We audited the Brown County Housing Authority’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program based on our analysis of risk factors related to the public housing agencies in Region 5’s jurisdiction and the activities included in our fiscal year 2015 annual audit plan. Our audit objectives were to determine whether the Authority (1) appropriately calculated housing assistance payments and (2) maintained required eligibility documentation
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
Community Advocates, Milwaukee, WI, Did Not Properly Administer Its Program and Recovery Act Grant Funds
We audited Community Advocates’ Supportive Housing Program and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program grants. We selected Community Advocates based on a hotline complaint alleging misuse of Program grant funds. Our objective was to determine whether Community Advocates properly administered its Program and Recovery Act grants in accordance with U.S.
September 17, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review to determine whether a former Executive Director of the Superior, WI, Housing Authority, Debra Waterman, charged personal items to the housing authority credit card. We identified approximately $100,000 of unsupported or unallowable expenditures made by Ms. Waterman.
March 30, 2012
The State of Wisconsin’s Department of Commerce Needs To Improve Its Oversight of Its Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Recovery Act Grant
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Commerce’s Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The audit was part of the activities in our fiscal year 2011 annual audit plan. We selected the State for review based on a citizen’s complaint forwarded to our office from the U.S.
February 29, 2012
The State of Montana Generally Used Its CDBG-R Funds in Compliance With Requirements but Improperly Negotiated and Serviced Loans
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General, reviewed the State of Montana’s Community Development Block Grant-Recovery (CDBG-R) program, based on HUD’s concern with the State directly loaning CDBG-R funds to entities and because of our focus on the administration of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.
September 26, 2011
The Fort Belknap Indian Community in Harlem, MT, Had Weaknesses That Could Significantly Affect Its Capacity To Administer Its Recovery Act Funding
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Inspector General conducted a capacity review of the Ft. Belknap Indian Community (Ft. Belknap) to determine whether there was evidence that Ft. Belknap lacked the capacity to adequately administer its Recovery Act funding in accordance with requirements.
April 23, 2010
Fort Belknap Indian Community in Harlem, MT, Did Not Properly Administer Its Indian Housing Block Grant Funds
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Fort Belknap Indian Community (Fort Belknap) because HUD’s Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs received information indicating financial irregularities in the administration of Indian Housing Block Grant (block grant) funds.
March 06, 2010
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Did Not Adequately Maintain a Separate Identity for Commingled Funds
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee’s (Authority) nonprofit development activities. The audit was part of the activities in our fiscal year 2009 annual audit plan. We selected the Authority because it had high-risk indicators of nonprofit development activity.
September 17, 2009
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Needs to Improve Its Procedures and Controls Regarding Its Homeownership Programs
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Inspector General audited the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's (Authority) 5(h) and Section 32 homeownership programs (programs). We selected the Authority based on a risk analysis showing that it had high-risk program indicators.
April 08, 2009