All Agencies (A-Z) » Department of Housing and Urban Development, Executive » Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Executive
Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Executive (11 - 20 of 24 items)
Public Housing: HUD and Public Housing Agencies' Experiences with Fiscal Year 2000 Plan Requirements
GAO-02-572: Published: May 31, 2002. Publicly Released: May 31, 2002.
The Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 was designed to improve the quality of public housing and the lives of its residents. Since fiscal year 2000, housing agencies managing low-rent or tenant-based Section 8 units have been required to develop and submit five-year and annual plans. As of January 2002, 98 percent of public housing agency plans for fiscal year 2000 had been submit...
HUD Management: Progress Made on Management Reforms, but Challenges Remain
GAO-02-45: Published: Oct 31, 2001. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2001.
In 1997, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) began a management reform effort, called the 2020 Management Reform Plan, to resolve its management and operational problems. GAO found that HUD has had some successes in implementing the management reforms, but challenges remain. Some initiatives, such as consolidating and streamlining operations, were achieved relatively quickly and...
HUD Multifamily Housing: Improved Follow-up Needed to Ensure That Physical Problems Are Corrected
GAO-01-668: Published: Jun 21, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 2001.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) assists nearly 30,000 privately owned and operated multifamily properties to provide affordable housing for low and moderate income persons. HUD is responsible for ensuring that the owners of HUD-assisted properties provide housing that is decent, safe, sanitary, and in good repair. HUD began its Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) in 1998 to...
Public Housing: Implementation Status of Selected Provisions of the 1998 Reform Act
GAO-01-98: Published: Dec 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 2001.
The Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 was intended to give the nation's public housing agencies greater flexibility to manage their public housing or tenant-based section 8 programs. In the two years since the legislation was passed, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has provided sufficient guidance for housing agencies to begin making use of their expanded discreti...
HUD Inspections: Steps Needed to Address Uncertainty in Inspection Scores
GAO-01-109: Published: Nov 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2000.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) created the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) to conduct physical inspections of HUD's public and multifamily housing properties to determine whether the properties are safe, decent, and in good repair. Although REAC uses sampling to select units and buildings for inspection, it did not, at the time of GAO's review, routinely calculate the s...
HUD Management: Status of Actions to Resolve Serious Internal Control Weaknesses
GAO-01-103: Published: Oct 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 2000.
This report discusses the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) efforts to resolve serious internal control weaknesses. During the past several years, serious internal control weaknesses and other deficiencies have plagued HUD's activities. In 1997, HUD announced its 2020 Management Reform Plan to overcome the agency's problems. HUD has made reasonable progress toward resolving mater...
HUD Housing Portfolios: HUD Has Strengthened Physical Inspections but Needs to Resolve Concerns About Their Reliability
RCED-00-168: Published: Jul 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Real Estate Assessment Center's (REAC) new physical inspection system for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) public and multifamily housing properties, focusing on whether: (1) REAC's inspection system represents an improvement over HUD's prior inspection systems; and (2) REAC's inspections are reliable.GAO noted that: (1)...
Management Challenges: GAO's Responses to HUD's Comments
RCED/AIMD-99-189: Published: Jul 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) statements regarding GAO's designation of HUD's programs as a high-risk area.GAO noted that: (1) GAO designated HUD's programs as a high-risk area in 1994 because of: (a) internal control weaknesses; (b) poorly integrated, ineffective, and generally unreliable infor...
Native American Housing: Information on HUD's Funding of Indian Housing Programs
RCED-99-16: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) implementation of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA), focusing on: (1) how HUD allocated funding to Indian housing authorities and tribes before NAHASDA's enactment, and how much was appropriated for Indian programs in fiscal years (FY) 1993 thr...
Section 8 Housing Assistance: HUD to Recapture $439 Million of Excess Funding in the Moderate Rehabilitation Program
RCED-98-235: Published: Aug 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) financial management of the Section 8 rental assistance program, focusing on: (1) the amount of excess budget authority in the Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (MOD REHAB) Program and how HUD estimated this amount; (2) the accuracy of HUD's estimate; and (3) HUD's plans for recapturing this...