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Community Development: Local Growth Issues--Federal Opportunities and Challenges

RCED-00-178 Published: Sep 06, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 07, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on state and local governments' efforts to manage community development, focusing on: (1) growth-related challenges facing local communities; (2) tools and techniques that state and local governments are using to help plan for and manage growth in their communities; and (3) federal programs and policies that state and local governments believe serve as barriers or aids in their efforts to plan more effectively for and manage growth.

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