Report 2014-037 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2014-037: California Department of Housing and Community Development: Inconsistent Oversight Has Resulted in the Questionable Use of Some Housing Bond Funds (Release Date: September 2014)

Recommendation #10 To: Housing and Community Development, Department of

To ensure that its data system is a useful tool for managing its housing bond programs, HCD should revise its strategy documents to clearly outline the steps it will take to address CAPES' current weaknesses. It should include specific timelines and activities within its strategy documents.

6-Month Agency Response

HCD Admin Division has developed a CAPES Enhancement Project Strategy (Attached Strategy document) plan to address needed enhancements to CAPES. The plan includes system priorities, user requirements, potential software developer requirement, and a timeline for completion of each system improvement.

  • Completion Date: January 2015
  • Response Date: March 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

HCD Admin Division is currently developing a Strategic Project plan to address needed enhancements to CAPES. The plan will include system priorities, user requirements, potential software developer requirement, and a timeline for completion of each system improvement.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 12/1/2014
  • Response Date: November 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


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