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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.

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Chief Information Officer

  •   2023-OE-0001a-06
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.
  •   2023-OE-0001a-05
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.
  •   2023-OE-0001a-03
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.
  •   2023-OE-0001a-02
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.
  •   2023-OE-0001a-01
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.

Policy Development & Research

  •   2023-OE-0001a-04
    Sensitive
    The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.

Community Planning and Development

  •   2024-FW-0002-001-C
    We recommend that the Director of Disaster Recovery take steps to ensure that the milestone point of allocation is formally defined and documented, to allow for accurate tracking of compliance with requirements.
  •   2024-FW-0002-001-B
    We recommend that the Director of Disaster Recovery establish timing benchmarks for the milestones at each significant step in the allocation and award process based on actual data accumulated for the various grants.
  •   2024-FW-0002-001-A
    We recommend that the Director of Disaster Recovery collect and record the number of days that it or other entities take to complete each milestone in the grant process.

Housing

  •   2024-FO-0002-001-G
    Develop corrective procedures to bring the HECM portfolio servicing current, initiate collection proceedings for due and payable loans, redeem the tax certificates for properties for which FHA lost its security interest, and implement a solution to monitor tax payments to prevent tax delinquencies and avoid FHA’s risk of loss in loan security interest.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-F
    Develop and enhance training for servicing the HECM portfolio.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-E
    Identify and remove all duplicate transactions from the accounting module and prevent future occurrences.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-D
    Record an adjusting entry to remove the duplicate $44 million from the gross HECM loans receivable balance as of September 30, 2023.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-C
    Consider accounting implications to the gross HECM loans receivable balance for the $20 million lost in security interests.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-B
    Develop and implement procedures to i) monitor the transfer of due and payable partial claims from NSC to the FOC for collection, ii) determine the financial statement impact of not referring due and payable partial claims to the FOC, and iii) decide when FHA will record a reclassification entry to accounts receivable for those due and payable partial claims that are not transferred to the FOC timely.
  •   2024-FO-0002-001-A
    Develop a plan and a timeline that ensures all due and payable partial claims are transferred to the FOC, and subsequently processed by the FOC.

Community Planning and Development

  •   2024-FW-1001-001-F
    We recommend that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs determine the fraud risk exposure in HUD's disaster recovery and mitigation programs and work with grantees to implement appropriate fraud mitigation activities.
  •   2024-FW-1001-001-E
    We recommend that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs assess whether grantees have mature fraud risk management programs within the disaster recovery and mitigation programs.
  •   2024-FW-1001-001-D
    We recommend that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs coordinate with HUD’s Chief Risk Officer to (1) provide training and technical assistance to PRDOH with a focus on the design, implementation, and performance of fraud risk assessments, and (2) establish a fraud risk management framework for the organization.
  •   2024-FW-1001-001-C
    We recommend that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs evaluate PRDOH’s risk exposure and tolerance as part of HUD’s program-specific fraud risk assessment for disaster grant programs.