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2017-CH-1003-002-E
Status
Closed
Date Issued
July 14, 2017
Closed Date
August 01, 2018
OIG Component Office
Audit
Deposit the Family Self-Sufficiency program escrow funds into an interest-bearing account in accordance with HUD’s requirements.
Program Office
Public and Indian Housing
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Publication Report Number
2017-CH-1003

Related Recommendations

Recomendation Status Date Issued Summary
2017-CH-1003-001-A Closed July 14, 2017 Reimburse its program $25,133 ($17,174 in housing assistance payments $7,959 in associated administrative fees) from non-Federal funds for the overpayment of housing assistance and utility allowances due to inappropriate calculations.
2017-CH-1003-001-B Closed July 14, 2017 Reimburse the appropriate households $2,213 from program administrative fee reserves for the underpayment of housing assistance due to inappropriate calculations.
2017-CH-1003-001-C Closed July 14, 2017 Evaluate its administration of the program and take the appropriate actions to ensure that the program is managed effectively.
2017-CH-1003-001-D Closed July 14, 2017 Implement adequate quality control procedures to ensure that it correctly calculates housing assistance payments to ensure that $32,960 in program funds is appropriately used for future payments.
2017-CH-1003-002-A Closed July 14, 2017 Reimburse its program $25,231($15,061 in inappropriate graduation payments $10,170 in inappropriate interim disbursements) from non-Federal funds for the incorrect escrow account disbursements.
2017-CH-1003-002-B Closed July 14, 2017 Support or reimburse its program $296 from non-Federal funds for the unsupported escrow account disbursements.
2017-CH-1003-002-C Closed July 14, 2017 Reimburse the appropriate households $375 from program funds for the underpaid escrow disbursements.
2017-CH-1003-002-D Closed July 14, 2017 Support its general ledger and bank account balances or transfer $2,547 ($2,334 for the overfunded general ledger account $213 for the overfunded program bank account) from its Family Self-Sufficiency program account to its Housing Choice Voucher program account for the overfunded accounts cited in the finding.
2017-CH-1003-002-F Closed July 14, 2017 Ensure that the program coordinator is trained on and familiar with HUD’s regulations.
2017-CH-1003-002-G Closed July 14, 2017 Implement quality control procedures to ensure that (1) documentation required by HUD is correctly completed and maintained, (2) escrow account disbursements are appropriate and fully supported, (3) escrow account deposits are correctly calculated and recorded, and (4) the contracts of participation contain information that reflects participants’ current income and family rent amounts. The controls should include procedures for the review and approval of contract extensions and escrow account disbursements.
2017-CH-1003-002-H Closed July 14, 2017 Evaluate its administration of the program to ensure it has the necessary capacity and resources to effectively manage the program.