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

Changes in Certain Multifamily Mortgage Insurance Premiums
Document Number: 05-17242
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with HUD regulations, this notice announces the changes of the mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) for the following Federal Housing Administration (FHA) multifamily mortgage insurance programs whose commitments will be issued or reissued in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006: All sections of the National Housing Act where the mortgagor equity is produced from the proceeds of the sale of low- income housing tax credits (LIHTC): The MIP is reduced to 45 basis points. Section 207/223(f) refinance or purchase of apartments: The MIP is reduced to 45 basis points. Section 223(a)(7) refinance of FHA insured apartment mortgages: The MIP is reduced to 45 basis points. Under the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, Pub. L. 101-235 (approved December 15, 1989) and HUD's implementing instructions, a sponsor is required to submit a certification regarding governmental assistance, including any low- income housing tax credits, with all mortgage insurance applications.
Rules of Practice and Procedure; Civil Money Penalty Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 05-17232
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight is issuing this final rule amending its rules of practice and procedure to adjust each civil money penalty within its jurisdiction to account for inflation, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Loan Servicing of All Three Coinsurance Programs; Section 221(d), Section 223(f), and Section 232
Document Number: E5-4656
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-26
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.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-16714
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-26
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: Comment Request; Application for Housing Assistance Payments; Special Claims Processing
Document Number: E5-4636
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-25
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Contractor's Requisition Project Mortgages
Document Number: E5-4635
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-25
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.
Proposed Fair Market Rents for Fiscal Year 2006 for Housing Choice Voucher, Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy and Certain Other HUD Programs; Supplemental Notice on 50th Percentile Designation
Document Number: 05-16865
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-25
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, to be effective on October 1 of each year. On June 2, 2005, HUD published a notice on proposed fair market rents (FMRs) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006. In the June 2, 2005, notice, HUD advised that it would also publish a separate notice to identify any areas that may be newly eligible for 50th percentile FMRs as well as any areas that remain eligible or that are no longer eligible for 50th percentile FMRs, as provided in HUD's regulations. This notice provides this information. It identifies 24 areas eligible for 50th percentile FMRs, which consists of areas that remain eligible for 50th percentile FMRs plus areas that are newly eligible.
Credit Watch Termination Initiative
Document Number: E5-4614
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-23
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice advises of the cause and effect of termination of Origination Approval Agreements taken by HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) against HUD-approved mortgagees through the FHA Credit Watch Termination Initiative. This notice includes a list of mortgagees which have had their Origination Approval Agreements terminated.
Statutorily Mandated Designation of Difficult Development Areas for Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
Document Number: 05-16605
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This document designates ``Difficult Development Areas'' (DDAs) for purposes of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code) (26 U.S.C. 42). The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) makes new Difficult Development Area designations annually. The designations of ``Qualified Census Tracts'' (QCTs) under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code published December 12, 2002, as supplemented on December 19, 2003, remain in effect.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on the 2006 American Housing Survey-Metropolitan Sample
Document Number: 05-16604
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
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 of 1995. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-16243
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-19
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; Energy Efficient Mortgage
Document Number: E5-4461
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
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. Lender provides information required to determine the eligibility of a mortgage to be insured under Section 513 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (Section 106 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992).
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Lender Insurance Certification
Document Number: E5-4460
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
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 data collection requirements consist of an electronic lender certification process whereby the lender certifies to its eligibility to participate in the Lender Insurance program. It also states that lenders must provide electronic copies of loan applications and supporting documents at FHA's request.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Procedures for Appealing Section 8 Rent Adjustments
Document Number: E5-4459
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
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 HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs (SuperNOFA); Notice of Extension of Application Submission Date for Areas Affected by Hurricane Dennis
Document Number: E5-4458
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces the extension of submission deadline dates for two programs announced in the Fiscal Year 2005 SuperNOFA, the Rural Housing and Economic Development (RHED) NOFA and the Public Housing Neighborhood Networks NOFA, for those applicants located within the states significantly affected by Hurricane Dennis including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. The submission deadline for these two funding opportunities was July 11, 2005. For those applicants located in one of these states, the revised submission date is August 22, 2005. For applicants unaffected by Hurricane Dennis, the submission deadline remains unchanged.
Transfer of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Data Collection to Federal Reserve Board
Document Number: E5-4457
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice advises mortgagees that are required by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and Regulation C of the Federal Reserve Board (Board) to submit HMDA data to HUD to submit their annual HMDA reports, due on or before March 1st of each year, to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and not to HUD.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Borrowers Personal Financial Statement for Compromise/Settlement
Document Number: E5-4410
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
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 information is used by HUD to analyze the financial position of borrower potentially in default for the purpose of evaluating compromises, partial settlement offers, and payment arrangements. It is required of a small percentage of debtors to establish repayment.
Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons With Disabilities Program NOFA; Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program NOFA; Correction
Document Number: 05-16052
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On August 5, 2005, HUD published competition reopening announcements for the Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program NOFA and the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program NOFA. This document makes corrections to these competition reopening announcements to clarify that applicants submitting paper applications for the Section 202 Program NOFA and the Section 811 Program NOFA competition reopening announcements must submit applications to the local HUD office or Program Center office and not to the HUD Multifamily Hub office.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-15828
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
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: Comment Request; Local Appeals to Single-Family Mortgage Limits
Document Number: E5-4332
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
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 HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs (SuperNOFA); Policy on Quality Assurance Review of Electronic Application Submission Difficulties
Document Number: 05-15701
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-09
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability, Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Programs (SuperNOFA). The FY2005 SuperNOFA announced that, for the first time and consistent with the Administration's Electronic Government (E-Government) Initiative, applicants for HUD funding would be required to submit their applications electronically through the governmentwide grant portal, Grants.gov. While to date, the majority of applicants have been submitting successfully their applications electronically through Grants.gov, other applicants were found to have experienced difficulties with electronic submission to such an extent that they were unable to successfully submit their applications. This notice announces that HUD is taking action to respond to these concerns and is conducting a quality assurance review to identify applicants that correctly followed all electronic application submission procedures, including registration for electronic submission, but were unable to submit an application because of technological problems. This notice provides HUD's review procedures as well as outlines the application submission procedures an applicant may follow if HUD determines that the applicant complied with all electronic submission requirements of the FY2005 SuperNOFA but was unable to submit an application because of technological difficulties. If HUD makes this determination, the applicant will be contacted by HUD and invited to submit a paper application.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Housing Counseling Program-Client Activity Reporting System (CARS)
Document Number: 05-15550
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
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 HUD's Fiscal Year 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program NOFA; Competition Reopening Announcement
Document Number: E5-4202
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. The Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program NOFA competition, which was included in the SuperNOFA, closed on July 1, 2005. This document announces the reopening of the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program NOFA competition.
Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing Program NOFA; Competition Reopening Announcement
Document Number: E5-4197
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. The Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing Program NOFA competition, which was included in the SuperNOFA, closed on June 24, 2005. This document announces the reopening of the Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing Program NOFA competition.
Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons With Disabilities Program NOFA; Competition Reopening Announcement
Document Number: 05-15474
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. The Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program NOFA competition, which was included in the SuperNOFA, closed on June 10, 2005. This document announces the reopening of the Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program NOFA competition.
Revision of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Regulations
Document Number: 05-15473
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This proposed rule would amend HUD's Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Insurance program regulations to accommodate any state law that may prohibit the line-of-credit payment option currently available to HECM mortgagors. The amendments made by this rule would accommodate any such state law by making HECMs available within the parameters of the state law.
Disposition of Multifamily Housing Projects by HUD; Purchaser's Compliance With State and Local Housing Laws and Requirements
Document Number: 05-15472
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This proposed rule would revise HUD's regulations governing the disposition of multifamily projects that are HUD-owned or secured by a HUD-held mortgage which are being foreclosed to implement statutory amendments made by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004. The proposed rule would require a potential purchaser of such a project to certify that all other properties owned by the purchaser, and located in the same city or town as the project being purchased, are in substantial compliance with applicable state or local government housing statutes, regulations, ordinances, and codes. A potential purchaser of a multifamily project, from a state or local government that previously had acquired the property from HUD would also be required to submit evidence of substantial compliance with applicable state or local housing requirements. The proposed rule would also expand the scope of the participation and compliance requirements for HUD's Federal Housing Administration programs to include purchasers of multifamily housing projects from state or local governments, in cases where the property had previously been acquired by the state or local government from HUD.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 05-15251
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
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; Management Reviews of Multifamily Projects
Document Number: E5-4131
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
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 management review information collection under OMB control number 2502-0178 combines with that previously collected under control number 2502-0259 from 36 Mortgagees of Co-Insured Projects. This single collection will now be used for both unsubsidized and subsidized projects.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Inspector Candidate Assessment Questionnaire
Document Number: E5-4092
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-02
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.
Public Housing Graduation Incentive Bonus Program; Correction
Document Number: E5-4091
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-02
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On June 2, 2005, HUD published its notice of funding availability (NOFA) for the Public Housing Graduation Incentive Bonus Program. In the NOFA, HUD inadvertently identified the Fort Worth, Texas, public housing authority (PHA) as an eligible medium PHA rather than an eligible large PHA. This notice corrects this error.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Mortgagee Request for Extension of Time Requirements
Document Number: E5-4079
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-01
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 Funding Availability for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 HOPE VI Main Street Grants; Correction
Document Number: 05-15171
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-01
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On July 21, 2005, HUD published the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 HOPE VI Main Street Grants. This notice announces several corrections to the NOFA.