Community development (81 - 90 of 90 items)
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...
U.S. Economic Aid for the West Bank and Gaza
ID-78-35: Published: Jul 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1978.
The Agency for International Development (AID) program in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza grew out of a desire to demonstrate U.S. concern for the welfare of the Palestinians and has been part of U.S. efforts to promote peace in the Middle East. In accordance with congressional intent, U.S. assistance for the West Bank and Gaza has been carried out through U.S. voluntary agencies. These ag...
HUD Needs To Better Assess Financial Soundness of Multifamily Residential Projects Before Insuring Them
CED-78-70: Published: Mar 29, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1978.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) began insuring multifamily housing projects in 1938 and, in 1954, began implementing subsidized multifamily housing programs to enable low- and moderate-income families to improve their housing conditions.Recently HUD has incurred many financial losses due to mortgage defaults, foreclosures, and assignments on its multifamily loan insurance pro...
Management of the Seminole Employment Economic Development Corporation
HRD-77-103: Published: Sep 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1977.
The Seminole Employment Economic Development Corporation in Seminole County, Florida, is designed to help low-income communities cope with problems such as chronic unemployment and community deterioration by providing financial and technical assistance to business and social ventures serving them.Through June 1976, the Corporation received federal grants of about $4.3 million: $3.2 million from th...
The Economic Development Program of the Community Services Administration
101751: Mar 30, 1977
GAO sought to determine whether certain special impact programs in the Community Services Administration's (CSA's) economic development program were: progressing toward national and local goals; having an appreciable impact on areas they served; and being effectively administered. The review of six special impact programs included two high density urban areas of Chicago and New York and four urban...
Procedural Operations of the Farmers Home Administration, Department of Agriculture, in Wisconsin
B-114873: Published: Feb 10, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1977.
An investigation was requested by members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation to evaluate procedural operation of the Farmers Home Administration, Department of Agriculture, in the state of Wisconsin. The areas of concern were (1) shuffling of personnel between county offices, (2) adequacy of supervisory training, (3) establishment of one-stop service centers, and (4) delays in processing lo...
Economic Development Programs in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, Under the Special Impact Program
B-130515: Published: Aug 20, 1973. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1973.
No summary is currently available...
Federal Programs To Aid the Social and Economic Development of Indian Reservations
B-114868: Published: Jul 11, 1973. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1973.
No summary is currently available...