Enforce the requirement for all HUD web applications and services to be approved and authorized by OCIO. The OIG has determined that the contents of this recommendation would not be appropriate for public disclosure and has therefore limited its distribution to selected officials.
Corrective Action Taken
In January 2023, HUD's Office of the Chief Information Officer developed and released a Web Applications Directive to all HUD program offices. This directive described how web applications are defined, approved, inventoried, and maintained, including processes for tracking, and monitoring such applications.