Community development (31 - 40 of 56 items)
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...
Boston, Massachusetts, Model Cities Program
089494: Dec 11, 1972
No summary is currently available...
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...
States' Early Implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
120768: Mar 9, 1983
To assist a congressional subcommittee in its consideration of the reauthorization of the Community Development Block Grant Program, GAO assessed preliminary results of seven States' implementation of the Small Cities Block Grant Program as authorized by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981. GAO reported that all seven States obtained public comments in designing their Small Cities Progra...
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...
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...
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...
Consolidated List of Persons or Firms Currently Debarred
B-3368: Published: Jan 4, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1982.
A list was presented of persons or firms currently debarred for violations of various public contracts acts incorporating labor standards provisions...
New-Home Buyers and Federal Agencies Benefit From Improved Warranty Protection
CED-81-40: Published: May 26, 1981. Publicly Released: May 26, 1981.
GAO reviewed the private and State warranty programs that were developed to protect home buyers from construction defects in new houses. The review was made to assess the growth of these warranty programs and the protection that they provided through federally assisted housing programs.Until recently, new-home buyer's protection from construction defects was limited to that described in the purcha...
Similar Business Assistance Programs of Two Federal Agencies Have Potential for Duplication
CED-81-26: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1981.
The university-based management and technical assistance programs administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) were reviewed. Comparisons were made of the similarities, differences, and possible duplications between the programs.The problem-solving or counseling assistance provided under both programs is alike in many respects. The EDA p...