Federal aid for housing (1 - 10 of 57 items)
Recovery Act: Opportunities Exist to Increase the Public's Understanding of Recipient Reporting on HUD Programs
GAO-10-966: Published: Sep 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 2010.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) has provided about $6 billion in grants for three Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs that fund housing or community development. As of March 31, 2010, HUD's Capital Fund awarded nearly $3 billion in grants to 3,134 public housing agencies, the Community Development Block Grant-Recovery (CDBG-R) awarded about...
Public Housing: Information on the Financing, Oversight, and Effects of the HOPE VI Program
GAO-07-1025T: Published: Jun 20, 2007. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2007.
Since fiscal year 1992, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $6 billion in HOPE VI program grants to public housing authorities to revitalize severely distressed public housing and provide supportive services to residents. HUD has encouraged housing authorities to use their HOPE VI grants to attract, or leverage, funding from other sources, including other fe...
HUD's Inventory of Affordable Multifamily Housing: Data on Properties with Mortgages Scheduled to Mature and Rental Assistance Set to Expire, an E-supplement to GAO-04-20
GAO-04-210SP: Published: Jan 3, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 2004.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has subsidized the development of over 23,000 properties by offering owners favorable long-term mortgage financing or rental assistance payments in exchange for owners' commitment to house low-income tenants. When owners pay off mortgages--the mortgages "mature"--the subsidized financing ends, raising the possibility of rent increases. GAO was...
Status of GAO's Recommendations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development
GAO-01-741R: Published: May 11, 2001. Publicly Released: May 11, 2001.
GAO's January 2001 Performance and Accountability Series provides an overview of management issues at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In the series, GAO made several recommendations to improve HUD's programs and operations. This report reviews the status of nine key recommendations. GAO found that HUD has taken important steps toward addressing some of its management deficie...
HUD Reform Act: Information on the Department's Response to the Act's Requirements
RCED-00-91: Published: Mar 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) complied with the HUD Reform Act of 1989 in fiscal years 1997 and 1998, focusing on HUD's actions in response to: (1) title I of the Reform Act, which is the title principally concerned with addressing the ethics, management and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issues r...
HUD: Requirements for Notification, Evaluation, and Reduction of Lead-Based Hazards in Federally Owned Residential Property and Housing Receiving Federal Assistance
OGC-99-67: Published: Sep 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new rule on requirements for the notification, evaluation, and reduction of lead-based paint hazards in federally owned residential property and housing receiving federal assistance. GAO noted that: (1) the final rule implements sections 1012 and 1013 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Haza...
Housing and Urban Development: Comments on HUD's Fiscal Year 2000 Budget Request
T-RCED-99-104: Published: Mar 3, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Housing Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year (FY) 2000 budget request, focusing on: (1) new initiatives or significant increases proposed by HUD; and (2) observations about HUD's request for funding related to several areas GAO has reported on in the past year.GAO noted that: (1) to support 19 new programs and initiatives, HUD i...
Native American Housing: Information on HUD's Funding of Indian Housing Programs
RCED-99-16: Published: Nov 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) implementation of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA), focusing on: (1) how HUD allocated funding to Indian housing authorities and tribes before NAHASDA's enactment, and how much was appropriated for Indian programs in fiscal years (FY) 1993 thr...
Federal Housing Finance Board: Actions Needed to Improve Regulatory Oversight
GGD-98-203: Published: Sep 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Housing Finance Board's (FHFB) safety and soundness and mission compliance oversight, focusing on evaluating: (1) FHFB's annual safety and soundness and mission compliance examinations of the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks); (2) other aspects of FHFB's oversight; and (3) the status of FHFB's involvement in the Federal Home Loan Bank...
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance: HUD's Processes for Evaluating and Using Unexpended Balances Are Ineffective
RCED-98-202: Published: Jul 22, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) systems for budgeting and accounting for Section 8 rental assistance funds, focusing on whether the systems ensure that unexpended Section 8 project-based funds do not reach unreasonable levels and that obligations are spent in a timely manner.GAO noted that: (1) as of September 30, 1997, HU...