Department of Housing and Urban Development March 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Multifamily, Health Care Facilities, and Hospital Mortgage Insurance Premiums for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015
Document Number: 2014-07153
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with HUD regulations, this Notice announces the mortgage insurance premiums (MIPs) for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Multifamily, Health Care Facilities, and Hospital mortgage insurance programs that have commitments to be issued or reissued in FY 2015. FY 2015 MIPs are the same as in FY 2014. This Notice does not apply to loans insured under the Risk Sharing programs of section 542(b) or 542(c) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Social Security Administration (SSA): Matching Tenant Data in Assisted Housing Programs
Document Number: 2014-07151
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Guidance on the statute (5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended), HUD is notifying the public of its intent to execute, in May 2014, a new computer matching program with SSA, for a recurring matching program with HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) and Office of Housing. The most recent renewal of the current matching agreement expires on May 7, 2014. HUD will obtain SSA data and make the results available to 1) program administrators such as public housing agencies (PHAs) and private owners and management agents (O/As) (collectively referred to as POAs) to enable them to verify the accuracy of income reported by the tenants (participants) of HUD rental assistance programs and 2) contract administrators (CAs) overseeing and monitoring O/A operations as well as independent public auditors (IPAs) that audit both PHAs and O/As.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS)
Document Number: 2014-07068
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Owner's Certification With HUD Tenant Eligibility and Rent Procedures
Document Number: 2014-07067
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2014-06851
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
Clarifying Guidance, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Grantees in Receipt of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds Under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Document Number: 2014-06850
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice provides clarifying guidance, waivers, and alternative requirements for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) disaster recovery grantees in receipt of funds under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Pub. L. 113-2). To date, the Department has allocated $10.6 billion under the Act to assist recovery in the most impacted and distressed areas identified in major disaster declarations due to Hurricane Sandy and other eligible events in calendar years 2011, 2012 and 2013.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Conditional Commitment/Statement of Appraised Value
Document Number: 2014-06726
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Republication To Delete and Update Privacy Act System of Records Notifications
Document Number: 2014-06714
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-26
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)), as amended, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Circular No. A-130, notice is hereby given that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) republishes in the Federal Register correction to the ``Authority for Maintenance of the System'' and ``Retention and Disposal'' information for certain notices published in the Federal Register for notice entitled ``Republication to Delete and Update Privacy Act System of Records Notifications'' (February 6, 2013, 78 FR 02646). Furthermore, the Department announces its intent to also delete two systems of records from the publication. These notices and the records thereof are collected and maintained by the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). Detailed descriptions of the present systems covered by these actions are provided under the supplementary section and as part of the updated notice. This notice supersedes the previously published notices referenced by this republication.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Cooperative Agreements
Document Number: 2014-06564
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Community Development Block (CDBG) Program
Document Number: 2014-06562
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Mortgage Credit Analysis for Loan Guarantee Program
Document Number: 2014-06561
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Transfer and Consolidation of Public Housing Programs and Public Housing Agencies
Document Number: 2014-06558
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Requirement for Contractors To Provide Certificates of Insurance for Capital Program Projects
Document Number: 2014-06390
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel (Appraisers and Inspectors) Designation and Appraisal Reports
Document Number: 2014-06362
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rural Innovation Fund Evaluation Data Collection
Document Number: 2014-06246
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Authority To Accept Unsolicited Proposals for Research Partnerships
Document Number: 2014-06243
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces that HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities. In accord with statutory requirements, the research projects must be funded at least 50 percent by philanthropic entities or federal, state or local government agencies.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2014-06052
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants
Document Number: 2014-05805
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Notice of Regulatory Waiver Requests Granted for the Fourth Quarter of Calendar Year 2013
Document Number: 2014-05803
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 106 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (the HUD Reform Act) requires HUD to publish quarterly Federal Register notices of all regulatory waivers that HUD has approved. Each notice covers the quarterly period since the previous Federal Register notice. The purpose of this notice is to comply with the requirements of section 106 of the HUD Reform Act. This notice contains a list of regulatory waivers granted by HUD during the period beginning on October 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2013.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2014-05282
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
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.
Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Handling Prepayments: Eliminating Post-Payment Interest Charges
Document Number: 2014-05407
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-13
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This rule proposes to revise FHA's regulations that allow an FHA-approved mortgagee to charge the mortgagor interest through the end of the month in which the mortgage is being paid. The proposed change would prohibit mortgagees from charging post-payment interest, allowing them instead to charge interest only through the date the mortgage is paid.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rent Reform Demonstration (Task Order 1)
Document Number: 2014-05401
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-13
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996: Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Third Meeting
Document Number: 2014-05400
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-13
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces the third meeting of the negotiated rulemaking committee.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counseling Demonstration and Impact Evaluation
Document Number: 2014-05097
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-10
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program
Document Number: 2014-05096
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-10
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces that HUD has posted on http:// www.Grants.gov and http://www.HUD.gov a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities (Section 811) Project Rental Assistance (PRA) Program.
Notice of HUD's Funding Availability for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program
Document Number: 2014-05093
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-10
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces that HUD has posted on http:// www.Grants.gov and http://www.HUD.gov its FY 2014 and FY 2015 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program NOFA. The Comprehensive Housing Counseling NOFA is comprised of both the General Section to the Department's FY 2014 NOFAs for Discretionary Programs (General Section) published February 19, 2014 and this NOFA. In addition to the application requirements set forth in the NOFA, applicants must also comply with the requirements established in the General Section, and all Housing Counseling Program requirements. HUD reserves the right to award both FY 2014 and FY 2015 funds on the basis of this single NOFA competition. FY 2015 grants to be awarded under this NOFA are contingent upon future Congressional action, and subject to the availability of funding. HUD's intent to award FY 2015 funds to FY 2014 and FY 2015 applicants will be announced separately if such funds become available.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2014-04777
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-07
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Recertification of Family Income & Composition Section 235(b) & Statistical Report Section 235(b), (i) and (j)
Document Number: 2014-04908
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Restrictions on Assistance to Noncitizens
Document Number: 2014-04904
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Conforming Amendment to the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program Regulations
Document Number: 2014-04514
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This final rule revises the regulations governing the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee program (Section 184 program) to conform to a recent statutory change. The 2013 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act amends section 184(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 by authorizing HUD to increase the fee for the guarantee of Section 184 loans up to 3 percent of the principal obligation of the loan and to establish the amount of the fee by publishing a notice in the Federal Register. This final rule amends the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program regulations to reflect this new authority. By notice published elsewhere in today's Federal Register, HUD is exercising this authority to increase the loan guarantee fee to 1.5 percent of the principal obligation from the current rate of 1 percent.
Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program Increase in the Loan Guarantee Fee
Document Number: 2014-04513
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee program (Section 184 program) provides access to sources of private financing for Indian families, Indian housing authorities, and Indian tribes that otherwise could not acquire housing financing because of the unique legal status of Indian land, by guaranteeing loans to eligible persons and entities. Over the last 5 years, the Section 184 program has doubled the number of loans and eligible families being assisted by the program. For HUD to continue to meet the increasing demand for participation in this program, HUD is exercising its new authority to increase the loan guarantee fee to 1.5 percent of the principal obligation from the current rate of 1 percent.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Policies and Procedures for the Conversion of Efficiencies Units to One Bedroom Units
Document Number: 2014-04769
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.