Residential Relocation Services
In addition to relocation advisory services, residential displaced persons may be eligible for other relocation assistance including relocation payments for moving expenses and replacement housing payments for the increased costs of renting or purchasing a comparable replacement dwelling.
What types of moving payment options are available to residential displaced persons?
The URA provides the following moving payment options:
- Payment for the actual, reasonable moving costs and related expenses, or
- Payment based on a fixed schedule
- Or a combination of both based on circumstances
In cases where a displaced person's move is performed by the agency at no cost to the person, the displaced person should receive a $100 expense and dislocation allowance.
What types replacement housing payments are available to residential displaced persons?
The URA provides for different replacement housing payments (RHP) based on a displaced person's occupancy status and length of occupancy. Tenant occupants may be eligible for a rental assistance payment to supplement the costs of leasing a comparable replacement dwelling, or downpayment assistance payment to purchase a replacement dwelling. Owner occupants may be eligible for a price differential payment, mortgage interest differential payment, or incidental payments to supplement the costs of purchasing a comparable replacement dwelling.