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Closed Date:
September 27, 2019

Submit a request for approval of an independent entity to perform rent reasonableness determinations for program units that it substantially controls.

Publication Report

2018-PH-1005 | September 19, 2018

The Adams County Housing Authority, Gettysburg, PA, Did Not Administer Its Housing Choice Voucher Program According to HUD Requirements

We audited the Adams County Housing Authority because (1) a news article reported that the executive director received an excessive salary and practiced nepotism, (2) we received a complaint alleging nepotism and potential misuse of Federal funds, and (… more

Related Recommendations

Public and Indian Housing

  •   2018-PH-1005-001-A
    $279.00

    Closed on August 28, 2019

    Reimburse its program $279 from non-Federal funds for the ineligible payment it made due to the conflict-of-interest situation identified by the audit.

  • Closed on September 25, 2019

    Develop and implement controls to prevent and detect conflict-of-interest situations.

  •   2018-PH-1005-001-C
    $225,182.00

    Closed on September 07, 2023

    Provide documentation to show that indirect payroll expenses totaling $225,182 charged to the program were reasonable and necessary or repay its program from non-Federal funds for any amount that it cannot support.

  • Closed on September 27, 2019

    Develop and implement a cost allocation plan to use as a basis for charging indirect payroll expenses to the program.

  •   2018-PH-1005-001-E
    $47,376.00

    Closed on May 29, 2024

    Provide documentation to show that administrative fees totaling $47,376 were used to perform administrative duties for the program or repay its program from non-Federal funds for any amount that it cannot support.

  • Closed on September 25, 2019

    Develop and implement controls to ensure that administrative fees are used to perform administrative duties for the program.

  • Closed on September 25, 2019

    Certify, along with the owners of the 10 units cited in the finding, that the applicable housing quality standards violations have been corrected.

  • Closed on September 27, 2019

    Provide training to its inspector on conducting housing quality standards inspections.

  • Closed on September 27, 2019

    Develop and implement controls to ensure that an independent entity performs housing quality standards inspections of units that it substantially controls.

  • Closed on September 27, 2019

    Develop and implement controls to ensure that the independent entity approved in recommendation 1J performs rent reasonableness determinations for program units that it substantially controls.