Office of Community Planning and Development, 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 19, 2015.
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:
Jackie L. Williams, Ph.D., Director, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Jackie.L.Williams@hud.gov telephone Start Printed Page 50319202-402-4611. 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. Pollard.
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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: Loan Guarantee Recovery Fund established pursuant to the Church Arson Prevention Act of 1996.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0159.
Type of Request Extension of currently approved collection.
Form Numbers: HUD-40076-LGA, SF-424.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The purpose of this submission is for the application of the Section 4 Loan Guarantee Recovery Fund loan guarantee process. Under this program, HUD provides loan guarantees to lending institutions that provide loans to houses of worship that have been the victims of hate crime or arson. Under the Loan Guarantee Agreement, the lending institution is required to provide repayment information to HUD on a monthly basis to ensure the lender is repaying the loan within the guidelines of the Loan Guarantee Agreement.
Respondents (i.e. affected public): 36.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 36.
Estimated Number of Responses: 432.
Frequency of Response: 24.
Average Hours per Response: 2.
Total Estimated Burdens: 864.
Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above:
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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 comments in response to these questions.
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Dated: August 12, 2015.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.
[FR Doc. 2015-20487 Filed 8-18-15; 8:45 am]
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