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2018-LA-0004-001-B
Status
Closed
Date Issued
August 13, 2018
Closed Date
August 13, 2019
Strengthen monitoring controls to ensure that current and future grantees maintain the required depository agreements before allowing them to invest program funds in investment securities for use toward affordable housing activities.
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

  • Closed on August 13, 2019

    Obtain the required depository agreements for two5 grantees to ensure that they invest program funds in investment securities for use in carrying out affordable housing activities in accordance with PIH Notices 2014-21, section 4, and 2015-08, section 7.

  • Closed on August 13, 2019

    Update HUD’s Indian Housing Block Grant Recipient Self-Monitoring Guidebook to replace the expired requirement for investing program funds with PIH Notice 2015-08 and ensure that the Guidebook is updated with the latest requirements to ensure that grantees remain compliant with program requirements.