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2018-BO-1003-001-B
Status
Cerrado
Date Issued
Junio 20, 2018
Closed Date
Marzo 21, 2022
Support that $1,559,908 in HOME funds disbursed was reasonable, supported, and allowable in accordance with Federal requirements or repay from non-Federal funds any amount that cannot be supported.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Community Planning and Development
Questioned Costs
$1,559,908.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Prioridad
No
Sensitive
No

Publication Report

Related Recommendations

Key Details
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  Open
  Closed
Funds Put to Better Use
Funds Put to Better Use

Recommendations that funds be put to better use estimate funds that could be used more efficiently. For example, recommendations that funds be put to better use could result in reductions in spending, deobligation of funds, or avoidance of unnecessary spending.

Questioned Costs
Questioned Costs

Recommendations with questioned costs identify costs: (A] resulting from an alleged violation of a law, regulation, contract, grant, or other document or agreement governing the use of Federal funds; (B] that are not supported by adequate documentation (also known as an unsupported cost]; or (C] that appear unnecessary or unreasonable.

Sensitive
Sensitive

Sensitive information refers to information that could have a damaging import if released to the public and, therefore, must be restricted from public disclosure.

Priority
Priority

We believe these open recommendations, if implemented, will have the greatest impact on helping HUD achieve its mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.

Community Planning and Development

  • 2018-BO-1003-001-A
    $1,451,559.00

    Closed on Marzo 18, 2022

    Summary

    Repay from non-Federal sources the $1,451,559 in ineligible funds when the HOME program commitment requirements were not completed as required, the environmental reviews were not properly completed, and funds were not disbursed in accordance with written agreements.

  • 2018-BO-1003-001-C
    $1,253,596.00

    Closed on Marzo 21, 2022

    Summary

    Support that $1,253,596 in funds not yet expended was reasonable, supported, and allowable or reallocate the funds, thus ensuring that they will be put to their intended use.

  • Closed on Agosto 06, 2020

    Summary

    Develop and implement adequate underwriting policies and procedures for their affordable housing activities and for the downpayment assistance program to ensure that HOME activities are consistent and meet Federal requirements. Further, they should include the downpayment underwriting policies and procedures in the written agreement with the City’s subrecipient.

  • Closed on Julio 01, 2021

    Summary

    Cancel activities in IDIS that have had no construction in more than 12 months.

  • Closed on Agosto 06, 2020

    Summary

    Develop and implement adequate environmental policies and procedures to ensure that HOME activities are properly classified, the environmental review is documented and supported, and that HUD and Federal environmental requirements have been followed before committing HOME funds to an activity

  • Closed on Marzo 03, 2022

    Summary

    Determine the total supported development costs for the completed HOME activities and calculate and obtain any program income due to the HOME program.

  • 2018-BO-1003-001-H
    $338,665.00

    Closed on Julio 01, 2021

    Summary

    Support that City officials properly administered the HOME program and earned $338,665 in HOME administrative fees or repay from non-Federal funds any amount that cannot be supported.

  • Closed on Agosto 06, 2020

    Summary

    Develop and implement tools to improve record-keeping practices to support the eligibility, necessity, and reasonableness of the HOME activities.

  • Closed on Julio 01, 2021

    Summary

    Request that HUD headquarters recalculate the City’s commitment shortfall for program year 2013 based on the lack of the amendment with the City’s subrecipient and for the projects that were not properly committed.

  • Closed on Julio 01, 2021

    Summary

    Provide technical assistance to the City to ensure that City officials responsible for administering the HOME program receive necessary HOME program training.