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URA the HUD Way - New Training Modules Available

February 08, 2021 Print ShareThis

Not familiar with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended (URA)?

New to administering HUD funded projects?

Want to improve your URA knowledge?

This training is for you!

The URA is a federal law which provides important protections and assistance for people affected by the acquisition, rehabilitation, or demolition of real property for federally funded projects. The URA 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.

*New* Module 2: Section 104(d) Overview

Are you a grantee that receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) or Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds? Do your projects involve CDBG or HOME funds? If so, then you need to know about a federal law known as “Section 104(d)”.

Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, (Section 104(d)) is a federal law that applies to HUD’s CDBG and HOME programs. Section 104(d) includes three key requirements:

  • Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for Lower-Income Persons
  • One-for-One Replacement of Lower-Income Dwellings Demolished or Converted

This training module provides a basic overview of Section 104(d)’s purpose, objectives, and key requirements. Want to learn more about Section 104(d)? Let’s go!

URA the HUD Way: Module 2 Section 104(d) Overview

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*New* Module 5: Residental Relocation

In accordance with the URA, any residential occupant who qualifies as a displaced person is entitled to payment for moving and related expenses and to an offer of comparable replacement housing. This module addresses permanent residential displacement.

Module Goals:

  • Planning for Residential Relocation
  • Relocation Notices and Advisory Services
  • Comparable Replacement Housing
  • How to Calculate Moving Benefits
  • How to Calculate Replacement Housing Benefits
  • How to Process Residential Relocation Claims

URA the HUD Way: Module 5 Residental Relocation

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For additional URA information and resources, visit HUD's Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation website.

Tags: Acquisition and Relocation