The Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) has not referred troubled public housing agencies (PHAs) to the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing to take them over as the law and regulations require. Without this referral mechanism, a PHA could remain troubled for an indefinite period while conditions stagnate or deteriorate. We identified 18 PHAs that remained troubled for more than 2 years without being referred PIH…
February 04, 2020
HUD Paid Rental Subsidies To Benefit Public Housing and Voucher Tenants Reported as Excluded From Federal Programs or Deceased
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited HUD to ensure that public housing agencies (PHA) have access to information in the Federal Do Not Pay system. We performed this audit because the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 requires HUD to ensure that PHAs have access to information contained in the Bureau of Fiscal Services’ Do Not Pay system established by the…
June 25, 2019
Evaluating Public Housing in the U.S.: Reigning in Waste, Fraud, Abuse and Mismanagement at Public Housing Authorities
Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations Topic: “Evaluating Public Housing in the U.S.: Reigning in Waste, Fraud, Abuse and Mismanagement at Public Housing Authorities."
May 21, 2014