30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Lender Qualifications for Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide (MAP Guide, 4430.G), 62318 [2020-21814]

Download as PDF 62318 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 192 / Friday, October 2, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7024–N–41; OMB Control Number: 2502–0541] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Lender Qualifications for Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide (MAP Guide, 4430.G) Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 2, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ Start Printed Page 15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. 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 HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0541. OMB Expiration Date: December 31, 2020. Type of Request: Revision. Form Number: Guidebook 4430.G. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Multifamily Accelerated Processing VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Oct 01, 2020 Jkt 253001 (MAP) is designed to establish uniform national standards for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) approved lenders to prepare, process and submit loan applications for FHA multifamily mortgage insurance. The MAP Guide provides—in one volume with appendices—guidance for HUD staff, lenders, third party consultants, borrowers, and other industry participants. Topics include mortgage insurance program descriptions, borrower and lender eligibility requirements, application requirements, underwriting standards for all technical disciplines and construction loan administration requirements. The MAP Guide applies only to FHA multifamily mortgage insurance programs. Except to the extent lender monitoring or enforcement activities overlap, Section 232 and other programs administered by the Office of Healthcare Programs are not addressed by the MAP Guide. The Guide has been updated to reflect various organizational, policy and processing changes implemented since the last edition was published in 2016. Examples include electronic submission of data in a standardized format, the consolidation of HUD Field Offices to Regional Centers and Satellite Offices, workload sharing, and a ‘‘risk-based’’ underwriting approach. The goal of MAP is to provide a consistent, expedited mortgage insurance application process at each HUD Multifamily Regional Center or Satellite Office. All MAP eligible projects must be submitted using MAP processing unless a waiver is granted to process under Traditional Application Processing (TAP). Such waiver approval authority is retained by HUD Headquarters’ Director of Multifamily Production. Additionally, two new chapters were added to this edition of the Guide: The ‘‘Water and Energy Conservation’’ chapter and the ‘‘Closing Guide’’. Respondents (i.e. affected public): FHA Approved MAP Lenders environmental services agencies, green building services companies, loan closing attorneys, etc. Estimated Number of Respondents: 86. Estimated Number of Responses: 344. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 30 hours [121 hours/4 = 30.25 hours]. Total Estimated Burden: 10,406. B. 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(5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. C. Authority Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Department Reports Management Officer for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Colette Pollard, 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: September 29, 2020. Nacheshia Foxx, Federal Liaison for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7024-N-41; OMB Control Number: 2502-0541]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Lender 
Qualifications for Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide (MAP 
Guide, 4430.G)

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection 
requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public 
comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: November 2, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/Start Printed Page 
15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting 
``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using 
the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
[email protected] or telephone 202-402-3400. Persons with hearing 
or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 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 HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Multifamily Accelerated Processing 
(MAP) Guide.
    OMB Approval Number: 2502-0541.
    OMB Expiration Date: December 31, 2020.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Form Number: Guidebook 4430.G.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) is designed to establish 
uniform national standards for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) 
approved lenders to prepare, process and submit loan applications for 
FHA multifamily mortgage insurance. The MAP Guide provides--in one 
volume with appendices--guidance for HUD staff, lenders, third party 
consultants, borrowers, and other industry participants. Topics include 
mortgage insurance program descriptions, borrower and lender 
eligibility requirements, application requirements, underwriting 
standards for all technical disciplines and construction loan 
administration requirements. The MAP Guide applies only to FHA 
multifamily mortgage insurance programs. Except to the extent lender 
monitoring or enforcement activities overlap, Section 232 and other 
programs administered by the Office of Healthcare Programs are not 
addressed by the MAP Guide.
    The Guide has been updated to reflect various organizational, 
policy and processing changes implemented since the last edition was 
published in 2016. Examples include electronic submission of data in a 
standardized format, the consolidation of HUD Field Offices to Regional 
Centers and Satellite Offices, workload sharing, and a ``risk-based'' 
underwriting approach. The goal of MAP is to provide a consistent, 
expedited mortgage insurance application process at each HUD 
Multifamily Regional Center or Satellite Office. All MAP eligible 
projects must be submitted using MAP processing unless a waiver is 
granted to process under Traditional Application Processing (TAP). Such 
waiver approval authority is retained by HUD Headquarters' Director of 
Multifamily Production. Additionally, two new chapters were added to 
this edition of the Guide: The ``Water and Energy Conservation'' 
chapter and the ``Closing Guide''.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): FHA Approved MAP Lenders 
environmental services agencies, green building services companies, 
loan closing attorneys, etc.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 86.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 344.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Hours per Response: 30 hours [121 hours/4 = 30.25 hours].
    Total Estimated Burden: 10,406.

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 the forms of information technology, 
e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
    (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to 
these questions.

C. Authority

    Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35.
    Department Reports Management Officer for the Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, Colette Pollard, 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: September 29, 2020.
Nacheshia Foxx,
Federal Liaison for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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