Sec. 518.10 - Purpose

ยง 518.10. Purpose

The purpose of this Part is to establish policies and procedures for the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, when applying the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended (the Uniform Act) ( 42 USC 4601 et seq.) to highway projects for which the State intends to provide State or federal financial assistance and that involve the displacement of persons, businesses, farm operators or nonprofit organizations. This Part establishes a means of providing relocation services and of making moving cost payments, replacement housing cost payments, and other expense payments to persons, businesses, farm operators or nonprofit organizations displaced as a result of programs designed for the benefit of the public. It is also designed to assure compliance with the federal requirements of the Uniform Act and the federal rules titled Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs (49 CFR 24) to assure federal participation on federally-aided projects.

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