We audited the Municipality of Yauco’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as part of our strategic plan. We selected this auditee because the U.S.
The Owner of Luther Towers II, Wilmington, DE, Did Not Manage Its HUD-Insured Project in Accordance With Its Regulatory Agreement and HUD Requirements
We audited Luther Towers II because it was a high-risk multifamily project that received low inspection and financial assessment scores on our multifamily risk assessment for projects within our region and we had never audited it. Our audit objective was to determine whether the owner managed the project in accordance with its regulatory agreement and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements.
September 21, 2018
The Municipality of San Juan, PR, Did Not Always Administer Its Emergency Solutions Grants Program in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited the Municipality of San Juan’s Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. We selected the Municipality for review as part of our strategic plan based on the large amount of ESG funds approved and because the U.S.
December 28, 2017
The Puerto Rico Department of Housing, San Juan, PR, Did Not Properly Administer Its Multifamily Special Escrow Funds
We audited the Puerto Rico Department of Housing’s multifamily special escrow funds. This audit was the result of a referral from the San Juan Office of Multifamily Housing Programs. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether the Department administered and disbursed its escrow funds in accordance with its memorandum of understanding with the U.S.
March 01, 2017
We audited the Municipality of Bayamon’s Emergency Shelter Grants and Emergency Solutions Grants programs. We selected this auditee based on congressional and hotline complaints alleging that the Municipality improperly used Emergency funds to transport people from Puerto Rico to mainland U.S.
August 29, 2016
The Puerto Rico Department of Housing, San Juan, PR, Did Not Adequately Enforce HUD’s Housing Quality Standards
We audited the Puerto Rico Department of Housing’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program’s housing quality standards as part of the activities in our fiscal year 2014 audit plan. We selected the Department because it had a large program receiving more than $54 million in 2014. Our main audit objective was to determine whether the Department’s inspection process adequately ensured that its units complied with the U.S.
March 14, 2016
The Municipality of Toa Alta, PR, Did Not Properly Administer Its Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
We audited the Municipality of Toa Alta’s Section 108 Loan Guarantee program. This audit was the result of a referral from the San Juan Office of Community Planning and Development. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether program funds were effectively used to meet a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program national objective and provide the intended benefits and whether the Municipality complied with loan app
December 16, 2015
The Office of the Commissioner for Municipal Affairs Needs To Make Improvements in Administering Its Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
We audited the Office of the Commissioner for Municipal Affairs’ Section 108 Loan Guarantee program as part of our strategic plan and based on the deficiencies noted during our recent review of Municipal Affairs’ Section 108 Loan Guarantee program, concerning the slow progress of the Vieques Sports Complex project (Audit memorandum number 2014-AT-1801, issued March 20, 2014). The objectives of the audit were to determine whether Sec
December 04, 2014
A Former Employee of the Helena Housing Authority, Helena, MT, Improperly Released Personally Identifiable Information
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Office of Inspector General audited the Helena, MT Housing Authority in response to a hotline complaint alleging a former employee of the housing authority improperly released housing choice voucher holders’ personally identifiable information. The objective of our review was to determine whether the allegation had merit.
September 25, 2014
We audited the Municipality of Carolina’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program as part of our strategic plan, based on the amount of HOME funds approved. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether HOME-funded activities met program objectives, home buyers complied with HOME’s primary residency requirement for the duration of the period of affordability, and the Municipality maintained a financial management system in comp
August 08, 2014