Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD.
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: October 8, 2013.
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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 202-402-3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Arlene Nunes, Director, Home Mortgage Insurance Division, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Arlene Nunes at Arlene.M.
Nunes@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-2121. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Nunes.
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This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: FHA PowerSaver Pilot Program Title I Property Improvement and Title II—203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-New.
Type of Request: New.
Form Number: N/A.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Like all FHA-insured loans, loans originated under FHA PowerSaver Pilot program are made by private sector lenders and insured by HUD against loss from defaults. FHA PowerSaver is a pilot mortgage insurance product from the FHA that will enable homeowners to make energy saving improvements to their homes. The information collection requirements will (a) facilitate HUD's monitoring of use of incentive payments funds to ensure funds are used accordingly, and be provide information about the performance of loans that finance energy efficient improvements.
Respondents (i.e. affected public): Individuals and households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,620.
Estimated Number of Responses: 38,218.
Frequency of Response: Periodic.
Average Hours per Response: .011.
Total Estimated Burdens: 53,313.
B. Solicitation of Public Comment
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following:
(1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
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HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions.
Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.
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Dated: August 5, 2013.
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