Government guaranteed loans (41 - 46 of 46 items)
Farmers Home Administration: Information on Appeals of Farm and Housing Loan Decisions
RCED-91-106: Published: Apr 9, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) new process for handling and resolving appeals of loan making and servicing decisions, focusing on FmHA: (1) implementation of the process and its treatment of minorities; and (2) farmer and rural housing program decisions in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas.GAO found that: (1) individuals in Arkansas, Missi...
Property Disposition: Information on Federal Single-Family Properties
RCED-91-69: Published: Mar 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed single-family property disposition activities of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), and the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), focusing on: (1) the number of single-family properties acquired and sold, the losses associated with those sales, and current invento...
Housing Programs: Increased Use of Alternatives to Foreclosure Could Reduce VA's Losses
RCED-90-4: Published: Dec 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) loan termination process for VA-guaranteed mortgages, focusing on how changes in VA practices could reduce the number and cost of foreclosures.GAO found that: (1) VA lost $465 million on foreclosed homes it acquired and resold during fiscal year (FY) 1987; (2) VA predominantly used foreclosure to liquidate d...
Housing Programs: VA Can Reduce Its Guaranteed Home Loan Foreclosure Costs
RCED-89-58: Published: Jul 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loan Guaranty Program, focusing on: (1) program effects of Deficit Reduction Act requirements that limited estimated VA losses per foreclosed property to the amount of guaranty on each property, and increased the percentage of foreclosed properties that VA sold for cash; and (2) whether VA could improve...
Agency for International Development's Housing Investment Guaranty Program
ID-78-44: Published: Sep 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1978.
Under the Agency for International Development's (AID's) Housing Investment Guaranty Program (HIG), U.S. private lenders provide long-term financing at commercial interest rates for housing projects undertaken by developing countries with AID assistance. The U.S. Government provides a "full faith and credit" guaranty of repayment of principal and interest. Since its inception in 1976, the HIG prog...
Large Savings Possible in Mortgage Insurance Premium Payment System
103113: Aug 24, 1977
Much money can be saved by eliminating, reducing, or simplifying the Department of Defense (DOD) program of paying its employees' mortgage insurance premiums to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (HUD)The salary costs of HUD and DOD employees involved in billing and paying premiums amount to $700,000, while annual premiums paid by DOD to HUD amount to $2.6 million. To transfer funds...