The Washington County, OR, Department of Housing Services’ Clover Court Project Was Eligible For Continuum of Care Funding
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General reviewed the allegations contained in a hotline complaint against the Washington County Department of Housing Services, Hillsboro, OR, to determine whether its application and related submissions to secure HUD grant OR0216L0E061500 were false or misleading or would otherwise cause the Clover Court project to be ineligible for Continuum of Care...
Septiembre 21, 2017
The City of Las Vegas, NV, Did Not Administer Its Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 Homebuyer Assistance Program in Accordance with HUD Requirements
We audited the City of Las Vegas’, Homebuyer Assistance Program under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP3). We initiated this review because of a prior HUD Office of Inspector General audit of Evergreen Home Loans issued September 12, 2016 (audit report 2016-LA-1011). The Evergreen Home Loans audit report identified 14 loans that received home-buyer assistance as...
Septiembre 13, 2017
Clark County, NV, Did Not Always Use Community Development Block Grant Funds in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited Clark County, NV’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. We selected Clark County for review due to its large grant size and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) risk assessment. The reporting objective of the audit was to determine whether Clark County followed procurement requirements, ensured that CDBG projects met CDBG national objectives, and spent CDBG funds on eligible expenses....
Abril 13, 2017
Evergreen Home Loans, Las Vegas, NV, Branch Did Not Always Comply With HUD FHA Origination Regulations
We performed a survey of Evergreen Moneysource Mortgage Company, doing business as Evergreen Home Loans, regarding its Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan origination process. The review was part of our efforts to improve the integrity of single-family insurance programs. We selected Evergreen’s Las Vegas branch because of its compare ratio. Our audit objective was to determine whether Evergreen’s Las Vegas branch complied...
Septiembre 12, 2016
We audited the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony based on a complaint alleging the misuse of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds due to improper procurement activities. The objective of the audit was to determine the validity of the complaint and whether the Colony used its Indian Housing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant funds in accordance with HUD requirements. The complaint allegations had...
Febrero 09, 2016
A Former Employee of the Helena Housing Authority, Helena, MT, Improperly Released Personally Identifiable Information
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Office of Inspector General audited the Helena, MT Housing Authority in response to a hotline complaint alleging a former employee of the housing authority improperly released housing choice voucher holders’ personally identifiable information. The objective of our review was to determine whether the allegation had merit. A former Authority employee did improperly release...
Septiembre 25, 2014
Allegations Against the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Were Unsubstantiated or Did Not Violate HUD Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority. We selected the Authority because we received a hotline complaint expressing several concerns about the Authority’s procurement, asset disposal, payroll withholdings, maintenance charge rates, and tenant commissioner housing issues. Our objective was to determine whether the allegations in hotline...
Julio 28, 2014
Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, Las Vegas, NV, Did Not Always Follow Requirements for Its Operating Funds and Public Housing Assets
We audited the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority’s use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) public housing operating funds. We audited the Authority based on a complaint alleging that the Authority (1) failed to competently oversee the Federal dollars entrusted to it and (2) did not have inventory controls in place to prevent the fraudulent use of supplies. Our audit objective was to determine whether...
Abril 17, 2014
Marina Village Apartments, Sparks, NV, Was Not Always Administered in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited Marina Village Apartments as a result of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) internal audit of HUD’s servicing of multifamily HUD-held mortgages and a risk analysis. The objectives were to determine whether project funds were used in compliance with the regulatory agreement and HUD requirements and whether the project operated in compliance with its use agreement....
Octubre 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited Home Forward’s Moving to Work Housing Choice Voucher program. We selected Home Forward, formerly known as the Housing Authority of Portland, because it disbursed the highest average Section 8 funds in Oregon from 2010 to 2012 and third highest in the Region, including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. We focused on its tenant-based...
Agosto 08, 2013