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2018-NY-1007-001-A
Status
Abierta
Date Issued
Septiembre 27, 2018
We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to provide documentation to show that the $594,012 disbursed due to the use of multipliers was for eligible, reasonable, necessary, and supported costs or reimburse its program from non-Federal funds.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Community Planning and Development
Questioned Costs
$594,012.00
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.

Community Planning and Development

  • 2018-NY-1007-001-B
    $2,689.00
    Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to provide documentation to show that the $2,689 disbursed due to a higher than required overtime rate was supported by documentation from the trade unions or reimburse its program from non-Federal funds.

  • 2018-NY-1007-001-C
    $1,198.00
    Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to reimburse its program $1,198 from non-Federal funds for overpaid wages due to billing and payroll errors.

  • Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to pay $544 in unpaid wages to the subcontractors of the affected employees and submit evidence that these employees have been paid.

  • Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to provide training to its staff to help ensure compliance with applicable cost principle, procurement, and Davis-Bacon requirements.

  • Closed on Agosto 22, 2022

    Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to provide documentation showing that it has strengthened its invoice review process to ensure that costs are eligible and supported before disbursing Disaster Recovery funds.

  • Summary

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs require the City to provide documentation showing that payments made under the Rockaway Boardwalk construction management services contract complied with Davis-Bacon and Related Acts requirements and that restitution is made to affected workers for any underpayments identified.