The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited The Other Place, Inc.’s (The Other Place) use of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s (Act) Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (program) funds. The Other Place was selected for audit based upon a citizen’s complaint to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board that was forwarded to our office. The complainant alleged that the City of Dayton, OH (City), The Other Place, and possibly Montgomery County, OH engaged and set-up an unlicensed transitional housing shelter in violation of State of Ohio (State) and/or the City’s laws, and was leasing units far in excess of the true value for comparable units. Our objectives were to determine whether The Other Place used program funds effectively and efficiently and complied with HUD’s requirements. The Other Place generally used its program funds in accordance with HUD’s and its requirements. It did not engage or set up an unlicensed transitional housing shelter in violation of State and/or City laws and did not lease units far in excess of the true value for comparable units. However, The Other Place’s administration of its program needs improvement. It provided rental assistance for units with program rents that were in excess of fair market rents for the area and for a larger unit than a program participant resided in. As a result, nearly $1,000 in program funds was not used effectively and efficiently or in accordance with HUD’s requirements. Further, The Other Place did not ensure that the initial program participant consultation and eligibility determination was completed in a timely manner. Program participants began receiving rental assistance beginning on October 1, 2009, but the program application forms were not completed by the participants until December 2009. However, the participants were eligible to receive program rental assistance.