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: October 1, 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 Wayne_Eddins@hud.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joseph E. Malloy, Acting Director, Office of Multifamily Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-1142 (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 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: Lender Qualifications for Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP).
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0541.
Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) is a procedure that permits approved lenders to prepare, process, and submit loan applications for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) multifamily mortgage insurance. An FHA-approved multifamily Lender wishing to participate in MAP must submit a MAP application package so that HUD may determine whether or not it meets the additional qualifications required of a MAP Lender. A Quality Control Plan is a required exhibit in the Lender application package.
Agency Form Numbers, if Applicable: None.
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 annual number of respondents is 25 preparing 25 responses annually. The hours per response are 20 hours for the MAP Lender application, and the frequency of response is on occasion. The total estimated annual burden hours is 500.
Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: July 19, 2007.
Frank L. Davis,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing, Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. E7-14940 Filed 8-1-07; 8:45 am]
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