In February 2021, the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) identified funding risks with the development contract under which HUD contracted for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Catalyst’s development. In response, HUD officials took steps to slow FHA Catalyst spending on the contract while awaiting approval for additional contract funds. Despite efforts to slow project spending, it was not eno
Each year, in compliance with Public Law 106-531, the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), issues a report summarizing what we consider the most serious management challenges facing the Department.
November 16, 2021
Top Management Challenges
DATA Act Compliance Audit of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of the Chief Financial Officer
In accordance with the statutory requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) and standards established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, we audited the U.S.
November 08, 2021
Lessons Learned and Key Considerations From Prior Audits and Evaluations of the CDBG Disaster Recovery Program
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act made available $5 billion in supplemental CDBG funding for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (CDBG-CV grants). Because of similarities, we reviewed 132 CDBG-DR program audits and evaluations issued from May 2002 to March 2020 to summarize the common CDBG-DR program weaknesses and risks
November 02, 2021
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an evaluation of HUD’s Robotics Process Automation (RPA) program. The evaluation objective is to assess the maturity of HUD’s RPA activities and determine whether HUD implemented related controls to address technology and program management risks.
November 01, 2021
Work Start Notification
We conducted this engagement in coordination with the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) to gain an understanding of the U.S.
October 12, 2021
HUD's Processes for Addressing Cases of Children Residing in Public Housing with Elevated Blood Lead Levels
The Office of Evaluation is initiating an evaluation of HUD’s processes for addressing cases of children residing in public housing with elevated blood lead levels (EBLL). The objectives are to: 1. Use available information to identify HUD-assisted properties owned and managed by public housing agencies at risk of having lead-based paint hazards. 2.
October 01, 2021
Work Start Notification