USE THIS FORM TO SUBMIT AN ANONYMOUS HOTLINE REPORT TO HUD OIG

INSTRUCTIONS

Please provide as much information as possible. Detailed, complete and accurate information will improve HUD OIG's ability to respond to your allegation.  If you do not know the answer to a question, you can leave the space blank. For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

What
Provide details of the alleged fraud, waste, abuse or mismanagement. Examples of facts and circumstances to include are:
  1. a description of the misconduct;
  2. how you know about the allegation;
  3. how and when the misconduct was discovered;
  4. the amount of money involved;
  5. how long the alleged misconduct occurred;
  6. attempts by the alleged violator(s) to hide the misconduct; and
  7. any other information you believe may be relevant.
When

When did the misconduct occur?  If the misconduct occurred over time or is currently ongoing, enter the actual or approximate start date.

Where

Where did the misconduct occur? Complete all known fields.

Where (address)
Who

Identify the primary person or entity who engaged in the alleged misconduct.  If more than one person is involved, enter the additional identifying information in the open box below.

Name
Address
Company, organization, or other entity affiliation of the primary person who engaged in the alleged misconduct (if applicable)
Additional individuals involved in the alleged misconduct
Other
Please provide any additional information concerning this misconduct, such as:
  1. a list or description of any documents or other evidence you or others may have that is relevant to the complaint;
  2. the names and contact information for other witnesses who could provide additional information; and
  3. any other information you believe may be relevant to the complaint.
Your Information

Using the following list, please choose your filing status:

Confidentiality and Anonymity is not requested. If necessary, you may contact me for additional information and I do not place any restrictions on the release of my contact information. Please fill out the contact form below.

I wish to remain Confidential: You may contact me for additional information, but please keep my name confidential and do not share it outside of the Office of the Inspector General. Our policy is to honor requests for confidentiality and not to release any data that would identify such individuals unless required to do so by order of law (e.g., court order/subpoena). Please fill out the contact form below.

I wish to remain Anonymous: If you choose to remain anonymous, it is not necessary to fill out the contact information. It is important to note that we will not be able to contact you if we need additional information about your complaint. In addition you will be unable to request the status of the case using FOIA.

Filer Name
Filer Address
Whistleblower Protection

Whistleblowers have special protections against retaliation under the law. An OIG Hotline staff member who receives allegations or evidence of retaliation will refer the complainant to the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), and refer the allegations or information related to the possible retaliation to the designated Whistleblower Official in OIG.

Have you been discharged, demoted, or otherwise discriminated against because you disclosed this alleged misconduct?