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2023-CH-1002-001-D
Status
Abierta
Date Issued
Mayo 24, 2023
OIG Component Office
Audit
For the contract activities during the period of January 1, 2020, through April 2022, the Director should require the Authority to support the reasonableness of $57,902 paid to three vendors for pest control services without a valid contract or repay its Public Housing Operating Fund or Capital Fund program from non-Federal funds for any amount determined not to be reasonable.
Program Office
Public and Indian Housing
Questioned Costs
$57,902.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Publication Report Number
2023-CH-1002

Related Recommendations

Recomendation Status Date Issued Summary
2023-CH-1002-001-A Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Cleveland Office of Public Housing require the Authority to Support the reasonableness of $80,685 paid to a vendor for pest control services without a valid contract or repay its Public Housing Operating Fund or Capital Fund program from non-Federal funds for any amount determined not to be reasonable.
2023-CH-1002-001-B Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Cleveland Office of Public Housing require the Authority to Support the reasonableness of the amounts paid for the two noncompetitively awarded contracts (0917 and 1125) that lacked adequate support for the independent cost estimate and price analysis or repay its Public Housing Operating Fund or Capital Fund program from non-Federal funds for any amount determined not to be reasonable.
2023-CH-1002-001-C Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 We recommend that the Director of HUD’s Cleveland Office of Public Housing require the Authority to support the $48,310 in excess costs paid for landscaping services or reimburse its program from non-Federal funds.
2023-CH-1002-001-E Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 For the contract activities during the period of January 1, 2020, through April 2022, the Director should require the Authority to support the reasonableness of the change orders that increased the price of the contract (0216) by more than $1.1 million or repay its Public Housing Operating Fund or Capital Fund program from non-Federal funds for any amount determined not to be reasonable.
2023-CH-1002-001-F Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 For the contract activities during the period of January 1, 2020, through April 2022, the Director should require the Authority to support the contract modifications and the reasonableness of the increased costs for four contracts (0824, 0505, 1023 and 0731) or repay its Public Housing Operating Fund or Capital Fund program from non-Federal funds for any amount determined not to be reasonable.
2023-CH-1002-001-G Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 For the contract activities during the period of January 1, 2020, through April 2022, the Director should require the Authority to ensure that its staff is appropriately trained and familiar with Federal procurement requirements regarding cost estimates and cost analyses.
2023-CH-1002-001-H Abierta Mayo 24, 2023 For the contract activities during the period of January 1, 2020, through April 2022, the Director should require the Authority to implement adequate procedures and controls, including but not limited to ensuring that (1) proper documentation is maintained, (2) contracts are procured in accordance with Federal and the Authority’s procurement requirements, (3) procurement staff complies with Federal procurement requirements, and (4) payments are appropriately reconciled.
2023-CH-1002-001-I Cerrado Mayo 24, 2023 We also recommend that the Director of HUD’s Cleveland Office of Public Housing determine whether the Authority qualifies for an exemption from preaward review.