Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act-Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG), 48582 [E9-22965]

Download as PDF 48582 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 23, 2009 / Notices Dated: September 17, 2009. Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–22964 Filed 9–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–10] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act—Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG) mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of 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: November 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone: 202–708–2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202– 708–0713, (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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:06 Sep 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act—Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG). OMB Control Number: 2577–0262. Description of Information Collection: The NAHBG Recovery Act competitive funding program was adapted from the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program; an existing competitive grant program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) for eligible Indian tribes. Tribes or their tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) were required to submit application information to provide a description of how a tribe or TDHE would use Recovery Act funds to provide affordable housing and meet the intent of the Recovery Act. HUD, PIH, ONAP, was directed by the Recovery Act to provide $242,250,000 for competitive grants to eligible entities that receive NAHASDA funds. All awards have been made under this program. The collection of reporting information is now essential for HUD to monitor grants and ensure that grantees are making proper use of federal funding. The NAHBG program requires quarterly financial reporting and annual performance reporting. Agency form number, if applicable: SF–272 (to be replaced by the SF–425 as of October 1, 2009). HUD–52735–AS, Annual Performance Report. Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 17,340. The number of respondents is 102; the frequency of response for each form varies from quarterly and annually. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 17, 2009. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E9–22965 Filed 9–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–09] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act Application for the Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG) AGENCY: Office of 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: November 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone: 202–708–2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202– 708–0713, (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. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5288-N-10]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Recovery Act--Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG)

AGENCY: Office of 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: November 23, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department 
Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410-5000; 
telephone: 202-708-2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. 
Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form 
and other available information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; 
telephone: 202-708-0713, (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: Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 
Public Comment; Recovery Act--Native American Housing Block Grant 
(NAHBG).
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0262.
    Description of Information Collection: The NAHBG Recovery Act 
competitive funding program was adapted from the Indian Community 
Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program; an existing competitive grant 
program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
(HUD), Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Office of Native American 
Programs (ONAP) for eligible Indian tribes. Tribes or their tribally 
designated housing entities (TDHE) were required to submit application 
information to provide a description of how a tribe or TDHE would use 
Recovery Act funds to provide affordable housing and meet the intent of 
the Recovery Act. HUD, PIH, ONAP, was directed by the Recovery Act to 
provide $242,250,000 for competitive grants to eligible entities that 
receive NAHASDA funds. All awards have been made under this program. 
The collection of reporting information is now essential for HUD to 
monitor grants and ensure that grantees are making proper use of 
federal funding. The NAHBG program requires quarterly financial 
reporting and annual performance reporting.
    Agency form number, if applicable: SF-272 (to be replaced by the 
SF-425 as of October 1, 2009). HUD-52735-AS, Annual Performance Report.
    Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents: The estimated 
total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information 
collection is 17,340. The number of respondents is 102; the frequency 
of response for each form varies from quarterly and annually.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a 
Currently Approved Collection.

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

    Dated: September 17, 2009.
Bessy Kong,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy, Program and Legislative 
Initiatives.
[FR Doc. E9-22965 Filed 9-22-09; 8:45 am]
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