Grant administration (21 - 26 of 26 items)
Financial Control System Problems at the Community Services Administration Will Not Be Fully Solved by the Current System Redesign Project
AFMD-81-96: Published: Aug 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Community Services Administration's automated Financial Control System. The objectives were to determine whether the accounting and management control systems ensure that: (1) cash advances received, money expended, and balances on hand are properly and accurately reported; and (2) cash advances are not requested prematurely causing balances to exceed immediate and reasonable cash...
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...
Why the Formula for Allocating Community Development Block Grant Funds Should Be Improved
CED-77-2: Published: Dec 6, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1976.
A review of the formula used to allocate Community Development Block Grant funds by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) revealed inequities. In the Block Grants program, funds for the improvement of urban communities were to be allocated according to a needs formula based on population, overcrowded housing, and the extent of poverty.In determining poverty, which receives a double...