Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program; Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment, 70941 [2010-29274]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices origination volumes, loan and property characteristics associated with these originations, and operating cost and revenue characteristics for the multifamily rental housing stock in the United States. This information will help HUD to evaluate, monitor, and design national housing policies, priorities, and programs affecting the entire spectrum of the multifamily rental stock. Agency Form Numbers: 000000000000. Members of affected public: Owners and managers of rental properties. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Number of Respondents: 3,600. Estimate of Responses per Respondent: 1 every 2 years. Time (minutes) per respondent: 30. Total hours to respond: 1800. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z–1 et seq. Dated: November 12, 2010. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2010–29276 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5376–N–110] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program; Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 3, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 received within zero (0) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number) and should be sent to: Ross A. Rutledge, HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail: Ross.A.Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; fax: 202–395–3086. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 4517th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Colette.Pollard@HUD.gov; telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, an information collection package with respect to implementing an FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage Innovation pilot program targeted to the single family housing market. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111– 117, approved December 16, 2009, 123 Stat. 3034) (2010 Appropriations Act), which appropriated fiscal year 2010 funds for HUD, among other agencies, appropriated $50 million for an Energy Innovation Fund to enable HUD to catalyze innovations in the residential energy efficiency sector that have the promise of replicability and help create a standardized home energy efficient retrofit market. Of the $50 million appropriated for the Energy Innovation Fund, the 2010 Appropriations Act stated that ‘‘$25,000,000 shall be for the Energy Efficient Mortgage Innovation pilot program directed at the single family housing market.’’ (See Pub. L. 111–117, at 123 Stat. 3089). The FHA Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program (Retrofit Pilot Program) is designed by HUD to meet this statutory directive and provides funding to support that effort. Under the Retrofit Pilot Program, HUD, through FHAapproved lenders, will insure loans for homeowners who are seeking to make energy improvements to their homes. Lender participation in the Retrofit Pilot Program is voluntary. To facilitate HUD’s evaluation of lender performance and assessment of the success and replicability of the pilot program, HUD will select lenders to participate in the program. 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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 of information 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 through 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: Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program. Description of Information Collection: Lender eligibility to participate in the Retrofit Pilot Program. OMB Control Number: Pending. Agency Form Numbers: None. Members of Affected Public: FHAapproved lenders. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 600, the estimated number of respondents is 15, the frequency response is one time, and the estimated number of hours per response is 40. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 16, 2010. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5376-N-110]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Emergency Comment Request; Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Home 
Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program; Notice of Proposed Information 
Collection for Public Comment

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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

DATES: Comments Due Date: December 3, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments must be received within zero (0) days from the 
date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or 
OMB approval number) and should be sent to: Ross A. Rutledge, HUD Desk 
Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail: Ross.A.Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; 
fax: 202-395-3086.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 4517th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Colette.Pollard@HUD.gov; 
telephone (202) 402-3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of 
available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, 
for emergency processing, an information collection package with 
respect to implementing an FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage Innovation 
pilot program targeted to the single family housing market. The 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117, approved 
December 16, 2009, 123 Stat. 3034) (2010 Appropriations Act), which 
appropriated fiscal year 2010 funds for HUD, among other agencies, 
appropriated $50 million for an Energy Innovation Fund to enable HUD to 
catalyze innovations in the residential energy efficiency sector that 
have the promise of replicability and help create a standardized home 
energy efficient retrofit market. Of the $50 million appropriated for 
the Energy Innovation Fund, the 2010 Appropriations Act stated that 
``$25,000,000 shall be for the Energy Efficient Mortgage Innovation 
pilot program directed at the single family housing market.'' (See Pub. 
L. 111-117, at 123 Stat. 3089). The FHA Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot 
Program (Retrofit Pilot Program) is designed by HUD to meet this 
statutory directive and provides funding to support that effort. Under 
the Retrofit Pilot Program, HUD, through FHA-approved lenders, will 
insure loans for homeowners who are seeking to make energy improvements 
to their homes.
    Lender participation in the Retrofit Pilot Program is voluntary. To 
facilitate HUD's evaluation of lender performance and assessment of the 
success and replicability of the pilot program, HUD will select lenders 
to participate in the program. To be eligible for participation, 
lenders must submit an Expression of Interest that demonstrates the 
eligibility of the lender to participate in the Retrofit Pilot Program.
    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 of information 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 through 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: Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Home 
Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program.
    Description of Information Collection: Lender eligibility to 
participate in the Retrofit Pilot Program.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Agency Form Numbers: None.
    Members of Affected Public: FHA-approved lenders.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of 
hours needed to prepare the information collection is 600, the 
estimated number of respondents is 15, the frequency response is one 
time, and the estimated number of hours per response is 40.

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

    Dated: November 16, 2010.
Colette Pollard,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
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