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A/E Architect and Engineering
AAFB Area Approved for Business
ABA Annual Budget Authority
ACC Annual Contributions Contract
AcSEC Accounting Standards Executive Committee
AFHMP Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan
AFS Annual Financial Statement
AHACPA Affordable Housing Association of CPAs
AICPA American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AMP Asset Management Project
ARC Annual Required Contribution
ARQ Audit Required Questions
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
BLI Budget Line Item
BTA Business-Type Activities
CA Contract Administrator
CAAF Coordinator Access Authorization Form
CAC EIV Role - Contract Administrator Coordinator (HUD Staff)
CAIVRS Credit Alert Interactive Voice Response System
CAU EIV Role - Contract Administrator User (Non-HUD)
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFFP Capital Fund Financing Program
CFP Capital Fund Program
CFR Code of Federal Regulation
CMA Computer Matching Agreement
COCC Central Office Cost Center
COSO Committee of Sponsoring Organizations
CPA Certified Public Accountant
CPE Continuing Professional Education
DAS Deputy Assistant Secretary
DBA Doing Business As
DCF Data Collection Form
DE Direct Endorsement
DEC Departmental Enforcement Center
DHAP Disaster Housing Assistance Program
DVP Disaster Voucher Program
EC Enforcement Center (see DEC)
EIV Enterprise Income Verification
ELI Extremely Low Income
eLOCCS Electronic Line of Credit Control System
Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association
FASAB Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board
FASS Financial Assessment Subsystem
FASS-PHA Financial Assessment Subsystem - Public Housing Administration
FASSUB Financial Assessment Subsystem - Submission
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDS Financial Data Schedule
FDT Financial Data Template
FHA Federal Housing Administration
FHA/MF Federal Housing Administration/Multifamily
FMC PIH Financial Management Center
FMD Financial Management Division
FRAG Financial Reporting and Auditing Guide
Freddie Mac Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
FSS Family Self Sufficiency
FYE Fiscal Year End
GAAFR Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting (‘The Blue Book’)
GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAAS Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
GAGAS Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
GAO General Accounting Office
GAS Government Auditing Standards (see GAGAS)
GASB Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Ginnie Mae Government National Mortgage Association
HAP Housing Assistance Payment
HCV Housing Choice Voucher
HDK EIV Role - Helpdesk Personnel
HECM Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (Reverse mortgage)
HEREMS Housing Enterprise Real Estate Management System
HFU EIV Role - HUD Field Office User
HHS Health and Human Services
HMDA Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
HOC HUD Homeownership Center (FHA)
HOH Head of Household
HQA EIV Role - HQ User Administrator
HQU EIV Role - HUD HQ User
HSC EIV Role - Housing Coordinator (HUD staff)
HSU EIV Role - Non-HUD User
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD OIG HUD Office of Inspector General
HUD PM HUD Project Manager
HUDCAPS HUD Central Accounting and Program System
IAR Independent Auditor Report
IG Inspector General
IP Improvement Plan
IPA Independent Public Accountant (See CPA)
KDHAP Katrina Disaster Housing Assistance Program
LASS Lender Assessment Subsystem
LDP Limited Denial of Participation
LI Low Income
LIHTC Low-income Housing Tax Credit
LLC Limited Liability Company
LOCOM Lower of cost or market
M2M Market to Market-OHMAR Restructured Loans
MASS Management Assessment Subsystem
MCAW Mortgage Credit Analysis Worksheet
MD&A Management Discussion and Analysis
MF Mixed Finance
MFH Multifamily Housing
MINC Management Interactive Network Connection (Rural Housing)
MIP Mortgage Insurance Premium
MOR Management & Occupancy Review
MRB Management Review Board
MTW Moving-to-Work
NASS iNtegrated Assessment Subsystem
NCGAS National Council on Governmental Accounting Statement
NCUA National Credit Union Administration
NDNH National Directory of New Hires
NH Nursing Home
NPO Non Profit Organization
NRA Net Restricted Assets
O/A Owners / Management Agent
OAHP Office of Affordable Housing Preservation
OCBOA Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting
OIG Office of Inspector General
OIG EIV Role - OIG User
OMB Office of Management and Budget
ONAP Office of Native American Programs
OPEB Other Post Employment Benefits
P&U Division Processing & Underwriting Division in an HOC
PASS Physical Assessment Subsystem
PCAOB Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
PEL Project expense level
PHA Public Housing Authority
PHAS Public Housing Assessment System
PIC PIH Information Center
PIH (Office of) Public and Indian Housing
PUM/PUPM Per-Unit per Month
QAD Quality Assurance Division
QAR Quality Assurance Review
QASS Quality Assessment Subsystem
QC Quality Control
QWHRA Quality Housing & Work Responsibility Act
R&O Regulatory & Operating Agreement
RA Rental Assistance
RAD Rental Assistance Demonstration Program
RASS Residential Assessment Subsystem
RDA Rural Development Agency
REAC Real Estate Assessment Center
REMS Real Estate Management System
RESPA Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
RHIIP Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project
RHS Rural Housing Services
RMCR Residential Mortgage Credit Reports
RRH Rural Rental Housing
RSI Required Supplementary Information
SAA Single Audit Agency
SAC Special Application Center
SAS Statement on Auditing Standards
SEFA Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards
SFAS Statements of Financial Accounting Standards issued by FASB
SKE Skills, Knowledge, Experience
SOP Statement of Position
SSAE Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements
SSN Social Security Number
SUB REAC AFS Submitter
TAC Technical Assistance Center
TFAE Total Federal Awards Expended
TIN Tax Identification Number
TPA Transfer of Physical Assets
TRACS Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System
TSP Tenant Selection Plan
UAAF User Access Authorization Form
UEL Utility Expense Level
UFRS Uniform Financial Reporting Standards
UI Unemployment Benefits
UII Unique IPA Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
VASH HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program
V-Form Yearly Verification Report for Lender
VLI Very Low Income
VMS Voucher Management System
WASS HUD’s Secure Connection / Secure Systems
Yellowbook Government Auditing Standards issued by GAO (See GAGAS)
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