Department of Housing and Urban Development November 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Property Suitable as Facilities to Assist the Homeless
Document Number: E7-23082
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-30
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; Technical Assistance for Community Planning and Development Programs
Document Number: E7-23116
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-28
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.
Revisions to the Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program
Document Number: E7-22406
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This final rule revises the regulations governing HUD's mortgage insurance program for hospitals. The rule updates and incorporates some earlier provisions that currently are not published as part of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regulations. Further, the rule adds new provisions to make them consistent with current industry practices. The rule also codifies the relevant regulations that address hospital mortgage insurance in one part, thereby making the regulations more user-friendly.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) Grant Application
Document Number: E7-23081
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-27
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 information collection is required to rate and rank applications submitted as part of a funding competition and to ensure funding eligibility of applicant activities. Respondents are units of general local government eligible for Section 108 Loan Guarantees.
Implementation of Mark-to-Market Program Revisions
Document Number: E7-22908
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-26
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Based on statutory changes and HUD's technical operational experience in administering the program, this final rule implements a number of changes to the Mark-to-Market (M2M) program, HUD's mortgage restructuring program for FHA-insured projects with project-based Section 8 assistance, to facilitate processing. Unlike the M2M proposed and final rules addressing renewal of expiring Section 8 project-based assistance contracts that HUD published on January 12, 2006, this rule addresses a range of administrative and programmatic issues other than the project-based assistance contracts. This final rule follows publication of a March 14, 2006, proposed rule and takes into consideration the public comments received on the proposed rule.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: E7-22686
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-23
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; “Logical Model” Grant Performance Report Standard
Document Number: E7-22708
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
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. Applicants of HUD Federal Financial Assistance are required to indicate intended results and impacts. Grant recipients report against their baseline performance standards. This process standardizes grants progress reporting requirements and promotes greater emphasis on performance and results in grant programs.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; HUD Standardized Grant Application Forms
Document Number: E7-22707
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
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 subject information collection is required to rate and rank competitive grant applications and to ensure eligibility of applicants for funding. HUD's method for electronic collection of Federal Financial Assistance application budget data standardizes the format for information collection requirements for the applicants.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Notice of Funding Availability for the Tribal Colleges and University Programs
Document Number: E7-22683
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
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 5-Year and Annual PHA Plan
Document Number: E7-22700
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
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. PHA are required to submit annual and 5-Year Plans to HUD as required by section 5A of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C.1437c-1). The purpose of the plan is to provide a framework for local accountability and an easily identifiable source by which public housing residents, participants in the tenant-based assistance program, and other members of the public may locate basic PHA policies, rules and requirements concerning the PHA's operations, programs and services.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Lender Qualifications for Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP)
Document Number: E7-22699
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
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. To participate in MAP, lenders will be required to show that they have an experienced multifamily underwriter on staff, a satisfactory record on lending on multifamily housing properties, and an acceptable Quality Control Plan. Qualified lenders can then take advantage of a mortgage application-processing plan that will take substantially less processing time than traditional processing.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing Discrimination Information Form (HUD-903.1)
Document Number: E7-22685
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
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 information collection is necessary to establish HUD's jurisdiction to investigate housing discrimination complaints filed under the Fair Housing Act. The information is used to contact the aggrieved person, and to assess the complaint allegations.
Announcement of Funding Awards Fair Housing Initiatives Program Fiscal Year 2007
Document Number: E7-22611
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
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 for funding under the SuperNotice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007. This announcement contains the names and addresses of those award recipients selected for funding based on the rating and ranking of all applications and the amount of the awards.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a New System of Records, Single Family Default Monitoring System
Document Number: E7-22608
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), HUD's Single Family Housing, Office of Evaluation is providing notice of its intent to establish a new record system, entitled the Single Family Default Monitoring System (SFDMS). The new record system contains information on FHA mortgage loans that are 90 days or more delinquent on a mortgage payment. The system will be utilized to track debt servicing activities submitted to the Department on behalf of the mortgagee's or loan servicer.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a New System of Records, Single Family Insurance System CLAIMS Subsystem
Document Number: E7-22607
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), HUD's Single Family Claims Branch is providing notification of the establishment of this new record system, the Single Family Insurance System CLAIMS Subsystem, A43C. The purpose of A43C is to collect, maintain and verify data needed to support the claim payment activities received from mortgagees.
Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public Comment; Consolidated Plan and Annual Performance Report
Document Number: E7-22610
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed extension of information collection requirements for Consolidated Planning for Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs 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.
Project-Based Voucher Rents for Units Receiving Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
Document Number: E7-22526
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-19
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This rule revises the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) rent provisions of HUD's Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program regulations. This rule reinstates the regulatory provision where the LIHTC rent does not serve as a cap on rents in PBV projects receiving LIHTCs. The rule also re-emphasizes that public housing authorities (PHAs) may not enter into assistance contracts until HUD or an independent entity approved by HUD has conducted the required subsidy layering review and determined that the assistance is in accordance with HUD requirements. This final rule follows a May 1, 2007, proposed rule and takes into consideration public comments received on the proposed rule. HUD carefully considered the public comments, but adopts the proposed rule without change.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request, Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application
Document Number: E7-22525
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-19
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: 07-5649
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-16
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; Amendment to Existing Systems of Records, Debt Collection Asset Management System
Document Number: E7-22077
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-13
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), HUD is amending one of Privacy Act record systems, the Debt Collection Asset Management System (DCAMS, HUD/HS 54) notice published in the Federal Register on July 26, 2006 (71 FR 36353), to include a new routine. The routine use will permit the disclosure of data transferred from DCAMS to HUD's Credit Alert Interactive Verification Response System (CAIVRS) that makes federal debtor's delinquency and claim information available to program agencies and approved lenders to verify the creditworthiness of loan applicant's.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: E7-21817
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
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.
Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants; Technical Correction and Extension of Application Deadline
Document Number: E7-21890
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-08
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On September 18, 2007, HUD published a NOFA for Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants. To clarify the scope of eligible applicants, HUD has decided to publish this technical correction. Additionally, to permit eligible applicants sufficient time to prepare their applications for assistance, HUD has also determined to extend the deadline.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans
Document Number: 07-5499
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-06
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.
The Performance Review Board
Document Number: E7-21618
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-02
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announces the appointments of Bryan A. Greene, James M. Martin, Jean Lin Pao, and Robert W. Young as members; and Camille E. Acevedo and Jon L. Gant as alternate members of the Departmental Performance Review Board. The address is: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC 20410-0050.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFA) for the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative for Fiscal Year 2007 Extension of Application Deadline
Document Number: E7-21558
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-02
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
On September 24, 2007, HUD published its NOFA for the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative. Because the initial deadline falls on December 24, 2007, a day on or near a holiday, HUD has determined to extend the deadline.
Model Manufactured Home Installation Standards
Document Number: C7-5004
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-02
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 07-5386
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-02
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.