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Course Description

Real Estate Acquisition under the Uniform Act: An Overview - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Real Estate
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-141045
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2016
6 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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.

OUTCOMES:

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

TARGET AUDIENCE:

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.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


 

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