The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Did Not Follow Some Requirements for Its Native American Housing Block Grants Received Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
We selected the tribe for audit because it received a $4.7 million formula grant and a $4 million competitive grant, the largest Native American Housing Block Grants awarded in North Carolina under the Recovery Act. Our objective was to determine whether the tribe administered its Native American Housing Block Grants in compliance with Recovery Act and other applicable requirements, specifically, whether it had (1) expended funds on a...
Diciembre 05, 2011
The Tule River Indian Housing Authority, Porterville, CA Did Not Administer the Procurement and Contracting of Its Recovery Act Native American Housing Block Grant in Accordance With HUD requirements
We audited the Tule River Indian Housing Authority in response to a complaint involving the Authority’s alleged misuse and improper procurement of $303,721 in Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Native American Housing Block Grant funding to be used for cabinet construction work on 38 of its housing units. Our overall objective was to determine whether the Authority followed procurement and contracting requirements and used its...
Septiembre 22, 2011
In response to an April 3, 2009, hotline request from the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians, Pipe Spring, AZ (Kaibab), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General reviewed HUD’s evaluation of Kaibab’s application for an Indian Community Development Block Grant (Indian Block Grant) under HUD’s 2008 notice of funding availability. The review objective was to evaluate the merits of the complainant...
Enero 24, 2010
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...
Febrero 19, 2008
Accounting for Program Income from NAHASDA-Assisted 1937 Act Housing Projects at Warm Springs Housing Authority, Warm Springs, Oregon
We audited Warm Springs Housing Authority (Authority) as part of our review of the Office of Native American Programs' guidance on calculating program income for United States Housing Act of 1937 (1937 Act) housing projects assisted by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Authority calculated program income for NAHASDA-assisted...
Octubre 30, 2007