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: July 26, 2004.
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:
Joe McCloskey, Director, Single Family Asset Management, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-1672 (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 Start Printed Page 29970the 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: Single Family Property Disposition and Acquisition (Conveyance) of Mortgaged Properties.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0306.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: These information collections are needed to determine the condition of the property upon conveyance, to determine the results of the repair contracts, and to monitor the contractor's performance in maintaining the properties. The sales contracts will be used as binding contracts between the purchaser and HUD. Respondents are potential contractors, contractors who work for HUD, potential and actual purchasers of HUD-owned properties.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-9516A, 9519, 9519A, 9544, 9548, 9548A, 9548B, 9548C, and 9733.
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 number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 563,765 hours; the number of respondents is 105,798 generating approximately 1,127,580 annual responses; the frequency of response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response varies from 20 minutes to 30 minutes per response.
Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: May 10, 2004.
Sean G. Cassidy,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing, Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 04-11847 Filed 5-25-04; 8:45 am]
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