We audited the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) oversight of its Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building (Community Compass) program. We conducted the audit because we received a complaint alleging that HUD did not ensure that the program operated in compliance with applicable requirements and we had not audited the program. Our audit objective was to determine whether HUD had adequate oversight of its Community Compass program to ensure that it complied with applicable requirements.
We audited HUD’s oversight of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds used for Section 108 repayments. This audit was part of our annual audit plan. The objective of this audit was to determine whether HUD effectively monitored the use of CDBG funds in repaying Section 108 loans and whether it was feasible to enact a threshold or maximum amount of CDBG funds that grantees may use to repay loans.