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Closed Date:
December 04, 2018

Develop and implement procedures and controls to ensure that program units meet housing quality standards and inspectors are adequately trained to perform inspections, thereby ensuring that an estimated $1,241,550 in program funds is spent for units that are decent, safe and sanitary.

Publication Report

2018-PH-1002 | February 15, 2018

The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority, Fairmont, WV, Did Not Always Ensure That Its Program Units Met Housing Quality Standards and That It Accurately Calculated Housing Assistance Payment Abatements

We audited the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program because (1) we received a complaint alleging that the Authority did not follow program requirements, (2) the Authority administered 1,117 vouchers and received more… more

Related Recommendations

Public and Indian Housing

  • Closed on December 04, 2018

    Certify, along with the owners of the 63 units cited in this finding, that the applicable housing quality standards violations have been corrected.

  •   2018-PH-1002-001-B

    Closed on September 14, 2021

    Reimburse its program $29,226 from non-Federal funds ($27,737 for housing assistance payments and $1,489 in associated administrative fees) for the 22 units that materially failed to meet HUD’s housing quality standards.

  •   2018-PH-1002-001-D

    Closed on September 30, 2019

    Reimburse its program $3,822 from non-Federal funds for housing assistance payments that should have been abated.

  •   2018-PH-1002-001-E

    Closed on August 15, 2018

    Reimburse five owners $267 for the excess housing assistance payments it abated.

  • Closed on December 04, 2018

    Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that extensions granted to owners to make repairs after failed inspections comply with HUD regulations.

  • Closed on August 21, 2018

    Develop and implement controls to ensure that abatements are properly calculated and procedures in its administrative plan are followed.

  • Closed on August 30, 2018

    Train its staff on the proper abatement of housing assistance payments.