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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2011 / Notices Section D 2. Assistant Vice Presidents and Directors The Senior Vice President of Office of Program Operations retains and redelegates the following authority to directors and staff: a. To collect claims, compromise claims and write-off debts. b. To make determinations on litigation matters, legal fees, etc. for loans contained in defaulted issuers’ portfolios. c. To execute Limited Powers of Attorneys. 3. Staff. To approve an issuer’s request to issue a Project Loan Certificate that contains two different interest rates applicable to different portions of the same underlying mortgage collateral. a. To reassign mortgages not a part of a defaulted issuer’s portfolio and were assigned to GNMA in error. b. To authorize the early termination of GNMA pools. c. To authorize reimbursement to GNMA’s Central Paying Agent for the funds that it forwarded to issuers to cover the interest that was forgiven under the Soldiers and Sailors Credit Relief Act. The Senior Vice President of the Office of Capital Markets retains and redelegates the following duties to the directors and securities market specialists: 2. Staff To issue pool numbers. III. Authority to Redelegate 1. Directors a. To sign all contracts and other documents, instruments and writings that call for execution by GNMA in order to affix the GNMA guaranty on a multiclass securities transaction, including the Sponsor Agreement in the form specified in the Multiclass Securities Guide. b. To execute the Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit Guaranty Agreement in the form specified in the Multiclass Securities Guide. 2. Directors or Securities Market Specialists To execute the Transaction Initiation Letter in the form specified by the Multiclass Securities Guide. Section C The Senior Vice President of the Office of Finance retains and redelegates the following authority to the directors and specifically designated staff members: 1. Directors mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES a. To certify that funds are available for commitments of contracts on HUD Forms 718/720, Reservation of Funds— Procurement Funds Commitment. b. To certify vouchers for payment. 2. Specifically Designated Staff Members a. To sign checks drawn on the United States Treasury. b. To serve as data entry operators for purposes of creating and modifying Secure Payment System request and transmitting to the certifying officer for payments. 20:31 Aug 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: August 19, 2011. Theodore W. Tozer, President, Government National Mortgage Association. [FR Doc. 2011–22177 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P 1. Directors Section B VerDate Mar<15>2010 53933 Certain authority redelegated by the President of GNMA to the Executive Vice President in this notice is nondelegable. The non-delegable authorities include, but are not limited to, (1) Authority to issue All Participants Memoranda; (2) Authority to approve the reservation of funds request; (3) Authority to approve the request for contract services for all contract work; (4) Authority to issue a letter of involuntary extinguishment to a GNMA issuer; and (5) Authority to initiate and impose a civil money penalty. Certain authority redelegated by the Executive Vice President to certain Senior Vice Presidents in this notice is non-delegable. Duties that are delegable have been redelegated by the Senior Vice Presidents in Part II Sections A–D above. Duties that are non-delegable are retained by the Senior Vice Presidents. IV. Authority Superseded This redelegation of authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority from the GNMA President to the Executive Vice President and from the Executive Vice President to the Senior Vice Presidents. This redelegation also supersedes all previous delegations from GNMA Senior Vice Presidents to subordinate staff. The GNMA President, Executive Vice President and Senior Vice Presidents may revoke the authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)); GNMA Bylaws, 24 CFR part 310. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5519–D–01] Delegation Authority for the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD delegates concurrent authority to the Director and Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (OSHC), relating to improving regional planning efforts that integrate housing and transportation decisions, and increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen A. Cerny, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 10180, Washington, DC 20410, Telephone number, 202–402– 5097. (This is not a toll-free number.) Persons with hearing- or speechimpairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OSHC provides grants to improve regional and local planning efforts that integrate housing and transportation decisions, and increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning to support market investments that support sustainable communities. OSHC is also charged with working within HUD to support program leadership and staff as they align their programs with the sustainability principles. OSHC represents HUD on the Sustainable Communities Partnership that is working with the United States Department of Transportation and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to align federal resources, reinforce local and regional development strategies to support economic growth, and reduce bureaucratic barriers so that communities can meet the demand for more sustainable communities. OSHC is also responsible for coordinating HUD’s initiatives to expand energy efficiency SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 53934 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2011 / Notices and renewable energy in affordable housing, through financing, technical assistance and industry partnerships. HUD’s sustainable housing strategy utilizes market-based approaches and leverages the Department’s existing authority to support private sector investment and consumer choice. There are no previous delegations of authority for OSHC. Section A. Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby delegates to the Director and Deputy Director, OSHC, concurrent authority and responsibility pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111– 117, 123 Stat. 3034, at 3084, approved, Dec. 16, 2009) relating to improving regional planning efforts that integrate housing and transportation decisions, and increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning. The Secretary may revoke the authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority delegated in this document does not include the authority to sue or be sued or to issue or waive regulations. Section C. Authority to Redelegate The authority delegated in this document may be redelegated. Section D. Authority Superseded There are no previous delegations of authority. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: August 19, 2011. Shaun Donovan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22192 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5517–D–01] Delegation of Authority for the Office of Policy Development and Research Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD delegates authority to the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research and supersedes any prior delegation of authority from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:31 Aug 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Jean Lin Pao, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8228, Washington, DC 20410–6000, telephone number 202– 708–1600. (This is not a toll-free number.) Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section A. Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby delegates to the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research authority and responsibility over the Department’s research agenda, including the authority to issue and waive regulations. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research shall, among other duties: 1. Undertake programs of research, study, testing, and demonstration relating to the mission and programs of the Department under Title V of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1701z–1). 2. Administer programs related to policy development and research as assigned by the Secretary, including the following programs: a. The Community Development Work Study Program, under section 107(c) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5307(c)); b. The Community Outreach Partnership Center Program, within the Community Outreach Partnership Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 5307 note), and section 107 of the Housing Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5307(b)(3)); c. The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program, under section 107(b)(3) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5307(b)(3)); d. The Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Program, as provided for in annual HUD appropriations acts (e.g., Pub. L. 111– 117, 123 Stat. 3034, approved December 16, 2009); e. The Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities program as provided for in annual HUD appropriations acts (e.g., Pub. L. 111– 117, 123 Stat. 3034, approved December 16, 2009); f. The Tribal Colleges and Universities program, as provided for in annual appropriations acts (e.g., Pub. L. 111– 117, 123 Stat. 3034, approved December 16, 2009); PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 g. The Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program, as provided for in annual HUD appropriations acts (e.g., Pub. L. 111–117, 123 Stat. 3034, approved December 16, 2009); and i. The Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program within the Emergency Homeowners’ Relief Act, as amended (12 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), in cooperation with HUD’s Office of Housing and Office of the Chief Financial Officer. 3. Execute concurrent authority to carry out the duties and responsibilities authorized to the Secretary of HUD by Section 42(d)(5)(C) of the Internal Revenue Code. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority delegated in this document does not include the authority to sue or be sued. Section C. Authority To Redelegate The Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research is authorized to redelegate to employees of HUD any of the authority delegated under Section A, except for the authority to issue and waive regulations. Section D. Authority Superseded This delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: August 19, 2011. Shaun Donovan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22172 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5560–D–01] Delegation of Authority for the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: Through this notice, the Secretary delegates to the Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, authority and responsibility for the direction of HUD’s faith-based initiatives specifically relating to coordination with secular and faith-based nonprofit organizations seeking to partner with HUD, the provision of resources to those organizations, and the establishment of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5519-D-01]


