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: April 21, 2003.
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 8003, Washington, DC 20410 or Wyne—Eddins@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Vance Morris, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 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.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 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: Fee or Roster Designation, HUD Conditions and Appraisal Report.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0538.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information is gathered from real estate appraisers seeking HUD acceptance. The information collection provides for a more thorough and complete appraisal of prospective HUD-insured single-family properties ensuring that mortgages are acceptable for FHA insurance and thereby protecting the interest of HUD and the taxpayers in the FHA insurance fund.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-92563, HUD-92564-VC, HUD-92564-HS, HUD-92564-CN, and Fannie Mae Forms 1004 and 1004B.
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 576,720; the number of respondents is 16,440 generating 3,601,440 annual responses; the frequency per response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the responses varies from 5 minutes to 30 minutes.
Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: February 12, 2003.
John C. Weicher,
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 03-4038 Filed 2-19-03; 8:45 am]
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