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C501 Residential Relocation Assistance


Start Date: 11/13/2017
End Date: 11/14/2017
No. of Days: 2 days
CEU Credits: 16.00
Class Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
Tuition: $415.00 Member / $520.00 Non-Member
Late Registration Fee of $25.00 on and after 10/13/2017

Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
11211 Main St.
Bellevue, WA 98004

Course Description
 This course discusses the processes and procedures involved in providing relocation assistance to residential occupants.  Materials presented are based on the lead agency’s (Federal Highway Administration) regulations in implementing the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 as amended.  
  • PLEASE NOTE:  Participants must read 49 CFR Part 24 prior to attending this class.


  • Generalist:  An intermediate course that can be applied towards the ARWP, RWP or SR/WA program.
  • Specialist:  Required course for the R/W-RAC and R/W-URAC programs.


  • Replacement housing payments for residential owners and tenants
  • Mobile homes
  • Last resort housing
  • Advisory assistance
  • Moving payments
  • Filing claims and appeals

Leslie Beaird, SR/WA, R/W-RAC, is Manager of Right of Way Operations for Tierra Right of Way Services, Ltd.’s (Tierra’s), Pacific Northwest branch. Leslie has been involved in right of way activities since 1998. She specializes in relocation assistance and is considered a subject matter expert. Prior to joining Tierra, she served as a Project Manager for Universal Field Services in Seattle and also spent 15 years worked in Real Estate Services at the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).  At WSDOT, Leslie was responsible for the development and implementation of training courses for staff, consultant, and local agency employees. She also performed quality assurance oversight, provided relocation assistance services, and conducted project certification reviews on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)–funded projects in Washington. Throughout her career, Leslie has served in leadership roles, provided training, and acted as a mentor to other Agents and employees.  Leslie holds the SR/WA designation and R/W-RAC certification from the International Right of Way Association (IRWA).  She serves as a member of the IRWA’s International Relocation Assistance Community of Practice, is President of IRWA’s Puget Sound Chapter, and was named Chapter Professional of the Year in 2014. She is also a certified instructor for IRWA Relocation courses.

Three ways to register
Register Online:  HERE - This will take you to the IRWA National Website
Fax: (866) 388-7419 HERE - Registration form found on the IRWA National website
Phone: (310) 538-0233, x138

*Please note: to ensure proper registration & credit, if registering for someone other than yourself, you MUST use their log in information.

Joshua Jeffries, SR/WA

Phone:  (509) 577-1658


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