The Compliance Department ensures that the Memphis Housing Authority (MHA) property management business and practices are compliant with federal, state and local regulations and requirements. In addition, this department identifies and assesses areas of compliance risk and prepares recommendations that reduce the risks and routinely communicates the importance of compliance and maintains and expands its visibility. Departmental efforts promote employee and organizational excellence by adhering to professional standards of conduct and accountability. Typical duties and responsibilities include developing and drafting policies and procedures for compliance programs; ensuring employee awareness of the compliance programs; developing compliance-related reporting mechanisms; and preparing compliance risk assessment analysis for responsible and accountable departments. Secondary duties and responsibilities include the administrative management and supervision of the Agency's Office of Internal Affairs. This administrative only relationship functions as the Office of Internal Affairs liaison for reviewing final functional and operational documentation.