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Closed Date:
Diciembre 02, 2019

We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public and Indian Housing require the Authority to improve controls over its inspection program to ensure compliance with HUD guidelines and that the results of those inspections are used to enhance the effectiveness of its housing quality standards inspections.

Publication Report

2018-NY-1008 | Septiembre 28, 2018

The Newark Housing Authority, Newark, NJ, Did Not Ensure That Units Met Housing Quality Standards and That It Accurately Calculated Abatements

We audited the Newark Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. We selected the Authority for review because the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized more than $111 million in program funding for its Housing Choice... más

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    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public and Indian Housing require the Authority to certify, along with the owners of the 25 units cited in the finding, that the applicable housing quality standards violations have been corrected.

  •   2018-NY-1008-001-B
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    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public and Indian Housing require the Authority to reimburse its program $111,651 from non-Federal funds ($110,943 for housing assistance payments and $708 in associated inspection service fees) for the 23 units that materially failed to meet HUD’s housing quality standards.

  •   2018-NY-1008-001-D
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    Closed on Noviembre 17, 2023

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  • Closed on Diciembre 02, 2019

    Summary

    We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Newark Office of Public and Indian Housing require the Authority to improve controls to ensure that its staff accurately calculates housing assistance payment abatements.