The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), has completed a survey of the impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grantees. Our objective was to determine the challenges that HUD and its CDBG-DR grantees are experiencing related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to help inform the Office of Community...
Marzo 23, 2021
Interim Report - Potential Antideficiency Act and Generally Accepted Accounting Principle Violations Occurred With Disaster Relief Appropriation Act, 2013, Funds
While performing audit work to determine whether the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Community Planning and Development (HUD CPD) monitored and ensured that grantees complied with the 24-month statutory expenditure requirement contained in the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, we noted issues with (1) the recording of grants in the Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS) and (2) the grantees’...
Mayo 15, 2018
Sons of Divine Providence Did Not Ensure That the Don Orione Home, East Boston, MA, Operated in Accordance With Its Regulatory Agreement
Sons of Divine Providence did not properly oversee the HUD-insured nursing home to ensure that it operated in accordance with its regulatory agreement. By not informing HUD of the lawsuits, the changes in management agents, and the loans, Sons of Divine Providence did not provide HUD the necessary data to understand the risk to the HUD insurance fund. However, when Sons of Divine Providence sold the nursing home and paid off the HUD-...
Octubre 13, 2016
We are conducting an audit survey of Saltillo Assisted Living (project) based on a referral from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Departmental Enforcement Center and the activities included in our 2015 annual audit plan. Our survey objective is to determine whether the owners and management agents of Saltillo Assisted Living complied with the executed regulatory agreement and HUD’s requirements. Our...
Diciembre 15, 2015
Deutsche Bank, New York, Job Creation and Retention Program Grant, Hotline Complaint Case Number HL-2012-0199
We completed a review of Deutsche Bank’s Job Creation and Retention Program (JCRP) grant. We selected this auditee based on a hotline complaint, case number HL-2012-0199, that was referred from the United States Government Accountability, FraudNet control number 58392, received on November 23, 2011. The complaint alleged that Deutsche Bank officials fraudulently received a $34.5 million JCRP grant under the guise that they would...
Enero 10, 2013
Final Civil Action: Bartlesville Health Care Center, Inc., Owners and Lender Settled Alleged Violations of the False Claims Act
Based on a request by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) multifamily housing Kansas City hub office, we started an audit of three related nursing facilities on August 2008: • Bartlesville Health Care Center, Inc., doing business as Silver Lake Care Center; • Mannford Health Care Center, Inc., doing business as Cimarron Pointe Care Center; and • Owasso Nursing Center, Inc., doing...
Agosto 24, 2012
The State of Mississippi Generally Ensured That Applicants Were Eligible under Phase II of Its Homeowner Assistance Program
We audited the State of Mississippi's (State) administration of the $5.058 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) disaster recovery funds provided to the State in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The State allocated $2.2 billion to help homeowners in southern Mississippi recover from Hurricane Katrina. Our audit objective was to determine whether the State ensured that applicants were eligible to receive...
Julio 31, 2009
A Few Possible Duplicate Payments May Have Occurred under Phase II of the State of Mississippi ’s Homeowner Assistance Program
We audited the State of Mississippi's (State) administration of the $5.058 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) disaster recovery funds provided to the State in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The State allocated $2.2 billion to help homeowners in southern Mississippi recover from Hurricane Katrina. During our audit on grant eligibility, we identified a few possible duplicate payments when reviewing the State...
Junio 12, 2009
Deconstruction Activity Costs under the World Trade Center Memorial and Cultural Program are Impacting Other Approved Programs
As part of the tenth of our ongoing audits of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's (LMDC) administration of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Assistance funds, we reviewed the nature of costs incurred under the activity entitled "World Trade Center Memorial and Cultural" program related to the deconstruction of the Deutsche Bank building in New York City. The review raised concern about funding...
Noviembre 05, 2008
Review of Duplication of Participants Benefits under HUD's Katrina Disaster Housing Assistance Program and Disaster Voucher Program
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Katrina Disaster Housing Assistance Program (KDHAP) and Disaster Voucher Program (DVP) administered by various public housing agencies. Our audit objective was to determine whether HUD established controls to ensure that the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) pre-Hurricane Katrina Housing Choice Voucher program participants did not receive duplicate...
Marzo 28, 2008