Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
HUD submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days of public comment.
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Comments Due Date: April 11, 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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-5806, Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette.Pollard@hud.gov, or telephone 202-402-3400. This is not a toll-free number. Person 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.
The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on August 28, 2018 at 83 FR 42312.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: Application for FHA Insured Mortgages.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0059.
Type of Request: Extension and Revision of currently approved collection.
Form Number: HUD-92900-A, HUD-92900-B, HUD-92900-LT, HUD-92561, Model Notice for Informed Consumer Choice Disclosure, Model Pre-Insurance Review/Checklist, Settlement Certification (previously known as Addendum to HUD-1) and HUD-92544.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Specific forms and related documents are needed to determine the eligibility of the borrower and proposed mortgage transaction for FHA's insurance endorsement. Form HUD-92544 has been revised. Lenders seeking FHA's insurance prepare certain forms to collect data.
Respondents (i.e. affected public): Individuals (loan applicants) and Business or other for-profit (lenders).
Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,871.
Estimated Number of Responses: 5,830,999.
Frequency of Response: 367.3996.
Average Hours per Response: 0.1183322.
Total Estimated Burdens: 689,995.
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: February 28, 2019.
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-04497 Filed 3-11-19; 8:45 am]
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