
  • Experienced in data research and preparing technical summaries helpful

Education level preferred: Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate Students enrolled at an accredited university in a Pre-Law, Law Degree Program or Planning and Community Development Degree Program.

What can you expect to gain from this internship?

You will gain substantive knowledge of affordable housing regulations and the regulatory mechanisms to maintaining housing and affordability; specifically, within the federal HUD HOME Program requirements. The Intern will also gain experience in Deed and Property database research in Barnstable County Registry of Deeds. Learn more about the HOME Program at the Barnstable County Department of Human Services