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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority – Payroll (2014M-223)

Released: September 12, 2014 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to assess the Authority’s payroll process for the period April 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014.


The Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority is located in the City of Schenectady, in Schenectady County. The Authority, which was established under New York State Public Housing Law, is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. Operating expenditures for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 totaled approximately $9.1 million.

Key Findings

  • Officials have designed and implemented appropriate procedures establishing employee salary rate schedules.
  • Officials implemented specific procedures to ensure that employees were paid salaries and wages to which they were entitled.

Key Recommendations

  • There are no recommendations relating to this audit.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email:
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236