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Closed Date:
October 21, 2020

We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to ensure that form HUD-50059 transactions are properly coded and adequately document and support the transactions.

Publication Report

2019-FW-1003 | June 10, 2019

Northline Point Apartments, Houston, TX, Multifamily Section 8 Program, Subsidized Unsupported Tenants and Uninspected Units

We audited the multifamily Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) program at the Northline Point Apartments.  We selected Northline Point in accordance with our goal to review the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD)… more

Related Recommendations

Housing

  •   2019-FW-1003-001-A
    $1,054,150.00

    Closed on December 22, 2020

    We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to support that the subsidies for 51 units without annual physical inspections, without required EIV reports, or missing files were eligible and accurate or repay HUD $1,054,150 for those subsidies. Repayment must be from nonproject funds.

  • Closed on October 21, 2020

    We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to use correct dates for tenants who move in or out of subsidized units or transfer to other units. The move-ins, move-outs, and transfers must be adequately documented and supported.

  • Closed on October 21, 2020

    We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to ensure that tenant income is properly verified and maintain EIV reports as required.

  • Closed on October 21, 2020

    We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to perform and document annual inspections as required.

  • Closed on October 21, 2020

    We recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing require the Northline Point Apartments’ owner to implement appropriate controls to ensure that tenants are eligible, housing assistance subsidies are accurate, tenants are properly moved and transferred, transactions are properly coded, units are inspected as required, and tenant files contain all required documentation.

  • Closed on August 15, 2020

    We also recommend that the Southwest Region Director of Multifamily Housing verify that the owner is providing oversight to its onsite staff and its recently implemented quality control procedures are working as designed and in accordance with HUD requirements.