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NSP Property Acquisition Guide


Date Published: September 2010


This component of the NSP Toolkits is intended for grantees and their partners acquiring properties with NSP funds. This guidance document addresses NSP eligibility criteria, other selection criteria to consider, market research, property identification, property evaluation, purchase agreements, and closings. It also provides links to and descriptions of various resources to assist with compliance with NSP requirements for appraisals, purchase discounts, tenant protections, the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (URA), and the environmental review process.

Appendices include process charts, a sample file checklist, and forms related to compliance with URA and recently enacted tenant protection laws.

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Tags: Acquisition and Relocation NSP

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