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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...
Procedures for Adjusting Rents in the Section 8 Program Need Reexamination
119779: Jun 11, 1982
GAO reviewed the procedures followed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in making annual rent adjustments under its subsidized rental housing program.The program's authorizing legislation states that its rental assistance contracts shall provide for rent adjustments at least annually for units covered. HUD uses a formula approach to adjust the rents and develops annual rent a...
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...
Review To Assess Rental Housing Market Conditions
111883: Mar 20, 1980
GAO reviewed the rental housing market to assess the condition of private and subsidized rental housing and to determine the major factors responsible for the current situation and the effect on lower income households. The Department of Housing and Urban Development's responsibility for administering programs to encourage production or maintenance of rental housing includes: (1) providing funds t...
Rental Housing: A National Problem That Needs Immediate Attention
CED-80-11: Published: Nov 8, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1979.
Although about 35 percent of American families live in rental housing, they are faced today with the Nation's lowest recorded rental housing vacancy rate and are finding it increasingly difficult to locate affordable rental units. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is the principal Federal agency responsible for administering programs designed to encourage the production or maintenanc...
Proposed Amendments to the Uniform Relocation Assistance Act Contained in S. 1108
B-148044: Published: Oct 19, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1979.
Information was provided on subjects not covered in earlier testimony on proposed amendments to the Uniform Relocation Act. However, an answer could not be provided on a request for the percentage of the average displaced person's relocation costs that involve additional costs for rent. GAO initially recommended that the rent component of the consumer price index be used as an indicator of changin...
Aspects of Section 8 Fair Market Rents for New Construction in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
CED-77-84: Published: Jun 16, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1977.
A review was made of the adequacy of documentation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the fair market rent schedules published in the Federal Register on April 6, 1976, for new construction and rehabilitation in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.In general, there was an absence of documentation supporting the April 1976 fair market rent determinations for the Lancaste...
Little Accomplished in Insuring That Proper Rents Are Charged Under the Section 236 Rental Housing Program
CED-76-146: Published: Oct 5, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1976.
A follow-up review was done of progress by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in correcting deficiencies in determining tenants' income for subsidized rentals as required under the rental assistance housing program.In spite of HUD plans in response to previous reports over 3 years ago, little corrective action has been taken. The review covered three HUD area offices but was con...
Operations of Two Department of Housing and Urban Development-Supported Housing Projects in Pennsylvania--Sheridan Manor in Wilkes-Barre and Hanover Village in Hanover Township
RED-76-88: Published: Apr 8, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1976.
No summary is currently available...