Training

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 for implementation guidance.

Find information about training courses and resources on Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation under the URA and other HUD requirements. If you have questions concerning the guidance and information contained in these training resources, please contact your local HUD Regional Relocation Specialist for assistance.

Self-Paced Training

URA the HUD Way

This free web-based training course provides basic information and resources to HUD grantees and funding recipients on URA requirements for HUD funded projects.

Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation in HUD Programs

This module provides critical information on how HUD programs and projects may be impacted by two federal laws: the URA and Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act.

CDBG Toolkit on Crosscutting Issues: Acquisition Relocation

This module contains statutes, regulations, forms and other documents that guide the acquisition and relocation process for state and local governmental organizations and other organizations using CDBG funds

Videos and Webinars

URA Video Overview

This animated video provides a brief overview of the URA and its impact on HUD programs and projects. This video is also available in Spanish.

Section 104(d) Overview

This brief, animated video provides an overview of the Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and its impact on CDBG and HOME projects. This video is also available in Spanish.

URA-DR Overview

This animated video provides general guidance for URA and Section 104(d) requirements when using Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds. This video is also available in Spanish.

URA and Tenant Protections NSP Webinar

This training provides information on acquisition of property (voluntary or involuntary), occupied property, short sales, relocation assistance, and NSP tenant protection requirements for bona fide tenants.

URA-NSP Overview Webinar

This training provided an overview of URA with a focus on Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) compliance. Topics covered include fair treatment of persons displaced in connection with federally funded projects, requirements for acquisition, rehabilitation, and demolition projects, and NSP tenant protections.