Utility Allowances Often Fall Short of Actual Utility Expenses (Vol. II)
RCED-91-40B: Published: Mar 26, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1991.
- Full Report:
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed utility allowances provided under public housing and section 8 certificate housing programs.
GAO provided information on: (1) its approach in preparing a nationwide questionnaire on public housing agencies' (PHA) practices in providing allowances; (2) detailed responses to its questionnaire; and (3) the portion of adjusted income that assisted households paid for shelter costs and utility expenses at six PHA.