Public Sector > Housing Rent

The following are commonly used tests (grouped by type).

Analysis

  • Analytical review of rents received, including the size and profile of rents
  • Age analysis and profile of arrears
  • Proof of year-end arrears listing
  • Estimate/assess the adequacy of provision against outstanding rents

Calculation

  • Reconcile housing rents received to ledger accounts, including voids, service charges, garages, etc.
  • Calculate the length of time it takes to process claims and examine any oddities

Exception Tests

  • Identify unlet, void properties
  • Identify records with missing information e.g., missing claim reference, date of birth

Gaps and Duplicates

  • Isolate duplicate tenant names and addresses
  • Identify duplicate rent accounts
  • Isolate duplicate claims

Matching and Comparing

  • Match with the property database to check the validity of property details