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60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Previous Participation Certification

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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: April 29, 2019.


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 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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Devasia Karimpanal, Program Specialist, Business Relations and Support Contracts Division, Email:; Telephone: 202-402-7682; Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410. 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: Previous Participation Certification.

OMB Approval Number: 2502-0118.

OMB Expiration Date: 5-31-2019.

Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Form Number: HUD Form 2530.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The HUD-2530 process provides review and clearance for participants in HUD's multifamily insured and non-insured projects. The information collected (participants' previous participation record) is reviewed to determine if they have carried out their past financial, legal, and administrative obligations in a satisfactory and timely manner. The HUD-2530 process requires a principal to certify to their prior participation in multifamily projects, and to disclose other information which could affect the approval for the proposed participation.

Respondents (i.e. affected public): Multifamily project participants such as owners, managers, developers, consultants, general contractors, and nursing home owners and operators.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000.

Estimated Number of Responses: 9,000.

Frequency of Response: 1.

Average Hours per Response: Three hours for paper 2530 and 1 hour for electronic 2530.

Total Estimated Burden: 12,000.

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.

C. Authority

Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.

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Dated: February 14, 2019.

Vance T. Morris,

Special Assistant to the Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner.

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[FR Doc. 2019-03418 Filed 2-26-19; 8:45 am]