State and local government officials planning to use federal infrastructure funds should consider ways to mitigate fraud, waste, and abuse during project implementation. Learn oversight and monitoring tips from our Construction Practice Leader, Jack A. Callahan, CPA and Partner, and Ronald Frazier, Senior Manager and lead of Government Advisory’s compliance, monitoring, and oversight team.
To coincide with March’s “Women’s History Month” and “International Women’s Day,” our Government Advisory team launched a “Women in Emergency Management” video series featuring esteemed females within the industry. Watch the series for thoughtful insights and tips for women entering the field.
As a result of CohnReznick assisting the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs with their application processes for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), the U.S. Treasury’s $25 billion fund to assist households unable to pay rent and utilities due to COVID-19, the Texas ERAP committed over 95% of its program funding, served more households (over 300,000), and provided more relief funds (over $1.9) than any other state. We thank our dedicated staff who helped hundreds of families remain in their homes in this video.
Audit & Accounting
SIGAR – Performing financial audits to assist in its oversight of reconstruction activities in Afghanistan.
Compliance, Monitoring, & Oversight
New Jersey Department of Treasury – Providing program and process management auditing, financial auditing and grant management and integrity monitoring/anti-fraud support services in conjunction with the disbursement of Coronavirus Relief Funds. We have overseen $515 million in COVID relief funds.
Texas Division of Emergency Management – Providing technical assistance, financial and programmatic compliance, and monitoring FEMA Hazard Mitigation and Public Assistance grants. We’ve reviewed and processed payment requests for over $5 billion, assisted over 4,600 subrecipients, and closed out over 11,000 projects.
Program & Project Management
Connecticut Department of Housing – Providing program design, policy expertise, project and data management, and reporting services for the Department’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, UniteCT. We are responsible for processing over 45,000 applications totaling over $190 million within 6 months.
- Project Management
- Compliance, Monitoring, and Oversight
- Emergency Management
- Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Women in Emergency Management:
A Video Series
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