We audited the effectiveness of selected business process application-level general controls and data management controls over the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) Financial Accounting System (GFAS) and its subledger database (SLDB) component as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2019 financial statements audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. We also assessed...
Septiembre 18, 2020
We audited the general controls over the Integrated Pool Management System (IPMS) as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2018 financial statements audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to evaluate and assess internal controls over the safeguarding of data, security, and continued operations in the event of unexpected interruptions. Specifically, we examined the...
Diciembre 21, 2018
Audit of the Government National Mortgage Association’s Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2018 and 2017
This report presents the results of our audit of Ginnie Mae’s fiscal years 2018 and 2017 financial statements, including our report on Ginnie Mae’s internal control and test of compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations applicable to Ginnie Mae. In fiscal year 2018, for the fifth consecutive year, we were unable to obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to express an opinion on the fairness of the $3 billion (net of...
Noviembre 13, 2018
HUD’s Office of Residential Care Facilities Did Not Always Have and Use Financial Information to Adequately Assess and Monitor Nursing Homes
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) monitoring of the financial performance of Section 232 nursing homes based on the size of their program, the inherent risks in the program, the length of time since our last audit, and the inclusion of this review in the annual audit plan. Our audit objective was to determine whether HUD had sufficient financial information and used this information to adequately...
Septiembre 17, 2018
The Office of Native American Programs Section 184 Program Continues To Operate Without Adequate Oversight 3 Years After the Prior OIG Audit
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee program based on a Senate Appropriations Committee request to review the management and oversight of the program. OIG had previously audited the Section 184 program in 2015 (audit report 2015-LA-0002) and determined that the Office of Loan Guarantee (OLG) did not provide adequate oversight of the program. The objective of...
Agosto 27, 2018
HUD Did Not Always Ensure That Grantees Maintained the Required Depository Agreements for Investing Program Funds
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Native American Programs’ Indian Housing Block Grant program. We selected the program based on concerns as to whether grantees invested, obligated, and spent program funds within the required period. Our audit objective was to determine whether HUD’s Office of Native American Programs ensured that grantees invested, obligated, and spent program funds...
Agosto 13, 2018
This report reviewed the Office of Native American Programs – Office of Loan Guarantee’s (OLG) Section 184 program to determine whether its IT systems enabled effective management and oversight of the program. We found HUD had not successfully deployed an information technology (IT) system that enabled effective management and appropriate oversight of all Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program (Section 184 program) processes. Multiple IT...
Agosto 13, 2018
HUD Did Not Have Adequate Controls To Ensure That Grantees Submitted Accurate Tribal Enrollment Numbers for Program Funding
We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Native American Programs’ Indian Housing Block Grant program. We selected the program based on the results of a previous audit (audit report 2017-LA-1007) and concerns about the accuracy and completeness of tribal enrollment numbers that HUD used to allocate program funds to eligible Native American grantees. Our audit objective was to determine whether...
Mayo 07, 2018
Management Alert: HUD Did Not Provide Acceptable Oversight of the Physical Condition of Residential Care Facilities
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed concerns from a complaint within HUD regarding the physical condition of HUD-insured residential care facilities (RCF). This review is part of an ongoing effort of the Office of Inspector General (OIG). At least 10 RCFs had received a score below 31 out of a possible 100 on their most recent Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC)...
Enero 04, 2018
We audited general and application controls over the Ginnie Mae Financial Accounting System (GFAS) as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2017 financial statements audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to review internal controls over the security, integrity, confidentiality, and availability of the data maintained in GFAS. We also reviewed the functionality and...
Diciembre 14, 2017