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Amendments to Regulation X, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
OGC-96-22: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new rule on exemptions for payments by employers to employees and borrowers to computer loan origination systems. GAO found that: (1) the rule would create three limited exemptions for permissible payments by employers to bona fide employees, and revise certain controlled business disclosure...
Public Housing: HUD Takes Over the Housing Authority of New Orleans
RCED-96-67: Published: May 3, 1996. Publicly Released: May 17, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO), focusing on: (1) its major operational difficulties; (2) the causes of those problems; and (3) the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) corrective actions and the effects of those actions.GAO found that: (1) HANO has been unable to implement and maintain effective maintenance, modernizatio...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1995
AIMD-96-67: Published: Mar 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of eight independent counsels for the 6 months ended September 30, 1995, focusing on their reliability, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.GAO found that: (1) the counsels' statements of expenditures were reliable in all material respects and fairly presented the respective expenditures of their...
AIMD-95-218R: Published: Jul 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1995.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed allegations by a former employee of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) regarding the settlement agreement between HUD and one of its management contractors. GAO noted that: (1) the former OIG employee was unable to provide corraborative evidence to support his allegations against OIG, and did not direc...
Purpose of, Funding for, and Views on Certain HUD Programs
RCED-95-189R: Published: Jun 20, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) programs. GAO noted that: (1) most of the grantees and HUD officials it talked to believed that programs that the HUD Office of the Inspector General identified as not related to the Department's core mission provided worthwhile services; (2) HUD grantees and programs officials...
[Request for Review of HUD Computation of Debt]
B-238725.2: Published: Mar 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on HUD Employee's Request for Waiver of Salary Overpayments]
B-246653.2: Published: Aug 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1992.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on Use of CDBG Funds to Match EDA Economic Adjustment Grant]
B-239907: Published: Jul 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1991.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to match an Economic Development Administration economic adjustment grant. GAO noted that the Department of Housing and Urban Development's attempt to apply CDBG program rules to Buffalo's economic adjustment grant caused an irreconcilable conflict which ultimately necessitated breaki...
Community Development: Oversight of Block Grant Monitoring Needs Improvement
RCED-91-23: Published: Jan 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1991.
GAO reviewed how three Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) field offices monitored entitlement grantees of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).GAO found that: (1) inadequate supervisory and evidentiary control guidance contributed to HUD weaknesses in monitoring entitlement grantees; (2) audit working papers did not adequately document the conclusions reached during on-site mon...
Inspectors General: Staff Resources of VA's Office of Inspector General
AFMD-90-6: Published: Apr 13, 1990. Publicly Released: May 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Office of Inspector General's (OIG): (1) use of its current staff; (2) planned use of 40 additional staff members; and (3) plans to request further staff increases.GAO found that: (1) OIG provided widespread coverage of VA operations through its various audits and investigations; (2) OIG planned to use the...