Housing (41 - 50 of 67 items)
Department of Housing and Urban Development: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-833: Published: Jul 6, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance plan to assess the agency's progress in achieving selected key outcomes important to the agency's mission. GAO found that although HUD did not attain all of the goals pertaining to the selected key outcomes in its fiscal year 2000 annual performance plan,...
HUD Inspector General: Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Oversight of Operation Safe Home
GAO-01-794: Published: Jun 29, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) efforts to combat violent crime and drug trafficking in public housing through Operation Safe Home. GAO found that Operation Safe Home lacks the necessary information systems and management controls to ensure that HUD's Office of Inspector General (OIG) can readily monitor the obligation and expenditure of funds and track...
Federal Housing Enterprises: HUD's Mission Oversight Needs to Be Strengthened
GGD-98-173: Published: Jul 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) overall housing mission oversight of the two largest government-sponsored enterprises, which are the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), focusing on: (1) HUD's legal basis, approach, and rationale for setting the numeric h...
Homelessness: Transitional Housing Shows Initial Success but Long-term Effects Unknown
RCED-91-200: Published: Sep 9, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Transitional Housing Program for the homeless, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the program helped homeless people move to independent living; (2) factors influencing successful transitions; (3) the types of clients assisted; (4) the types of services provided; and (5) HUD monitoring and e...
Homelessness: Access to McKinney Act Programs Improved but Better Oversight Needed
RCED-91-29: Published: Dec 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' administration of 14 programs established by the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) actions to eliminate or reduce barriers to obtain and use program funds; (2) program oversight; and (3) program expenditures.GAO found that: (1) the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Health and Human Services (HHS)...
Foreign Assistance: The Solanda Housing Guaranty Project in Ecuador
NSIAD-86-120: Published: May 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the Solanda Housing Guaranty project in Ecuador, focusing on Agency for International Development (AID) and Ecuadoran requirements for financing, design, and implementation; (2) investigated allegations that high indirect costs have unnecessarily increased the prices of Solanda units; and (3) analyzed AID-funded wood house demonstration pro...
AID's Management of the Housing Guaranty Program
NSIAD-84-75: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Housing Guaranty (HG) program to assess the use of the program in an environment of high external debt, balance-of-payment difficulties, and other economic problems in recipient countries. The HG program is the U.S. Government's principal means of providing shelter assistance to developing countries and offers full repayment guaranty of...
Impact of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Proposed Consolidation Plan on Tennessee
RCED-83-100: Published: Feb 25, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) proposal to move its Nashville multifamily housing function to Knoxville, Tennessee.HUD contends that inefficient and ineffective program delivery and client service are inherent in splitting the responsibilities for multifamily housing between its offices in Knoxville and Nashville, Tenne...
Problems Continue in Accounting for and Servicing HUD-Held Multifamily Mortgages
AFMD-82-18: Published: Aug 18, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1982.
GAO was asked to perform a followup review to a prior report on loan servicing and accounting problems in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multifamily mortgage programs. The earlier report concluded that the failure of HUD to produce adequate delinquency data and aggressively collect amounts owed on defaulted multifamily mortgages contributed significantly to the over $500 mil...
DOD's Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing--Better Living Conditions and Reduced Costs Possible
PLRD-82-59: Published: Apr 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1982.
In view of the large sums of money that the Department of Defense (DOD) is spending on housing its unaccompanied enlisted personnel, GAO evaluated the military services': (1) efforts to provide adequate housing; (2) efforts to control off-base housing costs; (3) computations of personnel housing requirements; and (4) personnel housing modernization policies, procedures, and practices.GAO found opp...