60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: 2021 Rental Housing Finance Survey, 34458-34459 [2020-12079]

Download as PDF 34458 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 108 / Thursday, June 4, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition for Alien fianc&eacute;(e) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until July 6, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal website at http:// www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS–2006–0028. All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0001 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS–2006–0028. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Telephone number (202) 272–8377. (This is not a toll-free number; comments are not accepted via telephone message.) Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS website at http:// www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS Contact Center at (800) 375–5283; TTY (800) 767–1833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Comments The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on March 12, 2020, at 85 FR 14495, allowing for a 60-day public VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice. You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2006–0028 in the search box. The comments submitted to USCIS via this method are visible to the Office of Management and Budget and comply with the requirements of 5 CFR 1320.12(c). All submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (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, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition for Alien fianc&eacute;(e). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sponsoring the collection: I–129F; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. To date, through the filing of this form a U.S. citizen may facilitate the entry of his/her spouse or fianc&eacute;(e) into the United States so that a marriage may be concluded within 90 days of entry between the U.S. citizen and the beneficiary of the petition. This form must be used to cover the provisions of section 1103 of the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act of 2000 which allows the spouse or child of a U.S. citizen to enter the U.S. as a nonimmigrant. The I–129F is the only existing form, which collects the requisite information so that an adjudicator can make the appropriate decisions. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection I–129F is 48,400 and the estimated hour burden per response is 3.25 hours. The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection of Biometrics is 48,400 and the estimated hour burden per response is 1.17 hour. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 213,928 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $8,300,600. Dated: May 29, 2020. Samantha L Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2020–12008 Filed 6–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7029–N–06] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: 2021 Rental Housing Finance Survey Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking approval from the Office of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 108 / Thursday, June 4, 2020 / Notices Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 3, 2020. 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: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone (202) 402–5534 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Anna.P.Guido@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410–5000; email Anna P. Guido at Anna.P.Guido@ hud.gov or telephone (202) 402–5535 (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 (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Guido. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the proposed collection of information described in Section A. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: 2021 Rental Housing Finance Survey. OMB Approval Number: 2528–0276. Type of Request: Revision. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS) provides a measure of financial, mortgage, and property characteristics of rental housing properties in the United States. RHFS focuses on mortgage financing of rental housing properties, with emphasis on new originations for purchase-money mortgages and refinancing, and the characteristics of these new originations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 The RHFS will collect data on property values of residential structures, characteristics of residential structures, rental status and rental value of units within the residential structures, commercial use of space within residential structures, property management status, ownership status, a detailed assessment of mortgage financing, and benefits received from Federal, state, local, and nongovernmental programs. Many of the questions are the same or similar to those found on the 1995 Property Owners and Managers Survey, the rental housing portion of the 2001 Residential Finance Survey, and previous collections of the Rental Housing Finance Survey. This survey does not duplicate work done in other existent HUD surveys or studies that deal with rental units financing. Policy analysts, program managers, budget analysts, and Congressional staff can use the survey’s results to advise executive and legislative branches about the mortgage finance characteristics of the rental housing stock in the United States and the suitability of public policy initiatives. Academic researchers and private organizations will also utilize the data to facilitate their research and projects. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) needs the RHFS data for the following two reasons: 1. This is the only source of information on the rental housing finance characteristics of rental properties. 2. HUD needs this information to gain a better understanding of the mortgage finance characteristics of the rental housing stock in the United States to evaluate, monitor, and design HUD programs. Members of affected public: Owners and managers of rental properties. Estimated number of respondents: 10,000. Estimated time per response: 60 minutes. Frequency of response: One time every three years. Estimated total annual burden hours: 10,000. Estimated total annual cost: The only cost to respondents is that of their time. Respondent’s obligation: Voluntary. Legal authority: This survey is conducted under Title 13, U.S.C., Section 8b and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z–1 et seq. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34459 information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to 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. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. The Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, Seth Appleton, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the authority to electronically sign this document to submitter, Nacheshia Foxx, who is the Federal Register Liaison for HUD, for purposes of publication in the Federal Register. Dated: June 1, 2020. Nacheshia Foxx, Federal Liaison for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. [FR Doc. 2020–12079 Filed 6–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7027–N–19; OMB Control No.: 2502–0500] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Finance Agency Risk-Sharing Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 3, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 108 (Thursday, June 4, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34458-34459]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12079]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7029-N-06]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: 2021 Rental 
Housing Finance Survey

AGENCY: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is 
seeking approval from the Office of

[[Page 34459]]

Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described 
below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is 
requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed 
collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 
60 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: August 3, 2020.

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: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone (202) 402-
5534 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at [email protected] 
for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. 
Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number 
through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 
877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Anna P. Guido, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20410-5000; email Anna P. Guido at 
[email protected] or telephone (202) 402-5535 (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 (800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may 
be obtained from Ms. Guido.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the proposed collection of information 
described in Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: 2021 Rental Housing Finance 
Survey.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-0276.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS) provides a measure of financial, 
mortgage, and property characteristics of rental housing properties in 
the United States. RHFS focuses on mortgage financing of rental housing 
properties, with emphasis on new originations for purchase-money 
mortgages and refinancing, and the characteristics of these new 
originations.
    The RHFS will collect data on property values of residential 
structures, characteristics of residential structures, rental status 
and rental value of units within the residential structures, commercial 
use of space within residential structures, property management status, 
ownership status, a detailed assessment of mortgage financing, and 
benefits received from Federal, state, local, and non-governmental 
programs.
    Many of the questions are the same or similar to those found on the 
1995 Property Owners and Managers Survey, the rental housing portion of 
the 2001 Residential Finance Survey, and previous collections of the 
Rental Housing Finance Survey. This survey does not duplicate work done 
in other existent HUD surveys or studies that deal with rental units 
financing.
    Policy analysts, program managers, budget analysts, and 
Congressional staff can use the survey's results to advise executive 
and legislative branches about the mortgage finance characteristics of 
the rental housing stock in the United States and the suitability of 
public policy initiatives. Academic researchers and private 
organizations will also utilize the data to facilitate their research 
and projects.
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) needs the 
RHFS data for the following two reasons:
    1. This is the only source of information on the rental housing 
finance characteristics of rental properties.
    2. HUD needs this information to gain a better understanding of the 
mortgage finance characteristics of the rental housing stock in the 
United States to evaluate, monitor, and design HUD programs.
    Members of affected public: Owners and managers of rental 
properties.
    Estimated number of respondents: 10,000.
    Estimated time per response: 60 minutes.
    Frequency of response: One time every three years.
    Estimated total annual burden hours: 10,000.
    Estimated total annual cost: The only cost to respondents is that 
of their time.
    Respondent's obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal authority: This survey is conducted under Title 13, U.S.C., 
Section 8b and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z-1 et seq.

B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected parties concerning the collection of information described in 
Section A on the following:
    (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to 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.
    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to 
these questions.

    Authority:  Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.

    The Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, Seth 
Appleton, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the 
authority to electronically sign this document to submitter, Nacheshia 
Foxx, who is the Federal Register Liaison for HUD, for purposes of 
publication in the Federal Register.

    Dated: June 1, 2020.
 Nacheshia Foxx,
Federal Liaison for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
[FR Doc. 2020-12079 Filed 6-3-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4210-67-P