Regulations Management

About Regulations Management 
GSA develops, coordinates, issues, administers, and evaluates compliance with real property policies, guidelines, standards and criteria throughout the federal government. GSA develops, reviews, and comments on legislation, and provides communications, administrative and information services to its internal and external customers on program activities and industry best practices.


  • Provides policies, guidelines, and standards involving the real property field, including:
    • Delegation of Authority
    • Real Estate Acquisition
    • Facility Management
    • Real Property Disposal
    • Design and Construction
    • Art-in-Architecture
    • Assignment & Utilization of Space
    • Historic Preservation
    • Safety and Environmental Management
    • Utility Services
    • Security
    • Location Policy
  • Advises and guides policy users about existing policy, purpose, legislative intent, direction, and status of new legislative initiatives related to real estate


  • Provides customer service through communications programs
  • Conducts customer forums to share experiences and ideas
  • Guides the development of publications to ensure high standards, effectiveness, and quality


  • Develops real property related-legislation and reviews and analyzes legislation proposed by other federal departments
  • Prepares testimony and responds to Congressional inquiries for legislative hearings


Last Reviewed 2016-10-13