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Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation Policy and Guidance

HUD Handbook 1378

This handbook is the primary source for HUD real estate acquisition and relocation policy and procedures when implementing HUD-funded programs.

If you have questions concerning the guidance and information contained in this handbook, please contact your local HUD Regional Relocation Specialist for assistance.

1378.0 Tenant Assistance, Relocation and Real Property Acquisition
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Contents Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Scope, Definitions and General Policies
Exhibit A Date of Initiation of Negotiations (ION) for HUD Programs
Chapter 2 General Relocation/Tenant Assistance Requirements
Chapter 3 Relocation Payments-Families and Individuals
Exhibit 3-1 Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Chapter 4 Relocation Payments-Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations and Farms
Chapter 5 Real Property Acquisition
Chapter 6 Recordkeeping and Reports
Chapter 7 Section 104(d) Relocation Requirements
Exitbit 7-1 Summary of Major Differences Between URA & 104(d) Relocation Assistance
Exibit 7-2 Examples of Terms “Project” or “Development Project” for URA & 104(d) Purposes
Exibit 7-3 Housing Cooperatives and Mutual Housing Associations
Chapter 8 Reserved (Fair Housing)
Chapter 9 Reserved
Appendix 1 Relocation Process under the URA
Appendix 2 Guideform General Information Notice-Residential Tenant not Displaced
Appendix 2A Guideform General Information Notice-Nonresidential Tenant not Displaced
Appendix 3 Guideform General Information Notice-Residential Tenant to be Displaced
Appendix 3A Guideform General Information Notice-Nonresidential Tenant to be Displaced
Appendix 3B Guideform General Information Notice – Residential Tenant to be Displaced (104(d) included)
Appendix 4 Guideform Notice of Nondisplacement to Residential Tenant
Appendix 5 Guideform Notice of Eligibility for Relocation Assistance-180-Day Homeowner (Involuntary Acquisition)
Appendix 6 Guideform Notice of Eligibility for URA Relocation Assistance-Residential Tenant
Appendix 7 Guideform Notice of Eligibility for URA Relocation Assistance-Nonresidential
Appendix 8 Site Occupant Record-Residential
Appendix 9 Site Occupant Record-Nonresidential
Appendix 10 Record of Advisory Assistance and Other Contacts
Appendix 11 HUD Form 40054: Residential Claim for Moving and Related Expenses
Appendix 12 HUD Form 40061: Selection of Most Representative Comparable Replacement Dwelling for Purposes of Computing a Replacement Housing Payment
Appendix 13 HUD Form 40057: Claim for Replacement Housing Payment for 180-Day Homeowner-Occupant
Appendix 14 HUD Form 40058: Claim for Rental Assistance or Downpayment Assistance
Appendix 14A HUD Form 40058-S: Claim for Rental Assistance or Downpayment Assistance (English/Spanish)
Appendix 15 HUD Form 40030: Claim for Temporary Relocation Expenses (Residential Moves)
Appendix 16 HUD Form 40055: Claim for Actual Reasonable Moving and Related Expenses-Nonresidential
Appendix 17 HUD Form 40056: Claim for Fixed Payment in Lieu of Payment for Actual Moving and Related Expenses-Nonresidential
Appendix 18 Invitation to Participate
Appendix 18A Resident Survey
Appendix 19 Guide for Preparing an Appraisal Scope of Work
Appendix 20 Agreement for Appraisal Services (Acquisition)
Appendix 21 Residential Relocation Management Report
Appendix 22 Nonresidential Relocation Management Report
Appendix 23 General URA Acquisition Process
Appendix 24 Acquisition Checklist
Appendix 25 Guideform Notice of Eligibility for Section 104(d) Relocation Assistance-Lower Income Residential Tenant * Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Available
Appendix 26 Guideform Notice of Eligibility For Section 104(d) Relocation Assistance-Lower Income Residential Tenant * Housing Choice Voucher Assistance NOT Available
Appendix 27 HUD Form 40072: Claim for Rental or Purchase Assistance (Section 104[d])
Appendix 28 URA Fixed Residential Moving Cost Schedule
Appendix 29 Guideform Notice to Prospective Tenant
Appendix 30 Guideform Notice to Owner - Involuntary Acquisition
Appendix 31 Guideform - Voluntary Acquisition Informational Notice (Agencies w/o E.D.)
Appendix 32 Guideform - Voluntary Acquisition Informational Notice (Agencies with E.D.)
Appendix 33 Changes in Public Housing Demolition/Disposition Residential Relocation Requirements under Section 18 (QHWHRA)
Appendix 34 Guideform Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan