Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard, 77777-77778 [E6-22232]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 27, 2006 / Notices Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 20, 2006. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E6–22163 Filed 12–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5041–N–50] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Uniform Physical Standards & Physical Inspection Requirements Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., L’Enfant Building, Room 8202, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–5221 (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Munson, Office of Asset Management, Policy and Participation Standards Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 708– 1320 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:43 Dec 26, 2006 Jkt 211001 collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Uniform Physical Standards & Physical Inspection Requirements. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0369. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information is necessary to ensure that HUD program participants carry out their legal obligations to maintain HUD properties in a condition that is decent, safe, sanitary, and in good repairs. Agency form numbers, if applicable: N/A. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated number of respondents is 19,628; the frequency of responses is 1; estimated time to conduct the inspection is about 6 hours and the estimated time for preparing and submitting the certification is about 0.3 hours per submission. The estimated total annual burden hours are 79,186 (combined and based on the 3–2–1 inspection cycle). Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 20, 2006. Frank L Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E6–22164 Filed 12–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77777 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5041–N–46] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., L’Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 20410 or Lillian_L_Deitzer@hud.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Beavers, Deputy Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 77778 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 27, 2006 / Notices information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0556. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The data collection requirements consist of an electronic lender certification process, requirements to provide reports and loan samples at FHA’s request, and appeals in writing for loss of privilege to use the scorecard. HUD uses the information to assure that lenders (and automated underwriting vendors) are aware of their obligations regarding use of the TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard and are certifying that they will comply with all pertinent regulations. It also allows FHA to request reports from lenders regarding their use of the scorecard and that they have implemented appropriate quality control procedures for using the scorecard. The collection provides an appeal mechanism should FHA take an action to terminate a lender’s use of the scorecard. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 908. The number of respondents is 12,000; number of responses is 452; the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is varies from 1 minute to 200 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 20, 2006. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E6–22232 Filed 12–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5126–FA–01] Announcement of Funding Awards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program; Fiscal Year 2006 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Announcement of Fiscal Year 2006 awards. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of funding awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 to housing agencies (HAs) under the Section 8 housing choice voucher program. The purpose of this notice is to publish the names, addresses, and the amount of the awards to HAs for non-competitive funding awards for housing conversion actions, public housing relocations and replacements, moderate rehabilitation replacements, and HOPE VI voucher awards. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Vargas, Director, Office of Housing Voucher Programs, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 4226, Washington, DC 20410–5000, telephone (202) 708–2815. Hearing-or speechimpaired individuals may call HUD’s TTY number at (800) 927–7589. (Only the ‘‘800’’ telephone number is tollfree.) The regulations governing the housing choice voucher program are published at 24 CFR part 982. The regulations for allocating housing assistance budget authority under section 213(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 are published at 24 CFR part 791, subpart D. The purpose of this rental assistance program is to assist eligible families to pay the rent for decent, safe, and sanitary housing. The FY 2006 awardees SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: announced in this notice were provided Section 8 funds on an as-needed, noncompetitive basis, i.e., not consistent with the provisions of a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFAs). Announcements of awards provided consistent with NOFAs for mainstream housing and designated housing programs will be published in a separate Federal Register notice. Awards published under this notice were provided (1) to assist families living in HUD-owned properties that are being sold; (2) to assist families affected by the expiration or termination of their project-based Section 8 and moderate rehabilitation contracts; (3) to assist families in properties where the owner has prepaid the HUD mortgage; (4) to provide relocation and replacement housing in connection with the demolition of public housing; (5) to provide replacement housing assistance for single room occupancy (SRO) units that fail housing quality standards (HQS); and (6) to assist families in public housing developments that are scheduled for demolition in connection with a HUD-approved HOPE VI Revitalization or Demolition Grant. Administrative fees were added to each assignment for the administration of housing choice vouchers awarded under this notice. In addition, special housing fees were included for applicable Housing tenant protection awards. A total of $179,445,332 in budget authority for 23,099 housing choice vouchers was awarded to recipients under all of the above-mentioned categories. In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of those awards as shown in Appendix A. Dated: December 5, 2006. Orlando J. Cabrera, Assistant Secretary, Office of Public and Indian Housing. APPENDIX A—HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006 Housing Agency Address Units Award jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Public Housing Tenant Protection MOBILE HOUSING BOARD .................................... HA SELMA ............................................................... CITY OF TUCSON ................................................... COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES HA ........................... 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 248 (Wednesday, December 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77777-77778]
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[FR Doc No: E6-22232]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5041-N-46]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; FHA 
TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing 
Commissioner, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: February 26, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian Deitzer, Reports 
Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street, SW., L'Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 
20410 or Lillian_L_Deitzer@hud.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Beavers, Deputy Director, Office 
of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone 
(202) 708-2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed 
information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).
    This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: 
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond; including the 
use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of

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information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of 
responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0556.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
data collection requirements consist of an electronic lender 
certification process, requirements to provide reports and loan samples 
at FHA's request, and appeals in writing for loss of privilege to use 
the scorecard. HUD uses the information to assure that lenders (and 
automated underwriting vendors) are aware of their obligations 
regarding use of the TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard and are certifying that 
they will comply with all pertinent regulations. It also allows FHA to 
request reports from lenders regarding their use of the scorecard and 
that they have implemented appropriate quality control procedures for 
using the scorecard. The collection provides an appeal mechanism should 
FHA take an action to terminate a lender's use of the scorecard.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: None.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 908. The 
number of respondents is 12,000; number of responses is 452; the 
frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response 
is varies from 1 minute to 200 hours.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a 
currently approved collection.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., 
Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: December 20, 2006.
Frank L. Davis,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing 
Commissioner.
[FR Doc. E6-22232 Filed 12-26-06; 8:45 am]
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