Public housing (51 - 60 of 78 items)
Housing and Community Development Products 1990-91
RCED-92-111: Published: Mar 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1992.
GAO presented an index of reports and testimonies it issued between January 1990 and December 1991 related to housing and community development issues.GAO presented a brief synopsis of reports and testimonies relating to: (1) homeownership assistance; (2) rental and public housing; (3) homelessness; (4) community development; (5) small and minority businesses; and (6) disaster assistance...
Public Housing: Management Issues Pertaining to the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority
RCED-91-70: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's (BMHA): (1) voluntary 3-year compliance agreement with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and whether it could correct leasing practices that violated title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; (2) reasons for its high vacancy rate; and (3) justification for its high number of employees.GA...
Issues Pertaining to the Management of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority
T-RCED-90-87: Published: Jun 9, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1990.
GAO discussed concerns regarding the management of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, including the: (1) effectiveness of a recently signed agreement between the Authority and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to improve the racial balance of public housing developments; (2) reasons for the Authority's high vacancy rates; and (3) need for the current number of Authority e...
Public Housing: Planned Kenilworth-Parkside Sale Raises Issues for Future Transactions
RCED-90-26: Published: Dec 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1989.
GAO reviewed the District of Columbia's pending sale of the Kenilworth-Parkside public housing property to the Kenilworth-Parkside Resident Management Corporation, focusing on: (1) its plan to initiate resident management corporation (RMC) sales of individual units to tenants; (2) capital-producing approaches RMC could pursue after attaining ownership; and (3) the potential effects of RMC financia...
Housing Conference: National Housing Policy Issues
RCED-89-174: Published: Aug 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1989.
GAO presented a transcript of the proceedings of a conference discussing: (1) low-income housing availability and affordability; (2) the growing homelessness problem; (3) home ownership assistance needs; and (4) the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) management of housing programs.GAO noted that conference speakers and panelists, representing Congress, HUD officials, and housing e...
Assisted Housing: Overview of Problems at the Longwood Cooperative in Cleveland, Ohio
RCED-88-202: Published: Aug 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the events surrounding the failure and foreclosure of the Longwood Cooperative, a low-income, multifamily housing project, focusing on: (1) the history of Longwood's financial and management problems; (2) why it took nearly 4 years for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to gain possession of Longwood after foreclosure proceedings...
Implementation of Programs Under Titles III and IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act
T-RCED-88-16: Published: Jan 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1988.
GAO discussed the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) purchase of goods and services prior to the implementation of the Homeless Assistance Act and determined that: (1) the largest portion of the funding, nearly 46 percent, was used for food, and 39 percent was for mortgage, rental, and utility assistance; (2) 36 cities submitted...
Public Housing: Issues Relating to the Management and Operation of the San Antonio Housing Authority
RCED-88-33: Published: Dec 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the San Antonio Housing Authority's (SAHA): (1) financial condition and administrative expenses; (2) procurement practices; (3) modernization activities; and (4) tenant relocation practices.GAO found that the SAHA: (1) financial condition weakened in 1985 but has been improving; and (2) modernization program is behind schedule and has cost more tha...
Public Housing: Problems Experienced in Rehabilitating Two Projects in Glen Cove, New York
RCED-87-71: Published: Apr 15, 1987. Publicly Released: May 7, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the rehabilitation of the Daniel Daly and Kennedy Heights public housing projects in Glen Cove, New York, with funds from a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program, to determine: (1) the reasons for the delay in construction after work started; (2) how much work was completed; and (3) how much money the Glen Cove Housing Author...
Public Housing: Conditions at the Laurel Park Project in St. Petersburg, Florida
RCED-87-33: Published: Feb 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the deterioration of the St. Petersburg, Florida, Laurel Park housing project, specifically: (1) why unmet physical needs exist at Laurel Park; (2) why the St. Petersburg Housing Agency was unsuccessful in applying for modernization funds under the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Comprehensive Improvement Assis...