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Personal Property Publications

GSA offers a variety of publications addressing specific aspects of acquiring and disposing excess federal personal property. GSA also keeps agencies up to date on the latest programs and developments. These items are:


Name Format Size
Personal Property Sustainability Brochure outlines various programs that facilitate reuse of federal property and minimize the environmental impact of agency operations. PDF 1118K
 Why Use GSA Personal Property Management brochure summarizes the regulatory and public policy rationale for using this GSA program to acquire or sell personal property. PDF 1241K
Personal Property Disposal Guide
A reference for all aspects of personal property disposal.
PDF 1.66MB
Guide to the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program
An outline of the scope of the program, eligible recipients, and the necessary procedures to donate personal property items.
PDF 780K
GSA Auctions Flyer
A summary of the variety of sales methods GSA offers to facilitate an agency’s sale of personal property. GSA auctions include online and live auctions.
PDF 126K
GSA Order FSS P 4025.5 (with Appendices) Provides procedures for donation of federal surplus personal property according to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 377, as amended, and other applicable laws. It is divided into Part I and Part II. Word Part 1, 667K
Part II: 508K
For Public Sale publication
Gives information on any items available for private citizens for purchase after personal property has completed the surplus donation process. More information is available through Surplus Personal Property Sales.
PDF 870K
Computers for Learning Provides an overview of the program benefits for schools, federal agencies and the environment. PDF 327K


To order printed copies of GSA publications, visit our Centralized Mailing List Service. Personal Property Management brochures are available online. You can get additional information from your Area Property Officer.



Christopher Willett
(703) 605-2873

Cynthia Patton
(703) 605-2758

Personal Property Management Contacts

GSA Personal Property Management Offices

GSA Area Property Officers

Federal Agency National Utilization Officers

State Agencies for Surplus Property

E-Tools for Federal Agencies
  • GSAXcess® helps eligible customers report, search for, and select personal property.
  • Agency Asset Management System (AAMS) supports customized disposal systems within customer agencies to report, select, and transfer excess personal property.
  • Energy Asset Disposal System (EADS) is a system to report, select, and transfer excess personal property exclusively within the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Computers for Learning (CFL) allows schools and educational non-profit organizations to obtain excess computer equipment directly from federal agencies.
  • MySales provides federal agencies with the ability to monitor their personal property reported to GSA for sale.
  • GSA Auctions® helps people purchase personal property from locations around the country.
  • Surplus Sales of Personal Property announces and tracks sales of property sold through offline bidding such as public auction.