Federal Real Property: Further Actions Needed to Address Long-standing and Complex Problems

GAO-05-848T Published: Jun 22, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2005.
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In January 2003, GAO designated federal real property as a high-risk area due to long-standing problems with excess and underutilized property, deteriorating facilities, unreliable real property data, and costly space challenges. Federal agencies were also facing many challenges protecting their facilities due to the threat of terrorism. This testimony discusses the problems with federal real property, particularly those relating to excess and deteriorating property, and what needs to be done to address them.

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