Issue details

Housing Benefit Assurance Process Contract Award

The Council is required to procure a reporting accountant to undertake an audit of the subsidy claim made to the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) for Housing Benefit granted. This contract is for a reporting accountant to perform the audit in accordance with the Housing Benefit (subsidy) Assurance Process (HBAP) modules for our subsidy claim for 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23, with an option for a further 12 month extension to cover the requirements of the HBAP modules for the subsidy claim for the 2023/2024 financial year.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or income > £50,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/07/2021

Decision due: Not before 27th Apr 2023 by Director for Housing and Communities

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Communities, Health & Well-being

Lead director: Director for Housing and Communities

Contact: Nick Sach, Revenues and Benefits Manager Email: