Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Public Housing Operating Fund Program: Operating Budget and Related Form, 41452 [E9-19678]

Download as PDF 41452 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 157 / Monday, August 17, 2009 / Notices Dated: July 29, 2009. Cuong Luu, VQiPS Program Manager. [FR Doc. E9–19649 Filed 8–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–07] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Public Housing Operating Fund Program: Operating Budget and Related Form mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, 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: October 16, 2009. 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: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410–5000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, (202) 402–4109, for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. (This is not a tollfree number.) 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:55 Aug 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: Public Housing Operating Fund Program: Operating Budget and Related Form. OMB Control Number: 2577–0026. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The operating budget and related form are submitted by PHAs for the low-income housing program. The operating budget provides a summary of proposed budget receipts and expenditures by major category, as well as blocks for indicating approval of budget receipts and expenditures by the PHA and HUD. The related form provides a record of PHA Board approval of how the amounts shown on the operating budget were arrived at, as well as justification of certain specified amounts. The information is reviewed by HUD to determine if the plan of operation adopted by the PHA and amounts included therein are reasonable for the efficient and economical operation of the development(s), and the PHA is in compliance with HUD procedures to assure that sound management practices will be followed in the operation of the development. A small number of PHAs (200) are still required to submit their operating budget packages to HUD, namely those that are troubled, those that are recently out of troubled status or at risk of becoming troubled, or those that are at risk of fiscal insolvency. PHAs are still required to prepare their operating budgets and submit them to their Board for approval prior to their operating subsidy being approved by HUD. The operating budgets must be kept on file for review, if requested. Agency form number, if applicable: HUD–52574. Members of affected public: PHAs, State or local government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated number of respondents is 200 troubled PHAs, PHAs that prepare and submit to the Board of Commissioners operating budgets and related form annually and submit to HUD, for a reporting burden of 23,500 hours. The remaining number of respondents that submit the related form to HUD is 2941 for a reporting burden of 534 hours. The total reporting burden is 24,034 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of an existing collection. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: August 10, 2009. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director for Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E9–19678 Filed 8–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians Notice of Proposed Renewal of Information Collection AGENCY: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, Department of the Interior, announces that it has submitted a request for proposed extension of an information collection to the Office of Management and Budget and requests public comments on this submission. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection request, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by September 16, 2009, in order to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Send your written comments by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or e-mail (OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of the Interior Desk Officer (1035–0003). Also, please send a copy of your comments to Linda S. Thomas, Office of the Secretary Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior, MS 116–SIB, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20240, or send an e-mail to Linda_Thomas@nbc.gov. Additionally, you may fax them to her at (202) 219–2374. Individuals providing comments should reference OMB control number 1035–0003, ‘‘Application to Withdraw Tribal Funds from Trust Status, 25 CFR 1200.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this information collection or to obtain a E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-19678]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5288-N-07]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Public Housing Operating Fund Program: Operating Budget and Related 
Form

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, 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: October 16, 2009.

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: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Liaison 
Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410-5000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, (202) 402-4109, for 
copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. (This is 
not a toll-free number.)

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: Public Housing Operating Fund Program: Operating 
Budget and Related Form.
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0026.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
operating budget and related form are submitted by PHAs for the low-
income housing program. The operating budget provides a summary of 
proposed budget receipts and expenditures by major category, as well as 
blocks for indicating approval of budget receipts and expenditures by 
the PHA and HUD. The related form provides a record of PHA Board 
approval of how the amounts shown on the operating budget were arrived 
at, as well as justification of certain specified amounts. The 
information is reviewed by HUD to determine if the plan of operation 
adopted by the PHA and amounts included therein are reasonable for the 
efficient and economical operation of the development(s), and the PHA 
is in compliance with HUD procedures to assure that sound management 
practices will be followed in the operation of the development. A small 
number of PHAs (200) are still required to submit their operating 
budget packages to HUD, namely those that are troubled, those that are 
recently out of troubled status or at risk of becoming troubled, or 
those that are at risk of fiscal insolvency. PHAs are still required to 
prepare their operating budgets and submit them to their Board for 
approval prior to their operating subsidy being approved by HUD. The 
operating budgets must be kept on file for review, if requested.
    Agency form number, if applicable: HUD-52574.
    Members of affected public: PHAs, State or local government.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents: The estimated 
number of respondents is 200 troubled PHAs, PHAs that prepare and 
submit to the Board of Commissioners operating budgets and related form 
annually and submit to HUD, for a reporting burden of 23,500 hours. The 
remaining number of respondents that submit the related form to HUD is 
2941 for a reporting burden of 534 hours. The total reporting burden is 
24,034 hours.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of an 
existing collection.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: August 10, 2009.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Deputy Director for Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. E9-19678 Filed 8-14-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P