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ID:

94

Date:

2003-11-13

Headline:

Program Blasted By HUD; City Told to Halt Housing Repairs

Reporter's name:

Dan Feldstein

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Houston Chronicle

City:

Houston, TX

Summary:

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ordered Houston officials to immediately stop work on one of its major housing-assistance programs for elderly and disabled residents, the Houston Chronicle learned through FOIA. The paper obtained records that showed HUD intervened because of poor-quality workmanship, overpayment to contractors and poor on-site supervision and inspections.

Keywords:

housing assistance; HUD; audit


Agencies:

HUD

States:

TX

Categories:

housing


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