What is BRAC?
BRAC is the Federal Base Closure Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act of 1994, which was amended in 1996. It mandates a process for closing and realigning military installations within the U.S. The law also authorizes a BRAC Commission to make recommendations for military installation realignments and closures.

BRAC Process and Timeline:

  • Step 1: President’s Approval of BRAC Recommendations for Closures or Realignments

  • Step 2: Federal Screening for Potential Federal Reuse

  • Step 3: U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Recognizes the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA)

  • Step 4: LRA’s Outreach Actions

  • Step 5: Completion of the Redevelopment Plan and Homeless Assistance Submission

  • Step 6: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Provides Review

  • Step 7: Military’s Disposal of Buildings and Property

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