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HUD Title VIII Handbook: Chapter 7: Planning and Conducting the Investigation


Date Published: May 2005


This chapter focuses on planning and conducting thorough and timely investigations exploring the basic steps in an investigation; planning the investigation; conducting preliminary investigations; interviewing parties and witnesses; examining defenses; obtaining evidence through interviews, data and documents requests, onsite inspections; and concluding the investigation in a timely manner.

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