Housing programs (41 - 50 of 105 items)
High-Risk Series: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HR-97-12: Published: Feb 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1997.
GAO reviewed the corrective actions that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has taken or initiated since GAO's 1995 high-risk report and further actions that are needed.GAO found that: (1) while HUD has formulated approaches and initiated actions to address four Departmentwide management deficiencies, HUD's planned actions are far from complete; (2) in 1995, HUD fully implemente...
HUD: Single Family Mortgage Insurance and Loss Mitigation Procedures
OGC-96-33: Published: Aug 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new rule on single family mortgage insurance and loss mitigation procedures. GAO found that: (1) the interim rule would eliminate the Mortgage Assignment Program and provide alternative procedures to foreclosure for mortgagors in default and reward mortgagees for using the alternative proced...
Housing and Urban Development: Comments on HUD's FY 1997 Budget Request
T-RCED-96-205: Published: Jun 17, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1996.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year 1997 budget request, focusing on: (1) HUD multifamily reengineering cost estimates; (2) proposed bonus pools for high-performing grantees who exceed established performance measures; and (3) HUD progress in addressing management deficiencies. GAO noted that: (1) HUD has requested about $22 billion in discretionary bu...
Housing and Urban Development: Limited Progress Made on HUD Reforms
T-RCED-96-112: Published: Mar 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1996.
GAO discussed management and budget problems facing the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). GAO noted that: (1) weak internal controls, an ineffective organizational structure, an insufficient staff skill mix, and inadequate information and financial management systems have hampered HUD ability to carry out its mission and led to GAO designating HUD as a high-risk area in January 19...
Federally Assisted Housing: Condition of Some Properties Receiving Section 8 Project-Based Assistance Is Below Housing Quality Standards
T-RCED-94-273: Published: Jul 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1994.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) section 8 project-based assisted housing programs, focusing on: (1) whether section 8 subsidized properties meet HUD housing quality standards; (2) whether HUD is effectively using its enforcement tools to ensure that the assisted properties are adequately maintained; and (3) actions HUD or Congress could take to resolve poorly...
Housing and Urban Development: Management and Budget Issues in HUD's Fiscal Year 1995 Appropriation
T-RCED-94-218: Published: May 12, 1994. Publicly Released: May 12, 1994.
GAO discussed management and budget issues related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) proposed reorganization. GAO noted that: (1) HUD will need to substantially change its organizational culture, focus on its reinvention initiatives, and dedicate the resources necessary to complete these initiatives if it is to successfully reinvent itself; (2) the Government National Mort...
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: 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...
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...
Urban Poor: Tenant Income Misreporting Deprives Other Families of HUD-Subsidized Housing
HRD-92-60: Published: Jul 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) internal controls to ensure proper reporting of subsidized households' income, focusing on: (1) a one-time computer match of subsidized household records with federal tax records to determine household income reporting accuracy; and (2) the extent of federal tax data used to ver...