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Freedom of information request response - 06597

FOI request

FOI ID number
06597
Regarding
housing Benefit study
Request

Section 1: Housing Benefit Local Authority Error

Financial Year 2017/2018

  • Did the Total LA Error Housing Benefits overpayment exceed the lower threshold?
  • Did the Total LA Error Housing Benefits overpayment exceed the upper threshold?
  • Amount of Housing Benefits LA Error Overpayments.
  • Amount of Housing Benefit expenditure attracting 100% subsidy.
  • The % total Housing Benefits LA Error overpayments compared to the total expenditure attracting 100%?

Financial year 2018/2019

  • Did the Total LA Error Housing Benefits overpayment exceed the lower threshold?
  • Did the Total LA Error Housing Benefits overpayment exceed the upper threshold?
  • Amount of Housing Benefits LA Error Overpayments.
  • Amount of Housing Benefit expenditure attracting 100% subsidy.
  • The % total Housing Benefits LA Error overpayments compared to the total expenditure attracting 100%?

Section 2: Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support Quality Checking

Financial Year 2017/2018

  • Do you undertake random quality checking?
  • For the random quality checking what % of claims are deemed financially accurate?

Financial Year 2018/2019

  • Do you undertake random quality checking?
  • For the random quality checking what % of claims are deemed financially accurate?

Our response

Response

Please see attached excel sheet.

Response date
17 January 2020