The Uniform Relocation Act
“What is the uniform relocation act and why does it govern how the American Federal Government relocates people?”
When the U.S Federal Government purchases a housing property or a local agency used federal funds for acquisition, rehabilitation, or demolition activities, it has to follow a certain set of guidelines set out by The Uniform Relocation Act. These laws requires unbiased appraisals, a review of those appraisals, written offers, and negotiations in good faith of the property, in addition to relocation assistance and reimbursement to impacted individuals and persons displaced from their dwelling to be assured that replacement housing is available through replacement housing payments. The Uniform Relocation act becomes more complex the further one dives into it.