The Housing Authority of Bexar County, TX, Did Not Operate Its HUD Public Housing Programs in Accordance With Regulations and Other Requirements
Because of an anonymous complaint, we reviewed the Housing Authority of Bexar County, TX. The complaint included allegations of improper procurement, improper use of Authority funds, misuse of the Authority’s credit card, and violations of Housing Choice Voucher regulations. Our objective was to determine whether the Authority operated its public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs in accordance with the U.S. Department of...
Junio 11, 2015
The Housing Authority of the City of Lockney, Lockney, TX, Did Not Operate Its Public Housing Programs in Accordance With Requirements
Because of concerns identified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Public Housing, we performed a review of the Housing Authority of the City of Lockney. HUD alleged that the Authority’s previous executive director had a conflict-of-interest and received ineligible payments. Our objectives were to determine whether the Authority operated its public housing in accordance with HUD requirements and...
Abril 10, 2015
The Rotan Housing Authority, Rotan, TX, Did Not Administer Its Public Housing and Recovery Act Programs in Accordance With Regulations and Other Requirements
In accordance with our regional plan to review public housing programs and because of a complaint filed with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and issues identified by new management, we performed a review of the Rotan Housing Authority (Authority). The complainant and Authority management alleged that the Authority maintained its records in a disorderly fashion, lacked supporting documentation for rental income, had large...
Octubre 31, 2014
The City of San Antonio, TX, Did Not Administer Its Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grant in Accordance With Requirements
In accordance with our goal to review Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 grantees and because of weaknesses identified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) initiated a review of the City of San Antonio’s activities funded by its Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 grant. The objective was to determine whether the City administered its grant in accordance with...
Agosto 06, 2012
The City of Grand Prairie, TX, Maintains Capacity to Adequately Administer Recovery Funding But Needs to Make Program Improvements
As part of our organization’s commitment to ensure the proper use of recovery funding, we performed a review of the City of Grand Prairie’s (City) operations to evaluate its capacity to administer the $3.2 million received under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). Specifically, our objective was to review and assess the City’s capacity and risks in the...
Enero 05, 2010
As part of the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) directive to determine whether safeguards exist to ensure that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) funds are used for their intended purposes, we conducted a capacity review of the City San Antonio, TX (City) operations. Our objective was to determine whether the City had the capacity to account for Recovery Act funds and the controls to ensure that it...
Diciembre 28, 2009
The City of Fort Worth (City) is scheduled to receive $10.85 million in Recovery Act funding. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a memorandum on the City’s capacity to administer these funds. We reported the City had a history of failing to meet regulatory requirements in an efficient or timely manner. The City needs to strengthen its capacity to adequately administer...
Agosto 31, 2009
Travis County Housing Authority, Austin, Texas, Lacks Capacity to Administer American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Public Housing Capital Funds
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (DHUD) Office of Inspector General has issued a memorandum on the Travis County (Texas) Housing Authority’s (Authority) capacity to administer Recovery Act funds. The memorandum reports that the Authority lacks capacity to administer ARRA public housing capital funds. The OIG recommended that HUD increase monitoring and oversight of the Authority’s financial and program activities, and...
Agosto 17, 2009