We reviewed Sun West Mortgage Company’s loan underwriting activities, including quality controls, based on a citizen complaint alleging that the mortgage company was deficient in underwriting its loans. The complaint further alleged that the mortgage company used unauthorized staff in another country and shared user identification numbers to “pre-underwrite” Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured loans. Our objective was to d
Provident Bank, Iselin, NJ, Needs To Improve Controls Over Its Servicing of FHA-Insured Mortgages and Loss Mitigation Efforts
We completed a review of Provident Bank’s servicing of Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured mortgages and its implementation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Loss Mitigation program. We selected Provident Bank based on an Office of Inspector General risk assessment of single-family lenders.
November 29, 2015
loanDepot's FHA-Insured Loans With Golden State Finance Authority Downpayment Assistance Gifts Did Not Always Meet HUD Requirements
We audited loanDepot, LLC, based on a referral from the U.S.
September 30, 2015
NOVA Financial & Investment Corporation’s FHA-Insured Loans With Downpayment Assistance Gifts Did Not Always Meet HUD Requirements
We audited NOVA Financial & Investment Corporation based on a referral from the U.S.
July 09, 2015
Peoples Home Equity, Inc., Brentwood, TN, Did Not Follow HUD Requirements in Approving FHA Loans and Implementing Its Quality Control Program
We audited Peoples Home Equity, Inc.(Peoples), a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) approved nonsupervised direct endorsement lender located in Brentwood, TN. We selected Peoples based on its high default rates. The audit was part of our annual audit plan to review single family programs and lenders. Our audit objectives were to determine whether Peoples complied with HUD requirements when it originated and underwrote FHA loans,
September 30, 2014
The County of Santa Barbara, CA, Did Not Comply With HOME Investment Partnerships Program Requirements
We reviewed the County of Santa Barbara’s HOME Investment Partnerships program due to concerns expressed by the U.S.
July 09, 2013
Allen Mortgage, LLC, Centennial Park, AZ, Did Not Comply With HUD Requirements for Underwriting FHA Loans and Fully Implement Its Quality Control Program in Accordance With HUD’s Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited Allen Mortgage, Limited Liability Company, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) nonsupervised lender. We selected Allen Mortgage for audit based on its high default and claim rate for the FHA-insured loans sponsored in Region 5.
September 30, 2012
Mortgage Now, Inc., Shrewsbury, NJ, Did Not Always Comply With HUD's Underwriting and Quality Control Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited Mortgage Now Inc., a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved nonsupervised direct endorsement lender approved to originate, underwrite, and submit mortgages for insurance. We selected Mortgage Now based on its compare ratio of 223 percent for a 2-year FHA performance period.
September 28, 2012