HUD Audits

PHA Didn't Administer Its Operating and Capital Funds Properly

October 13, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited a public housing agency because it was classified as a troubled PHA and based on OIG’s risk analysis of PHAs located in the State of New Jersey. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the PHA administered its operating and...

PHA Didn't Administer Its Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program Properly

October 13, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) selected a PHA for audit based on a referral from HUD’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement in Seattle. The referral alleged that when the PHA assigned 24 project-based vouchers to the recently constructed site, it didn’t properly...

Owner Mismanaged Its HUD-Insured Section 202 Site

October 13, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited a site because it was a high-risk multifamily project on its multifamily risk assessment for projects within the region. The audit objectives were to determine whether the project owner disbursed project funds for costs that were reasonable,...

HUD Subsidized 10,119 Units for Tenants Who Were Undercharged Flat Rents

September 27, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited public housing agency compliance with HUD’s flat-rent requirements. HUD requires that public housing authorities (PHAs) offer families the choice of paying income-based rent (generally up to 30 percent of adjusted income) or a flat-rate...

Site Didn't Always Comply with Section 8 Program Requirements

September 27, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited a site’s Section 8 housing assistance payments program based on a citizen’s complaint alleging mismanagement of its housing assistance payments contract. The audit objective was to determine whether the management agent...

Rhode Island PHA Needs to Improve Its Regulatory Compliance

September 27, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs at the West Warwick Housing Authority as a result of concerns from HUD and a hotline complaint. The audit objectives were to determine whether procurements were executed in accordance...

PHA Didn’t Always Comply with HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency, Voucher Program Requirements

July 19, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program. The audit’s objective was to determine whether the PHA appropriately managed its Family Self-Sufficiency program and Housing Choice Voucher program...

Owner's On-Site Employees Falsified Tenant Eligibility

July 18, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited a project-based Section 8 site after receiving a complaint of potential fraud. In October 2015, HUD’s OIG received a complaint that a tenant had been denied assistance at a different apartment complex. The tenant was listed as an...

Weslaco PHA Paid Excessive Travel Costs

July 18, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Weslaco Housing Authority in Weslaco, Texas, after noting issues in the PHA’s travel while reviewing its independent public accountant’s audited financial statements. Auditors found that the PHA paid its commissioners and...

Irvington PHA Didn’t Always Follow Public Housing Program Requirements

April 17, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Housing Authority of the Township of Irvington, N.J., regarding the administration of its public housing program because it was classified as a troubled PHA and based on a complaint from the union representing its maintenance and clerical...

Site Owner Received Improper Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments

April 17, 2017    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Section 8 housing assistance payments program of a site in Kansas City, Mo. Auditors found that the owner’s management agent didn’t properly verify tenant eligibility, requested subsidies for ineligible tenants and tenants not...

Annapolis PHA Didn't Properly Administer Its Resident Self-Sufficiency Program

September 14, 2016    

HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis’ Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) program due to a hotline complaint. The complaint alleged that the PHA used ROSS grant funds to pay a resident who didn’t work on a...

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