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Alternatives for achieving greater equities in Federal land payment programs

United States. General Accounting Office

Alternatives for achieving greater equities in Federal land payment programs

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- West (U.S.),
  • Taxation and government property -- West (U.S.),
  • Military pensions -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14504514M

      For example, the Federal Reserve's program of purchasing government agency mortgage-backed securities has significantly reduced mortgage rates, which, in combination with the Administration's Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP), has enabled millions of families to reduce their mortgage payments this year.   The notion of a land bank, as opposed to a land trust, is that properties are brought in and moved out of a land bank's portfolio rather than permanently preserved. Using this kind of mechanism, a community can gain control of low-value properties that may otherwise sit vacant and cause problems for the surrounding neighborhood.

      1. Introduction. The achievement of health equity remains an important but elusive goal. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that “Equity is the absence of avoidable or remediable differences among groups of people, whether those groups are defined socially, economically, demographically, or inequities therefore involve more than inequality with . payments, farmers may use land differently than they would without the payments—for example, by producing greater amounts of more heavily subsidized crops. Altering types or quantities of crop production to boost payments may generate additional costs and so lower net revenues, which will offset some of the payments farmers receive.

    A Health Equity Approach to Obesity Efforts Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. On April 1, , the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, held a public workshop, A Health Equity Approach to Obesity Efforts, in Washington, DC.   States have a fiduciary responsibility to generate revenues from state trust lands, while federal land agencies face overlapping and conflicting regulations and often lack a clear mandate. If federal lands were transferred, states could likely earn much greater revenues than the federal .


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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Federal & State Conservation Assistance Programs. Federal and state programs provide a number of opportunities for landowners looking to improve or preserve their property. From funding to technical assistance, private landowners can take advantage of government grants for land purchase, tax incentives for conservation projects, and more.

Since that time, the payment limitation provisions have been expanded to include: More programs such as commodity, price support, conservation, and disaster assistance Provisions for payment eligibility based on whether a person or legal entity is “actively engaged in farming,” a cash rent tenant, or a.

Program payment limitations. CTAP is only available in the and program years. CRP contracts approved prior to Oct. 1,may exceed the limitation subject to payment limitation rules in effect on the date of contract approval. Request payment in full or a partial payment based on the liquid equity in available assets.

Consider filing a notice of federal tax lien. See IRMFederal Tax Liens. Enforce Collection. After taxpayers have been given the opportunity to resolve their accounts and failed to. There is a growing recognition of the importance of equity to development, and many development agencies recognise equity as a central goal for their programming.

However, while equity is used intuitively in development debates and programming, it seems that its meaning is not clearly understood. Payments made by the Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency to US agricultural producers participating in Farm Bill programs including commodity, price support, disaster assistance and conservation.

Payments may be searched by payee, program, year, commodity, state, county, farm, payment date and amount paid. Options include: payments such as social insurance or basic income grants; conditional transfers to promote human development; minimum wage policies; guaranteed government employment programmes; and labour market regulations to those in employment.

Redistribution. ‘Downstream’ action is required to improve equity by reducing inequality. The study, which also analyzed outcomes related to affordability, security of tenure, and mobility for the programs, reveals lower delinquency and foreclosure rates among shared equity homeowners compared with owners of market-rate housing.

12 A separate study commissioned by the National Community Land Trust Network (CLT Network) found that at. Equity issues are especially knotty because they are inextricably intertwined with social values.

Nonetheless, economic policymakers are devoting greater attention to them for a number of reasons: Some societies view equity as a worthy goal in and of itself because of its moral implications and its intimate link with fairness and social justice. For example, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of and corresponding regulations prohibit discrimination based on race, color, or national origin and promote equity in programs and activities by recipients of federal financial assistance.

9 The Fair Housing Act of prohibits discrimination and promotes equal opportunity in housing. Financial institutions can play a key role in assisting recipients of federal payments to enroll in a federal government benefit agency participating in the ENR program. ENR is the enrollment method preferred by participating federal benefit agencies.

The ENR reduces Green Book: A Guide to Federal Government ACH Payments: Form. Fannie Mae’s Green Bond Program Expands with Latest Single-Family Green MBS Issuances. J Fannie Mae Recognized as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion on Disability Equality Index.

J Learn more. Our Approach to COVID Under the authority of Medicaid Section Demonstration Waivers, Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs incentivize infrastructure improvements, care delivery redesign, and improvements in the quality of care for low-income populations through value-based can also be leveraged to promote alternative payment methodologies in managed care.

The GFOA Materials Library provides current information in various topical areas. These resources include best practices, sample documents, GFOA products, and services, and links to web data sources and to related organizations.

Achieving Greater Access to Health Care Services and Overcoming Distance In order to broaden access to health care coverage and ser-vices, states participate in Medicaid, create state-run health insur - ance programs, and provide affordable coverage options for peo-ple who cannot afford private insurance.

2 They also adopt a wide. greater government payments. Farmers thus receive all the government payments for the land they own and operate, but their landlords obtain a share of the payment benefits on leased land.

Table 1 presents ARMS survey data on the ownership and uses of farmers’ land. Larger operations tend to lease a larger share of the land they farm. What Does Positive Equity Mean?.

Positive equity relates to assets you own that are financed by loans. The term positive equity is most commonly used with real estate investments, but there are. However, if NRCS determines that a State definition of agricultural use is so broad that an included use would constitute a violation of Federal law, limit future agricultural viability, degrade soils or the agricultural nature Start Printed Page of the land or the related natural resources, NRCS reserves the right to impose greater deed.

Under a program contract, NRCS may make a practice implementation payment, a stewardship payment, a rental payment for targeted conservation benefits, or an easement payment to secure the long-term protection of identified conservation benefits .U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development | 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC Telephone: () TTY: () Interior’s major grants and payments programs are provided below. Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) – States with an approved program, or specific Indian tribes, are eligible for Abandoned Mine Land grants, where the funds come from fees paid by active coal mine operators on each ton of coal mined.