Tag Archives: HUD

Sneak Preview: OIG Calls for Codified Rules for Recovery Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) maintained that HUD has the authority to codify regulations for the Community Development…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Office Objects to Poor Oversight Findings

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) resoundingly objected to a recent HUD Office of Inspector General (OIG)…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Withdraws Local Government Assessment Tool

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) After determining that communities using the Local Government Assessment Tool deemed it confusing and difficult to use when developing their required assessment of fair housing, the…

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$5 Billion in CDBG-DR Funds Headed to Texas for Harvey Recovery

Federal funds continue to go out to those hit by natural disasters this summer, and in especially large amounts. Just last Friday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it had awarded $5.024 billion to help those…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Aims To Limit Instances of Multiple Subsidies

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) plans to improve controls to reduce the likelihood that residents in…

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HUD Issues Guidance for PHAs on Smoke-Free Requirements

So it’s been almost a year-and-a-half since we addressed this issue the first time, but we are coming back full cycle to give you the rest of the story.

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HUD Awards $132M To Improve Distressed Neighborhoods

Sometime you just need a helping hand, especially this time of year. This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $132 million to five U.S. communities to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and revitalize surrounding neighborhoods.

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Sneak Preview: HUD Issues Supplemental Section 8 Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued supplementary guidance pertaining to the eligibility of students for assisted housing under the Section 8 housing…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Allows Program Income Transfers to CDBG

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently amended its grant closeout policy related to program income earned by recipients of HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Program…

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Sneak Preview: HUD OIG Calls for Declaration of Trust Oversight

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently recommended that HUD enhance its oversight of public housing agencies (PHAs) to…

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