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Federal Housing Assistance: Comparing the Characteristics and Costs of Housing Programs
GAO-02-76: Published: Jan 31, 2002. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2002.
For more than 60 years, the federal government has sought to improve the condition and reduce the cost of rental housing for poor Americans. In fiscal year 1999, 5.2 million low-income households received $28.7 billion in federal housing assistance through more than a dozen programs. Despite this assistance, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates that 9 million other very-...
Multifamily Housing: Progress Made in Establishing HUD's Office of Multifamily Housing Assistance Restructuring
RCED-99-5: Published: Oct 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the status of the Office of Multifamily Housing Assistance Restructuring's (OMHAR) development, focusing on: (1) its organization and staffing and how it relates to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) overall structure; (2) whether it is on schedule to meet its key operational and reporting requirements; (3) the procedures and...
Welfare Reform: Changes Will Further Shape the Roles of Housing Agencies and HUD
RCED-98-148: Published: Jun 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the implications of welfare reform on public housing agencies and their tenants, focusing on the: (1) impact of welfare reform on the revenue, employment status of tenants, and roles of selected housing agencies; and (2) Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) role in assisting housing agencies and their clients as they adapt to welfa...
Housing and Community Development Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1996-98
IAP-97-9: Published: Aug 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1997.
GAO presented its Housing and Community Development issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1998.GAO plans to assess the: (1) restructuring of federal oversight of housing and community development agencies to improve service delivery, eliminate duplication, and produce long-term cost savings; (2) reduction of the federal government's financial risk in its programs to provide mortgage assist...
HUD: Inventory of Self-Sufficiency and Economic Opportunity Programs
RCED-97-191R: Published: Jul 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided: (1) an inventory, as of June 10, 1997, of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) self-sufficiency and economic opportunity programs and demonstrations that are designed to assist tenants of public and assisted housing or low- and moderate-income residents of certain geographic areas; and (2) information on how two of HUD's self-su...
Housing and Urban Development: HUD's Management Deficiencies, Progress on Reforms, and Issues for Its Future
T-RCED-97-89: Published: Mar 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1997.
GAO discussed progress that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made in addressing serious management and budgetary problems, focusing on: (1) the long-standing management deficiencies that hamper HUD's effectiveness, progress made in addressing these problems, and the work remaining in the coming years; (2) the problems in HUD's assisted and public housing programs, which ac...
Multifamily Housing: Information on Selected Properties Owned by HUD
RCED-94-163FS: Published: Apr 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1994.
GAO provided information on 9 subsidized and 10 unsubsidized Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-owned multifamily properties in Dallas, Texas, and Kansas City, Missouri, focusing on: (1) the properties' size and vacancy rates; (2) the number of units receiving Section 8 rental assistance; (3) HUD estimates of funds needed for property rehabilitation; and (4) tenants' income levels a...
Multifamily Housing: Impediments to Disposition of Properties Owned by the Department of Housing and Urban Development
T-RCED-93-37: Published: May 12, 1993. Publicly Released: May 12, 1993.
GAO discussed the impediments to the sale of Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multi-family property. GAO noted that: (1) the shortage of project-based federal housing preservation funding was the most significant impediment to the HUD multi-family property disposition program; (2) federal housing law requires that HUD preserve housing for 15 years; (3) the annual cost of preservin...
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...
Public Housing: Management Issues Pertaining to the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority
RCED-91-70: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's (BMHA): (1) voluntary 3-year compliance agreement with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and whether it could correct leasing practices that violated title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; (2) reasons for its high vacancy rate; and (3) justification for its high number of employees.GA...