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Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Minimum Property Standards for Multifamily and Care-Type Facilities

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) developed the Minimum Property Standards (MPS) program in order to minimize potential losses for single and multi-family homes purchased with insured loans. To achieve this objective, the program established a system to review, evaluate, and approve construction materials for use in such homes to ensure that the homes would perform for the life of the loan. The end goal of the MPS program is to establish certain minimum standards for buildings constructed under HUD housing programs.

DATES:

Comments Due Date: August 30, 2010.

ADDRESSES:

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: Leroy McKinney Jr., Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail leroy.mckinneyjr@hud.gov or telephone (202) 402-5564 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1-800-877-8339).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Program Contact, Elizabeth Cocke, Office of Manufactured Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-6423 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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: Minimum Property Standards for Multifamily and Care-type facilities.

OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0321.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The minimum property standards describe physical standards for housing. They are intended to provide a sound basis for determining the acceptability of housing built under the HUD mortgage insurance and low-rent public housing programs.

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 number of burden hours is 8400. The number of respondents is 1200, the number of responses is 1200, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 10.

Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection.

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

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Dated: June 24, 2010.

Ronald Y. Spraker,

Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing.

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[FR Doc. 2010-15873 Filed 6-29-10; 8:45 am]

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