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2018-FO-0001-001-B
Status
Closed
Date Issued
November 03, 2017
Closed Date
March 26, 2019
Validate, certify, and submit all reportable FHA and Ginnie Mae data through the DATA Act broker and report the data on USASpending.gov, including files A through F.
OIG Component Office
Audit
Program Office
Chief Financial Officer
Questioned Costs
$0.00
Better Funds Use
$0.00
Priority
No
Sensitive
No

Related Recommendations

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  Open
  Closed
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.

Chief Financial Officer

  • Closed on September 30, 2019

    Designate additional HUD personnel and establish an internal reporting structure to complete DATA Act implementation, while sustaining reliable DATA Act reporting for later periods.

  • Closed on August 30, 2019

    Complete data quality and error resolution for HUD’s loan programs to ensure inclusion in HUD’s subsequent submissions.

  • Closed on March 26, 2019

    Allocate the financial resources to ensure that reconciliations are performed in the consolidation of source system data to the DATA Act submission files.

  • Closed on September 30, 2019

    Establish and implement internal control policies and procedures for consolidating and reconciling data from HUD, Ginnie Mae, and FHA source systems are documented and include a governance structure, including roles, responsibilities, and personnel completing DATA Act reporting procedures.