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 an additional 30 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: February 28, 2020.
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:
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. 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 for the 60 days was published on November 27, 2019 at 84 FR 65403.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0556.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Form Number: None.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: FHA-approved mortgagees must certify compliance with HUD regulations, Handbooks, Guidebooks, and Mortgagee Letters. Within this scope, mortgagees must certify compliance with FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard requirements at 24 CFR 203.255(b)(5). This certification is performed electronically for initial access and annual ongoing access to FHA TOTAL Mortgage Scorecard.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit (lenders).
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,440.
Estimated Number of Responses: 2,440.
Frequency of Response: one per FHA-approved mortgagee.
Average Hours per Response: 0.05 hour.
Total Estimated Burdens: 122.00.
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.
Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.
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Dated: January 17, 2020.
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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