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Measuring Accomplishments Under the Business Development Assistance Program--More Accurate Verification Recommended
CED-79-117: Published: Sep 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1979.
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) attempts through its Business Development Assistance Program to create permanent jobs in areas of high unemployment by helping businesses to expand or locate new facilities in these areas. This help includes direct loans and guarantees of loans with private lending institutions. EDA has a goal that at least one permanent job will result for each $10,00...
Survey of the Economic Development Administration's Implementation of the Title IX Program
CED-79-104: Published: Jun 28, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1979.
The Title IX Special Economic Development and Adjustment Assistance Program was designed to save or create jobs and stimulate the economy of depressed areas. Nationwide, communities received 243 grants totalling about $311 million through fiscal year 1978. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has the responsibility for implementing the Title IX program, which requires that grant recipient...
More Can Be Done To Identify and Help Communities Adjust to Economic Problems Caused by Increased Imports
CED-79-42: Published: May 15, 1979. Publicly Released: May 15, 1979.
An attempt was made to assess the impact of imports on local economies and to determine whether public officials and business representatives were aware of community benefits provided under the Trade Act. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) of the Department of Commerce is responsible for administering adjustment assistance to communities and business firms. Under the Trade Act, communit...
Improvements Needed in Selecting and Processing Urban Development Action Grants
CED-79-64: Published: Mar 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1979.
An examination of the Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) Program focused on application review and approval procedures at Housing and Urban Development (HUD) headquarters for 18 selected grants from the April 6, July 11, and August 2, 1978, funding rounds. The 154 grants awarded on those dates were the first grants awarded under the UDAG program. The basis for grant approval, rejection, and hol...
The Community Development Block Grant Program: Discretionary Grant Funds Not Always Given to the Most Promising Small City Programs
CED-78-157: Published: Aug 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1978.
Under the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant program, nonmetropolitan communities receive discretionary grants in accordance with an application rating and approval procedure. Two primary rating factors are: (1) the extent that the project supports the expansion or conservation of low- and moderate-income housing; and (2) the extent that the proje...
Management and Evaluation of the Community Development Block Grant Program Need To Be Strengthened
CED-78-160: Published: Aug 30, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1978.
The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 requires communities to certify in their applications for grants that their community development programs are developed in accordance with the Act's statutory objectives and requires grantees to provide HUD with an annual performance report concerning activities under the programs and their assessment of how the activities relate to objectives.HUD...
Planning Federal Assistance to Communities Affected by the Trident Submarine Base, Washington State
LCD-77-320: Published: Jun 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1977.
The Congress authorized funds to communities to expand facilities and services needed for new workers and families when the Trident submarine base becomes operational in the 1980's.Under existing Federal programs, the Secretary of Defense provides financial aid to other departments and agencies for planning, construction, and/or subsidies of schools, roads, water and sewer systems, low-rent housin...