Community development (1 - 10 of 21 items)
Community Development Block Grants: Reporting on Compliance with Limit on Funds Used for Administration Can Be Improved
GAO-13-247: Published: Mar 21, 2013. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 2013.
The annual appropriation for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program allows grantees to use up to 20 percent of program funds for planning, management, and administration (collectively referred to as "administration"). Specifically, grantees may use these funds for a range of activities, including general management, oversight, and coordination; fair housing activities; preparing comm...
Single-Family Housing: Stronger Oversight of FHA Lenders Could Reduce HUD's Insurance Risk
RCED-00-112: Published: Apr 28, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) oversight of lenders participating in its Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) mortgage insurance programs for single-family homes, focusing on: (1) how HUD ensures that lenders granted direct endorsement authority by FHA are qualified to receive such authority; (2) the extent...
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...
Observations on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Plan
RCED-99-208R: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year (FY) 2000 performance plan, which was submitted to Congress in response to the Government Performance and Results Act, focusing on the: (1) usefulness of HUD's plan for decisionmaking; and (2) degree of improvement HUD's FY 2000 performance plan represents over the FY 1999 plan.GAO...
Community Development: Weak Management Controls Compromise Integrity of Four HUD Grant Programs
RCED-99-98: Published: Apr 27, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether controls are in place to ensure that block grant programs' objectives are being achieved and that funds are being managed appropriately, focusing on whether: (1) the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) on-site monitoring of grantees under the Grants Management System is adequate; and (2) the Integrated Disburs...
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...
Housing and Community Development Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-19(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Housing and Community Development issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Home Improvement: Weaknesses in HUD's Management and Oversight of the Title I Program
RCED-98-216: Published: Jul 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) administration of the National Housing Act Title I program, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the information needed to manage the program was available to HUD; (2) the extent to which HUD was overseeing the program's lenders; (3) whether options and information presented by Price Waterhous...
Housing and Urban Development: Comments on HUD's Fiscal Year 1999 Budget Request
T-RCED-98-137: Published: Mar 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed selected aspects of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year (FY) 1999 budget request, focusing on: (1) actions HUD has taken or plans to take to improve its budget estimates; (2) the reasonableness of HUD's request for Section 8 tenant-based and moderate rehabilitation housing assistance; (3) HUD's justification for its...
Housing and Urban Development: HUD's Management Deficiencies, Progress on Reforms, and Issues for Its Future
T-RCED-97-89: Published: Mar 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1997.
GAO discussed progress that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made in addressing serious management and budgetary problems, focusing on: (1) the long-standing management deficiencies that hamper HUD's effectiveness, progress made in addressing these problems, and the work remaining in the coming years; (2) the problems in HUD's assisted and public housing programs, which ac...