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HUD’s Use of Contractors

The Federal Government may choose to outsource for products or services using contracts and contractors.  HUD-owned and contractor-supported products and services are core to achieving HUD’s mission.  In FY 2017, HUD awarded 2,338 contracts, modifications, and task orders valued at $3.9 billion.  Specifically, HUD awarded 1,598 contracts totaling $3.1 billion in ultimate contract value for FY 2017.  While 19 HUD offices awarded FY 2017 contracts to achieve their goals, 4 HUD offices – the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), the

SAR 80 - Semiannual Report to Congress for the period ending September 30, 2018

The Inspector General Act of 1978 requires the Inspector General to prepare semiannual reports summarizing the activities of the Office of Inspector General for the preceding six-month periods. The semiannual reports are intended to keep the Secretary and the Congress fully informed of significant findings, progress the Agency has made and recommendations for improvement.

 

South Carolina CDBG-DR Mapping of Buyout and Rehabilitation Program

HUD OIG is auditing a grantee in the State of South Carolina’s buyout and rehabilitation programs. Our review will generally cover the $456 million provided under 6 grants awarded between 2016 and 2021. The audit objectives are to determine whether South Carolina has strategically planned its buyout and rehabilitation programs to maximize the resiliency and mitigation effect on impacted communities and if these programs are assisting qualified beneficiaries.

Management Alert: Action Is Needed From HUD Leadership To Resolve Systemic Challenges With Improper Payments

While conducting our annual audit of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD or Department) compliance with the Payment Integrity and Information Act, HUD’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) informed my office that the Department will once again be unable to estimate improper payments for the Office of Public and Indian Housing’s Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (PIH-TBRA) program and the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs’ Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) program for fiscal year (FY) 2023.

Pandemic Relief Experiences: A Focus on Six communities

In response to the wide-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government provided more than $5 trillion in emergency relief across more than 500 government programs to help individuals, businesses, and state, local, Tribal, and territorial governments respond to the pandemic. To learn how communities across the nation responded to the pandemic, we initiated a multi-part review of six communities.