Office of Inspector General [HUD] Law and Legal Definition
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program office that works to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. The OIG promotes the effectiveness and efficiency of government operations.
The OIG is one of the original 12 Inspectors General authorized under the Inspector General Act of 1978. In spite of its character as a departmental office, the OIG operate independently with separate budgetary authority.
The functions of the OIG include:
a. to promote efficiency and effectiveness in programs and operations;
b. to detect and deter fraud and abuse;
c. to investigate allegations of misconduct by HUD employees; and
d. to review and make recommendations regarding existing and proposed legislation and regulations affecting HUD.
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