Delegation Authority for the Office of Sustainable Housing and 
Communities

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD delegates concurrent 
authority to the Director and Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable 
Housing and Communities (OSHC), relating to improving regional planning 
efforts that integrate housing and transportation decisions, and 
increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning.

DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen A. Cerny, Attorney-Advisor, 
Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, Department of Housing 
and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 10180, Washington, DC 
20410, Telephone number, 202-402-5097. (This is not a toll-free 
number.) Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments may access this 
number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 1-
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OSHC provides grants to improve regional and 
local planning efforts that integrate housing and transportation 
decisions, and increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning to 
support market investments that support sustainable communities. OSHC 
is also charged with working within HUD to support program leadership 
and staff as they align their programs with the sustainability 
principles. OSHC represents HUD on the Sustainable Communities 
Partnership that is working with the United States Department of 
Transportation and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to 
align federal resources, reinforce local and regional development 
strategies to support economic growth, and reduce bureaucratic barriers 
so that communities can meet the demand for more sustainable 
communities. OSHC is also responsible for coordinating HUD's 
initiatives to expand energy efficiency

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and renewable energy in affordable housing, through financing, 
technical assistance and industry partnerships. HUD's sustainable 
housing strategy utilizes market-based approaches and leverages the 
Department's existing authority to support private sector investment 
and consumer choice. There are no previous delegations of authority for 
OSHC.

Section A. Authority Delegated

    The Secretary hereby delegates to the Director and Deputy Director, 
OSHC, concurrent authority and responsibility pursuant to the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117, 123 Stat. 3034, 
at 3084, approved, Dec. 16, 2009) relating to improving regional 
planning efforts that integrate housing and transportation decisions, 
and increase the capacity to improve land use and zoning. The Secretary 
may revoke the authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any 
time.

Section B. Authority Excepted

    The authority delegated in this document does not include the 
authority to sue or be sued or to issue or waive regulations.

Section C. Authority to Redelegate

    The authority delegated in this document may be redelegated.

Section D. Authority Superseded

    There are no previous delegations of authority.

    Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d).

    Dated: August 19, 2011.
Shaun Donovan,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-22192 Filed 8-29-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P