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Pay last resort housing payments in lump sums to the displacee except when TxDOT finds that handling a relocation payment on an installment basis is better. When installment payments are warranted, obtain advance approval for such payment in writing from ROW Division HQ before making a commitment to the displacee.
Submit all last resort housing claims according to Computation of Payments: Replacement Housing Payment and Entitlements for 90-Day Owner-Occupants.Anchor: #i999759
Specific authorization is required to make relocation payments under provisions of Last Resort Housing. Handle requests for this authorization according to the following procedures.
If a need for Last Resort Housing becomes apparent before a General Expenditure Authorization is issued for a ROW project, submit a request for use of such housing to ROW Division HQ with the department expenditure authorization request as described in Computation of Payments: Replacement Housing Payment. In the release request, include a report of residential displacee needs as described below.
If the need for Last Resort Housing arises after a ROW project is released for ROW acquisition, submit a request to use Last Resort Housing to ROW Division HQ with a report of the residential displacee needs. In the report, cover all residential occupants who must be moved from the project area and include, as a minimum, the following information. Negative statements will be made where applicable.
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- Tabulation of affected parcels. Anchor: #MNLOPIJM
- Tabulation of residential displacees by their occupancy status (owner or tenant) and by type of dwelling from which displaced (e.g., single family, apartment, mobile home). Anchor: #EDFVNXGJ
- Explanation of the need for Last Resort Housing. Anchor: #RMKWXVJS
- Estimate of the following items:
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- total amount of funds for last resort housing supplements, including increased interest and incidental expenses. Show the number of displaced owner-occupants who will or may be entitled to a Last Resort Housing supplement in parentheses following this cost estimate. Anchor: #TNXOARET
- total amount of funds for last resort rental supplements. Show the number of tenant displacees who will or may be entitled to a Last Resort Rental supplement in parentheses following this cost estimate.
- Any other comments pertinent to the provision of replacement housing.