Program management (31 - 40 of 51 items)
HUD's Administration of the 701 Comprehensive Planning Grants Program
089482: Feb 20, 1974
No summary is currently available...
U.S. Participation in the NATO Infrastructure Program
ID-83-3: Published: Jan 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1983.
GAO examined aspects of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) infrastructure, which is its commonly funded military construction program, to: (1) answer some frequently asked questions about how the program works; (2) identify actions to improve the future recovery from NATO of funds spent by the United States on prefinanced projects; and (3) suggest how savings could be achieved by the...
Cleveland, Ohio's, Community Development Block Grant Applications
106853: Mar 19, 1978
A review of Cleveland, Ohio's, Community Development Block Grant applications for 1975 through 1977 indicated that Cleveland's application for 1977 funds did not describe the activities to be undertaken to meet community development needs and objectives. Instead, the applications listed general classes of activities, the total dollar amount requested for each class of activity, and referenced the...
Block Grant Implementation
118385: May 11, 1982
Legislation passed in 1981 assigned primary administrative responsibility for nine block grants to States. GAO studied the transition process and early implementation of these grants and found that the State transition to block grant administration is proceeding well, considering the short timeframe between passage of the legislation and its implementation, program funding reductions, and uncertai...
Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
CED-82-47: Published: Mar 10, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO studied the role and function of metropolitan planning organizations (MPO's) in urban and regional transportation planning to determine whether they are economical, efficient, and effective.The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) are conducting a comprehensive review which is focused on: (1) defin...
Closure of the Community Services Administration and Implementation of the Block Grant Program
116599: Oct 6, 1981
GAO commented on recent efforts by personnel from various Federal departments and agencies to simultaneously carry out the orderly closure of the Community Services Administration's (CSA) activities and implement the Community Services Block Grant program in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The CSA closure was effective on September 30, and the Community Services Block Grant Prog...
Opinion Concerning the SBA Disaster Loan Program
B-202568: Published: Sep 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1981.
In March 1981, the Small Business Administration (SBA) found that its appropriation could not meet the requirements of its disaster programs for the remainder of the fiscal year. Excessive demands exhausted the funding apportioned to SBA, which necessitated an immediate suspension of the approval of disaster loans until the apportionment of additional funds could be obtained. Effective March 19, 1...
Continuation of the Resource Conservation and Development Program Raises Questions
CED-81-120: Published: Aug 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) program and the administrative and legislative changes needed to improve the control and operation of the program.GAO was unable to develop a clear picture or measure of overall benefits under the program because program accomplishments are not clearly distinguishable at either the project or measure l...
Federal Disaster Assistance
088051: Jul 21, 1981
No summary is currently available...
Poor Controls Over Federal Aid in Massachusetts After the 1978 Blizzard Caused Questionable Benefit Payments
CED-81-4: Published: Jan 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1981.
In February 1978, the President declared eight Massachusetts' counties a major disaster area following the most severe blizzard to strike the Boston metropolitan area in over 100 years. Federal assistance totalled about $180 million to individuals, businesses, and state and local governments. GAO was asked to review: (1) the adequacy of coordination among the federal agencies to prevent duplicativ...