Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, 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: September 9, 2002.Start Printed Page 45527
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 8001, Washington, DC 20410 or by electronic mail at Wayne_Eddins@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
William Spearmon, Director, Office of Housing Assistance and Grant Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-3000 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1994 (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: Capital Advance Program Requirements for Section 202 Housing for the Elderly, and Section 811 Housing for Persons with Disabilities.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0470.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This submission, for which the Department is requesting clearance, is to permit the continued processing of all Sections 202 and 811 capital advance projects that have not yet been finally closed. The submission includes processing of the application for firm commitment to final closing of the capital advance. The information collection is needed to assist HUD in determining the Owner's eligibility and capacity to finalize the development of a housing project under the Section 202 and Section 811 Capital Advance Programs. A thorough evaluation of an Owner's capabilities is critical to protect the Government's financial interest, and to mitigate any possibility of fraud, waste, and mismanagement of public funds.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-2476A, HUD-90163CA/-64CA/-65CA/-66CA/-67CA/-70CA/-71CA/-77CA, 91372A-CA, and 92004-F (VA26-8497A).
Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 3,485, the number of respondents is 260 generating 260 annual responses, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the amount of time per response varies from 30 minutes to 6 hours.
Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.Start Signature
Dated: June 28, 2002.
Sean G. Cassidy,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 02-17050 Filed 7-8-02; 8:45 am]
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