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.
Comment Due Date: July 27, 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:
Vance T. Morris, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, 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.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 Start Printed Page 30695collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
This notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: Compliance Inspection Report and Mortgagee's Assurance of Completion.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0189.
Description of the need for the information and proposal use: This is a request for an extension of a previously approved collection. Form HUD-92051, Compliance Inspection Report, is the document on which the property inspector or appraiser prepares his/her findings. The form provides categories for the inspector or appraiser to report the status of repair requirements on proposed construction cases. This report becomes a part of the case file and a copy is provided to the lender. Form HUD-92300, Mortgagee's Assurance of Completion, is completed by the mortgagee and assures HUD that the items set forth in the inspection report will be completed by the required date stated.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-92051 and HUD-92300.
Estimation of the total number 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 for the HUD-92051 form is 906,250; the number of respondents is 14,500 generating approximately 3,625,000 annual responses; the frequency of response is approximately 250 times each; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response is 0.25 hours.
The estimated number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection for the HUD-92300 is 3,625; the number of respondents is 14,500 generating approximately 14,500 annual responses; the frequency of response is one time; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response is 0.25 hours.
Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: May 21, 2004.
Sean G. Cassidy,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing, Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 04-12085 Filed 5-27-04; 8:45 am]
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