HUD Inaccurately Allotted Funding for Tenant Protection Assistance and Improperly Approved a Proposed RAD Conversion
We reviewed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) funding allotment for tenant protection assistance at the Vineville Christian Towers (project) related to a housing conversion action and its approval of the project’s Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) conversion. The review was initiated as a result of internal issues identified during an external audit of the project’s RAD conversion.
February 18, 2020
HUD’s Improper Approvals Resulted in Invalid Exemptions and an Ineligible Capital Funds Expenditure for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority
We reviewed the U.S.
September 28, 2018
The Office of Native American Programs Section 184 Program Continues To Operate Without Adequate Oversight 3 Years After the Prior OIG Audit
We audited the U.S.
August 27, 2018
HUD’s Office of Public Housing Did Not Clearly Define or Provide Guidance for Public Housing Agency Certifications
While working with the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Program Enforcement, we noted that the Office of Public Housing did not clearly identify the certifications that public housing agencies were making in the Application for Federal Assistance, SF (standard form)-424. As a result, we reviewed the guidance concerning the Application, with an objective to determine whether the Office of Public Housi
November 05, 2017
We conducted a limited review of the Cambridge Housing Authority’s Moving to Work Housing Choice Voucher Program’s use of exception payment standards. This program allows public housing authorities to use exception payment standards to set rental payments in excess of the payment standard established for an authority’s rents .
September 16, 2015
HUD's Office of Public Housing Investments Could Improve Its Oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority's Exception Payment Standards Under Its Moving to Work Housing Choice Voucher Program
We reviewed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Moving to Work program based on a congressional request from former Congressman Aaron Schock and media attention regarding the Authority’s exception payment standards. Our objective was to determine whether HUD provided adequate oversight of the Authority’s Moving to Work exception payment standards.
August 26, 2015
Intergovernmental Personnel Act Appointment Created an Inherent Conflict of Interest in the Office of Public and Indian Housing
Based on a hotline complaint and additional work by our Financial Audit Division and Office of Legal Counsel, we reviewed whether a conflict of interest existed within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH). Specifically, former PIH Assistant Secretary Sandra B.
January 19, 2015
We completed a review of HUD’s monitoring and administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency (HCV FSS) program. The review was included in OIG’s annual audit plan and contributes to OIGs objective of improving HUD’s execution of and accountability for grant funds. The objectives of the review were to determine whether HUD officials sufficiently monitored public housing agencies (PHA) to encourage the use of th
October 30, 2013
We completed a review of the New York City Housing Authority’s use of Federal funds. We selected this auditee based on a hotline complaint, case number HL-2011-0705, which alleged a pattern of waste, overspending, and abuse by the Authority.
May 17, 2012
HUD’s Controls over Energy Audits and Using Recovery Act Funds for Energy Equipment Did Not Warrant Further Audit Testing
We reviewed the U.S. Department of Housing and Development’s (HUD) process for ensuring that grantee public housing agencies (PHA) receiving American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) Capital Funds complied with Section 152 of the 2005 Energy Act.
June 14, 2011