U.S. Department of Agriculture Multi-Family Housing Program 2013 Industry Forums-Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings, 12032 [2013-03929]

Download as PDF 12032 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2013 / Notices Title: 7 CFR 3575, subpart A, Community Programs Guaranteed Loans. OMB Number: 0575–0137. Expiration Date of Approval: July 13, 2013. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection and recordkeeping requirements. Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–0742. 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. Abstract Private lenders make the loans to public bodies and nonprofit corporations for the purposes of improving rural living standards and for other purposes that create employment opportunities in rural areas. Eligibility for this program includes community facilities located in cities, towns, or unincorporated areas with a population of up to 20,000 inhabitants. The information collected is used by the agency to manage, plan, evaluate, an account for government resources. The reports are required to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Nonprofit corporations and public bodies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 147,760. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 148,976. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 159,873 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division at (202) 692–0040. Dated: February 8, 2013. ˜ Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS’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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:47 Feb 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2013–03946 Filed 2–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service U.S. Department of Agriculture MultiFamily Housing Program 2013 Industry Forums—Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings AGENCY: ACTION: Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. This Notice announces a series of Teleconferences and/or Web Conference Meetings regarding the USDA Multi-Family Housing Program. The Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings will be scheduled on a quarterly basis, but may be held more often at the Agency’s discretion. This Notice also outlines suggested discussion topics for the meetings and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to participate in the Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings. SUMMARY: Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings are scheduled to occur during the months of January, April, July, and October of 2013. The dates and times for the Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described below. DATES: Any member of the public wishing to register for the meetings and obtain the call-in number, access code, web link and other information for any of the public Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings may contact Timothy James, Loan and Finance Analyst, MultiFamily Housing, (202) 720–1094, fax at (202) 720–0302, or email timothy.james@wdc.usda.gov and provide their name, title, agency/ company name, address, telephone numbers and email address. Persons who are already registered do not need to register again. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Non-Discrimination Statement USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, complete, sign and mail a program discrimination complaint form, (available at any USDA office location or online at www.ascr.usda.gov, or write to: U.S Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistance Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 9410, Washington, DC 20250–9410. Or call toll-free (866) 632–9992 (voice) to obtain additional information, the appropriate office or to request documents. Individuals who are deaf, hearing or have speech disability may contact USDA through the Federal Relay service at (800) 877–8339 or (877) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). ‘‘USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.’’ Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of teleconferences are as follows: • Enhance the effectiveness of the Multi-Family Housing Program • Establish a forum to update industry participants and Rural Housing Service (RHS) staff • Enhance RHS’ awareness of issues that impact the Multi-Family Housing Program • Increase transparency and accountability in the Multi-Family Housing Program Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, the following: • Updates on USDA Multi-Family Housing Program activities • Perspectives on the Multi-Family Housing Notice of Funds Availability processes • Comments on Section 514/516 and Section 515 transaction processes • Comments on particular servicingrelated activities of interest at that time Dated: February 11, 2013. ˜ Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–03929 Filed 2–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


U.S. Department of Agriculture Multi-Family Housing Program 2013 
Industry Forums--Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This Notice announces a series of Teleconferences and/or Web 
Conference Meetings regarding the USDA Multi-Family Housing Program. 
The Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings will be scheduled on 
a quarterly basis, but may be held more often at the Agency's 
discretion. This Notice also outlines suggested discussion topics for 
the meetings and is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to participate in the Teleconference and/or Web Conference 
Meetings.

DATES: Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings are scheduled to 
occur during the months of January, April, July, and October of 2013. 
The dates and times for the Teleconference and/or Web Conference 
Meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described 
below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to 
register for the meetings and obtain the call-in number, access code, 
web link and other information for any of the public Teleconference 
and/or Web Conference Meetings may contact Timothy James, Loan and 
Finance Analyst, Multi-Family Housing, (202) 720-1094, fax at (202) 
720-0302, or email timothy.james@wdc.usda.gov and provide their name, 
title, agency/company name, address, telephone numbers and email 
address. Persons who are already registered do not need to register 
again.

Non-Discrimination Statement

    USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on 
the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where 
applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, 
religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information 
reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived 
from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to 
all programs.)
    To file a complaint of discrimination, complete, sign and mail a 
program discrimination complaint form, (available at any USDA office 
location or online at www.ascr.usda.gov, or write to: U.S Department of 
Agriculture, Office of the Assistance Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., STOP 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410.
    Or call toll-free (866) 632-9992 (voice) to obtain additional 
information, the appropriate office or to request documents. 
Individuals who are deaf, hearing or have speech disability may contact 
USDA through the Federal Relay service at (800) 877-8339 or (877) 845-
6136 (in Spanish). ``USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer 
and lender.''
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, 
etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and 
TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of 
teleconferences are as follows:
     Enhance the effectiveness of the Multi-Family Housing 
Program
     Establish a forum to update industry participants and 
Rural Housing Service (RHS) staff
     Enhance RHS' awareness of issues that impact the Multi-
Family Housing Program
     Increase transparency and accountability in the Multi-
Family Housing Program
    Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, 
the following:
     Updates on USDA Multi-Family Housing Program activities
     Perspectives on the Multi-Family Housing Notice of Funds 
Availability processes
     Comments on Section 514/516 and Section 515 transaction 
processes
     Comments on particular servicing-related activities of 
interest at that time

    Dated: February 11, 2013.
Tammye Trevi[ntilde]o,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-03929 Filed 2-20-13; 8:45 am]
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