FY 1999 Annual Performance PlanHUD'S Mission -- Empowering People and Communities
The empowerment mission is a dramatic shift for the Department.
Rather than issuing directives and over-regulating communities,
HUD will provide them with the tools to implement their own, home-grown
revitalization strategies. HUD is uniquely qualified with its
resources -- mortgage insurance, rental housing assistance, community
and economic development tools -- to partner with local governments,
businesses and organizations to build stronger communities. Empowerment
is the right role for the Federal Government, a role that says
"Washington can help communities thrive, but the decisions
and power must be closest to the people."
The Secretary's Personal Commitment - Restoring the Public
To improve its management, HUD 2020: Management Reform Plan
focuses on getting HUD's house in order, on managing its programs
and people more efficiently and responsibly -a fundamental management
overhaul. The Plan proposes reforms designed to help communities
thrive - getting HUD's resources out of Washington and into communities.
These reforms are based on a new policy designed to empower people,
giving them the tools they need to succeed, to help communities
move from an industrial to an information economy.
The Management Reform Plan outlines the essential steps
HUD will take to improve its management. These include:
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