Community development (121 - 130 of 198 items)
Views on Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Governing the Community Development Block Grant Program
120230: Dec 7, 1982
GAO discussed the impact of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's recently proposed revisions to the regulations governing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. GAO directed its remarks to proposed changes in the regulation which: (1) eliminate the application review process; (2) may lessen the emphasis on low- and moderate-income benefits; and (3) impair the ability of...
HUD and EDA Public Facility Loans to the Rend Lake Conservancy District
CED-78-89: Published: Apr 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1982.
The loan management procedures used by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to monitor the repayment of loans provided to the Rend Lake Conservancy District of Illinois for construction of a water system and treatment facility were reviewed. The project was financed by two series of revenue bonds, and subsequent overruns in constru...
Cleveland, Ohio's, Community Development Block Grant Applications
106853: Mar 19, 1978
A review of Cleveland, Ohio's, Community Development Block Grant applications for 1975 through 1977 indicated that Cleveland's application for 1977 funds did not describe the activities to be undertaken to meet community development needs and objectives. Instead, the applications listed general classes of activities, the total dollar amount requested for each class of activity, and referenced the...
Need for Improvements in Financial Administration by the Action for Bridgeport Community Development, Inc., Bridgeport, Conn.
B-130515: Published: Mar 23, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Meeting Application and Review Requirements for Block Grants Under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974
RED-76-106: Published: Jun 23, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
HUD Needs To Better Determine Extent of Community Block Grants' Lower Income Benefits
RCED-83-15: Published: Nov 3, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1982.
GAO conducted a review to determine whether the information which the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) uses accurately reflects the extent to which the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program meets its legislative objective of benefiting lower income persons.HUD has a basic responsibility for overseeing how entitled cities use their block grants and for reporting to Congr...
[Consolidated List of Persons or Firms Currently Debarred]
B-3368: Published: Oct 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1982.
A list was presented of persons or firms currently debarred for violations of various public contracts acts incorporating labor standards provisions...
HUD-Proposed Legislative Changes to Section 203 of the Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1978
119698: Sep 30, 1982
GAO reviewed the implementation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy to attach section 8 subsidies to the sales of acquired multifamily housing projects to insure their continued availability to low- and moderate-income tenants. Specifically, the review determined the cost and effectiveness of the policy and whether other less costly, but effective, sales methods were ad...
Housing and Community Development: National Problems
CED-82-96: Published: Jun 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1982.
GAO presented its perspective on major housing and community development issues facing the Nation and outlined its plan for addressing these issues during the next year.The study provided an overview of the areas which cover housing, community development, business assistance, and disaster assistance. In addition, GAO discussed: (1) the effectiveness of the Nation's efforts to house lower income f...
Duplicative and Unnecessary Renovations Made in the HUD-Subsidized Concord Commons Apartments in Rockford, IL
CED-82-67: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed duplicative and unnecessary repairs approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at an apartment complex in Rockford, Illinois.Although HUD spent about $1 million to renovate more than half of the apartments at the complex during 1978 and 1979, all of the apartments are being renovated again by the Rockford Housing Developm...