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Closed Date:
September 06, 2018

Reimburse its program $13,605 from non-Federal funds ($8,735 in overpayments of housing assistance and utility allowances $4,870 in administrative fees) due to inappropriate calculations.

Publication Report

2018-CH-1001 | June 11, 2018

The Grand Rapids Housing Commission, Grand Rapids, MI, Did Not Always Correctly Calculate and Pay Housing Assistance for Units Converted Under the Rental Assistance Demonstration

We audited the Grand Rapids Housing Commission’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program (RAD) based on the activities included in our 2017 annual audit plan and our analysis of the housing agencies participating in RAD in Region 5’s jurisdiction (… more

Related Recommendations

Public and Indian Housing

  •   2018-CH-1001-001-B
    $2,663.00

    Closed on April 01, 2019

    Reimburse the appropriate households $2,663 from non-Federal funds for the underpayment of housing assistance and utility allowances due to inappropriate calculations.

  • Closed on March 18, 2019

    Support or reimburse the appropriate households $44 from non-Federal funds for the unsupported payments of housing assistance cited in this finding.

  •   2018-CH-1001-001-D
    $1,877.00

    Closed on May 15, 2019

    Pursue collection from the applicable households or reimburse its program $1,877 from non-Federal funds for the overpayment of housing assistance due to unreported income.

  •   2018-CH-1001-001-E
    $5,065.00

    Closed on September 06, 2018

    Pursue collection from the applicable projects or reimburse its program $5,065 from non-Federal funds for the overpayment of housing assistance.

  •   2018-CH-1001-001-F
    $177.00

    Closed on March 11, 2019

    Reimburse the appropriate projects $177 from program funds for the underpayment of housing assistance.

  •   2018-CH-1001-001-G
    $263.00

    Closed on March 11, 2019

    Reimburse the appropriate households $263 from program funds for the underpayment of utility allowance reimbursements.

  • Closed on September 30, 2020

    Review the payments for all certifications completed between December 2016 and February 2017 for the remaining Housing Choice Voucher and Project-Based Voucher program participants to ensure that adjustments were appropriately paid.

  • Closed on March 18, 2019

    Implement adequate quality control procedures to ensure that it correctly pays housing assistance.

  • Closed on March 18, 2019

    Ensure that the quality controls over the calculation of housing assistance payments implemented by the Commission are sufficient.