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Field Office Closures in the Philadelphia Region (Congressional Response Report)

September 28, 2018

Office Affiliation: The Office of Audit

Audit Report Number: A-03-18-50720

Our objective was to address concerns from Representatives Donald S. Beyer, Jr., and Elijah E. Cummings regarding the closing of Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices in Arlington, Virginia, and Baltimore North, Maryland.1 We evaluated SSA’s (1) reasons for the field office closures, (2) plans to mitigate any effects on individuals served by the field offices, and (3) adherence to its internal policies related to congressional and public notification of the office closures.

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