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 City of Albuquerque, NM, Generally Administered Its Continuum of Care Program in Accordance With Applicable HUD Regulations and Grant Agreements
We reviewed the City of Albuquerque, Department of Family and Community Services’ Continuum of Care program. We initiated the review based on a complaint alleging misconduct in the City’s program. Specifically, the complainant alleged the City’s Continuum of Care failed to comply with conflict of interest and procurement requirements, did not maintain accurate Homeless Management Information System reports, and expended funds for i
January 12, 2015
The Housing Authority of the City of Stamford, CT Took Appropriate Action to Resolve a Complaint While Complying With Procurement Regulations
We audited the Housing Authority of the City of Stamford, doing business as Charter Oak Communities. We received an anonymous complaint against the Authority related to an alleged improper procurement. The complainant alleged that Authority officials awarded a contract to an employee’s spouse without following procurement and conflict-of-interest requirements. In addition, a previous audit (Audit report number 2012-BO-1002 issued
September 26, 2014
Final Civil Action – NDC Real Estate Management, Inc. Settled Allegations of Falsifying or Modifying Records and Documents to Maximize HUD’s Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments
We assisted the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky in the investigation of NDC Real Estate Management, Inc. (NDC). The investigation began due to a qui tam filing in the U.S.
September 02, 2014
Final Civil Action – President of FHA-Approved Lender Settled Allegations of Causing a False Statement To Be Made to HUD Regarding an FHA-Insured Loan (Memorandum not available to the public)
We investigated allegations that the president of a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved lender violated loan origination requirements under the U.S.
August 21, 2014
Final Action – Real Estate Broker Violated U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Real Estate-Owned Program Requirements
We investigated allegations that Thomas Bechtel, a real estate broker, violated U.S.
February 23, 2014
Final Action – Real Estate Agent Violated U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Real Estate-Owned Program Requirements
We investigated allegations that Tracie Hoker, a real estate agent, violated U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) real estate-owned owner occupancy program requirements. The Cincinnati HUD office referred the complaint to our office. Our investigation revealed that a bidder, using Ms.
February 23, 2014
Final Action – Violations of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Real Estate-Owned Program Requirements
We investigated allegations that John Sherman violated U.S.
January 28, 2014
Prysma Lending Group, LLC, Danbury, CT, Complied With HUD-FHA Loan Origination and Quality Control Requirements
We audited Prysma Lending Group, LLC, a nonsupervised lender, located in Danbury, CT, in support of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) goal of improving the integrity of the single-family insurance program.
November 13, 2012