Towne Mortgage Company, Troy, MI, Generally Implemented Its Loss Mitigation Program in Accordance With HUD’s Requirements
We audited Towne Mortgage Company, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) nonsupervised lender, as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2018 annual audit plan. We selected Towne Mortgage based on our analysis of risk factors for single-family servicing lenders in Region 5’s jurisdiction. Our audit objective was to determine whether Towne Mortgage properly implemented its Loss Mitigation program for FHA-insured loans in...
Septiembre 18, 2018
Final Civil Action – United Shore Financial Services, LLC, Settled Allegations of Failing To Comply With HUD’s Federal Housing Administration Loan Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Michigan, in the civil investigation of United Shore Financial Services, LLC. United Shore is a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved mortgage lender, with its principal place of business located in Troy, MI. United Shore...
Marzo 29, 2017
Knox Pest Control Settled Allegations of Charging Unallowable Costs for Preservation of HUD-Owned Properties in the Federal Housing Administration Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) assisted the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Alabama in the civil investigation of Guardian Pest Services, Inc., doing business as Knox Pest Control and J.J.S.K. Solutions, Inc. Knox Pest Control has its principal place of business in Columbus, GA. A HUD home is a one-to-four unit residential property acquired by HUD as a...
Septiembre 29, 2016
Final Civil Action – Real Estate Agent and Two Borrowers Settled Allegation of Making a False Certification to HUD Regarding a Home Purchase Under the Federal Housing Administration Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), conducted a civil fraud review of an alleged loan origination fraud scheme involving borrowers purchasing a home in which the loan was insured under HUD’s Federal Housing Administration (FHA) program. The alleged scheme involved the submission of a false loan application to obtain an FHA-insured loan on a home in San Diego, CA. FHA provides...
Septiembre 29, 2016
Final Civil Action: Shea Mortgage, Inc., Settled Allegations of Making False Certifications Regarding Federal Housing Administration Loans
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), OIG referred alleged violations to HUD’s Office of Program Enforcement for action under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act based on an audit of Shea Mortgage that found it did not follow HUD requirements when it underwrote loans that had executed and recorded agreements containing prohibited restrictive covenants. HUD’s Office of Program...
Septiembre 28, 2016