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.
HUD OIG is reviewing a housing authority in New York. The authority has more than two dozen housing developments including one that has been mostly vacant for years. The review objective is to determine whether the authority properly managed the vacant development.
November 01, 2018
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
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, New York, New York, Community Development Block Grant Assistance Funds
HUD OIG performed the ninth of the ongoing audits of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation’s (LMDC’s) administration of the Community Development Block Grant (Block Grant) Disaster Recovery Assistance funds provided to the State of New York following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. HUD has allocated $2.783 billion in Disaster Recovery Assistance funds to t
September 28, 2007
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
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