New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Permanent Housing for Homeless Families Program The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development administers the Permanent Housing for Homeless Families Program, in which housing is provided to homeless families and families at risk of becoming homeless. We examined the controls over the tenant selection process and found that they generally provided reasonable assurance that housing was provided only to eligible families. However, certain improvements were needed in the income verification process. We also examined the process for filling vacancies and found that improvements were needed, as some apartment units remained vacant for several months.
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