Rental housing (61 - 70 of 137 items)
Resolution Trust Corporation: Affordable Housing Disposition Program Achieving Mixed Results
GGD-94-202: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Resolution Trust Corporation's (RTC) Affordable Housing Disposition Program (AHDP), focusing on: (1) RTC progress in providing home ownership and rental opportunities to low- and moderate-income families; (2) RTC procedures for ensuring that property purchasers comply with income and occupancy requirements; (3) AHDP administrative costs; and...
Federally Assisted Housing: Condition of Some Properties Receiving Section 8 Project-Based Assistance Is Below Housing Quality Standards
T-RCED-94-273: Published: Jul 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1994.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) section 8 project-based assisted housing programs, focusing on: (1) whether section 8 subsidized properties meet HUD housing quality standards; (2) whether HUD is effectively using its enforcement tools to ensure that the assisted properties are adequately maintained; and (3) actions HUD or Congress could take to resolve poorly...
Rental Housing: Use of Smaller Market Areas to Set Rent Subsidy Levels Has Drawbacks
RCED-94-112: Published: Jun 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) section 8 housing subsidies, focusing on the effects of basing rental subsidy payments on smaller market areas.GAO found that: (1) establishing fair market rents on the basis of smaller market areas would more closely reflect rents within those areas and increase housing choices for assisted house...
Section 8 Rental Housing: Merging Assistance Programs Has Benefits but Raises Implementation Issues
RCED-94-85: Published: May 27, 1994. Publicly Released: May 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) two rental housing subsidy programs should be combined, focusing on the: (1) benefits of a merger; (2) major program differences that would need reconciliation; (3) merger's effect on HUD budgeting and financial management; and (4) effort needed to merge the two programs.GAO found that...
Multifamily Housing: Information on Projects Eligible for Preservation Assistance
RCED-94-177FS: Published: Apr 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the distribution and funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) multifamily housing preservation program.GAO found that: (1) by 2021, 3,555 project owners will be eligible to participate in the preservation incentive program; (2) 95 percent of all low-income units will be eligible for prepayment by fiscal yea...
Housing Issues: The Housing and Community Development Act of 1994
T-RCED-94-148: Published: Mar 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1994.
GAO discussed the various impacts of H.R. 3838, the Housing and Community Development Act. GAO noted that: (1) the act could improve monitoring, foster community economic development, and decrease loan defaults by increasing the number of grants available; (2) the act would increase homelessness assistance funding and promote program consolidation; (3) although the act would further promote the me...
Assisted Housing: Evening Out the Growth of the Section 8 Program's Funding Needs
RCED-93-54: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of contract renewals for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) section 8 rental assistance program, focusing on: (1) the additional budget authority needed to renew expiring contracts; (2) ways to even-out the growth in budget authority for contract renewals; and (3) the relationship between budg...
Rental Housing: Serving the Elderly Through the Section 8 Program
RCED-93-12FS: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1993.
GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 8 housing programs, which are administered by public housing agencies (PHA), focusing on: (1) demographic characteristics of program beneficiaries; (2) the quality of housing rented by elderly voucher recipients; and (3) proportion of income beneficiaries paid for rent.GAO found that: (1) the majority of el...
Public and Assisted Housing: Some Progress Made in Implementing HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency Program
RCED-93-78: Published: Apr 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) progress in implementing its Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program, focusing on: (1) the program's status; (2) HUD actions to coordinate its efforts with other federal agencies that fund the supportive services needed for the FSS program; and (3) HUD determinations of the amounts to reimb...
HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency
RCED-92-248R: Published: Jul 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Family Self-Sufficiency Program, focusing on how the program applies to Indian housing authorities (IHA). GAO found that: (1) although the Indian community generally agrees with the program's concept and goals, it has not widely endorsed the program itself; (2) federal and Indian housing officials have suggested program changes,...