HUD OIG is evaluating carbon monoxide detector installation in HUD-assisted housing. Our objectives are to determine (1) HUD’s plan to ensure all public housing agencies (PHA) and owners of certain HUD-assisted housing comply with the requirements for carbon monoxide detector installation in accordance with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (Act of 2021) and HUD’s progress in implementing its plans; (2) HUD’s progress in developing...
Julio 07, 2022
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HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs Did Not Always Follow Mitigation Requirements for Its FHA-Insured Multifamily Projects
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General, audited HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs upon receiving a hotline complaint. The hotline complaint contained allegations that (1) HUD routinely fails to perform Endangered Species Act analysis or consultations; (2) there are many projects that have deficiencies in noise analysis and environmental assessment site factors; (3) the environmental...
Octubre 02, 2020
Tuscan Homes I and II in Hartford, CT, Was Not Always Managed in Accordance With Its Regulatory Agreement and HUD Requirements
We audited Tuscan Homes I and II, a multifamily project located in Hartford, CT, because our risk assessment ranked the project as the highest risk multifamily project in New England. Our audit objective was to determine whether the owner managed the project in accordance with its regulatory agreement and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements; specifically, whether (1) exigent health and safety deficiencies were...
Septiembre 09, 2019
The Management Agent for Lake View Towers Apartments, Chicago, IL, Did Not Always Comply With HUD’s Section 8 HAP Program Requirements
We audited the Lake View Towers Apartments’ Section 8 housing assistance payments program based on our analysis of risk factors related to multifamily projects in Region 5’s jurisdiction and the activities included in our fiscal year 2019 annual audit plan. Our audit objective was to determine whether the management agent administered the project’s program in accordance with the owner’s contract with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Septiembre 03, 2019
We reviewed the general and application controls over the Federal Housing Administration’s subsidiary ledger as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2014 financial statement audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to review the effectiveness of general and application controls over the subsidiary ledger for compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s...
Noviembre 06, 2014