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Closed Date:
December 13, 2018

Implement procedures to ensure that deficiencies identified during the REAC inspections have been corrected and meet industry standards.

Publication Report

2018-CF-0801 | January 04, 2018

Management Alert: HUD Did Not Provide Acceptable Oversight of the Physical Condition of Residential Care Facilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviewed concerns from a complaint within HUD regarding the physical condition of HUD-insured residential care facilities (RCF).  This review is part… more

Related Recommendations


  • Closed on December 13, 2018

    Ensure that timely physical condition inspections of all Section 232 program facilities are performed. (This expands on the Office of Evaluation’s third recommendation in report number 2017-OE-0011.)

  • Closed on April 15, 2020

    Reimplement the REAC physical condition inspections for the SNFs that were exempted from routine physical inspections by 24 CFR 200.855.

Public and Indian Housing

  • Closed on October 31, 2019

    Develop and implement an inspection process for the Section 232 program that better reflects those properties’ physical conditions and how those properties differ from other properties REAC inspects (for example, multifamily properties).

  • Closed on July 25, 2018

    Ensure that all areas of the properties are inspected, including the roofs and all buildings located on the property that is insured by HUD.