Public Property and Works

CHAPTER 37-6.1
Relocation Payments

SECTION 37-6.1-7

§ 37-6.1-7. Relocation services.

The department of transportation shall provide a relocation advisory assistance program which shall include such measures, facilities, or services as may be necessary or appropriate in order:

(1) To determine the needs, if any, of displaced families, individuals, business concerns, and farm operators for relocation assistance;

(2) To assure that, within a reasonable period of time, prior to displacement, there will be available, to the extent that can reasonably be accomplished, in areas not generally less desirable in regard to public utilities and public and commercial facilities and at rents or prices within the financial means of the families and individuals displaced, housing meeting the standards established by the director of transportation for decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings, equal in number to the number of, and available to, the displaced families and individuals and reasonably accessible to their places of employment;

(3) To assist owners of displaced businesses and displaced farm operators in obtaining and becoming established in suitable locations; and

(4) To supply information concerning the federal housing administration home acquisition program under § 221(d)(2) of the National Housing Act 12 U.S.C. § 1715(d)(2), the small business disaster loan program under § 7(b)(3) of the Small Business Act 15 U.S.C. § 636(b)(3), and other state or federal programs offering assistance to displaced persons.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1969, ch. 218, § 1.)