New Jersey Revised Statutes § 27:7-78 - Relocation Assistance Advisory Program

27:7-78. Relocation assistance advisory program
a. Whenever the acquisition of real property for a program or project undertaken by the agency will result in displacement, the agency shall provide a relocation assistance advisory program for displaced persons which shall offer the services prescribed herein. If the agency determines that any person occupying property immediately adjacent to the real property acquired is caused substantial economic injury because of the acquisition, it may offer such person relocation advisory services under such program.

b. Each relocation assistance program required by subsection a. shall include such measures, facilities, or services that are consistent with regulations of the commissioner, in accordance with federal standards.

c. The agency shall coordinate its relocation activities with other federal, State or local governmental actions in the community which could affect the efficient and effective delivery of relocation assistance and related services.

d. Notwithstanding subsection c. of section 3 of P.L. 1972, c. 47 (C. 27:7-74), in any case in which an agency acquires property for a program or project, any person who occupies the property on a rental basis for a short term or a period subject to termination when the property is needed for the program or project shall be eligible for advisory services to the extent determined by the agency.

L. 1972, c. 47, s. 7; amended 1989,c.50,s.6.

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