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Closed Date:
June 25, 2020

Develop and implement detailed policies and procedures for procurement, travel, and the use of its credit cards. These controls should comply with HUD regulations regarding procurement and other disbursement documentation requirements.

Publication Report

2018-DE-1001 | September 06, 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… more

Related Recommendations


  • Closed on July 22, 2020

    Put all project bank accounts in the name of the project.

  • Closed on June 25, 2020

    Separate all owner bank accounts from the project’s bank accounts.

  • Closed on September 21, 2020

    Develop and implement controls over the distinction between project funds and owner funds. These controls should include policies related to when the owner is allowed to take project funds owed to the owner.

  • Closed on May 15, 2020

    Take HUD-approved training related to operating and maintaining a multifamily project.

  •   2018-DE-1001-002-A

    Closed on December 16, 2021

    Repay the project’s operating account from nonproject funds for the $142,805 spent on ineligible expenses.

  •   2018-DE-1001-002-B

    Closed on August 17, 2020

    Provide support for the $12,355 in project funds spent to pay individuals who were not on the payroll and for services provided for project operations. For any portion of this amount that is not supported, the owner should repay the project operating account using nonproject funds.

  • Closed on May 15, 2020

    Obtain training on the eligible use of project funds.

  • Closed on March 01, 2023

    Submit any outstanding audited financial statements.

  • Closed on July 22, 2020

    Review the audited financial statements and determine the amount of outstanding mortgage payments due.

  • Closed on June 25, 2020

    Work with the local multifamily office to make any outstanding mortgage payments or devise a plan to bring the property current through the use of available funds.

  • Closed on March 22, 2021

    Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that the certified public accountant submits audited financial statements by the required HUD deadline.

  • Closed on June 25, 2020

    Maintain separate books of account and submit audited financial statements solely for the project.

  •   2018-DE-1001-004-A

    Closed on August 14, 2020

    Reimburse the project’s operating account $50,400 from the reserve for replacement account.

  • Closed on May 15, 2020

    Receive training on the proper use of its reserve for replacement account.

  • Closed on August 12, 2020

    Develop and implement policies and procedures for the use of reserve for replacement funds, which ensure that the project does not use operating funds for any items that qualify for the use of reserve for replacement funds.