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Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for FHA Insured Mortgage

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD.




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.


Comments Due Date: November 27, 2000.


Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., L'Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8202, Washington, DC 20410.

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Vance T. Morris, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Single Family Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708-2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information.

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The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).

This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

This Notice also lists the following information:

Title of proposal: Application for FHA Insured Mortgage.

OMB control number, if applicable: 2502-0059.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The documents requested are used to determine the eligibility of a loan application for FHA's mortgage insurance. Without these documents, HUD would have difficulty in determining the eligibility of a loan application and, thus, put in jeopardy the insurance fund.

Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-92900-A, HUD-92900-WS, HUD-92900-PUR, HUD-92561, HUD-92544.

Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: An estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 215,025, the number of respondents is estimated to be 1,000,000, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the hours per response varies from 15 minutes to 1 hour.

Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection.

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Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended.

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Dated: September 20, 2000.

William C. Apgar,

Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner.

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[FR Doc. 00-24950 Filed 9-27-00; 8:45 am]