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The State of New York Did Not Ensure That Appraised Values Used by Its Program Were Supported and Appraisal Costs and Services Complied With Requirements

We audited the State of New York’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery-funded New York Rising Buyout and Acquisition program.  We initiated this audit based on observations related to the appraised fair market values made during a previous audit (2015-NY-1010) of the State’s program.  Our objectives were to determine whether the State ensured that (1) the appraised fair market values used to determine award amounts under its program were supported and (2) appraisal costs for its program complied with applicable requirements and were for services performed in accordance with