Laws and Regulations

MAP-21 Update: The material on this web page may not reflect the MAP-21 URA updates. Refer to Notice CPD-14-09 for MAP-21 implementation guidance.

Find information below about federal laws and regulations that pertain to Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act (URA), section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act, and other HUD requirements.




Regulations (49 CFR Part 24)

2021 URA Low Income Limits

Current Fixed Residential Moving Cost Schedule

Past Fixed Residential Moving Cost Schedules

Low Income Calculations

Section 104(d)



Regulations (24 CFR Part 42)

Other HUD Requirements

Demolition or Disposition of Public Housing Projects; Final Rule

Regulations (24 CFR Part 970)

42 USC Sec. 3537c. - Prohibition of Lump Sum Payments

In providing relocation assistance in connection with any program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary may not make lump-sum payments to any displaced residential tenant, except where necessary to cover: (1) moving expenses; (2) a downpayment on the purchase of a replacement residence, including a condominium unit or membership in a cooperative housing association; or (3) any incidental expenses related to paragraph (1) or (2).

Source - (Pub. L. 89-174, Sec. 14, as added Pub. L. 102-550, title IX, Sec. 922, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3884.)