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: January 26, 2009.
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 Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 402-8048.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joyce Allen, 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 Start Printed Page 72071whether 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: Contractor's Requisition-Project Mortgages.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0028.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information collection is used to obtain program benefits, consisting of distribution of insured mortgage proceeds when construction costs are involved. The information regarding completed work items is used by the Multifamily Hub Centers to ensure that payments from mortgage proceeds are made for work actually completed in a satisfactory manner. The certification regarding prevailing wages is used by the Multifamily Hub Centers to ensure compliance with prevailing wage rates.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-92448.
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 93,600. The number of respondents is 1,300. The estimated number of annual responses is 15,600. The frequency of each response is monthly for each application submitted for mortgage insurance.
Status of the proposed information collection: This is an approved existing collection in use with an expiration date of January 31, 2009.Start Signature
Dated: November 18, 2008.
Ronald Y. Spraker,
Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. E8-28067 Filed 11-25-08; 8:45 am]
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