Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Section 8 Contract Renewal Policy-Guidance for the Renewal of Project-Based Section 8 Contracts
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 Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide implements Section 524 of the Multifamily Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (MAHRA) (Pub. L. 105-65, enacted on October 27, 1997), which governs how expiring Section 8 project-based assistance contracts are renewed. The Section 8 contract renewal process is an essential component to preserving low income rental housing affordability and availability, while reducing long-term costs of project-based assistance. Project-based assistance contracts are renewed under MAHRA to protect tenants and preserve affordable housing for low and very low-income tenants. The Section 8 contract renewal process will provide housing protection for the low and very low-income tenants living in various United States communities. The Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide sets forth six renewal options from which a project owner may choose when renewing their expiring Section 8 contract: Option OneMark-Up-To-Market; Option TwoOther Contract Renewal with Current Rents at or Below Comparable Market Rents; Option ThreeReferral to the Office of Affordable Preservation (OAHP); Option FourRenewal of Projects Exempted From OAHP; Option FiveRenewal of Portfolio Reengineering Demonstration or Preservation Projects; Option SixOpt Outs. Owners should select one of six options which are applicable to their project and should submit contract renewal on an annual basis to renew Contract.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Loan/Application Register
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 HMDA Loan/Application Register collects information from mortgage lenders on application for, and originations and purchases of, mortgage and home improvement loans. Nondepository mortgage lending institutions are required to use the information generated as a running log throughout the calendar year, and send the information to HUD by March 1 of the following calendar year.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.