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Title 41Subtitle CChapter 102Subchapter CPart 102-83

TITLE 41—Public Contracts and Property Management







What is the scope of this part?
What basic location of space policy governs an Executive agency?
Is there a general hierarchy of consideration that agencies must follow in their utilization of space?


Delineated Area

What is a delineated area?
Who is responsible for identifying the delineated area within which a Federal agency wishes to locate specific activities?
In addition to its mission and program requirements, are there any other issues that Federal agencies must consider in identifying the delineated area?
Are Executive agencies required to consider whether the central business area will provide for adequate competition when acquiring leased space?
Who must approve the final delineated area?
Where may Executive agencies find guidance on appealing GSA's decisions and recommendations concerning delineated areas?

Rural Areas

What is the Rural Development Act of 1972?
What is a rural area?
What is an urbanized area?
Are Executive agencies required to give first priority to the location of new offices and other facilities in rural areas?

Urban Areas

What is Executive Order 12072?
What is Executive Order 13006?
What is an urban area?
What is a central business area?
Do Executive Orders 12072 and 13006 apply to rural areas?
After an agency has identified that its geographic service area and delineated area are in an urban area, what is the next step for an agency?
Why must agencies consider available space in properties under the custody and control of the U.S. Postal Service?
What happens if there is no available space in non-historic buildings under the custody and control of the U.S. Postal Service?
When an agency's mission and program requirements call for the location in an urban area, are Executive agencies required to give first consideration to central business areas?
What is a central city?
What happens if an agency has a need to be in a specific urban area that is not a central city in a metropolitan area?

Preference to Historic Properties

Are Executive agencies required to give preference to historic properties when acquiring leased space?

Application of Socioeconomic Considerations

When must agencies consider the impact of location decisions on low- and moderate-income employees?
With whom must agencies consult in determining the availability of low- and moderate-income housing?
Appendix to Part 102-83—Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department Of Housing And Urban Development And the General Services Administration Concerning Low- And Moderate-Income Housing

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