HUD Audits

Wichita Housing Authority Didn’t Properly Administer Its HCV Program

September 27, 2012    

HUD audited the Wichita Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program because it received more than $12 million in Section 8 funding in both 2011 and 2012. Also, it’s one of the largest housing authorities in Kansas and hadn’t been recently reviewed.

Durham, N.C., Project Didn’t Comply with Its Regulatory Agreement

September 27, 2012    

HUD audited the West Village Expansion Project, a HUD Section 220-insured property, in response to a citizen’s hotline complaint. The anonymous caller claimed that the principals of L8, LLC, the managing member of the ownership entity, spent an excessive amount of project funds on legal...

Topeka Housing Authority Didn't Properly Document Procurement Activities

June 9, 2012    

HUD audited the Topeka, Kan., Housing Authority's administration of its considerable Recovery Act competitive capital fund grants to determine whether the authority: (1) expended Recovery Act grant funds in accordance with the act's requirements and applicable HUD rules; (2) met...

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Didn't Operate HCV Program Properly

June 9, 2012    

HUD audited Ohio's Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program as part of its 2012 annual audit plan. HUD auditors sought to determine whether the authority administered its program in accordance with applicable HUD requirements and the...

East St. Louis Housing Authority Didn't Properly Manage Recovery Act Funds

June 9, 2012    

HUD audited the East St. Louis Housing Authority's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Public Housing Capital Fund program to determine whether the authority: (1) complied with applicable procurement requirements and properly managed its Recovery Act contracts; (2) properly drew...

Stamford Housing Authority Didn't Properly Administer Federal Programs

June 9, 2012    

In response to an anonymous complaint, HUD audited the Housing Authority of the City of Stamford, Conn., regarding its administration of its federal housing programs. The auditors found that the authority didn't properly administer its federal programs in accordance with HUD requirements,...

Philadelphia Housing Authority Didn't Support Payments for Outside Legal Services

September 11, 2011    

Earlier this year, HUD audited the Philadelphia Housing Authority's (PHA) payments for outside legal services. The audit was a response to a citizen's complaint alleging the misuse of funds, a HUD auditor's concerns regarding PHA's use of outside attorneys on prior audits, and...