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Surplus Federal Property: It's Time to Sell

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Publication Date: June 1982

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Catherine England

Topic: Environment (Buildings and structures)
Environment (Land resources and use)

Keywords: Government reform


The federal government owns almost one-third of all land in the U.S. Over 400,000 buildings are federally owned, as are military bases, national monuments, harbors, ports, airfields, and bridges. The federal government needs some of this property to carry out its assigned tasks, but not all this property is necessary.


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