Housing (81 - 85 of 85 items)
Housing Abandonment: A National Problem Needing New Approaches
CED-78-126: Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1978.
Although housing abandonment is a relatively new phenomenon, it has generated concern among those who have experienced or observed its impact on the Nation's cities. Various studies have suggested that housing abandonment is a market phenomenon which is accelerated and exacerbated by poverty, racial tensions, rising crime, and poor neighborhood services. The Department of Housing and Urban Develop...
District of Columbia's Rent Establishment Policies and Procedures Need Improvement
GGD-78-50: Published: May 17, 1978. Publicly Released: May 17, 1978.
The District of Columbia's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is responsible for providing decent, safe, and sanitary housing to low-income District families who cannot afford such housing. As of June 30, 1976, approximately 11,300 families lived in DHCD-provided housing, over 10,900 of whom were in DHCD-owned projects. The public housing program is financed mostly with rental...
Major Changes Are Needed in the New Leased-Housing Program
CED-77-19: Published: Jan 28, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1977.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) section 8 leasing program, the principal Federal program for housing lower income persons, has had limited success in providing occupancy for lower income persons and stimulating new housing starts.Major changes are needed to improve administration and increase activity under four section 8 programs: existing, newly constructed, substantially r...
Investigating the Condominium Industry in Southeast Florida
090909: Jan 1, 1975
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, Spring 1975...