The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, and the U.S.
First Source Bank, South Bend, IN, Did Not Always Properly Implement Its Loss Mitigation and Quality Control Programs in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited First Source Bank, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) supervised lender located in South Bend, IN. We selected First Source based on our analysis of risk factors of single-family loan servicers in Region 5’s jurisdiction4. Our audit objectives were to determine whether First Source (1) consistently and appropriately applied loss mitigation options for eligible borrowers, (2) accurately reported the default and 90-da
September 11, 2015
Opportunity in Living, Centennial, CO’s Participation in the HUD Single Family Property Disposition Program
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Opportunity in Living (OIL), Centennial, CO’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Single Family Property Disposition program. Our audit objective was to determine whether OIL’s purchase of HUD-owned homes during the exclusive listing period violated HUD regulations at 24 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 291.
August 25, 2015
We conducted a limited review of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans underwritten by Pulte Mortgage LLC. We selected the lender based on the results of an auditability survey, which determined that Pulte Mortgage allowed prohibited restrictive covenants to be filed against Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured properties.
April 18, 2013
Ofori & Associates, PC, Hartford, CT, Did Not Always Comply With Its REO Contract and Marketing Plan Requirements
We audited Ofori & Associates, PC, regarding its U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) real estate-owned (REO) Management and Marketing (M&M) III program. This review was part of the Office of Inspector General’s efforts to improve the integrity of the single-family insurance program.
February 18, 2013
Prysma Lending Group, LLC, Danbury, CT, Complied With HUD-FHA Loan Origination and Quality Control Requirements
We audited Prysma Lending Group, LLC, a nonsupervised lender, located in Danbury, CT, in support of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) goal of improving the integrity of the single-family insurance program.
November 13, 2012
We performed a limited review of Midland Mortgage Company (Midland) as a result of our internal audit of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) – Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Our objective was to determine whether Midland followed U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules and regulations when processing defaulted loans for the FHA-HAMP loss mitigation option.
April 08, 2011
Semper Home Loans, Inc., Providence, RI, Needs To Improve Its Quality Control Process for Loan Origination and Updating of Mortgage Records
We audited Semper Home Loans, Inc. (Semper), a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) lender approved to underwrite and close mortgage loans without prior FHA review or approval. We selected Semper because its early payment default rate was higher than the default rate in the local area in which it does business. Our audit objectives were to determine (1) whether Semper acted in a prudent manner and complied with U.S.
March 01, 2011