Federal aid for housing (31 - 40 of 42 items)
Homeownership: Loan Policy Changes Made to Strengthen FHA's Mortgage Insurance Program
RCED-91-61: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed policy changes to the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) single-family mortgage insurance program, focusing on the: (1) effect of the changes on the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund's cash position; and (2) House-Senate Conference Committee on Housing Legislation's attempts to enact housing legislation.GAO found that: (1) the Fund's cash posi...
Federal Housing Administration: Monitoring of Single Family Mortgages Needs Improvement
RCED-91-11: Published: Feb 7, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) Section 203(b) mortgage insurance program for single family homes, focusing on how FHA field offices monitored the processing and approval of program participant applications.GAO found that: (1) because FHA lacked a comprehensive description of monitoring program activities, GAO identified and reviewed 25 monitoring activities which FHA used...
Rental Housing: Inefficiencies From Combining Moderate Rehabilitation and Tax Credit Subsidies
RCED-90-168: Published: Jun 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the financial implications of combining subsidies under the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Moderate Rehabilitation Program and the Department of the Treasury's Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program.GAO found that: (1) developers for the eight projects it reviewed realized cash proceeds that exceeded their costs f...
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...
Rural Housing: Opportunities To Reduce Costs and Better Target Assistance
RCED-86-33: Published: Feb 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1986.
GAO discussed a variety of measures that the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) county offices could take to reduce housing costs and target more assistance to very low-income households and those occupying substandard housing.GAO found that: (1) FmHA county offices generally did not adopt cost reduction measures suggested in FmHA guidelines; (2) as of October 1, 1985, FmHA had not issued regula...
Mortgages Assigned to HUD Under Section 221(g)(4) of the National Housing Act
RCED-84-40: Published: Oct 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the potential long-term costs to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the provisions of section 221 of the National Housing Act.Legislation enacted in 1954 as part of section 221 of the act allows mortgagees holding mortgages insured under section 221 to assign them to HUD, if they are not delinquent and are at le...
HUD Projects Proposed for Construction Under the National Housing Act
B-167637: Published: Jan 9, 1970. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
What Was the Effect of the Emergency Housing Program on Single-Family Housing Construction?
CED-78-155: Published: Nov 21, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1978.
The goal of the emergency housing program was to stabilize the housing market against cyclical downturns by increasing the supply of reasonably priced mortgage credit, thus increasing the demand for new homes.The emergency housing program for single-family homes has helped many to buy homes and has generated additional housing and jobs during a depressed period for the housing industry. However, m...
Problems in the Homeownership Opportunities Program for Low-Income Families
B-171630: Published: Mar 27, 1974. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1974.
No summary is currently available...