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2016-NY-1006-002-C
Status
Open
Date Issued
March 29, 2016
We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs instruct State officials to immediately recapture more than $300,000 in CDBG-DR funds disbursed to 35 businesses that was subject to full or partial recapture, thus ensuring that these funds will be put to their intended use.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Community Planning and Development
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$300,000.00
Priority
No
Sensitive
No

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  Open
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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

  • 2016-NY-1006-001-A
    $272,459.00

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs direct State officials to reimburse the line of credit for $272,459 in CDBG-DR funds disbursed to four businesses for ineligible costs from non-Federal funds.

  • 2016-NY-1006-001-B
    $152,703.00

    We recommend that HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs direct State officials to provide adequate documentation to justify $152,703 in CDBG-DR funds disbursed to six businesses. If any amount cannot be adequately supported, it should be reimbursed from non-Federal funds to the State’s line of credit.