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: May 15, 2006.
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: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., L'Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 20410 or Lillian_Deitzer@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joe McCloskey, Director, Office of 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 Start Printed Page 13416burden 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: Pre-Foreclosure Sale Procedure.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0464.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The respondents are mortgage/loan servicers, homeowners, counselors, and real estate professionals who, are attempting to sell a homeowners property prior to foreclosure. The information collection records the process from the homeowner's application to participate in the program and the mortgagee's approval, to HUD's review and approval to the specifies of the sale. Homeowners participating in the program may also receive housing counseling, and a confirmation that counseling is available must be documented.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-90035, HUD-90036, HUD-90038, HUD-90041, HUD-90045, HUD-90051, and HUD-90052.
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 total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 9,544; the number of respondents is 25,025 generating approximately 52,800 annual responses; the frequency of response is on occasion, and the estimated time needed to prepare the response varies from three minutes to 35 minutes.
Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: March 10, 2006.
Frank L. Davis,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing, Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 06-2506 Filed 3-14-06; 8:45 am]
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