Communities (41 - 43 of 43 items)
Housing Abandonment: A National Problem Needing New Approaches
CED-78-126: Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1978.
Although housing abandonment is a relatively new phenomenon, it has generated concern among those who have experienced or observed its impact on the Nation's cities. Various studies have suggested that housing abandonment is a market phenomenon which is accelerated and exacerbated by poverty, racial tensions, rising crime, and poor neighborhood services. The Department of Housing and Urban Develop...
Department of Housing and Urban Development Reorganization Plan: Some Accomplishments but More Needed
FPCD-78-33: Published: Apr 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1978.
In June 1977, a report recommended that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) could streamline its organization through consolidating its 77 field offices and realigning regional and field office functions. A proposed reorganization, which is expected to affect less than 10 percent of HUD field employees, is intended to modify the field structure and improve management. The propose...
The Military Services Are Constructing Unneeded Family Housing
CED-78-8: Published: Dec 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1977.
In its family housing program, the Department of Defense (DOD) tries to ensure married members of the armed services and their families adequate quarters. DOD policy is to rely on communities near military installations as the primary source for housing, and housing should be constructed on a military installation only as a last resort.The DOD system for assessing available community housing is ba...