Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 42972 [2017-19422]

Download as PDF 42972 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 13, 2017 / Notices ARTICLES SUBJECT TO: APPENDIX 1, HISTORICAL LICENSES; APPENDIX 2 NON-HISTORICAL LICENSES; AND APPENDIX 3, DESIGNATED IMPORTERS LICENSES FOR QUOTA YEAR 2017—Continued [Quantities in Kilograms] Non-cheese articles Appendix 1 Sum of Appendix 1&2 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 Tokyo R. Appendix 4 Uruguay R. Grand total TOTAL: CHEESE ARTICLES ... 52,615,261 35,285,382 87,900,643 22,764,145 24,921,000 135,585,788 TOTAL: CHEESE & NON– CHEESE ......................... 57,051,954 52,713,470 109,765,424 22,764,145 24,921,000 157,450,569 [FR Doc. 2017–19351 Filed 9–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s (RHS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for the Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. DATES: Comments on this Notice must be received by November 13, 2017 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tammy Daniels, Financial and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Rural Development, USDA, STOP 0781–Room 1263S, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250, telephone: (202) 720–0021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. OMB Number: 0575–0174. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2018. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection. Abstract: On March 28, 1996, President Clinton signed the ‘‘Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996.’’ One of the provisions of the Act was the authorization of the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Loan Program, adding the program to the Housing Act of 1949. The program has been designed to increase the supply of affordable Multi-Family Housing (MFH) through partnerships between RHS and major lending sources, as well as State sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Sep 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 and local housing finance agencies and bond issuers. Qualified lenders will be authorized to originate, underwrite, and close loans for MFH projects. To be considered, these projects must be either new construction or acquisition with rehabilitation with at least $6,500 per unit. The housing must be available for occupancy only to low- or moderateincome families or persons, whose incomes at the time of initial occupancy do not exceed 115 percent of the median income of the area. After initial occupancy, the tenant’s income may exceed these limits; however, rents, including utilities, are restricted to no more than 30 percent of the 115 percent of area median income for the term of the loan. The Secretary is authorized under Section 510 (k) of the Housing Act of 1949 to prescribe regulations to ensure that these Federally-funded loans are made to eligible applicants for authorized purposes. The lender must evaluate the eligibility, cost, benefits, feasibility, and financial performance of the proposed project. The Agency collects this information from the lender to determine if funds are being used to meet the goals and mission of Rural Development. The information submitted by the lender to the Agency is used by the Agency to manage, plan, evaluate, and account for Government resources. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .58 man hours per response. Respondents: Non-profit and forprofit lending corporations and public bodies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 16.7. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,498. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,461 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0040. 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All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: August 31, 2017. Richard A. Davis, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2017–19422 Filed 9–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Texas Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the Texas Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) September 27, 2017. The purpose of the meeting is for the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-19422]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Housing Service's (RHS) intention to request 
an extension for a currently approved information collection in support 
of the program for the Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.

DATES: Comments on this Notice must be received by November 13, 2017 to 
be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tammy Daniels, Financial and Loan 
Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Rural 
Development, USDA, STOP 0781-Room 1263S, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20250, telephone: (202) 720-0021.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing 
Program.
    OMB Number: 0575-0174.
    Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2018.
    Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: On March 28, 1996, President Clinton signed the ``Housing 
Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996.'' One of the provisions of 
the Act was the authorization of the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural 
Rental Housing Loan Program, adding the program to the Housing Act of 
1949. The program has been designed to increase the supply of 
affordable Multi-Family Housing (MFH) through partnerships between RHS 
and major lending sources, as well as State and local housing finance 
agencies and bond issuers. Qualified lenders will be authorized to 
originate, underwrite, and close loans for MFH projects. To be 
considered, these projects must be either new construction or 
acquisition with rehabilitation with at least $6,500 per unit.
    The housing must be available for occupancy only to low- or 
moderate-income families or persons, whose incomes at the time of 
initial occupancy do not exceed 115 percent of the median income of the 
area. After initial occupancy, the tenant's income may exceed these 
limits; however, rents, including utilities, are restricted to no more 
than 30 percent of the 115 percent of area median income for the term 
of the loan.
    The Secretary is authorized under Section 510 (k) of the Housing 
Act of 1949 to prescribe regulations to ensure that these Federally-
funded loans are made to eligible applicants for authorized purposes. 
The lender must evaluate the eligibility, cost, benefits, feasibility, 
and financial performance of the proposed project. The Agency collects 
this information from the lender to determine if funds are being used 
to meet the goals and mission of Rural Development. The information 
submitted by the lender to the Agency is used by the Agency to manage, 
plan, evaluate, and account for Government resources.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average .58 man hours per response.
    Respondents: Non-profit and for-profit lending corporations and 
public bodies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 150.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 16.7.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2,498.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,461 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692-0040.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be 
sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this 
notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. 
All comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: August 31, 2017.
Richard A. Davis,
Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-19422 Filed 9-12-17; 8:45 am]
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