Recurring Findings

Community Services & Development: Recurring Material Internal Control Deficiencies
Federal Program Issue First Year Reported
Department's Assertion Page Number
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance CSD contracts with local agencies to make eligibility determinations and to provide assistance under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to eligible participants residing in their service areas. However, local agencies do not always maintain sufficient documentation such as applicants’ monthly income or citizenship status to substantiate their eligibility determinations. 2007-08
Remains uncorrected/agree with finding. CSD will release updated guidelines in time for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to resolve issues on how income is calculated and supported. 101