While these two offices maintain these properties, the Real Estate Billing and Accounting team at the Office of the Controller handles the financial side of Columbia's residential units. This is accomplished through the monthly billing, collection, and maintenance of tenant rental accounts.
Additionally, the Real Estate Billing and Accounting group processes and maintains security deposits.
After the housing application has been processed by either Columbia Residential (Morningside) or the Office of Housing Services (CUIMC), they forward the residential leased tenant information to the Real Estate Billing and Accounting team, which manages:
Security Deposits, Rental Verifications, and Reference Letters