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Federal Downsizing: Agency Officials' Views on Maintaining Performance During Downsizing at Selected Agencies
GGD-98-46: Published: Mar 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of the Interior, the General Services Administration (GSA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to obtain information on the effects downsizing has had on their performance and what actions were taken to maintain...
HUD Management: Information on HUD's 2020 Management Reform Plan
RCED-98-86: Published: Mar 20, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed aspects of the management reform proposals outlined in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) 2020 Management Reform Plan, focusing on: (1) studies and analyses that HUD performed to determine the efficiencies derived from the centralization and consolidation of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and other major programs and...
Regulatory Reform: Agencies' Efforts to Eliminate and Revise Rules Yield Mixed Results
GGD-98-3: Published: Oct 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated and expanded its previous review of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) page elimination and revision initiative, focusing on whether: (1) agencies' reported page elimination totals took into account any pages added to the CFR during the same period; (2) agencies' CFR revision efforts would reduce regulatory burden; and (3) the administration has...
Public Housing: HUD Takes Over the Housing Authority of New Orleans
RCED-96-67: Published: May 3, 1996. Publicly Released: May 17, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO), focusing on: (1) its major operational difficulties; (2) the causes of those problems; and (3) the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) corrective actions and the effects of those actions.GAO found that: (1) HANO has been unable to implement and maintain effective maintenance, modernizatio...
Community Development: Reuse of Urban Industrial Sites
RCED-95-172: Published: Jun 30, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on brownfields, focusing on: (1) the extent and nature of abandoned industrial sites in distressed urban communities and the barriers brownfields present to redevelopment efforts; and (2) federal initiatives aimed at helping communities overcome obstacles to reusing brownfield sites.GAO found that: (1) while no national inventory of bro...
[Request for Review of HUD Computation of Debt]
B-238725.2: Published: Mar 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
Subsidized Housing: HUD Oversight of the Villa San Pedro Project
RCED-87-159BR: Published: Aug 20, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) oversight of a subsidized low- and moderate-income housing project, focusing on: (1) events related to the project; (2) actions HUD could take to remedy the project's problems; (3) whether HUD acted aggressively and effectively in response to the project's problems; and (4) HUD options for ens...
Administration and Enforcement of Davis-Bacon Act in Projects in Waycross, Georgia
102538: May 26, 1977
The Department of Labor and selected Federal contracting agencies and construction sites in Region IV were reviewed to determine whether their enforcement efforts related to the Davis-Bacon Act ensured that contractors and subcontractors complied with the minimum wage provisions of the act.Under Federal revenue sharing, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provided $783,165 to the...
Alleged Discrimination in Insuring Profit-Making Multifamily Housing Projects
CED-77-91: Published: Jul 12, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
GAO investigated certain allegations by black developers that the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) San Francisco regional office systematically discriminated against minority developers in HUD insured profitmaking housing projects.Walter J. Taylor and Albert L. McKee alleged that HUD conspired against them in refusing to insure their multifamily projects for reasons of racial di...