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 Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach, CA, Did Not Administer Its Housing Choice Voucher Program in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited the Housing Authority of the City Long Beach’s Housing Choice Voucher Program based on a referral from the U.S.
March 10, 2020
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, New York, NY, Did Not Always Ensure That Units Met Housing Quality Standards but Generally Abated Payments When Required
We audited the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s (HPD) Housing Choice Voucher Program. We selected HPD for review based on its size and because we had not conducted an audit of its Housing Choice Voucher Program. The objective of the audit was to determine whether HPD ensured tha
August 02, 2019
Northline Point Apartments, Houston, TX, Multifamily Section 8 Program, Subsidized Unsupported Tenants and Uninspected Units
We audited the multifamily Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) program at the Northline Point Apartments. We selected Northline Point in accordance with our goal to review the U.S.
June 10, 2019
The Weslaco Housing Authority, Weslaco, TX, Did Not Follow Federal, State, and Authority Requirements for Legal Services
We audited the Weslaco Housing Authority, Weslaco, TX, based on a referral to our office concerning issues with the Authority’s process for awarding its 2014 legal services contract. Our audit objective was to determine whether the Authority procured its U.S.
May 15, 2019
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Did Not Always Manage Its Legal Services in Compliance With HUD Requirements
We audited the Housing Authority of City of Los Angeles’ legal services due to a hotline complaint alleging that the Authority did not properly procure its legal services and alleging questionable legal expenses that violated U.S.
September 27, 2018
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, CA, Generally Administered Its Rental Assistance Demonstration in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’ Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion to the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program. We selected the Authority because review of RAD conversions was aligned with the goals of our annual audit plan and the Authority’s conversion included previously environmentally toxic land that was recently remediated. The objective of our review was to determine whether the
August 24, 2018
The New Brunswick Housing Authority, NJ, Did Not Always Administer Its Operating and Capital Funds in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited the New Brunswick Housing Authority because it was classified as a troubled public housing agency and based on our risk analysis of public housing agencies located in the State of New Jersey. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Authority administered its operating and capital funds in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements.
September 28, 2017
The Inglewood Housing Authority, Inglewood, CA, Generally Ensured the Eligibility of Its Housing Choice Voucher Program Participants
We audited the Inglewood Housing Authority (Authority) based upon issues with participant eligibility identified during our previous review of the financial operations of the Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program, audit report 2016-LA-1013. Our audit objective was to determine whether the Authority ensured that participants were eligible to receive housing assistance in accordance with U.S.
May 11, 2017
The Housing Authority of the City of Jasper, TX, Did Not Operate Its Public Housing Programs in Compliance With HUD’s Requirements
In coordination with our Office of Investigations, we audited the Housing Authority of the City of Jasper, TX, because we received a complaint. The complainant’s allegations included the executive director’s misuse of Authority vehicles and other issues. Our audit objective was to determine whether the Authority operated its Public Housing programs in compliance with the U.S.
April 26, 2017