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2017-FW-1013-001-G
Status
Cerrado
Date Issued
Septiembre 14, 2017
Closed Date
Diciembre 20, 2017
We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to train its staff regarding HUD requirements and regulations or seek technical assistance.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Community Planning and Development
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Prioridad
No
Sensitive
No

Related Recommendations

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  Open
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Funds Put to Better Use
Funds Put to Better Use

Recommendations that funds be put to better use estimate funds that could be used more efficiently. For example, recommendations that funds be put to better use could result in reductions in spending, deobligation of funds, or avoidance of unnecessary spending.

Questioned Costs
Questioned Costs

Recommendations with questioned costs identify costs: (A] resulting from an alleged violation of a law, regulation, contract, grant, or other document or agreement governing the use of Federal funds; (B] that are not supported by adequate documentation (also known as an unsupported cost]; or (C] that appear unnecessary or unreasonable.

Sensitive
Sensitive

Sensitive information refers to information that could have a damaging import if released to the public and, therefore, must be restricted from public disclosure.

Priority
Priority

We believe these open recommendations, if implemented, will have the greatest impact on helping HUD achieve its mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.

Community Planning and Development

  • 2017-FW-1013-001-A
    $240,010.00

    Closed on Marzo 13, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to support the $240,010 in unsupported procurement payments or repay its CDBG program from non-Federal funds.

  • 2017-FW-1013-001-B
    $22,872.00

    Closed on Diciembre 20, 2017

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to report $22,872 in program income to HUD and properly use program income.

  • 2017-FW-1013-001-C
    $3,301.00

    Closed on Diciembre 20, 2017

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to correct its HOME matching liability report to include the recalculated amount for 2014 and pay the matching liability of $3,301.

  • Closed on Enero 10, 2018

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to confirm that it has developed and implemented written procurement procedures to ensure that future contracts and subrecipient agreements address the procurement and required provision issues identified in the report.

  • Closed on Diciembre 20, 2017

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to ensure that all program files include required documentation and support.

  • Closed on Enero 10, 2018

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Houston Office of Community Planning and Development require the Department to monitor subrecipients annually as stated in its monitoring policy.