Base Closures and Surplus Property
Acquiring Federal Property to Assist Homeless Persons: Powerpoint Presentation
Congress closes military bases, the property becomes available to the
local community. Military property is often valuable and may contain
housing, warehouses, or other buildings that could be of use to
homeless people and service providers. A federal law called the Base
Closure Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act of 1994
gives homeless service providers the chance to occupy and use closed
military property at no cost.
provides an overview of the base closure process. It reviews
the key steps
in the process, emphasizing the rights of providers of services to
homeless people in each step.