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Collection: Comment Request; Master Appraisal Reports (MARS)


Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, 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: December 1, 2008.


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, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail or telephone (202) 402-8048.

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Margaret E. Burns, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Start Printed Page 57380Department 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.

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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: Master Appraisal Report (MARS).

OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0493.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Master Appraisal Report (MAR) permits the listing of model, which includes eh base value that cover the different types of individual homes and streamlined the reporting process.

Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD—91322, HUD—91222.1, HUD—91322.2, HUD—91322.3.

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 number of burden hours is 805. The number of respondents is 3,710, the number of responses is 3,710, the frequency is on occasion and the burden hour per response is approximately 1.5 hours.

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Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended.

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Dated: September 24, 2008.

Ronald Y. Spraker,

Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.

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[FR Doc. E8-23202 Filed 10-1-08; 8:45 am]