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'excessive' expenses, improper contracts: aurora housing authority disputes hud audit findings

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'excessive' expenses, improper contracts: aurora housing authority disputes hud audit findings

after the aurora housing authority was designated "troubled" by the u.s. department of housing and urban development, the authority sought to appeal the determination, disagreeing with findings from an independent audit, documents show.among the audit findings the housing authority disagreed with were some the agency said were related to the northern lights development corporation, which has been described as an arm of the housing authority and which has won public bids from the agency, according to documents obtained by the beacon-news. other issues raised by the 2016 audit included housing authority spending and personal use of vehicles, which the agency also challenged in its appeal of the "troubled" designation.hud officials denied the housing authority's appeal in may, saying in a letter to the housing authority, "professional judgment issues between the (housing authority) and its auditor, such as the issues raised, must be resolved between the ha and its auditor."current housing authority board chairman joe grisson, who was not chairman when the agency was first notified of the "troubled" designation, said the authority is continuing to work on a recovery plan. concerning northern lights — whose close relationship with the aurora housing authority has been detailed by the beacon-news — he said he supports the concept, but the development corporation likely "won't be the way it was" before the housing authority was designated "troubled.""give us a lit...