An IG review found universal confusion, frustration in oversight and management of the Army’s Residential Communities Initiative.
The Navy’s plan to eliminate its assistant secretary for installations in favor of a new assistant secretary for IT turned out to be untenable, in light of recent revelations about substandard military housing.
Virginia’s senior senator demanded a briefing after a news report prompted more allegations of substandard housing conditions on military bases.
A reduction in soldiers’ housing allowances cut revenues of private companies that operate military housing. The Army may allow those firms to assess rental costs to make up part of the difference.