Fort Worth Housing Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association awarded FWHS Certificate of Achievement

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7, 2022 –  Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Fort Worth Housing Solutions for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.

The report has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

“Fort Worth Housing Solutions is committed to transparency, accountability and achieving the highest standards in financial reporting,” FWHS President Mary-Margaret Lemons said. “We are so proud of the excellent work being done by our financial and administrative team led by our Vice President for Finance and Administration Hector Ordonez.”

About Fort Worth Housing Solutions

Fort Worth Housing Solutions is the premier provider of affordable housing in the City of Fort Worth. The agency’s portfolio includes 380 mixed-income properties across the city with 89 percent of its 6,800 units offered at various levels of affordability to income-eligible residents. The agency also manages federal Housing Choice Vouchers and other rental assistance programs that help about 6,400 families and individuals cover housing costs each year. In all, FWHS ensures that more than 33,000 people have a safe, affordable place to call home each day. Learn more at www.fwhs.org.

About the Government Finance Officers Association

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources, and practical research for more than 21,000 members and the communities they serve.