Subchapter C—Real Property

Part 102-83—Location of Space

Subpart A—General Provisions

102-83.5— What is the scope of this part?
102-83.10— What basic location of space policy governs an Executive agency?
102-83.15— Is there a general hierarchy of consideration that agencies must follow in their utilization of space?

Subpart B—Location of Space

Delineated Area
102-83.20— What is a delineated area?
102-83.25— Who is responsible for identifying the delineated area within which a Federal agency wishes to locate specific activities?
102-83.30— In addition to its mission and program requirements, are there any other issues that Federal agencies must consider in identifying the delineated area?
102-83.35— Are Executive agencies required to consider whether the central business area will provide for adequate competition when acquiring leased space?
102-83.40— Who must approve the final delineated area?
102-83.45— Where may Executive agencies find guidance on appealing GSA’s decisions and recommendations concerning delineated areas?
Rural Areas
102-83.50— What is the Rural Development Act of 1972?
102-83.55— What is a rural area?
102-83.60— What is an urbanized area?
102-83.65— Are Executive agencies required to give first priority to the location of new offices and other facilities in rural areas?
Urban Areas
102-83.70— What is Executive Order 12072?
102-83.75— What is Executive Order 13006?
102-83.80— What is an urban area?
102-83.85— What is a central business area?
102-83.90— Do Executive Orders 12072 and 13006 apply to rural areas?
102-83.95— After an agency has identified that its geographic service area and delineated area are in an urban area, what is the next step for an agency?
102-83.100— Why must agencies consider available space in properties under the custody and control of the U.S. Postal Service?
102-83.105— What happens if there is no available space in non-historic buildings under the custody and control of the U.S. Postal Service?
102-83.110— When an agency’s mission and program requirements call for the location in an urban area, are Executive agencies required to give first consideration to central business areas?
102-83.115— What is a central city?
102-83.120— What happens if an agency has a need to be in a specific urban area that is not a central city in a metropolitan area?
Preference to Historic Properties
102-83.125— Are Executive agencies required to give preference to historic properties when acquiring leased space?
Application of Socioeconomic Considerations
102-83.130— When must agencies consider the impact of location decisions on low- and moderate-income employees?
102-83.135— With whom must agencies consult in determining the availability of low- and moderate-income housing?
Appendix to Part 102-83—Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the General Services Administration Concerning Low- and Moderate-Income Housing
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