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Highlights of a GAO Symposium: Addressing Key Challenges in an Intergovernmental Setting
GAO-03-365SP: Published: Mar 31, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2003.
Responding to many of the nation's critical challenges--such as meeting the health care needs of the poor or countering terrorist threats--has been the joint responsibility of all levels of government. The effectiveness of federal programs has increasingly become dependent on state and local management and resources, as well as constructive interactions between federal, state, and local actors, in...
Homelessness: State and Local Efforts to Integrate and Evaluate Homeless Assistance Programs
RCED-99-178: Published: Jun 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO described some notable examples of efforts by states or localities to: (1) link and integrate their homeless assistance programs with mainstream systems; and (2) measure and evaluate outcomes for their homeless assistance programs.GAO noted that: (1) among the sites GAO visited, there were several notable examples of state and local efforts to link and inte...
Economic Development Activities: Overview of Eight Federal Programs
RCED-97-193: Published: Aug 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the economic development activities of eight federal programs, focusing on: (1) the economic development activities that major federal programs fund for the benefit of states and communities; (2) restrictions for using program funds to relocate existing businesses and jobs; (3) procedures that federal agencies established to ensure compliance with...
Housing: HUD's Program for Persons With AIDS
RCED-97-62: Published: Mar 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, focusing on: (1) what the rationale is for having a housing program within HUD specifically for people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); (2) what kinds of activities are being funded through the program; (3) whom the pr...
Homelessness: Access to McKinney Act Programs Improved but Better Oversight Needed
RCED-91-29: Published: Dec 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' administration of 14 programs established by the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) actions to eliminate or reduce barriers to obtain and use program funds; (2) program oversight; and (3) program expenditures.GAO found that: (1) the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Health and Human Services (HHS)...
Homelessness: McKinney Act Reports Could Improve Federal Assistance Efforts
RCED-90-121: Published: Jun 4, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1990.
GAO described the status of the homeless program reports mandated under the Homeless Assistance Act, to: (1) increase policymakers' knowledge about homelessness; and (2) improve federal effectiveness in assisting the homeless.GAO found that: (1) as of April 1990, 7 federal agencies and the Interagency Council on the Homeless issued 6 of the 16 required one-time reports, had not issued 7 due report...