Public housing (21 - 30 of 64 items)
Multifamily Housing: Better Direction and Oversight by HUD Needed for Properties Sold With Rent Restrictions
RCED-95-72: Published: Mar 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) procedures for implementing a rent-restriction alternative for the disposition of multifamily properties, focusing on: (1) HUD instructions to its field offices and property purchasers on implementing the alternative; (2) HUD instructions to field offices on monitoring purchaser...
Rental Housing: Use of Smaller Market Areas to Set Rent Subsidy Levels Has Drawbacks
RCED-94-112: Published: Jun 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) section 8 housing subsidies, focusing on the effects of basing rental subsidy payments on smaller market areas.GAO found that: (1) establishing fair market rents on the basis of smaller market areas would more closely reflect rents within those areas and increase housing choices for assisted house...
Multifamily Housing: Information on Projects Eligible for Preservation Assistance
RCED-94-177FS: Published: Apr 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the distribution and funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) multifamily housing preservation program.GAO found that: (1) by 2021, 3,555 project owners will be eligible to participate in the preservation incentive program; (2) 95 percent of all low-income units will be eligible for prepayment by fiscal yea...
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...
Assisted Housing: Evening Out the Growth of the Section 8 Program's Funding Needs
RCED-93-54: Published: Aug 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of contract renewals for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) section 8 rental assistance program, focusing on: (1) the additional budget authority needed to renew expiring contracts; (2) ways to even-out the growth in budget authority for contract renewals; and (3) the relationship between budg...
Public Housing: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit as an Alternative Development Method
RCED-93-31: Published: Jul 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1993.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO compared public housing authorities' (PHA) development of housing under the Public Housing Development Program and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program, focusing on the: (1) characteristics of the tenants served; (2) characteristics of the projects developed; (3) costs of each program to the federal government; and (4) administrative experiences of PHA when...
Rental Housing: Serving the Elderly Through the Section 8 Program
RCED-93-12FS: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1993.
GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 8 housing programs, which are administered by public housing agencies (PHA), focusing on: (1) demographic characteristics of program beneficiaries; (2) the quality of housing rented by elderly voucher recipients; and (3) proportion of income beneficiaries paid for rent.GAO found that: (1) the majority of el...
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...
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...