Housing programs (61 - 70 of 90 items)
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.
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HUD-Proposed Legislative Changes to Section 203 of the Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1978
119698: Sep 30, 1982
GAO reviewed the implementation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy to attach section 8 subsidies to the sales of acquired multifamily housing projects to insure their continued availability to low- and moderate-income tenants. Specifically, the review determined the cost and effectiveness of the policy and whether other less costly, but effective, sales methods were ad...
Negotiated Sales of HUD-Owned Multifamily Housing Projects
CED-82-117: Published: Aug 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1982.
GAO was requested to analyze the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) negotiated sales of HUD-owned multifamily projects from October 1, 1976, through April 30, 1982. Specifically, the analysis examined: (1) what regulations, policies, and procedures govern negotiated sales of HUD-owned multifamily projects, and how often this sales method has been used; and (2) whether the regulati...
Housing and Community Development: National Problems
CED-82-96: Published: Jun 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1982.
GAO presented its perspective on major housing and community development issues facing the Nation and outlined its plan for addressing these issues during the next year.The study provided an overview of the areas which cover housing, community development, business assistance, and disaster assistance. In addition, GAO discussed: (1) the effectiveness of the Nation's efforts to house lower income f...
Duplicative and Unnecessary Renovations Made in the HUD-Subsidized Concord Commons Apartments in Rockford, IL
CED-82-67: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed duplicative and unnecessary repairs approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at an apartment complex in Rockford, Illinois.Although HUD spent about $1 million to renovate more than half of the apartments at the complex during 1978 and 1979, all of the apartments are being renovated again by the Rockford Housing Developm...
Housing Block Grant Activity in Seattle: A Case Study
CED-82-60: Published: Mar 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1982.
GAO examined the local housing activities under the Community Development Block Grant Program in Seattle, Washington, to assist Congress which is currently considering various alternatives for dispensing federal housing subsidies.Seattle has used Community Development Block Grant funds to provide minor assistance for a number of housing units. Elderly homeowners with low to moderate income were th...
Housing Block Grant Activity in Pittsburgh: A Case Study
CED-82-52: Published: Mar 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1982.
Congress is currently considering various alternatives for administering federal housing subsidies. GAO studied the Community Development Block Grant Program activities of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to assist Congress by describing how cities and counties have used their block grant funds to provide and improve housing for low- and moderate-income families.GAO found that Pittsburgh has rehabilitate...
Energy-Efficient and Cost-Effective Equipment Should Be Installed in New Government Housing
EMD-81-93: Published: Sep 16, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1981.
GAO evaluated the efforts being made and the actions that could be taken to make Government housing more energy efficient.GAO believes that energy consumption could be substantially reduced in new housing if energy-efficient equipment were installed in Government owned, subsidized, and insured housing. Although Federal agencies have taken actions to conserve energy by reducing the heating and cool...
More Can Be Done To Measure HUD's Success in Using Millions of Dollars for Rehabilitating Housing
CED-81-98: Published: Jul 14, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1981.
GAO examined the current status of actions taken by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on recommendations GAO made to the agency in a previous report. In this report, GAO estimated that $150 million of a total $200 million in grants was directly granted to property owners to cover their rehabilitation costs in fiscal year 1980. By combining grant assistance to homeowners for hou...
Weaknesses in the Planning and Utilization of Rental Housing for Persons in Wheelchairs
CED-81-45: Published: Jun 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1981.
GAO reviewed Federal efforts to provide housing designed especially for the needs of people who use wheelchairs to determine whether the Departments of Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) goals to produce wheelchair-accessible housing units were reasonable and being complied with and if people in wheelchairs were occupying the special housing units.Housing units produced under HUD...