Real Estate Site Selection and Relocation
Welcome to the U.S. General Services Administration's Real Estate Site Acquisition and Relocation website.
On this site you will find useful information and resources to implement GSA’s programs in accordance with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (The Uniform Act) The Uniform Act provides important protections and assistance for people affected by the acquisition, rehabilitation, or demolition of real property for Federal or federally funded projects. This law was enacted by Congress to ensure that people whose real property is acquired, or who move as a direct result of projects receiving Federal funds, are treated fairly and equitably and receive assistance in moving from the property they occupy.
GSA works closely with the U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration, the designated Federal Lead Agency for the Uniform Act. Additional information concerning the Uniform Act is also available on the FHWA web site.
Real Property Site Acquisition Program
The Public Buildings Service provides site selection and real property acquisition services for GSA and other agencies in accordance with the Public Buildings Act of 1959, and the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act). The enacting legislation is contained in the Code of Regulations 49 CFR, Part 24.
- Site Acquisition Handbook Brochure [PDF - 1 MB]
- Site Relocation Business Brochure [PDF - 1 MB]
- Site Relocation Residential Brochure [PDF - 2 MB]
Real Property Relocation Program
GSA provides relocation, planning advisory services and claims processing for businesses, individuals and farm operations displaced due to the acquisition of real property for projects using federal funds.
These activities are carried out under the legislation contained in the Uniformed Relocation Assistance and Real Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act). The enacting legislation is contained in the Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR, Part 24.