The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York in a civil investigation of Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services, LP, now known as Finance of America Mortgage, LLC (FAM). Gateway was a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved mortgage lender. On May 31, 2015, FAM’s parent company acquired Gateway. FAM has its principal place of business in Horsham, PA.
We audited selected general and application controls over the Federal Housing Administration’s Computerized Homes Underwriting Management System as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2018 financial statement audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to review the effectiveness of controls for compliance with HUD information technology policies and Federal information system security and financial management requirements.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington in the civil investigation of Universal American Mortgage Company, LLC. Our investigation was ongoing when a qui tam action was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. Universal American has its principal place of business in Miami, FL.