The Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act) is the basis for Federally-funded real estate acquisition programs. This self-paced training provides an overview of the Uniform Act's three key elements:
valuation, acquisition, and relocation. This course underscores the importance of following Uniform Act requirements when acquiring property for a Federally-funded transportation project.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Provide a basic overview of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act)
- Discuss the three key elements of the Uniform Act: valuation/appraisal, acquisition and relocation
- Explain how to develop an estimate of just compensation using the appraisal process or appraisal waiver procedure(s)
- Identify relocation benefits and services required by the Uniform Act
- List places to obtain relevant resource documents and materials
Federal, State, and local government employees and consultants who acquire real estate for Federally-funded transportation projects. This includes acquisition and relocation agents; program or project managers; grant administrators or grant recipients; appraisers,
realty specialists, attorneys, engineers, planners, and others involved with real property acquisition.
The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been approved as an Authorized Provider
by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET),
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, NHI
has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely
recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized
Provider membership status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs
that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.