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AGENCY:

Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comment.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection titled, “Truth In Lending Act (Regulation Z)—Appraisals For Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans.”

DATES:

Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before January 3, 2017 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods:

  • Electronic: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552.
  • Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002.

Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435-9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this mailbox.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title of Collection: Truth In Lending Act (Regulation Z)—Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans.”

OMB Control Number: 3170-0026.

Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved information collection.

Affected Public: Private sector (depository institutions, credit unions and non-depository financial institutions).

Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,047.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 516.

Abstract: The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to requires creditors originating mortgages with an annual percentage rate that exceeds the average prime offer rate by a specified percentage (higher-risk mortgage loans) to obtain an appraisal or appraisals meeting certain specified standards, provide applicants with a notification regarding the use of appraisals, and give applicants a copy of written appraisals used. These changes were enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), Public Law 111-203, 1471, 124 Stat. 1376, 2185 (2010). Section 1471 of the Dodd-Frank Act adds a new section to TILA, section 129H, addressing appraisal requirements for higher-risk mortgage loans.

Request for Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau's estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record.

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Dated: November 1, 2016.

Darrin A. King,

Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

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[FR Doc. 2016-26678 Filed 11-3-16; 8:45 am]

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