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 Start Printed Page 40781Paperwork 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 15, 2018.
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:
Harry Messner, Housing Program Manager, Office of Asset Management and Portfolio Oversight, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-2626. 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: Multifamily Financial Management Template.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0551.
Type of Request: Reinstatement, without change, of previously approved collection expiring. (OMB Expiration Date: September 30, 2018).
Form Number: None.
Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: Owners of certain HUD-insured and HUD-assisted properties are required to submit annual financial statements to HUD via the internet in the HUD-prescribed format and chart of accounts, and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Most owners of multifamily housing (MFH) properties are required to submit annual financial statements to HUD. In accordance with the Department's Uniform Financial Reporting Standards (UFRS) regulation, 24 CFR part 5, owners of certain HUD-insured and HUD-assisted properties are required to submit annual financial statements electronically to HUD via the internet in the HUD-prescribed format and chart of accounts, and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Department uses this information to monitor the owner's compliance with regulatory requirements and to assess fiscal performance.
Respondents: Business or other for profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 26,995.
Estimated Number of Responses: 26,995.
Frequency of Response: Annually.
Average Hours per Response: 14.
Total Estimated Burden: 377,930.
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: July 25, 2018.
Vance T. Morris,
Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner, H.
[FR Doc. 2018-17673 Filed 8-15-18; 8:45 am]
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