Proposed collection; comments requested.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service's (RHS) intent to reinstate a previously approved information collection in support of the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program.
Comments on this notice must be received by August 27, 2012 to be assured of consideration.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Debra A. Terrell, Senior Loan Specialist, Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Stop 0784, Room 2250, USDA Rural Development, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-0784, telephone (918) 534-3254, Email email@example.com.
Title: Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program.
OMB Number: 0575-0179.
Type of Request: Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection.
Abstract: Under this program, loan guarantees are provided to participating lenders who make loans to income eligible borrowers in rural areas. The purpose of this program is to promote affordable housing for low- and moderate-income borrowers in rural America.
Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 49 minutes per response.
Respondents: Private sector lenders participating in the Rural Development Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,581.
Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 284.
Estimated Number of Responses: 1,018,735.
Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 821,962.
Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, at (202) 692-0040.
Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of USDA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of USDA's estimate of the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Stop 0742-1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.
Dated: June 11, 2012.
Administrator, Housing and Community Facilities Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-15580 Filed 6-25-12; 8:45 am]
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