Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD.
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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: January 21, 2014.
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 Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ivery W. Himes, Director, Office of Single Family Asset Management and Disposition, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Ivery Himes at Ivery.W.Himes@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-1672. 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 Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Himes.
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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-Insured Mortgage Loan Servicing for Performing Loans Including: Collection and Payment of Mortgage Insurance Premiums, Escrow Administration, Providing Loan Information and Customer Services, Assessment of Post Endorsement Fees and Charges and Servicing Section 235 Loans.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0583.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Form Number: HUD-9519-A, HUD-9539, HUD-27011, Parts A, B, C, D, E Single Family Application for Insurance Benefits, HUD-50002, HUD-50012, HUD-91022.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information request for OMB review seeks to combine the requirements of an existing OMB collection under this comprehensive collection for mortgagees that service FHA-insured mortgage loans and the mortgagors who are involved with collection and payment of mortgage insurance premiums, payment processing, escrow account administration, providing loan information and customer service, assessing post endorsement fees and charges and servicing Section 235 loans.
Respondents (i.e. affected public): 324.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 324.
Estimated Number of Responses: 74,726,967.
Frequency of Response: 1.
Average Hours per Response: .50.
Total Estimated Burdens: 2,644,446.
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
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions.
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Dated: November 13, 2013.
Laura M. Marin,
Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2013-27801 Filed 11-19-13; 8:45 am]
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