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Lead National Organizations for Realty and Right of Way

FHWA Office of Realty
Comprehensive source of legislation, regulations, policies and guidance on Right of way (ROW) acquisition and Outdoor Advertising Control (OAC) requirements.
AASHTO
Access to AASHTO, a national representing state highway and transportation departments.
American Planning Association
Professional institute for certified planners
Appraisal Institute
Access to the Appraisal Institute, including training opportunities and appraisal publications.
Association of Public Sector Real Estate (APRE)
Professional group supporting the public sector real estate community by fostering learning and professional excellence.
IRWA
Organization for ROW professionals; Source for training opportunities and member information.
National Alliance of Highway Beautification Agencies (NAHBA)
National organization for regulating outdoor advertising
National Highway Institute (NHI)
Source for educational tools and resources
Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Inc. (OAAA)
Advocacy site, relevant information on OAC.
Scenic America
Advocacy site, relevant information on OAC.
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
National organization that provide leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange.
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)
Source for appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications; guidance from the Appraisal Standards Board.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Good resource for relocation related matters, including the annual survey of income limits used to establish the "low income" threshold for the rental supplement.
Updated: 04/02/2013
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