Housing Benefit Assurance Process (HBAP)

These Housing Benefit (subsidy) Assurance Process modules are for reporting accountants and local authorities to use.


HBAP Module 1

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We update the Housing Benefit Assurance Process (HBAP) annually and will publish only the most recent version.

Module Title Published
1 Special Purpose Framework Instruction outlining standardised engagement terms and reporting procedures 28/03/17
2 Uprating  
3 Detailed testing – step-by-step guidance (the workbooks will be issued separately)  
4 Analytical review – not published as it’s for internal DWP use only Not applicable
5 Software diagnostic tool  
6 Detailed testing instruction providing comprehensive guidance on specific tests and reporting findings  
Published 29 March 2017