Department of Housing and Urban Development December 28, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974: Notice of New System of Records, Single Family Computerized Homes Underwriting Management Systems
Document Number: 2010-32688
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Modified the routine uses to identify the Federal Reserve as a Federal agency that receives CHUMS data for statistical research. The Computerized Homes Underwriting Management System supports Housing staff in the processing of single family mortgage insurance applications, from initial receipt through endorsement. F17/CHUMS processes loans for first time homebuyers, Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM), Section 203(k) for the rehabilitation of existing properties, VA Certified FHA loans and other programs. F17/CHUMS also provide automated assistance in appraisal, mortgage credit evaluation, and FHA's TOTAL Scorecard, a standardized credit assessment tool. It supports the conditional commitment process from the Mortgagee's request for property appraisal through issuance of a conditional commitment, firm commitment, endorsement, and the automated production of the Mortgage Insurance Certificate.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment
Document Number: 2010-32684
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
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 emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This request is for the clearance of on-site data collection from public housing agencies (PHAs). The proposed data collection has three purposes: (1) To identify a sample of PHAs that are verified to be operating high-performing and efficient HCV programs, (2) to test alternative methods of measuring time spent on administrative functions in the HCV program, and (3) to collect information on the factors that affect administrative costs in the HCV program. The proposed data collection will take place through site visits to 60 PHAs and will include interviews with PHA staff, interviews with program partners, and reviews of client files and administrative data collected by the PHA, included documentation related to the HCV program budget. In addition, at 5 of the 60 sites the research team will beta-test three alternative methods of collecting data on PHA staff time spent on the range of activities required to administer the HCV program. The results of the site visits and beta-tests will be used to develop the research design, sampling approach, and data collection instruments for a national study of the costs of administering the HCV program based on direct measurement of staff and other program costs among a sample of high-performing HCV programs. The results of this national studyfor which separate OMB clearance will be soughtwill be used to estimate administrative fees and develop a new administrative fee allocation formula for the HCV program.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 3 Implementation and Coordination Grant Application
Document Number: 2010-32681
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This is a request for approval to provide competitive funding to States, units of local government, Public Housing Authorities, Indian Housing Authorities, Indian Tribes, or other public bodies to pay for the salaries, fringe benefits, and administrative expenses related to hiring a Section 3 Program Coordinator. Information collected under this approval will be used to select the highest ranked applicants, and to conduct quarterly and annual performance assessments.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Comment Request; Economic Opportunities for Low- and Very Low-Income Persons
Document Number: 2010-32678
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The currently approved information collection related to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (2529-0043) is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a new collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Form HUD 60002 is being submitted without any changes. Form HUD 958 has been revised to more accurately reflect the complaint investigation procedures set forth in the Section 3 regulation at 24 CFR part 135. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.