Brown County Housing Authority, Green Bay, WI, Did Not Always Ensure That Its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Files Complied With HUD’s and Its Own Requirements
We audited the Brown County Housing Authority’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program based on our analysis of risk factors related to the public housing agencies in Region 5’s jurisdiction and the activities included in our fiscal year 2015 annual audit plan. Our audit objectives were to determine whether the Authority (1) appropriately calculated housing assistance payments and (2) maintained required eligibility documentation to support...
Agosto 28, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited the City of Minot, ND’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery program because the City was awarded more than $67 million in CDBG Disaster Recovery funds in April 2012 and an additional $35 million in May 2013. Before our audit, the City had spent more than $26 million and $1.3 million, respectively. In addition, we had not...
Marzo 13, 2015
Community Advocates, Milwaukee, WI, Did Not Properly Administer Its Program and Recovery Act Grant Funds
We audited Community Advocates’ Supportive Housing Program and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program grants. We selected Community Advocates based on a hotline complaint alleging misuse of Program grant funds. Our objective was to determine whether Community Advocates properly administered its Program and Recovery Act grants in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Septiembre 17, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review to determine whether a former Executive Director of the Superior, WI, Housing Authority, Debra Waterman, charged personal items to the housing authority credit card. We identified approximately $100,000 of unsupported or unallowable expenditures made by Ms. Waterman. The Superior Housing Authority filed a complaint against Ms....
Marzo 30, 2012
The State of Wisconsin’s Department of Commerce Needs To Improve Its Oversight of Its Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Recovery Act Grant
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Commerce’s Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The audit was part of the activities in our fiscal year 2011 annual audit plan. We selected the State for review based on a citizen’s complaint forwarded to our office from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s...
Febrero 29, 2012
Five Star Services, Inc., Fargo, ND, Did Not Submit Monthly Accounting Reports and Section 236 Excess Income Reports to HUD
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General, audited Five Star based upon a request from the HUD Denver Office of Multifamily Housing. The objective of our audit was to determine whether Five Star submitted the required monthly accounting and Section 236 excess income reports to HUD. Five Star did not submit required monthly accounting reports and Section 236 excess income reports to HUD. It...
Noviembre 02, 2011
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Did Not Adequately Maintain a Separate Identity for Commingled Funds
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee’s (Authority) nonprofit development activities. The audit was part of the activities in our fiscal year 2009 annual audit plan. We selected the Authority because it had high-risk indicators of nonprofit development activity. Our objective was to determine whether the Authority maintained complete...
Septiembre 17, 2009
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Needs to Improve Its Procedures and Controls Regarding Its Homeownership Programs
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's (Authority) 5(h) and Section 32 homeownership programs (programs). We selected the Authority based on a risk analysis showing that it had high-risk program indicators. Our objectives were to determine whether the Authority properly accounted for and used its programs' proceeds in...
Abril 08, 2009
Oneida Housing Authority, Oneida, Wisconsin, Did Not Properly Recognize and Use Program Income from Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act-Assisted 1937 Act Housing Projects
We audited Oneida Housing Authority (Authority) to determine whether the Authority calculated program income for NAHASDA-assisted 1937 Act properties in accordance with applicable U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidance, regulations, and requirements and to observe uses of revenue from NAHASDA-assisted 1937 Act properties. The Authority failed to track Block Grant rehabilitation or capital expenses for each property and...
Febrero 19, 2008