We audited the general controls over the Integrated Pool Management System (IPMS) as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2018 financial statements audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to evaluate and assess internal controls over the safeguarding of data, security, and continued operations in the event of unexpected interruptions. Sp
December 21, 2018
Audit of the Government National Mortgage Association’s Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2018 and 2017
This report presents the results of our audit of Ginnie Mae’s fiscal years 2018 and 2017 financial statements, including our report on Ginnie Mae’s internal control and test of compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations applicable to Ginnie Mae.
November 13, 2018
We completed a risk assessment of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) grant closeout process as required by the Grants Oversight and New Efficiency (GONE) Act of 2016, Public Law 114-117. Our objective was to determine whether an audit or review of HUD’s grant closeout process was warranted.
September 27, 2018
Final Civil Action: The Former Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Beeville, TX, Et Al, Settled False Claims Allegations in the Housing Choice Voucher Program
In violation of the housing assistance payment contract’s conflict-of-interest requirements, the former executive director of the Housing Authority of the City of Beeville, TX, executed housing assistance payment contracts on behalf of the Authority with her brother and sister. The former executive director did not fully disclose the conflicts-of-interest and had not sought a waiver from HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing unt
August 21, 2018
Final Civil Action: BSR Trust, LLC, Settled Allegations of Making False Claims Related to Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments
On April 17, 2018, the Office of Program Enforcement issued a letter stating that it had reached a resolution under a Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 case regarding Summit Bradford Apartments located in Tulsa, OK, following its review. The Government alleged that the owner submitted 40 false claims under the Act.
May 21, 2018
We audited general and application controls over the Ginnie Mae Financial Accounting System (GFAS) as part of the internal control assessments required for the fiscal year 2017 financial statements audit under the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990. Our objective was to review internal controls over the security, integrity, confidentiality, and availability of the data maintained in GFAS.
December 14, 2017
HUD has a contract with Leidos Innovations Corporation for E-Discovery services using the E-Discovery Management System. The process for collecting electronically stored information (ESI) and delivering it to customers has two major subprocesses: (1) an initial ESI collection and (2) a keyword search to refine the initial collection results. OGC’s and Leidos’ collection of ESI does not meet customer demand because processing ESI re
December 05, 2017
Audit of the Government National Mortgage Association’s Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 (Restated)
This report presents the results of our audit of Ginnie Mae’s fiscal years 2017 and 2016 (restated) financial statements, including our report on Ginnie Mae’s internal control and test of compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations applicable to Ginnie Mae.
November 13, 2017
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General audited Ginnie Mae’s oversight of nonbanks due to the growth of nonbank issuers in the mortgage servicing industry. Our objective was to determine whether Ginnie Mae responded adequately to changes in its issuer base.
September 21, 2017
Very low REAC scores are not prevalent across ORCF’s portfolio. The majority of RCFs that received a REAC score scored at least 80 on their last inspection, and more than three quarters scored at least 60. Despite the small percentage of RCFs that scored below 31, we noticed an overall decline in REAC inspection scores across ORCF’s portfolio from 2000 to 2016.
September 15, 2017