Case Studies

Veteran and Non-Veteran Job Seekers Analysis

Overview: Summit conducted an exploratory analysis of services and outcomes for customers of federally-funded employment services for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) and the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS). The report ...

Technical Support for the Chief Evaluation Office

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) contracted with the Program Evaluation (PE) team to provide technical support for the office’s core evaluation work. To support CEO’s evaluation activities, the PE team:

Statistical and Analytical Support for the Chief Evaluation Office

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) contracted with the Program Evaluation (PE) team to provide support for CEO’s new statistical and analytics services initiative. In an effort to help DOL agencies better understand their administrative data and leverage this ...

Site-Specific Targeting Impact Evaluation

The Challenge: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is interested in evaluating the impact of the Site-Specific Targeting (SST) program. The program aims to maximize safety and health as well as regulatory compliance by focusing OSHA’s enforcement ...

Risk Management Analysis Services for the Office of Hospital Facilities at HUD

Challenge: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Office of Hospital Facilities (OHF) insures mortgages on acute care hospitals. OHF is comprised of two divisions that support underwriting and asset management of ...

Refining Public Housing Utility Estimates for HUD

Challenge: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Utility Allowance Model (UAM) estimates utility usage for families in select HUD rental assistance and housing programs. The model uses an algorithm to estimate the expected utility usage for a tenant ...

Standardizing Performance Metrics for the HUD Grants Management Office

Challenge: Historically, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) discretionary grant programs have been authorized independently to meet particular needs, and these programs established their reporting requirements and related definitions ...

Litigation involving Mortgage Securitization and Underwriting

Summit is serving as a consulting expert in a series of lawsuits involving identifying defective underwriting of mortgage-backed securities and estimating the extent of these defects. These litigation matters include econometric modeling (including regression analysis), simulation models, ...

Evaluation of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

Challenge: The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a government agency providing mortgage insurance coverage to single-family homebuyers through the Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund, financed through the insurance premiums FHA collects on its insured loans. Effective in ...

Establishing the Bond Guarantee Program for the CDFI Fund at the U.S. Department of the Treasury

Challenge: The Bond Guarantee Program (BG Program) was created under the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and is administered by the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund within the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The BG Program provides ...