The Puerto Rico Department of Housing, San Juan, PR, Did Not Adequately Enforce HUD’s Housing Quality Standards
We audited the Puerto Rico Department of Housing’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program’s housing quality standards as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2014 audit plan. We selected the Department because it had a large program receiving more than $54 million in 2014. Our main audit objective was to determine whether the Department’s inspection process adequately ensured that its units complied with the U.S.
March 14, 2016
The Housing Authority of the City of Spartanburg, SC, Used HUD Program Funds for Ineligible Expenses
We audited the public housing program of the Housing Authority of the City of Spartanburg, SC, because of a citizen’s complaint. Our objective was to determine whether the Authority’s performance in the areas of financial operations, procurement, and inventory practices met HUD requirements.
September 30, 2014
The White Mountain Apache Housing Authority Did Not Always Comply With Its Indian Housing Block Grant Requirements
We audited the White Mountain Apache Housing Authority’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG). We conducted the audit primarily due to concerns raised by HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs regarding the Authority’s financial management practices. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Authority used its IHBG funds in accordance with HUD requirements.
July 08, 2014
We audited the Puerto Rico Housing Finance Authority’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program as part of our strategic plan based on the large amount of HOME funds approved. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether the Authority reported accurate and supported information in the U.S.
July 23, 2013
We completed an audit of the Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration (authority) central office procurement system. We selected the authority for review as part of our strategic plan. The objectives of the audit were to determine (1) whether the authority’s procurement policies and procedures were in compliance with the U.S.
August 13, 2010
In response to an April 3, 2009, hotline request from the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians, Pipe Spring, AZ (Kaibab), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General reviewed HUD’s evaluation of Kaibab’s application for an Indian Community Development Block Grant (Indian Block Grant) under HUD’s 2008 notice of funding availability.
January 24, 2010
HUD Should Provide Additional Monitoring of the Navajo Housing Authority's Implementation of Recovery Act-Funded Projects
We conducted a capacity review of the Navajo Housing Authority’s (Authority) operations. The objective of the review was to evaluate the Authority’s capacity to administer its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funds and identify related potential internal control weaknesses that could impact its ability to properly administer the funds.
October 09, 2009
The Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration, Mismanaged Its Capital Fund Financing Program and Inappropriately Obligated $32 Million in Recovery Act Funds
We audited the Puerto Rico Public Housing Administration’s (authority) Capital Fund Financing Program (Financing Program) as part of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) strategic plan goals to improve the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) fiscal accountability.
September 30, 2009
The Housing Authority of the City of Eloy Lacked Capacity to Administer Its Recovery Act Capital Fund Grant Without Outside Assistance
We performed a capital fund administrative capacity review of the Housing Authority of the City of Eloy (Authority) because, despite the Authority’s persistent management problems, HUD awarded the Authority a Public Housing Capital Fund grant of $113,672 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).
September 25, 2009