Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System-Debts Owed to Public Housing Agencies & Terminations, 50982-50983 [E9-23846]

Download as PDF 50982 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 190 / Friday, October 2, 2009 / Notices Dated: September 29, 2009. Yvette Roubideaux, Director, Indian Health Service. [FR Doc. E9–23837 Filed 10–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–16–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Guarantee of Payment pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing collection of information: 1651–0127. SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Guarantee of Payment (Form I–510). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 1, 2009, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229– 1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Oct 01, 2009 Jkt 220001 information technology; and (e) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Guarantee of Payment. OMB Number: 1651–00127. Form Number: Form I–510. Abstract: The Form I–510 is executed upon the arrival of an alien crewman within the purview of section 253 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The information is used by CBP to help ensure that expenses of caring for an alien crewman are reimbursed by the carrier. Current Actions: CBP is proposing to extend this collection of information with no change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8. Dated: September 29, 2009. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–23827 Filed 10–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–12] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System—Debts Owed to Public Housing Agencies & Terminations AGENCY: Office of the Assistance Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 1, 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 sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone 202.402.8048 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202 402–3374, for copies of other available documents (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (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: Debts Owed to PHAs & Terminations. OMB Control Number: 2577–XXXX (Pending). Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: In accordance with new regulatory requirements at 24 CFR 5.233, E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 190 / Friday, October 2, 2009 / Notices published in the Federal Register on January 27, 2009 at 74 FR 4832, processing entities that administer the Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Moderate Rehabilitation programs are required to use HUD’s Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) system to verify employment and income information of program participants and to reduce administrative and subsidy payment errors. The EIV system is a system of records owned by HUD, as published in the Federal Register on July 20, 2005 at 70 FR 41780 and updated on August 8, 2006 at 71 FR 45066. The Department seeks to identify families who no longer participate in a HUD rental assistance program due to adverse termination of tenancy and/or assistance, and owe a debt to a Public Housing Agency (PHA). In accordance with 24 CFR 982.552 and 960.203, the PHA may deny admission to a program if the family is not suitable for tenancy for such reasons (but not limited to): unacceptable past performance in meeting financial obligations, history of criminal activity, eviction from Federally assisted housing in the last five years, family has committed fraud, bribery, or any other corrupt or criminal act in connection with a Federal housing program, or if a family currently owes rent or other amounts to the PHA or to another PHA in connection with a Federally assisted housing program under the U.S. Housing Act of 1937. Within the scope of this new collection of information, HUD seeks to collect from all PHAs, the following information: 1. Amount of debt owed by a former tenant to a PHA; 2. If applicable, indication of executed repayment agreement; 3. If applicable, indication of bankruptcy filing; 4. If applicable, the reason for any adverse termination of the family from a Federally assisted housing program. This information will be collected electronically from PHAs via HUD’s EIV system. This information will be used by HUD to create a national repository of families that owe a debt to a PHA and/or have been terminated from a Federally assisted housing program. This national repository will be available within the EIV system for all PHAs to access during the time of application for rental assistance. PHAs will be able to access this information to determine a family’s suitability for rental assistance, and avoid providing limited Federal housing assistance to families who have previously been unable to comply with HUD program VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Oct 01, 2009 Jkt 220001 requirements. If this information is not collected, the Department is at risk of paying limited Federal dollars on behalf of families who may not be eligible to receive rental housing assistance. Furthermore, if this information is not collected, the public will perceive that there are no consequences for a family’s failure to comply with HUD program requirements. Agency Form Numbers: N/A. Members of Affected Public: State or Local Government; Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), Individuals or Households. Estimation of the Total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: 4,094 respondents; 356,270 average number of families annually, requiring monthly average of 29,689 responses; 0.08333 hours per response; 29,689.17 total burden hours. Status of the Proposed Information Collection: New Request. Pending Authorization. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. 50983 Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD publishes a Notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s Notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been determined suitable or unsuitable this week. Dated: September 24, 2009. Mark R. Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. E9–23480 Filed 10–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5300–FA–28] Announcement of Funding Awards for Fiscal Year 2009; Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Program Dated: September 24, 2009. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E9–23846 Filed 10–1–09; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Announcement of funding awards. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of funding awards for Fiscal Year 2009 Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program. The purpose of this document is to announce the names, addresses and the amount awarded to the winners to be used to help HispanicServing Institutions of Higher Education to expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in their localities, including neighborhood revitalization, housing and economic development, principally for persons of low- and moderateincome consistent with the purposes of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Brunson, Office of University Partnerships, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Room 8226, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, Telephone (202) 402–3852. To provide service for persons who are hearing-or-speechimpaired, this number may be reached via TTY by dialing the Federal Information Relay Service on (800) 877– 8339 or (202) 708–1455. (Telephone DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5280–N–38] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless. DATES: Effective Date: October 2, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (202) 708–2565, (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the December 12, 1988 court order in National Coalition for the PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5288-N-12]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment 
Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System--Debts Owed to Public 
Housing Agencies & Terminations

