Department of Housing and Urban Development February 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Indian Housing Block Grants Program
Document Number: E5-797
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. HUD is requesting approval to continue to collect the information provided by recipients of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds. Recipients are to provide plans for low-income housing programs in their communities and submit quarterly reports on funds drawn. Recipients may submit information to correct and/or challenge data used in annual housing assistance formula allocations.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; HOPE VI Application
Document Number: E5-796
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The requested information is required to allow HUD to obligate grant funds in accordance with the HOPE VI program-authorizing statute, and to manage the grants that are awarded. This submission is a revision of the currently approved collection. The HOPE VI Neighborhood Networks NOFA Application has been discontinued and a new collection, HOPE VI Main Street NOFA Application has been added.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Third-Party Documentation Facsimile Transmittal Form
Document Number: E5-795
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; American Housing Survey (AHS)-2005 National Samples
Document Number: E5-794
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This is a revision to the currently approved American Housing Survey (AHS). The AHS is a longitudinal study that provides a periodic measure on the quality, availability, and cost of housing for the nation. The study also provides information on demographic and other characteristics of the occupants.
Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program; Fiscal Year 2005
Document Number: 05-3814
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 8(c)(1) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (USHA) requires the Secretary to publish FMRs periodically, but not less than annually, adjusted to be effective on October 1 of each year. The primary uses of FMRs are to determine payment standard amounts for the Housing Choice Voucher program, to determine initial renewal rents for some expiring project-based Section 8 contracts, and to determine initial rents for housing assistance payment (HAP) contracts in the Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy program. Today's notice revises the final FY2005 FMRs that were published on October 1, 2004, for a limited number of areas.
Final Report of HUD Review of the Fair Housing Accessibility Requirements in the 2003 International Building Code
Document Number: 05-3640
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The purpose of this notice is to present a final report of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's review of certain accessibility provisions of the International Building Code, 2003 edition (2003 IBC), published by the International Code Council (ICC).\1\ ICC requested that the Department review the accessibility provisions of the 2003 IBC to determine whether those provisions are consistent with the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act (the Act), the regulations implementing the 1988 Amendments to the Act, and the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines (the Guidelines) and, therefore, that the 2003 IBC could be recognized by the Department as a safe harbor for compliance with the law.
Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA); Revisions to the Indian Housing Block Grant Program Formula
Document Number: 05-3642
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This proposed rule would make several revisions to the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program allocation formula authorized under section 302 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self- Determination Act of 1996. Through the IHBG Program, HUD provides Federal housing assistance for Indian tribes in a manner that recognizes the right of Indian self-determination and tribal self- government. HUD negotiated the proposed rule with active tribal participation and using the procedures of the Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990. The proposed regulatory changes reflect the consensus decisions reached by HUD and the tribal representatives on ways to improve and clarify the current regulations governing the IHBG Program formula.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: 05-3620
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Mortgage Fraud Reporting
Document Number: 05-3590
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) is issuing a proposed regulation that would set forth safety and soundness requirements with respect to mortgage fraud reporting in furtherance of the supervisory responsibilities of OFHEO under the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-3478
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Community Development Block Grant Program; Small Cities and Insular Areas Programs
Document Number: 05-3316
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This rule makes final a June 10, 2004, interim rule that established regulations to implement a statutory change moving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program assistance for insular areas from section 107 (Special Purpose Grants) to section 106 (Allocation and Distribution of Funds) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The June 10, 2004, interim rule solicited public comments. No comments were received by HUD on the interim rule. This final rule adopts the interim rule, therefore, without change.
Indian Housing Block Grant Program; Advance Notice of Intent To Establish a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee and Request for Nominations for Committee Membership
Document Number: 05-3091
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces HUD's intent to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee (Committee). The purpose of the Committee will be to provide advice and recommendations on developing a rule for effectuating changes to the Indian Housing Block Grant Program in response to statutory amendments to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996. This document provides the public with information regarding the Committee and explains how persons may be nominated for membership on the Committee.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-2892
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Demolition/Disposition Application on Reporting
Document Number: 05-3007
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request, Optional Relocation Payment Claim Forms
Document Number: 05-2931
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment, Request Relocation and Real Property Acquisition, Under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1979
Document Number: 05-2930
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Prepayment of Direct Loans on Section 202 and 202/8 Projects With Inclusion of FHA Mortgage Guidelines
Document Number: 05-2641
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The collection is necessary for owners of multifamily housing projects financed under Section 202 of the National Housing Act requesting to prepay the mortgage.
Conference Call Meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee
Document Number: 05-2640
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (the Committee) to be held via telephone conference. This meeting is open to the general public, which may participate by following the instructions below.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-2475
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Part II
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Announcement of Funding Awards For the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program Fiscal Year 2004
Document Number: E5-527
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with section 102 (a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program. This announcement contains the names of the awardees and the amounts of the awards made available by HUD.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2214
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Management Operations Certification
Document Number: 05-2213
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. PHAs (or Resident Management Corporations) submit management information for evaluation of all major areas of a participant's management operations. The information is used to assess the management performance of PHAs.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-1873
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Technical Suitability of Products Program
Document Number: 05-1751
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-01
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. HUD is requesting continued approval to require an application for acceptance of products for use in structures approved for mortgages or loans insured under the National Housing Act. Under the established Technical Suitability of Products (TSP) program, manufacturers (sponsors) of nonstandard housing-related materials, products, or structural housing systems must apply to HUD for a determination of technical acceptance. The two major categories of acceptance are: (1) Structural building systems, subsystems, and components; and (2) structural and nonstructural materials and products.