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2018-CH-1003-001-C
Status
Closed
Date Issued
August 02, 2018
Closed Date
April 19, 2019
Implement adequate procedures and controls to ensure that the Authority complies with HUD’s conflict-of-interest requirements, including but not limited to ensuring that (1) its staff is appropriately trained and familiar with HUD’s requirements for units owned by entities it substantially controls and (2) future contracts to perform housing quality standards inspections for program units owned by entities substantially controlled by the Authority are with a HUD-approved independent third party.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Public and Indian Housing
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Priority
No
Sensitive
No

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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.

Public and Indian Housing

  • 2018-CH-1003-001-A
    $1,206,046.00

    Closed on May 22, 2019

    Support that the converted units met HUD’s housing quality standards or reimburse its program $1,206,046 from non-Federal funds ($1,053,618 in housing assistance payments $152,428 in administrative fees).

  • 2018-CH-1003-001-B
    $10,124.00

    Closed on May 20, 2019

    Seek retroactive approval or reimburse its program $10,124 for program funds paid to the contractor not approved by HUD for the housing quality standards inspections for units owned by entities substantially controlled by the Authority.

  • Closed on April 08, 2019

    Implement adequate procedures and controls, including but not limited to providing guidance to its program staff on how to apply the correct contract rents and developing an effective quality control process.