COVID-19 Loss Mitigation
HUD OIG is conducting an audit of COVID-19 loss mitigation. In the summer of 2021, FHA introduced new recovery loss mitigation options for borrowers exiting forbearance, which will provide a path to deep and sustained recovery for borrowers who were significantly impacted by the pandemic by reinstating their loans from a delinquent to current status. Our audit objective is to determine if delinquent borrowers of FHA-insured loans received all available options to stay in their homes after forbearance ended.
Audit of Military Departments’ Processing of Coronavirus Disease–2019 Vaccination Exemptions and Disciplinary Actions for Active Duty Service Member
The objective of this audit is to determine whether the Military Departments are processing exemption requests for the Coronavirus Disease–2019 vaccination and taking disciplinary actions for active duty Service members in accordance with Federal and DoD guidance.
Audit of North Carolina’s Administration of CARES Act and HAVA Election Security Funds
The audit objectives are to determine whether North Carolina (1) used funds for authorized purposes in accordance with applicable requirements, (2) complied with requirements for state matching, (3) properly accounted for and controlled property purchased with EAC funds, and (4) used funds for intended purposes.
Audit of the Northern Mariana Islands' Administration of CARES Act and HAVA Election Security Funds
The audit objectives are to determine whether the Northern Mariana Islands (1) used funds for authorized purposes in accordance with applicable requirements, (2) complied with requirements for state matching, (3) properly accounted for and controlled property purchased with EAC funds, and (4) used funds for intended purposes.
Performance Audit of the Short-Time Compensation Program under the CARES Act, Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act and the America Rescue Plan Act
The Short-Time Compensation (STC) program acts as a work share program, with employers reducing the number of hours offered to employees and the state making up the difference in the form of benefit payments. Our focus will be to determine if Department of Labor ensured states met the STC program requirements and used the related funds in accordance with provisions under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the Continued Assistance Act, and the America Rescue Plan Act for the period of March 27, 2020 to September 6, 2021.
Review of FEMA Funding for COVID-19 Response and Relief
To determine how much federal assistance has been provided to six geographic areas in response to the pandemic. This is part of the PRAC Impact Project.
Audit of COVID-19 OSHA’s Actions to Address Increasing & Severe Injuries at Warehouse Facilities of Large Online Retailers
Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit to determine what actions OSHA has taken to address the increase in severe injuries at warehouse and order fulfillment facilities of online and other retailers as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inspection of Indoor Air Quality in Unrenovated Space at GSA Headquarters Building
The Office of Inspector General, Office of Inspections, is conducting an inspection of indoor air quality in the unrenovated space at the GSA Headquarters Building. Our objectives are to assess the potential impact of building occupancy in Wings 0 and 3 of the Headquarters Building on indoor air quality, ventilation, filtration, and circulation test results, and; to identify any actions GSA has taken, is taking, or plans to take, in implementing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other guidance for a safe work environment to mitigate risks in these unrenovated areas.