TITLE

Efforts to Build an Accurate Address List Are Making Progress, but Face Software and Other Challenges

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/21/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)'s report and recommendations for the U.S. Census Bureau's accurate address list. It mentions that census is a constitutionally mandated activity that produces data to be used to allocate congressional seats, and federal assistance. GAO recommends that the Bureau should improve its address-building procedures, and test its master address file (MAF)/ Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) system.
ACCESSION #
45033196

 

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