Public housing (111 - 120 of 211 items)
Public and Assisted Housing: Some Progress Made in Implementing HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency Program
RCED-93-78: Published: Apr 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) progress in implementing its Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program, focusing on: (1) the program's status; (2) HUD actions to coordinate its efforts with other federal agencies that fund the supportive services needed for the FSS program; and (3) HUD determinations of the amounts to reimb...
Acquiring Public Housing from RTC
RCED-93-46R: Published: Mar 17, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the public housing authorities' (PHA) acquisition of federal foreclosed properties from the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) to satisfy PHA needs for low-income housing. GAO noted that: (1) in the six states surveyed, very few PHA had acquired federal foreclosed properties from RTC; (2) obstacles that prevented PHA from acquiring federal foreclos...
Housing and Community Development Issues
OCG-93-22TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues relating to housing and community development.GAO noted that housing and community development issues included: (1) providing affordable housing for the nation's poor; (2) strengthening the Department of Housing and Urban Development's management; (3) controlling housing loan and lead-based paint cost exposure; (4) promoting community deve...
Homelessness: Single Room Occupancy Program Achieves Goals, but HUD Can Increase Impact
RCED-92-215: Published: Aug 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program for Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Dwellings for Homeless Individuals, focusing on: (1) whether the program is meeting its goals; (2) HUD oversight of projects in development; (3) financial review procedures for SRO projects; and (4) the use of public hou...
Rental Housing: Additional Information on Our Casas' Use of HUD's Grant Funds
RCED-92-249FS: Published: Aug 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on a resident management council's use of grant funds, focusing on: (1) organizational structure and tenant representation; (2) the award of a technical assistance grant and monitoring of the implementation of resident management; (3) expenditure of grant funds; (4) additional costs related to the grant; (5) selection of a public housin...
Public Housing: Housing Persons With Mental Disabilities With the Elderly
RCED-92-81: Published: Aug 12, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed issues concerning housing nonelderly, mentally disabled persons in subsidized housing for the elderly, focusing on: (1) the problems associated with mingling the two populations; (2) screening mentally disabled applicants; (3) delivering mental health services and the need for additional support services; (4) laws and regulations governing placemen...
HUD's Modernization Allocation
RCED-92-259R: Published: Aug 7, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) process for allocating Comprehensive Grant Program funds, focusing on: (1) whether extraneous factors were used to allocate funds; and (2) the basis for changes in the preliminary and final allocations. GAO noted that: (1) the HUD allocations were consistent with final regulatio...
Rental Housing: Our Casas Resident Council's Use of Technical Assistance Grant Funds
RCED-92-132FS: Published: Mar 2, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the use of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) funds by a nonprofit resident management council located in San Antonio, Texas, focusing on: (1) how Our Casas spent TAG funds and whether the expenditures were in keeping with the grant's purposes; and (2) whether the council received other federal...
Public and Assisted Housing: Linking Housing and Supportive Services to Promote Self-Sufficiency
RCED-92-142BR: Published: Apr 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the implications of linking federal housing assistance to supportive services to promote economic self-sufficiency for lower-income families.GAO found that: (1) the National Affordable Housing Act does not explicitly define the terms self-sufficiency and economic independence but implies that these conditions have been attained when a family u...
Public Housing: Issues in Housing the Nonelderly Mentally Disabled With the Elderly
T-RCED-92-44: Published: Mar 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1992.
GAO discussed issues involving the housing of nonelderly persons with mental disabilities in public housing designated for the elderly. GAO noted that: (1) federal antidiscrimination law prohibits public housing authorities (PHA) from discriminating against persons with mental disabilities, and public housing law includes mentally disabled persons, regardless of age, as eligible for public housing...