The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited Bank of America because it has released more than 47,000 Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured loans into the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP) note sales program.
April 09, 2019
MB Financial Bank, Rosemont, IL, Did Not Always Follow HUD’s Underwriting Requirements but Generally Complied With Quality Control Requirements
We audited MB Financial Bank, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved direct endorsement lender, as part of our efforts to protect the integrity of the U.S.
September 20, 2017
JPMorgan Chase Complied with the Market Rate Requirement for FHA Home Affordable Modification Program Stand-Alone Partial Claims
We audited JPMorgan Chase’s (Chase) Federal Housing Administration Home Affordable Modification Program (FHA-HAMP) stand-alone partial claims. We selected Chase for review based on our analysis of risk factors of loan servicers that filed FHA-HAMP stand-alone partial claims and in accordance with our annual audit plan. Our audit objective was to determine whether Chase complied with the FHA-HAMP stand-alone partial claim market rat
September 15, 2017
Alpine First Preston Joint Venture II, LLC, Alpine, UT, Did Not Always Comply With Its Contract With HUD and Its Own Requirements for the Marketing and Sale of HUD-Owned Properties in the State of IL
We audited Alpine First Preston Joint Venture II, LLC, a contracted asset manager in HUD’s real estate-owned Management and Marketing III program, as part of the activities included in our 2017 annual audit plan and because it was the sole contractor to market and sell U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) owned properties located in Illinois.
August 11, 2017
Mortgage Services III, LLC, Bloomington, IL, Generally Complied With HUD’s Underwriting and Quality Control Requirements
We audited Mortgage Services III, LLC, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved direct endorsement lender, as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2016 annual audit plan. We selected Mortgage Services for review based on an analysis of data in the U.S.
September 30, 2016
Cornerstone Home Lending, Houston, TX, Did Not Adequately Underwrite 16 Loans, Violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and Did Not Implement an Adequate Quality Control Plan During Our Review Period
We audited Cornerstone Home Lending, formerly known as Cornerstone Mortgage Company. We selected Cornerstone based upon a high default rate at Cornerstone’s Branch 87 in 2007 through 2009. Our audit objectives were to determine whether Cornerstone (1) complied with HUD and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regulations when originating and underwriting FHA-insured mortgages and (2) implemented a quality control plan that met requ
September 26, 2014
SWBC Mortgage Corporation Did Not Folow HUD-FHA Underwriting Requirements in 1 and Had Minor Deficiencies In 3 of 10 Single Family Loans
We audited SWBC Mortgage Corporation, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender in San Antonio, TX. We selected the lender for audit because as of September 30, 2011, it had 25 seriously delinquent loans. Our objective was to determine whether the lender originated single-family home loans in accordance with U. S.
May 15, 2012
J&M Mortgage Brokers, Ltd., Houston, TX, Did Not Comply With HUD-FHA Loan Requirements in Underwriting 6 of 20 Loans
We audited J&M Mortgage Brokers, Ltd., dba Mortgages USA, a Dallas, TX-based nonsupervised direct endorsement lender. We selected J&M because it had a high rate of defaults and claims within the first year. Our audit objectives were to determine whether J&M originated Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured single family mortgages in accordance with U. S.
March 14, 2012
PrimeLending Mortgage, LLP, Plano, TX, Did Not Always Follow HUD-FHA Underwriting Requirements for 12 of 20 Loans Reviewe
We performed an audit of PrimeLending, A PlainsCaptial Company, located in Dallas, TX, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender. We selected PrimeLending for audit because of its high default rate in the Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth, TX, offices as compared to the average default rate for all FHA loans in those offices. Our objective was to determine whether PrimeLending complied with U. S.
February 27, 2012
TXL Mortgage Corporation, Houston, TX, Did Not Comply With HUD-FHA Loan Requirements in Underwriting 16 of 20 Home Loans
We audited TXL Mortgage Corporation, a nonsupervised direct endorsement lender located in Houston, TX. We selected TXL due to one of its loan correspondents’ high default rate. Our audit objectives were to determine whether TXL acted in a prudent manner and complied with U.S.
October 06, 2011