Community development (91 - 100 of 198 items)
[Comments on FmHA Interpretation of Section of Housing and Community Development Act]
B-230951: Published: Mar 10, 1989. Publicly Released: May 22, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) legal interpretation of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987. GAO agreed with the FmHA position that it lacked authorization to implement the rural housing guaranteed loan demonstration program during fiscal year (FY) 1988 and 1989, absent enactment of the requisite appropriation language...
Urban Action Grants: Lansing, Michigan's Grant Requires Action
RCED-89-85: Published: Apr 11, 1989. Publicly Released: May 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated a Lansing, Michigan, Urban Development Action Grant project, focusing on whether changes to the project's scope complied with the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations and procedures.GAO found that: (1) HUD approved the $3.3-million grant for financing the purchase and installation of fixed capital equipment in a techn...
Urban Development Action Grants: Effects of the 1987 Amendments on Project Selection
RCED-89-64: Published: Jan 30, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO analyzed the effect of 1987 legislative changes desined to ensure fairness in the allocation, distribution, and use of Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) program funds, focusing on the: (1) distribution of funds among regions; (2) targeting of funds to cities and urban counties with high levels of economic distress; (3) number and types of projects tha...
138538: Jan 1, 1989
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 5, Spring 1989, describes new initiatives by public and private partnerships to meet the U.S. need for low-income housing. State, local, and federal changes in tax incentives have helped community development corporations and nonprofit housing organizations to create more affordable housing and a new housing delivery system through new financing...
Community Development: Revenue and Demographic Characteristics of East St. Louis, Illinois
RCED-86-184FS: Published: Aug 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal, state, and local funding for East St. Louis, Illinois, for fiscal years (FY) 1974 through 1985; and (2) historical demographic data on social and economic conditions in the city.GAO found that: (1) during FY 1977 through 1979, total federal funding for the c...
HUD's Review of an Urban Development Action Grant to Wilmington, North Carolina
129392: Mar 20, 1986
GAO testified on the findings of its review of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) award to Wilmington, North Carolina to purchase and renovate a crane manufacturing plant located in St. Paul, Minnesota. GAO reviewed HUD procedures in approving the grant to determine if the relocation had a significant adverse economic affect on the St. Pau...
Community Development: HUD Review of Urban Development Action Grant to Wilmington, N.C.
RCED-86-73: Published: Feb 12, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) decision to award a $4 million urban development action grant (UDAG) to the city of Wilmington, North Carolina for the purchase and renovation of a vacant industrial plant, specifically with respect to the antipirating provision of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.GAO noted th...
Urban Action Grants: A Review of Two San Antonio, Texas, Development Projects
RCED-86-56BR: Published: Jan 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed two urban development action grant (UDAG) projects to determine whether the number of jobs created, the amount of private investment generated, and the amount of taxes collected exceeded the expectations for the projects.GAO noted that: (1) city officials were unable to provide adequate documentation to support the number of new jobs anticipated or...
Projects Funded in South Central Georgia by the Emergency Jobs Appropriations Act of 1983
HRD-85-98: Published: Sep 25, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the implementation of the Emergency Jobs Appropriations Act in five contiguous counties in Georgia. This legislation provides emergency supplemental appropriations to: (1) provide productive employment; (2) hasten or initiate federal projects and construction; and (3) provide humanitarian assistance including an emergency food and sh...
[Consolidated List of Persons or Firms Currently Debarred]
B-3368: Published: Apr 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1985.
A list was presented of persons or firms currently debarred for violations of various public contracts acts incorporating labor standards provisions...