We audited rent credits that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) received from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) during fiscal years 2015 through 2018 in exchange for financial contributions for building improvements. We initiated this audit due to concerns we identified while completing a review of HUD’s use of funds approved by Congress for building improvements. Our objective was to determine...
Marzo 29, 2021
In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, we are required to annually audit the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Our objective was to express an opinion on the fair presentation of HUD’s consolidated financial statements in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles applicable to the Federal Government. This report presents...
Diciembre 04, 2020
The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-576), as amended, requires the Office of Inspector General to audit the financial statements of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) annually. We audited the accompanying FHA financial statements and notes as of and for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020 and 2019, which are comprised of the balance sheets, related statements of net cost, changes in net position, and...
Noviembre 12, 2020
As part of the Office of Inspector General’s effort to provide oversight of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) relief efforts provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), we reviewed HUD’s communication to renters regarding the eviction moratorium found in Section 4024. The objective of our review was to highlight the progress HUD has made and identify areas for improvement...
Octubre 13, 2020
We audited selected controls of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s New Core Interface Solution application as part of the internal control assessments for the fiscal year 2019 financial statement audit. Our objective was to review the controls for compliance with Federal information system security and financial management requirements. The OIG has determined that the contents of this audit report would not be...
Septiembre 22, 2020
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), has completed its risk assessment of HUD’s travel cards as required by the Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 (Public Law 112-194). Our objective was to assess the risks of illegal, improper, or erroneous purchases and payments within HUD’s travel card program. We found that a medium risk was associated with HUD’s travel...
Septiembre 15, 2020
We evaluated the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) practices for identifying and protecting personally identifiable information (PII). The evaluation assessed HUD’s current capabilities to properly manage and protect PII and to properly maintain paper and electronic PII records. This evaluation was conducted in conjunction with the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Federal Information Security Act of 2014 (FISMA) evaluation...
Junio 25, 2020
This memorandum report summarizes survey and interview results on the impact mandatory telework is having on U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) operations. The HUD Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted surveys and interviews to evaluate HUD’s use of agency-wide telework in response to the novel coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The study was designed to provide insights into the types of obstacles that...
Junio 01, 2020
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) fiscal year 2019 compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (IPERA). Our audit objective was to determine whether HUD complied with IPERA reporting and improper payment reduction requirements according to guidance from Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, appendix C. Fiscal year 2019 marked the seventh consecutive...
Mayo 14, 2020
In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, we are required to annually audit the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the stand-alone financial statements of the Federal Housing Administration and the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). Our objective was to express an opinion on the fair presentation of HUD’s consolidated...
Febrero 14, 2020