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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.
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.)