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Enhanced-Use Lease of VA Property for the Development and Operation of a Transitional Housing Facility for Homeless Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Batavia, NY

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Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


Notice of intent to enter into an enhanced-use lease.


The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 7,196 square feet of underutilized space at the VA Medical Center in Batavia, New York. The selected lessee would finance, design, develop, operate and maintain a transitional housing facility consisting of no less than 7 two-bedroom units and 4 one-bedroom units for a total of 18 units. As consideration for the lease, eligible veterans would be provided facility units and related services on a priority basis at no cost to VA.

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Edward Bradley, Office of Asset Enterprise Management (004B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7778 (Not a toll-free number).

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Title 38 U.S.C. 8161 et seq. states that the Secretary may enter into an enhanced-use lease if he determines that the implementation of a business plan proposed by the Under Secretary for Health for applying the consideration under such a lease to the provision of medical care and services would result in a demonstrable improvement of services to eligible veterans in the geographic service-delivery area within which the property is located. This project meets this requirement.

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Approved: February 15, 2008.

James B. Peake,

Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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[FR Doc. E8-3414 Filed 2-22-08; 8:45 am]