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: April 3, 2007.
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_L._Deitzer@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kimberly R. Munson, Office of Asset Management, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-1320 (this is not a toll free number) or via e-mail at Kimberly_R._Munson@HUD.gov 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 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: Management Certifications and Management Entity Profile.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0305.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Owners of insured and assisted multifamily properties submit these information collections to HUD. The information is needed to assist HUD in determining the acceptability of a proposed management Start Printed Page 5073agent. Without these documents, HUD's ability to screen out unacceptable management agents and control fraud would be limited, and the incidence of defaults and unauthorized use of subsidy funds would increase.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-9832, HUD-9839A, HUD-9839B, HUD-9839C.
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 3,014; the number of respondents is estimated to be 25,884 generating approximately 2,589 annual responses; the frequency of the response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response varies from 15 minutes to 2 hours depending on which form(s) are required.
Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved information collection.Start Signature
Dated: January 26, 2007.
Frank L. Davis,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing, Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. E7-1680 Filed 2-1-07; 8:45 am]
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