Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Internal Audit Division

Mark Scott, CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, MBA
Director of Internal Audit

Street: 221 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Mail: PO Box 13941, Austin, TX 78711-3941
Phone: 512-475-3813
Fax: 512-475-4624


Mission Statement

"The mission of the Internal Audit Division is to assist the Department’s governing board and its administrators by furnishing independent analyses, appraisals, and recommendations about the adequacy and effectiveness of the Department’s systems of internal control, policies and procedures and the quality of the Department’s efforts in carrying out its assigned responsibilities. The internal audit function exists to support the mission, philosophy and values of the Department.”


The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ (Department) Internal Audit Division provides an independent, objective appraisal of the Department’s various functions, activities and systems of control. The purpose of our audit work is to determine whether management information is reliable, acceptable policies and procedures are followed, established standards are met, resources are safeguarded and used efficiently and economically, missions are accomplished effectively, and the Department’s objectives are achieved. The Internal Audit Division is independent of the Department’s management and the director of internal audit reports to the chair of the governing board’s audit committee.

The following standards, statutes and rules govern the operation of the Internal Audit Division:

Internal Audit Annual Plans

Internal Audit Annual Reports

Internal Audit Reports