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
BLM Companies LLC, Hurricane, UT, Did Not Provide Property Preservation and Protection Services in Accordance With Its Contract With HUD and Its Own Requirements
We audited BLM Companies LLC, a contracted field service 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 performing property preservation and protection services for U.S.
September 30, 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
BLM Companies LLC Failed To Ensure That It Protected and Preserved HUD Properties Under Its Field Service Manager Contract for Area 1D
We conducted an audit of BLM Companies LLC’s controls and performance under its Management and Marketing III program field service manager contract with the U.S.
August 29, 2017
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
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General, audited the Utah Housing Corporation in response to a hotline complaint.
September 27, 2012
Nations Lending Corporation, Independence, OH, Needs To Improve Its Quality Control Reviews of Early Payment Defaulted Loans
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited Nations Lending Corporation, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved nonsupervised direct endorsement lender approved to originate, underwrite, and submit mortgages for insurance under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) direct endorsement program.
June 01, 2012
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