We audited Towne Mortgage Company, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) nonsupervised lender, as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2018 annual audit plan. We selected Towne Mortgage based on our analysis of risk factors for single-family servicing lenders in Region 5’s jurisdiction. Our audit objective was to determine whether Towne Mortgage properly implemented its Loss Mitigation program for FHA-insured loans in acco
The Middlesex Health Care Center, Middletown, CT, Was Not Always Operated According to Its Regulatory Agreement and HUD Requirements
We audited the Federal Housing Administration-insured nursing home, Middlesex Health Care Center in Middletown, CT, because we identified profitability and solvency issues during ongoing work with the Section 232 program. Additionally, the U.S.
June 29, 2018
Sun West Mortgage Company, Cerritos, CA, Did Not Always Meet HUD-FHA Loan Underwriting and Quality Control Requirements
We reviewed Sun West Mortgage Company’s loan underwriting activities, including quality controls, based on a citizen complaint alleging that the mortgage company was deficient in underwriting its loans. The complaint further alleged that the mortgage company used unauthorized staff in another country and shared user identification numbers to “pre-underwrite” Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured loans. Our objective was to d
August 29, 2016
The Georgia Housing and Finance Authority, Atlanta, GA, Did Not Adequately Implement the Federal Housing Administration’s Home Affordable Modification Program in Accordance With HUD’s Requirements
We audited the Georgia Housing and Finance Authority’s implementation of the Federal Housing Administration’s Home Affordable Modification Program (FHA-HAMP). We selected the Authority because (1) our data analysis showed that the Authority had the highest ratio of FHA-HAMP actions to delinquent loans within the jurisdiction of our regional office, (2) the U.S.
August 05, 2016
loanDepot's FHA-Insured Loans With Golden State Finance Authority Downpayment Assistance Gifts Did Not Always Meet HUD Requirements
We audited loanDepot, LLC, based on a referral from the U.S.
September 30, 2015
Member First Mortgage, LLC, Grand Rapids, MI, Generally Implemented Its Loss Mitigation and Quality Control Programs in Accordance With HUD’s Requirements
We audited Member First Mortgage, Limited Liability Company, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) nonsupervised servicer as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2015 annual audit plan. We selected Member First based upon our analysis of risk factors for single-family servicing lenders in Region 5’s jurisdiction. Our audit objectives were to determine whether (1) Member First complied with the U.S.
September 10, 2015
The County of Santa Barbara, CA, Did Not Comply With HOME Investment Partnerships Program Requirements
We reviewed the County of Santa Barbara’s HOME Investment Partnerships program due to concerns expressed by the U.S.
July 09, 2013
Ofori & Associates, PC, Hartford, CT, Did Not Always Comply With Its REO Contract and Marketing Plan Requirements
We audited Ofori & Associates, PC, regarding its U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) real estate-owned (REO) Management and Marketing (M&M) III program. This review was part of the Office of Inspector General’s efforts to improve the integrity of the single-family insurance program.
February 18, 2013
We audited loans originated by Bankers Mortgage Group, Woodland Hills, CA, in response to a referral from the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Office of Investigation alleging that Bankers Mortgage Group originated loans with false documentation. Our objective was
to determine whether the lender originated FHA-insured loans using sufficient, reliable, and valid documentation.
September 13, 2012