Rental housing (51 - 60 of 64 items)
Review of Certain Aspects of the Linda Pollin Memorial Housing Project in Washington, D.C.
B-118718: Published: Dec 15, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Uncollected Rent Continues To Reduce Revenue for the District of Columbia
GGD-82-55: Published: May 20, 1982. Publicly Released: May 20, 1982.
GAO evaluated the District of Columbia's efforts to record, bill, and collect accounts receivable to determine whether the District is collecting all rents that should be collected and whether procedures, accounting methods, and collection actions are supporting the revenue effort.The District continues to lose large amounts of revenue annually, because it fails to effectively manage rent collecti...
Contributing Causes of Financial and Management Problems in Public Housing Projects
CED-82-31: Published: Jan 8, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined whether there are common denominators that may help explain causes of financial and management problems in lower income public housing projects. GAO focused on two areas affecting public housing operations: (1) the high density of projects and tenants within a given geographic area; and (2) the size of the managing entity. The objective was to d...
Weaknesses in the Planning and Utilization of Rental Housing for Persons in Wheelchairs
CED-81-45: Published: Jun 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1981.
GAO reviewed Federal efforts to provide housing designed especially for the needs of people who use wheelchairs to determine whether the Departments of Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) goals to produce wheelchair-accessible housing units were reasonable and being complied with and if people in wheelchairs were occupying the special housing units.Housing units produced under HUD...
Ineligible Households in Assisted Housing Projects
113154: Aug 21, 1980
GAO undertook a review of the practice of some section 8 project owners who are leasing units, for which section 8 assistance is available, to market rate tenants rather than section 8 eligible households. Although leasing to such ineligible market rate households is permissible under the section 8 regulations, GAO believes the current policy and procedures relating to their inclusion in assisted...
Section 8 Subsidized Housing--Some Observations on Its High Rents, Costs, and Inequities
CED-80-59: Published: Jun 6, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1980.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Lower Income Rental Assistance Program, also known as the Section 8 Program, is the major federal program for providing the poor with funds or other means to compete for existing housing in the neighborhoods of their choice. Under the Program, HUD makes assistance payments for annual contribution contracts to public housing agencies authorize...
Possible Duplicate Payments in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 Housing Assistance Program
CED-79-51: Published: Mar 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1979.
GAO is concerned about possible payments in the Section 8 Housing Assistance Program for existing units, operated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). A review was made to determine whether there were sufficient controls to prevent project owners from collecting subsidies for one tenant from both a public housing agency (PHA) and HUD under the Section 8 Program. This is possib...
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...
Local Housing Authorities Can Improve Their Operations and Reduce Dependence on Operating Subsidies
RED-75-321: Published: Feb 11, 1975. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1975.
No summary is currently available...