Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Rural Housing and Economic Development, 77775 [E6-22159]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 27, 2006 / Notices Total Estimated Burden Hours: 2,373 Status: Revision of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: December 20, 2006. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–22158 Filed 12–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5038–N–05] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Rural Housing and Economic Development Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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: February 26, 2007. 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: Miriam Sears, Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing Urban and Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7251, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thann Young, (202) 708–2290 (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. The Department will submit 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 of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:43 Dec 26, 2006 Jkt 211001 (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 through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information Title of Proposal: Rural Housing and Economic Development Program. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506–0169. Description of the need for the Information and proposed use: The information collection is essential so that HUD staff may determine the eligibility, qualifications, and capacity of the applicants to carry out activities under the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program. HUD will review the information provided by the applicants against the selection criteria contained in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) in order to rate and rank the applications and select the best and most qualified applicant for funding. The applications are rated based on: (1) Capacity of the Applicant and Relevant Organizational Experience; (2) Need/Extent of the Problem; (3) Soundness of Approach; (4) Leveraging of Resources; and (5) Achieving Results and Program Evaluation. Agency form numbers, if applicable: SF 424 (including a maximum 15 page application narrative in response to the factors for award). Members of affected public: Eligible applicants include local rural non profit organizations, Community Development Corporations, State housing finance agencies, State community and/or economic development agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes. 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 total number of applications submitted from Fiscal Year 1999 through Fiscal Year 2006 was 3,159, resulting in 760 grants. The proposed frequency of the response to the collection of the information is one-time. Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77775 Dated: December 19, 2006. Pamela H. Patenaude, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. E6–22159 Filed 12–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5037–N–98] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. Grant application to determine eligibility for the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance grant program, to establish grant amounts, and to ensure that technical requirements are met. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506–0112) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Lillian_L._Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 708–2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer or from HUD’s Web site at http:// hlannwp031.hud.gov/po/i/icbts/ collectionsearch.cfm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5038-N-05]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Rural 
Housing and Economic Development

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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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: February 26, 2007.

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: Miriam Sears, Reports Liaison 
Officer, Department of Housing Urban and Development, 451 7th Street, 
SW., Room 7251, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thann Young, (202) 708-2290 (this is 
not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other 
available documents.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit 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 of information 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 through the use of appropriate automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information
    Title of Proposal: Rural Housing and Economic Development Program.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506-0169.
    Description of the need for the Information and proposed use: The 
information collection is essential so that HUD staff may determine the 
eligibility, qualifications, and capacity of the applicants to carry 
out activities under the Rural Housing and Economic Development 
Program. HUD will review the information provided by the applicants 
against the selection criteria contained in the Notice of Funding 
Availability (NOFA) in order to rate and rank the applications and 
select the best and most qualified applicant for funding. The 
applications are rated based on: (1) Capacity of the Applicant and 
Relevant Organizational Experience; (2) Need/Extent of the Problem; (3) 
Soundness of Approach; (4) Leveraging of Resources; and (5) Achieving 
Results and Program Evaluation.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: SF 424 (including a maximum 15 
page application narrative in response to the factors for award).
    Members of affected public: Eligible applicants include local rural 
non profit organizations, Community Development Corporations, State 
housing finance agencies, State community and/or economic development 
agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes.
    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 total number of applications 
submitted from Fiscal Year 1999 through Fiscal Year 2006 was 3,159, 
resulting in 760 grants. The proposed frequency of the response to the 
collection of the information is one-time.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement of a 
previously approved collection for which approval has expired.

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

    Dated: December 19, 2006.
Pamela H. Patenaude,
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.
[FR Doc. E6-22159 Filed 12-26-06; 8:45 am]
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