Low income housing (11 - 20 of 27 items)
Housing and Community Development Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1996-98
IAP-96-18: Published: Jun 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1996.
GAO presented its Housing and Community Development issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1998.GAO plans to: (1) analyze proposals to dismantle or reorganize the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the HUD fiscal year (FY) 1997 budget request, the Federal Housing Agency's (FHA) mission and operations, and HUD contracting practices and contract administration; (2) evaluate pr...
Housing and Community Development Products, 1992-94
RCED-95-61W: Published: May 1, 1995. Publicly Released: May 1, 1995.
GAO published an index of reports and testimonies issued from January 1992 through December 1994 and a brief summary of reports and testimonies relating to: (1) public and assisted housing; (2) mortgage financing and home ownership; (3) Department of Housing and Urban Development management; (4) homelessness; (5) community development; (6) disaster assistance; (7) small business; and (8) other rel...
Housing Issues: The Housing and Community Development Act of 1994
T-RCED-94-148: Published: Mar 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1994.
GAO discussed the various impacts of H.R. 3838, the Housing and Community Development Act. GAO noted that: (1) the act could improve monitoring, foster community economic development, and decrease loan defaults by increasing the number of grants available; (2) the act would increase homelessness assistance funding and promote program consolidation; (3) although the act would further promote the me...
Housing and Community Development Issues
OCG-93-22TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues relating to housing and community development.GAO noted that housing and community development issues included: (1) providing affordable housing for the nation's poor; (2) strengthening the Department of Housing and Urban Development's management; (3) controlling housing loan and lead-based paint cost exposure; (4) promoting community deve...
Housing and Community Development Products 1990-91
RCED-92-111: Published: Mar 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1992.
GAO presented an index of reports and testimonies it issued between January 1990 and December 1991 related to housing and community development issues.GAO presented a brief synopsis of reports and testimonies relating to: (1) homeownership assistance; (2) rental and public housing; (3) homelessness; (4) community development; (5) small and minority businesses; and (6) disaster assistance...
Rural Development: Problems and Progress of Colonia Subdivisions Near Mexico Border
RCED-91-37: Published: Nov 5, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on nine counties in the four states bordering Mexico, focusing on the: (1) number, location, and water and sewer problems of colonias, generally characterized as unincorporated subdivisions featuring substandard housing, inadequate roads and drainage, and substandard water and sewer facilities; (2) state and local efforts to address wat...
Community Development: Distribution of Small Cities Funds by Pennsylvania
RCED-89-111: Published: May 3, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the methodology: (1) Pennsylvania used to distribute Small Cities and Community Development Block Grant Program funds; and (2) the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Pennsylvania used to develop low- and moderate-income population statistics.GAO found that: (1) Pennsylvania's methodology for estimating the percentage of low- a...
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...
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 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...