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2018-NY-1003-001-E
Status
Cerrado
Date Issued
Febrero 08, 2018
Closed Date
Junio 21, 2019
We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to update its procurement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HUD and Federal procurement requirements.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Public and Indian Housing
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Prioridad
No
Sensitive
No

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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.

Public and Indian Housing

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-A
    $1,294,062.00
    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to provide documentation to show that the $1,294,062 paid to the Long Branch Housing Authority was for eligible, reasonable, necessary, and allocable costs or reimburse its Operating and Capital Fund programs from non-Federal funds for any amount that it cannot support or that is not considered reasonable.

  • Closed on Junio 21, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to update its policies and procedures to ensure that any additional payments made under interagency agreements for technical, administrative, maintenance, and redevelopment services are adequately supported prior to making payment and that these services are provided in accordance with applicable requirements.

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-C
    $326,096.00
    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to provide documentation to show that the $326,096 paid for goods and services was reasonable or reimburse its Operating and Capital Fund programs from non-Federal funds for any amount that it cannot support or that is not considered reasonable.

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-D
    $125,589.00
    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to provide documentation to show that it had valid contracts in place before disbursing $125,589 to three vendors or reimburse its Operating and Capital Fund programs from non-Federal funds for any amount that it cannot support.

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-F
    $100,496.00

    Closed on Septiembre 30, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to provide documentation to support $100,496 in 2015 Capital Fund grant obligations that have already been disbursed or reimburse HUD from non-Federal funds for any amount it cannot support.

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-G
    $18,913.00

    Closed on Septiembre 30, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to provide documentation to support $18,913 in 2015 Capital Fund grant obligations that have not yet been disbursed or request that HUD recapture the funds in accordance with regulations at 24 CFR 905.306.

  • Closed on Junio 21, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to improve its policies and procedures to ensure that capital funds are obligated in a timely manner and adequately supported.

  • 2018-NY-1003-001-I
    $75,722.00
    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public Housing require the Authority to reimburse its Operating Fund from non-Federal funds for the $75,722 settlement payment made to the State of New Jersey.