[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 97 (Monday, May 20, 2013)]
[Pages 29436-29437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11841]



[OMB Control No. 2900-0144]

Proposed Information Collection (HUD/VA Addendum to Uniform 
Residential Loan Application) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of 
a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information 
needed to apply for a home loan guaranty.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before July 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits 
Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0144'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632-8924 
or Fax (202) 632-8925.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 

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3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of 
Management and Budget for each collection of information they conduct 
or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 
3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of 
information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
VBA's functions, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA'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 respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use 
of other forms of information technology.
    Title: HUD/VA Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application, VA 
Form 26-1802a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0144.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-1802a serves as a joint loan application for 
both VA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 
Lenders and Veterans complete the form to apply for home loans.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200,000.

    Dated: May 14, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of 
General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-11841 Filed 5-17-13; 8:45 am]