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 reviews, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Comments Due Date: June 9, 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 Wayne_Eddins@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Michael McCullough, Director, Office of Multifamily Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 415 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-1142 (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 pubic 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 Multifamily Housing Project.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0029.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information collection is the basic application used in HUD/FHA multifamily insurance programs. The related exhibits are needed by HUD to determine project feasibility, and mortgagor/contractor acceptability. HUD analyzes specific information including financial data, cost data, drawings, and specifications to determine whether the proposed project meets program requirements for mortgage insurance. This is a revision to include form HUD-92013-E, which accompanies each application for any project intended to Start Printed Page 17065provide housing for the elderly or the disabled for non-assisted housing.
Agency form numbers, if applicable. HUD-92013, HUD-92013-SUPP, HUD-92013-NHICF, & HUD-92013-E.
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 burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 168,680; the number of respondents is 6,350 generating approximately 6,350 annual responses, the frequency of response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response varies from 36 minutes to 68 hours.
Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: April 1, 2003.
Sean G. Cassidy,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing—Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 03-8549 Filed 4-7-03; 8:45 am]
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