We completed a review of Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) program's contract documents and other program related representations. Additionally, we reviewed certain business practices related to ensuring that mortgages were insured. We conducted the audit because of OIG senior management's concerns about potential internal control weaknesses in Ginnie Mae's MBS program. Our objectives were to determine whether Ginnie Mae (1) agreements with the issuers sufficiently protected Ginnie Mae against fraud or other misrepresentation in the MBS program and (2) had implemented sound business practices to ensure that only insured mortgages remained in Ginnie Mae pools. The OIG has determined that the contents of this report would not be appropriate for public disclosure and have limited its distribution to selected HUD officials.