Urban development programs (21 - 30 of 39 items)
Kentucky's Early Implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
122872: Oct 26, 1983
GAO described Kentucky's decisionmaking process in implementing the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program, compared 1982 State-funded activities and populations targeted with those of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1980, and provided local communities' perceptions of the success of Kentucky's program.GAO found that Kentucky's 1982 program differed from th...
Alabama's Early Implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
122870: Oct 24, 1983
GAO described Alabama's decisionmaking process in implementing the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program, compared State-funded activities and populations targeted in 1982 with those of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1981, and provided perceptions of local communities relative to the success of Alabama's program.GAO found that projects and activities fund...
Delaware's Early Implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
122871: Oct 19, 1983
GAO assessed Delaware's implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program, focusing on the decisionmaking process, a comparison of State-funded activities with those funded under a previous program by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the perceptions held by communities and others of the success of the program in Delaware.GAO found that the Delaw...
States Are Making Good Progress in Implementing the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
RCED-83-186: Published: Sep 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1983.
In the first of a series of reports on States' implementation of block grants, GAO reviewed seven States' implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program to assess the initial progress they have made in administering activities under that program. The report addresses concerns about: (1) changes that have occurred as States used their flexibility in funding community d...
Interim Report on GAO's Review of the Urban Development Action Grant Program
RCED-83-126: Published: Mar 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1983.
GAO was asked to provide an interim report on major issues included in its review of the Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) Program.GAO found that reasons contributing to the low level of participation in UDAG by small cities were lack of knowledge about UDAG and insufficient capacity within the city government to either carry through a UDAG application or hire an outside concern for that purpo...
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...
District Could Get More for Urban Renewal Property, but HUD Debt Will Be Repaid
GGD-82-32: Published: Mar 8, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1982.
GAO was requested to examine selected aspects of the District of Columbia's urban renewal property disposition activity.The review showed that District urban renewal property sales should generate sufficient revenues to satisfy the remaining indebtedness to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). However, GAO is not certain that the District is receiving the best possible price for...
Philadelphia Regional Office: W.C., the Joke's on You
119373: Jan 1, 1982
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 3, Summer 1982, the fifteenth in a series of articles on GAO regional offices, discusses the Philadelphia regional office. The Philadelphia office's audit work has concentrated on such areas as income security, general procurement, logistics management, transportation systems, and domestic housing and community development...
The Community Development Block Grant Program Can Be More Effective in Revitalizing the Nation's Cities
CED-81-76: Published: Apr 30, 1981. Publicly Released: May 4, 1981.
The Community Development Block Grant Program allows cities to undertake a wide variety of activities to provide decent housing, jobs, and neighborhoods for their residents. Funds can be used for the acquisition and disposition of property, street improvements, water and sewer facilities, the rehabilitation of private properties, public services and parks, playgrounds, and other recreational facil...
Domestic Housing and Community Development Issues for Planning
CED-80-139: Published: Sep 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1980.
Many serious housing and community development problems face the United States during the 1980's. The number of households will increase 19 percent during the 1980's, placing greater demand on the housing supply. Americans continue to migrate to the South and West, and increasingly to rural areas. Population redistribution is responsible for a wide range of present urban problems, such as the conc...