We audited the Springfield Housing Authority’s Public Housing Operating Fund and Capital Fund programs because the Authority ranked fifth highest on our risk assessment of Massachusetts public housing agencies and is the third largest in the State. In addition, we had not audited the Authority in more than 10 years.
The Alphabet Group, LLC, Marks Group, LLC, and Imagineers, Inc., Settled Allegations Related to Section 8 Rent Certifications
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut in the civil investigation of The Alphabet Group, LLC, Marks Group, LLC, and Imagineers, Inc. Alphabet and Marks are owners of residential housing in Hartford, CT, and Imagineers administers the Section 8 program for the City of Hartford Housing Authority.
September 19, 2016
The Boston Office of Public Housing Did Not Provide Adequate Oversight of Environmental Reviews of Three Housing Agencies, Including Reviews Involving Recovery Act Funds
We audited the U.S.
February 06, 2014
We audited the Housing Authority of the City of Hartford’s (the Authority’s) administration of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant that funded a construction management contract based on a hotline complaint. Our objective was to determine if the Authority solicited, evaluated, and administered the $2.5 million grant funding and associated contract (the contract) properly and in accordance with federal requirements.
January 05, 2012
The Tennessee Valley Regional Housing Authority, Corinth, MS, Generally Ensured That Its Public Housing Capital Fund Grant Complied With Recovery Act Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General initiated an audit of the Tennessee Valley Regional Housing Authority’s (Authority) Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus Formula Recovery Act Funded grant program as part of our annual audit plan to review American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds.
September 29, 2011
Weymouth Housing Authority, Weymouth, MA, Did Not Always Administer Its Housing Choice Voucher Program and Public Housing Program in Accordance With HUD Regulations and Its Annual Contributions Contracts
We audited the Housing Choice Voucher program and Federal public housing programs at the Weymouth Housing Authority as part of our annual audit plan. The overall objective of the audit was to determine whether the Authority had acceptable management practices to efficiently and effectively administer its Housing Choice Voucher program while providing decent, safe, and sanitary housing in compliance with U.S.
August 29, 2011
The Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII, Gulfport, MS, Generally Followed Requirements When Obligating and Expending Its Recovery Act Capital Funds but Did Not Accurately Report Recovery Act Grant Information
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General initiated an audit of the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority VIII’s (Authority) Public Housing Capital Fund formula grant program as part of our annual audit plan to review American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds.
August 16, 2011
We audited the monitoring conducted by the Office of Public Housing (PIH), in Region 1 of their Recovery Act Capital Fund Grantees, for compliance with the Recovery Act and applicable U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, policies and procedures.
May 13, 2011
The New Bedford Housing Authority, New Bedford, MA, Generally Administered Its Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus Formula and Competitive Grants (Recovery Act Funded) in Accordance With Applicable Requirements
We audited the New Bedford Housing Authority’s (Authority) $9.9 million of the Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus Formula and Competitive Grants (Recovery Act Funded). Our objective was to determine whether the Authority obligated and disbursed capital funds received under the Recovery Act according to the requirements of the act and applicable U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules and regulations.
March 02, 2011
The Housing Authority of the City of New Haven, CT, Did Not Support Cost Reasonableness for More Than $1.4 Million or Properly Obligate $60,000 of Its Capital Fund Stimulus Recovery Act Grant
We selected the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven (Authority), a Moving to Work agency, because it obligated a majority of its $6 million in Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (formula) Recovery Act Funded grant (grant) received under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) just before the required obligation deadline.
December 16, 2010