VA Real Property Policy Program
Pursuant to Section 811 of Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006, Public Law 109-461, Title 38, Part 1, Chapter 3, Section 312A, Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM) is responsible for VA’s Lease and Land Programs, including promulgation of enterprise acquisition and procurement policy for VA’s lease and land actions. VA’s Office of Construction and Facilities Management’s (CFM) Office of Real Property (ORP) is the dedicated office within VA responsible for issuing policies and procedures for VA’s leasing and land programs enterprise-wide. VA Real Property Policy Programs within ORP develops, maintains and provides policy and guidance for VA’s real property activities, including land acquisition, land management, lease acquisition and lease management, per regulations, laws, General Services Administration’s (GSA) Leasing Desk Guide, GSA Leasing Alerts, GSA Lease Acquisition Circulars and GSA’s Acquisition Regulation/Manual.
In the event policy or other guidance issued by any other VA organization pertaining to real property lease acquisitions conflicts with policy or guidance issued by CFM ORP, CFM ORP policy/guidance shall control.
VA enterprise real property policy is categorized as the following:
- VA Supplement to General Service Administration (GSA) Leasing Desk Guide (LDG). Serves as the governing document for real property lease acquisition and procurement policy.
- VA Land Policy Desk Guide (in development). Serves as the governing document for real property land acquisition and land management policy.
- Office of Construction and Facilities Management (Real Property Policy Memoranda (OCFM RPPM), which communicate real property policy and procedural guidance as needed or until incorporated into either of the governing documents listed above.
- OCFM ORP VA-Wide Land and Leasing Policy Alerts, which communicate and clarify immediate changes to real property policy and procedures.
Please click links below to access land and leasing policies and procedures that has been issued by ORP’s Policy and Programs Division.
Questions regarding VA Real Property acquisition or procurement policies can be submitted to CFM ORP, Policy and Programs Division