The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington in the civil investigation of Universal American Mortgage Company, LLC. Our investigation was ongoing when a qui tam action was filed in the U.S.
Final Civil Action: Universal American Mortgage Company, LLC, Settled Allegations of Failing To Comply With HUD’s Federal Housing Administration Loan Requirements
December 21, 2018
Final Civil Action – Group One Mortgage, Inc., Settled Allegations of Failing To Comply With Federal Housing Administration Underwriting Requirements
HUD OIG assisted the U.S.
March 27, 2015
Final Civil Action - Default Judgment Issued Against Section 8 Landlord for Fraudulently Claiming Housing Assistance Payments
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), conducted a review of Section 8 housing assistance payments made to Lynn Leggins, a landlord, for a tenant with whom he lived. The objective of our review was to determine whether Mr. Leggins received housing assistance payments that he was not eligible to receive.
September 24, 2012
As part of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) nationwide effort to review the foreclosure practices of the five largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA) servicers (Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, CitiMortgage, Ally Financial, Incorporated, and JPMorgan Chase Bank), we reviewed JPMorgan Chase Bank’s (Chase) foreclosure and claims processes.
March 12, 2012
Congressional Request Regarding Columbus Properties Limited Partnership's Property Renovations, Columbus, OH
In response to a request from Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Inspector General conducted a review of the allegations that Columbus Properties Limited Partnership (Columbus Properties) did not renovate six apartment complexes in Ohio for which it obtained HUD-insured mortgages.
August 03, 2010
The City of East Cleveland, OH, Had Sufficient Capacity To Effectively and Efficiently Administer Its Recovery Act Block Grant Program
In accordance with our goal to review funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General conducted a capacity review of the City of East Cleveland’s (City) operations.
January 11, 2010
Hillsborough County, FL, has the Capacity To Administer its Neighborhood Stabilization Program and To Accurately Enter Commitments for its HOME Investment Partnerships Program
We reviewed the County because it received more than $19 million in NSP funds and in 2008, HUD rated the County’s HOME program as high risk. Our objectives were to determine whether the County had the capacity to effectively and efficiently administer its NSP and whether it accurately reported HOME commitments within HUD’s Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS).
December 17, 2009
Miami Dade County, Florida (County) was awarded $62.2 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. HUD's Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated the County's capacity to administer its NSP funds.
November 19, 2009
The City of Cincinnati, Ohio, Lacked Sufficient Capacity to Effectively and Efficiently Administer Its Neighborhood Stabilization Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Inspector General audited the City of Cincinnati's (City) Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The audit was part of the activities in our fiscal year 2009 annual audit plan. We selected the City based upon the results of our three previous audits of the City's HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME).
July 29, 2009