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Closed Date:
February 04, 2021

Refer troubled PHAs directly to the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing when they have not met the 1- or 2-year recovery requirements.

Publication Report

2019-OE-0001 | February 04, 2020

HUD Has Not Referred Troubled Public Housing Agencies as the Law and Regulations Require

The Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) has not referred troubled public housing agencies (PHAs) to the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing to take them over as the law and regulations require.  Without this referral mechanism, a… more

Related Recommendations

Public and Indian Housing

  • Closed on February 24, 2022

    Ensure that referrals to the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing recommend only recovery options allowed by the law and regulations.

  • Closed on February 24, 2022

    Update training to include the actions that PIH must take when a troubled PHA does not meet the 1- or 2-year recovery requirements.

  • Closed on February 24, 2022

    Provide training on remedies for long-term troubled PHAs to All PIH staff members who routinely interact with troubled PHAs.

  • Closed on September 30, 2020

    Submit an annual troubled PHAs report to congress in accordance with the statute.