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Closed Date:
September 29, 2020

Cancel the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program housing assistance payments contract for 90 units improperly converted under RAD. The owner should work with HUD and the Authority to protect the tenancy of the affected tenants at the time of contract cancellation.

Publication Report

2020-AT-1001 | November 04, 2019

The Christian Church Homes, Oakland, CA, Did Not Ensure That the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program Conversion Was Accurate and Supported for Vineville Christian Towers

We audited Vineville Christian Towers’ (project) Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) conversion in accordance with our annual audit plan.  Our audit objective was to determine whether the project’s RAD conversion to the Section 8 Project-… more

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Public and Indian Housing

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    Closed on March 09, 2021

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    Pursue administrative actions, as appropriate, against the responsible parties for the improper certification included in form HUD-50059 and the Section 8 project-based voucher housing assistance payments contract.