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Public Housing: HUD Oversight of the Annapolis Housing Authority
RCED-89-145: Published: Jun 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the adequacy of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) oversight of the Annapolis, Maryland, Housing Authority, focusing on why: (1) HUD did not complete an overall management review between 1985 and 1988; and (2) the Housing Authority's operating reserves have declined sharply since 1986.GAO found that: (1) the HUD Baltimore fi...
[Comments on HUD Commercial Trade Promotion Activities]
B-229732: Published: Dec 22, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1988.
GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) use of appropriated funds for commercial trade promotion activities relating to an international construction exhibit held in the Soviet Union. GAO held that HUD violated the Antideficiency Act, since it did not have authority to spend appropriated funds for such activities...
Veterans Administration: Identifying Physicians With License Sanctions--An Incomplete Process
HRD-88-47: Published: May 13, 1988. Publicly Released: May 13, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Veterans Administration's (VA) Office of Inspector General's (OIG) methodology for identifying VA physicians with license sanctions.GAO found that the OIG study: (1) ran a computer match of physicians listed in the VA database with the Federation of State Medical Boards database to identify physicians with license sanctions; (2) identified 93 V...
[Comments on Possible HUD Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Claim]
B-229799: Published: Feb 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Small Business Act: NASA's Disadvantaged Business Advocate Not Reporting to Proper Management Level
GGD-87-50: Published: Apr 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) to determine its compliance with the Small Business Act's required reporting level.GAO found that: (1) although a NASA regulation changed the OSDBU Director's reporting level from the Administrator to the Deputy Administrator...
[Comments on Statutory Limitation Contained in Annual Appropriation Acts on FHLBB Administrative Expenses]
B-225986: Published: Mar 2, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on whether the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB) should use funds in the Federal Home Loan Banks' shared expense account to pay FHLBB administrative expenses without being subject to statutory limitations. GAO determined that: (1) FHLBB is not legally authorized to accept payment or reimbursement from the banks for the travel-related adminis...
Small Business Act: HUD's Disadvantaged Business Advocate Reports to Proper Management Level
GGD-87-4: Published: Oct 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) compliance with a subsection of the Small Business Act that describes the required reporting level for the Director, HUD, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU).GAO interviewed HUD officials and reviewed organizational charts, a description of the Director's responsibil...
Inspectors General: Compliance With Professional Standards by the EPA Inspector General
AFMD-86-43: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to determine whether OIG: (1) audit functions complied with Comptroller General and President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) standards; and (2) investigation function satisfactorily complied with PCIE quality and professional standards.GAO found that: (1) OIG satisfactorily complied with 20 of...
[Allegation That Federal Grant Was Improperly Expended]
B-215591: Published: Mar 24, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on an individual's allegations that a town improperly expended Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant funds when it acquired his property. GAO noted that: (1) while HUD did deny the individual an opportunity to accompany the appraisers who inspected his property, this did not create any entitlement for the individual or...
Status of HUD Budget Authority
OGC-86-12: Published: Apr 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1986.
GAO reported on the status of $500 million in budget authority for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that it had previously reported as deferred.GAO found that: (1) although it had previously reported that the President was withholding HUD loan guarantee authority, the President actually proposed to defer HUD budget authority for community development grants; and (2) the Presid...