HUD OIG is reviewing the State of North Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster (CDBG-DR) program. The State received an appropriation of more than $741 million in CDBG-DR funding. The review objective was to determine whether the State of North Carolina has the capacity to administer its CDBG-DR grants in accordance with applicable regulations and requirements.
HUD OIG is reviewing a housing authority in New Jersey. The authority owns and manages public housing units for low-income families, and conducts administrative functions for other housing agencies under interagency agreements. The review objective is to determine whether the authority administered its operating and capital funds, as well as funds received under interagency agreements, in accordance with applicable requirements.
April 01, 2019
Work Start Notification
HUD OIG is reviewing a housing authority in New Jersey. The authority owns and manages public housing units to serve low-income families and was designated as high risk by HUD in 2017. The review objective is to determine whether the Authority administered its Public Housing program in accordance with applicable requirements.
February 01, 2018
Work Start Notification
BOSTON – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today a $7,000 settlement with 44 Hawthorne, LLC and its owner, Alek Vienneau, to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims to the federal government after receiving impermissible excess rent payments from a low income tenant while participating in a federal housing subsidy program.
March 06, 2020
The owner of hundreds of rental units scattered across 18 residential properties in Elizabeth has been arrested and criminally charged with coercing more than a dozen of his tenants into sexual acts in exchange for financial relief, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Elizabeth Police Department Chief Giacomo Sacca and Director Earl Graves jointly announced Monday.
March 22, 2021
Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ALICIA GARDNER, 51, of Griswold, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to embezzling money from federally subsidized housing complexes that she had managed.
June 03, 2021
NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, man will be arraigned today on charges that he engaged in a conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud that resulted in potential losses in excess of $1 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
January 08, 2020