Mortgage programs (1 - 10 of 42 items)
HUD's Inventory of Affordable Multifamily Housing: Data on Properties with Mortgages Scheduled to Mature and Rental Assistance Set to Expire, an E-supplement to GAO-04-20
GAO-04-210SP: Published: Jan 3, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 2004.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has subsidized the development of over 23,000 properties by offering owners favorable long-term mortgage financing or rental assistance payments in exchange for owners' commitment to house low-income tenants. When owners pay off mortgages--the mortgages "mature"--the subsidized financing ends, raising the possibility of rent increases. GAO was...
Status of GAO's Recommendations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development
GAO-01-741R: Published: May 11, 2001. Publicly Released: May 11, 2001.
GAO's January 2001 Performance and Accountability Series provides an overview of management issues at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In the series, GAO made several recommendations to improve HUD's programs and operations. This report reviews the status of nine key recommendations. GAO found that HUD has taken important steps toward addressing some of its management deficie...
Single-Family Housing: Stronger Oversight of FHA Lenders Could Reduce HUD's Insurance Risk
RCED-00-112: Published: Apr 28, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) oversight of lenders participating in its Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) mortgage insurance programs for single-family homes, focusing on: (1) how HUD ensures that lenders granted direct endorsement authority by FHA are qualified to receive such authority; (2) the extent...
Single-Family Housing: Stronger Measures Needed to Encourage Better Performance by Management and Marketing Contractors
RCED-00-117: Published: May 12, 2000. Publicly Released: May 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) management and marketing contracts of single-family housing, focusing on HUD's: (1) experience with the contractors who manage and market these properties; and (2) progress in reducing its single-family property inventory.GAO noted that: (1) the central focus of HUD's management...
Home Improvement: Weaknesses in HUD's Management and Oversight of the Title I Program
RCED-98-216: Published: Jul 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) administration of the National Housing Act Title I program, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the information needed to manage the program was available to HUD; (2) the extent to which HUD was overseeing the program's lenders; (3) whether options and information presented by Price Waterhous...
Housing and Community Development Issue Area Plan: Fiscal Years 1999-2001
IAP-98-9: Published: Jul 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1998.
GAO presented its Housing and Community Development issue area plan for fiscal years 1999 through 2001.GAO plans to assess the: (1) the Department of Housing and Urban Development's actions to correct its long-standing Department-wide management deficiencies and other housing and community development agencies' efforts to improve the delivery of services, eliminate duplication, and produce long-te...
Housing Finance: FHA's Risk-Sharing Programs Offer Alternatives for Financing Affordable Multifamily Housing
RCED-98-117: Published: Apr 23, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative mandate, GAO reviewed the risk-sharing demonstration programs established under section 542 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, focusing on: (1) how well the programs' goals are being met; (2) the benefits for participating financial institutions and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and (3) opportunities for improving the programs a...
Housing and Community Development Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-19(1): Published: Feb 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Housing and Community Development issue area as of February 2, 1998...
Federal Housing Enterprises: OFHEO Faces Challenges In Implementing a Comprehensive Oversight Program
GGD-98-6: Published: Oct 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO assessed the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's (OFHEO) capacity to fulfill its mission of helping to ensure the safety and soundness of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), focusing on: (1) identifying the reasons why OFHEO has not issued final risk-based capita...