Government houses turned into rentals?

HUD is looking at a range of options for the inventory of foreclosed houses that the government is sitting on including turning them into rentals.

http://www.fhfa.gov/webfiles/22367/FHFARFIReleaseFinal.pdf

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/can-a-new-plan-to-rent-out-foreclosed-properties-actually-work/2011/08/10/gIQAO0YA7I_blog.html