[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 103 (Tuesday, May 29, 2012)]
[Page 31634]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12940]



[Docket No. FR-5607-N-18]

Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Loan/Application Register

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing 
Commissioner, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: July 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: 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: Reports Liaison Officer, 
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; Room 9120 
or number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1-800-877-8339).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chuck Capone, Director, Office of 
Evaluation, Office of Finance and Budget, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone 
(202) 755-7500 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed 
information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).
    This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: 
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond; including the 
use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of 
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Loan/
Application Register.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0539.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
HMDA Loan/Application Register collects information from mortgage 
lenders on application for, and originations and purchases of, mortgage 
and home improvement loans. Nondepository mortgage lending institutions 
are required to use the information generated as a running log 
throughout the calendar year, and send the information to HUD by March 
1 of the following calendar year.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: FR HMDA-LAR.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The estimated total number of burden 
hours needed to prepare the information collection is 132,000; the 
number of respondents is 1,100 generating approximately 1,100 annual 
responses; the frequency of response is annually; and the estimated 
burden hours needed to prepare the response is an average of 120 hours.
    Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension 
of a currently approved collection.

    Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., 
Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: May 22, 2012.
Ronald Y. Spraker,
Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing--Deputy Federal 
Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2012-12940 Filed 5-25-12; 8:45 am]