Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance



Impact Aid regulations are located in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Section 222 (34 CFR 222).

Federal Register Notices

When the Department updates its regulations, it publishes a Notice of Rulemaking in the Federal Register.  These notices begin with an introduction that explains the rationale behind the changes.  The Department also announces competitions for discretionary funds in the Federal Register.  The notices have important information about the application deadline, eligibility requirements, and funding priorities.

Search the Federal Register for notices about the Impact Aid Program.


The Impact Aid Program has issued two formal guidance memos for those who receive construction grants under Section 7007.

  • Indian Preference Guidance Memo (MS Word
  • Construction Grant Guidance Memo (PDF)