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2023-LA-0004-001-B
Status
Closed
Date Issued
March 29, 2023
Closed Date
July 26, 2023
Require PHAs to document that they informed FYI participants at program entry of their eligibility for supportive services and the availability of those services for the duration of the program.
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

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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

  • Develop and implement a plan to assist PHAs in improving voucher utilization, including providing additional guidance to PHAs to improve coordination between PHAs and PCWAs to improve voucher utilization and limit barriers to leasing.

  • For each youth referred, require PHAs to obtain PCWA certification that the PCWA will provide or secure access to supportive services.

  • Include FYI in its voucher risk assessment and develop and implement monitoring policies, procedures, and controls.

  • Closed on May 01, 2024

    Establish and implement methods to regularly assess the effectiveness of the program in preventing and ending youth homelessness and improving participants’ self-sufficiency, which could include performance metrics and periodic studies performed by the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R).