From AJC.com –
A watchdog arm of the Treasury Department announced plans to audit the implementation of a federal program created to aid homeowners struggling with their mortgages in Georgia, with an eye toward determining whether minority neighborhoods have been properly served.
The federal watchdog said it will hone in on three Atlanta-area counties — DeKalb, Fulton and Clayton — to determine whether the HomeSafe Georgia program “has adequately served those most in need of this assistance in selected counties, including homeowners in minority neighborhoods.” The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program said it also plans to examine work conducted by the Treasury Department, Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs, contractors and other local entities in the hopes of finding areas for improvement. Read the full article.
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