Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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.
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) requires settlement providers to give homebuyers certain disclosure information at and before settlement, and pursuant to the servicing of the loan and escrow account. This includes a Special Information Booklet, a Good Faith Estimate, an Initial Servicing Disclosure, the Form HUD-1 or Form HUD-1A, and when applicable an Initial Escrow Account Statement, an Annual Escrow Account Statement, an Escrow Account Disbursement Disclosure, an Affiliated Business Arrangement Disclosure, and a Servicing Transfer Disclosure.
Comments Due Date: October 18, 2006.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2502-0265) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-6974.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Lillian_L._Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 708-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer or from HUD's Web site at http://hlannwp031.hud.gov/po/i/icbts/collectionsearch.cfm.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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 through 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: Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Disclosures.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0265.
Form Numbers: HUD-1 and HUD-1A.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) require settlement providers to give homebuyers certain disclosure information at and before settlement, and pursuant to the servicing of the loan and escrow account.
Frequency of Submission: Annually.
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Total Estimated Burden Hours: 11,238,680
Status: Extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: September 6, 2006.
Lillian L. Deitzer,
Department Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-15391 Filed 9-15-06; 8:45 am]
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