HUD Hints at Trouble for Dallas If It Can't Prove Feds' Millions Were Properly Spent

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development could take enforcement action against Dallas City Hall over missing documents related to dozens of affordable-housing projects funded with millions of federal dollars.For months, the federal agency has been trying to get the city's Housing Department to provide documentation concerning 54 single-family and apartment projects funded with $29.9 million in HUD money between fiscal years 2012-2014. But HUD says it has yet to receive the paperwork it has requested.And it might never get it. In March, City Auditor Craig Kinton said his office discovered that Housing Department officials didn't keep an adequate paper trail concerning those taxpayer-funded projects.   Continue reading...

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