Personal Property Management Policy Overview

GSA develops and promotes personal property management policies and regulations for the effective and efficient stewardship of federal personal property assets.  This includes guidance on: 

Types of property

  • IT property
  • Sensitive property
  • Capitalized assets
  • Special categories

Accountability

  • Inventory
  • Reporting lost, stolen, and damaged property
  • Loan of property
  • Gifts

Acquisition

  • Reuse of excess, donated property
  • Purchase of new property to the office

Disposal

  • Excess
  • Donation
  • Surplus
  • Computers for Learning (CFL)
  • International donation or transfer
  • Transfer to state or local government
  • Abandonment and destruction
  • Sale
  • Reports

Ethics

  • Purchase of government property for personal use
  • Taking home government property for personal use
  • Purchase of agency property by its employees

Positions in the office of personal property

  • Accountable property officer - roles and responsibilities
  • Property custodian - roles and responsibilities

Training and certifications

Last Reviewed 2016-01-25