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Closed Date:
November 16, 2017

Compare current participant and financial data to the EIV and PIC system data to ensure that all participant data were accurately submitted and reported.

Publication Report

2017-FW-1005 | April 25, 2017

The Hammond Housing Authority’s, Hammond, LA, Administration of Its Housing Choice Voucher Program Had Weaknesses

We audited the Hammond Housing Authority as part of our annual audit plan to review public housing programs.  Our objective was to determine whether the Authority properly administered its U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)… more

Related Recommendations

Public and Indian Housing

  •   2017-FW-1005-001-A

    Closed on August 02, 2017

    Repay its program from non-Federal funds $4,191 for ineligible housing subsidy overpayments.

  •   2017-FW-1005-001-B

    Closed on August 02, 2017

    Support the eligibility of the participant or reimburse its program $6,720 from non-Federal funds for housing subsidy payments.

  •   2017-FW-1005-001-C

    Closed on May 02, 2018

    Support that it properly used the funds collected or repay its program $23,463 from non-Federal funds.

  • Closed on November 16, 2017

    Develop and implement controls to identify errors and ensure that housing assistance payments are correctly calculated and paid, leases run concurrently with the housing assistance payments contract, required eligibility documentation is maintained, rent reasonableness is completed before executing the housing assistance payments contract and lease, the correct utility allowance rate is used, and documentation to support completed background checks is maintained.

  • Closed on May 02, 2018

    Revise its written policies and procedures to ensure that it administers its participant repayment agreements in compliance with requirements.

  • Closed on November 16, 2017

    Ensure that it executes form HUD-52675 with all program participants and adult household members.

  • Closed on November 16, 2017

    Develop written policies and procedures, to include HUD’s requirements to (1) properly report participant data in the PIC system, (2) report repayments and debts owed in the EIV system, and (3) monitor EIV reports.

  • Closed on May 02, 2018

    Revise its administrative plan to ensure that it accurately reflects current HUD requirements and the Authority’s current policies and procedures.

  • Closed on May 02, 2018

    Provide training to its staff to ensure that it is familiar with all HUD documentation and reporting requirements.