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Federal Surplus Property

CLOSURE NOTICE: Austin Surplus will be closed October 31, 2014

Chair sale! 50% off all chairs!
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PLEASE NOTE: This property is available to approved program participants only. It is not for sale to the public.

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The Texas Facilities Commission manages the disposition of surplus property donated to the state by federal programs. The TFC's Federal Surplus Property Program certifies organizations as eligible under federal agency regulations to receive and use the property. Private citizens and the general public may not participate in this program.

The program is not funded by the legislature, but is totally supported by the revenues generated from handling fees. This means that the cost of maintaining the staff and facilities are passed on to the program participants in the form of the handling fee. Handling fees will vary according to condition of the item and demand, but are usually significantly lower than the cost of comparable items on the open market. The difference in value is considered a "donation" from the federal government; hence, participants in the program are referred to as "donees."

FSP is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

For questions about the Texas Federal Surplus Property Program, call Jim Virdell at (512) 475-3705 or E-mail Texas Federal Surplus Property.