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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Relocation Assistance Payments for Displaced Persons

18 Federal Agencies (including HUD) are subject to the Uniform Relocation Act (URA) which compensates persons displaced by federal or federally-assisted projects. However, in many HUD programs, Congress legislates additional program-specific relocation provisions in addition to the URA, creating confusion because of conflicting statutory definitions, added payment features, different calculation methodologies, different... more »

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Department of Labor

Stop Unnecessary Relocations!

Stop expensive relocating of agencies. DOL is relocating offices at the cost of $3million to them and another gov agency is moving into the same vacating leased premises at the cost of another $3 million move, and this does what? Save money? Whose? Not the taxpayers. This looks like political musical chairs. The reason the other agency wants the space DOL is being forced out of - Central location and good public transporation!.... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Relocation savings

I suggest that when transferring employees to different duty stations, you give them the option to move their own belongings without using a moving service while also saving the government money. You could do this by taking the bid presented by the moving service, take a percentage of that figure - say 50 or 65%, and then offering that to the employee for them to move their own belongings by whatever means they see fit... more »

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Legislative Branch

Government-Wide SOP for Office (Personnel) Moves to Reduce Inefficiency

Government office relocations tend to be frequent, inconvenient, inefficient, and costly. IDEA: Institute a Government-Wide SOP for office (personnel) moves that includes pre-planning, pre-approval (schedule and budget), coordination, logistics, impact-assessments, and a substantive justification. This could increase morale, reduce inefficiencies, and reduce annual agency costs.

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Office of Government Ethics

We need the best

To get the best and brightest in management/decision making positions all job annoucements for supervisors or for grade level GS-13 and higher should be required to include some relocation costs. Agencies appear to be using the lack of relocation reimbursement to reduce competition in what is suppose to be merit promotions.

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