Current through June 30, 2022
Section 3288.45 - HUD review and order(a)Appropriate order. HUD will review the arbitrator's recommendation provided in accordance with §3288.40(h), any settlement offers presented by the parties in accordance with §3288.40(i), and the information gathered during the arbitration, and will issue an appropriate order in which HUD may accept, modify, or reject the recommendations. HUD will forward a copy of the order to the arbitrator and to each of the parties and the homeowner, whether or not a party chose to participate in the arbitration.(b)Contents of order. If HUD finds that a defect exists, the order will include the following: (1) Assignment of responsibility for the correction and repair of all defects and associated costs; and(2) If the manufacturer, retailer, or installer is responsible for corrective action, a date by which the correction and repair of each defect must be completed, taking into consideration the seriousness of the defect.(c)Failure to comply. Failure to comply with an order issued by HUD is a violation of section 610(a)(5) of the Act ( 42 U.S.C. 5409(a)(5) ).