Office of Real Property
Office of Real Property (ORP) within the Office of Construction and Facilities Management supports VA’s mission by acquiring land for VHA and NCA and by leasing space; facilitating intergovernmental transfers, exchanges, disposals and the acquisition of and granting of easements, licenses and permits. It also provides guidance to regional and local VA offices regarding real property, including the analysis of real estate investment analysis. ORP also oversees and administers the Lease Credentialing Program (LCP) and Lease Contracting Warrant (LCO) Program for VA.
Functions and Activities
- Oversees administration of lease acquisition for medical, office and research facilities; and assists General Services Administration (GSA) in the execution of leases; and reviews GSA’s lease documents for VBA leases.
- Oversees administration of land acquisition and management activities for all Administrations, including leasehold interests, land and building acquisitions, disposal and historic reuse of buildings, and/or land, demolitions; related land use agreement activities, licenses and permits, out-leasing; Communities Helping Invest through Property and Improvements Needed for Veterans Act of 2016 (CHIP-IN); and management of other real property programs related to VA’s capital assets.
- Provides policies and associated updates for real property initiatives, such as land use agreements, leasing guidance, CHIP-IN, Quarters Management, Randolph Sheppard Act, Disposal Guidebook, McKinney-Vento Act, etc.
Please click on each division within ORP Organization Chart below to learn more about their functions.