We audited Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation based on information we received indicating that Del Norte may have violated the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships program rules during the demolition of one of its low- to moderate-income rental developments. Our objective was to determine whether Del Norte properly transferred, stopped, modified, or extended the availability...
Noviembre 26, 2019
The Fort Collins Housing Authority, Fort Collins, CO, Administered Its RAD Project in Accordance With HUD Requirements for the Items Reviewed
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Fort Collins Housing Authority’s Village on Redwood Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) project. We selected the Authority because it had completed the entire RAD conversion process with new construction, and its Village on Redwood RAD project used the largest amount of Federal funds of the State of Colorado projects. Our...
Abril 18, 2019
The City of Hattiesburg, MS, Did Not Always Administer Its HOME Investment Partnerships Program in Accordance With HUD’s and Its Own Requirements
We audited the City of Hattiesburg’s HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program based on a referral from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Community Planning and Development’s field office in Jackson, MS, to address a request by the City’s mayor for a comprehensive review of the City’s HOME program. In addition, we selected the City for review in accordance with our annual audit plan. The...
Septiembre 28, 2018
Meeker Housing Authority, Meeker, CO, Improperly Used Project Operating Funds for Its 221(d)(3) Multifamily Housing Insurance Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Meeker Family and Elderly Housing project based on a referral from HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs in Denver, CO. The project is owned and managed by the Meeker Housing Authority. HUD alleged that the owner had failed to file audited financial statements or make mortgage payments to HUD for the past 10 years. Our...
Septiembre 06, 2018
Baker Tower, Denver, CO, Incorrectly Disbursed Funds and Did Not Correctly Administer the Project’s Security Deposit Account
We audited Baker Tower Apartments, LLC (corporation), located in Denver, CO, based on data showing that the corporation had taken more than $3.4 million in owner distributions since 2013 and scored poorly on its most current Real Estate Assessment Center physical property inspection. The objective of our audit was to determine whether the corporation complied with the regulatory agreement and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Septiembre 21, 2017
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited the Denver Housing Authority of Denver, CO for calendar years 2013-2015. The audit was initiated because of deficiencies found in other procurement audits in our region. The Authority is the largest recipient of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds in the region, and we wanted to ensure that it did not have the...
Agosto 18, 2017
Boulder County, CO, Generally Approved Its Grants and Procured Consultants in Accordance With Applicable Federal Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited Boulder County because it is a significant recipient of the State of Colorado’s more than $320 million Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery grant, having received grants of more than $6 million. Our audit objective was to determine whether Boulder approved its grants and procured consultants in accordance with applicable...
Septiembre 28, 2016
The Members and Operator Did Not Comply With the Executed Regulatory Agreement and HUD’s Requirements for Saltillo Assisted Living, Saltillo, MS
We audited Saltillo Assisted Living (project), an assisted living facility located in Saltillo, MS, based on a referral from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Departmental Enforcement Center and activities included in our 2015 annual audit plan. Our audit objective was to determine whether the members and operator of Saltillo Assisted Living complied with the executed regulatory agreement and HUD’s...
Agosto 02, 2016
The Owner of a HUD-Insured Multifamily Property Settled Proposed Debarment From Participating in All Procurement and Nonprocurement Transactions With the Executive Branch of the Federal Government for a 5-Year Period
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed a review of The Retreat at Church Ranch bank records based on our audit conducted of the project. Our review disclosed that the owner allegedly made payments for personal expenses from the project’s bank account. We requested that HUD pursue proceedings against the owner. On July 22, 2015, HUD notified the owner of his proposed...
Marzo 23, 2016
We are conducting an audit survey of Saltillo Assisted Living (project) based on a referral from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Departmental Enforcement Center and the activities included in our 2015 annual audit plan. Our survey objective is to determine whether the owners and management agents of Saltillo Assisted Living complied with the executed regulatory agreement and HUD’s requirements. Our...
Diciembre 15, 2015