AGENCY: Office of the Assistance Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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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: December 1, 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 sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Reports 
Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 
202.402.8048 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at 
Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other 
available information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 
20410; telephone 202 402-3374, for copies of other available documents 
(this is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (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: Debts Owed to PHAs & Terminations.
    OMB Control Number: 2577-XXXX (Pending).
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: In 
accordance with new regulatory requirements at 24 CFR 5.233,

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published in the Federal Register on January 27, 2009 at 74 FR 4832, 
processing entities that administer the Public Housing, Section 8 
Housing Choice Voucher, Moderate Rehabilitation programs are required 
to use HUD's Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) system to verify 
employment and income information of program participants and to reduce 
administrative and subsidy payment errors. The EIV system is a system 
of records owned by HUD, as published in the Federal Register on July 
20, 2005 at 70 FR 41780 and updated on August 8, 2006 at 71 FR 45066.
    The Department seeks to identify families who no longer participate 
in a HUD rental assistance program due to adverse termination of 
tenancy and/or assistance, and owe a debt to a Public Housing Agency 
(PHA). In accordance with 24 CFR 982.552 and 960.203, the PHA may deny 
admission to a program if the family is not suitable for tenancy for 
such reasons (but not limited to): unacceptable past performance in 
meeting financial obligations, history of criminal activity, eviction 
from Federally assisted housing in the last five years, family has 
committed fraud, bribery, or any other corrupt or criminal act in 
connection with a Federal housing program, or if a family currently 
owes rent or other amounts to the PHA or to another PHA in connection 
with a Federally assisted housing program under the U.S. Housing Act of 
1937.
    Within the scope of this new collection of information, HUD seeks 
to collect from all PHAs, the following information:
    1. Amount of debt owed by a former tenant to a PHA;
    2. If applicable, indication of executed repayment agreement;
    3. If applicable, indication of bankruptcy filing;
    4. If applicable, the reason for any adverse termination of the 
family from a Federally assisted housing program.
    This information will be collected electronically from PHAs via 
HUD's EIV system. This information will be used by HUD to create a 
national repository of families that owe a debt to a PHA and/or have 
been terminated from a Federally assisted housing program. This 
national repository will be available within the EIV system for all 
PHAs to access during the time of application for rental assistance. 
PHAs will be able to access this information to determine a family's 
suitability for rental assistance, and avoid providing limited Federal 
housing assistance to families who have previously been unable to 
comply with HUD program requirements. If this information is not 
collected, the Department is at risk of paying limited Federal dollars 
on behalf of families who may not be eligible to receive rental housing 
assistance. Furthermore, if this information is not collected, the 
public will perceive that there are no consequences for a family's 
failure to comply with HUD program requirements.
    Agency Form Numbers: N/A.
    Members of Affected Public: State or Local Government; Public 
Housing Agencies (PHAs), Individuals or Households.
    Estimation of the Total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: 4,094 respondents; 356,270 average 
number of families annually, requiring monthly average of 29,689 
responses; 0.08333 hours per response; 29,689.17 total burden hours.
    Status of the Proposed Information Collection: New Request. Pending 
Authorization.

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

    Dated: September 24, 2009.
Bessy Kong,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative 
Initiatives.
[FR Doc. E9-23846 Filed 10-1-09; 8:45 am]
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