Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Public Housing Assessment System-Management Operations Certification, 57696 [E9-26866]

Download as PDF 57696 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 215 / Monday, November 9, 2009 / Notices Agency form numbers, if applicable: 90000, 90001, 90002 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 number of burden hours is 50. The number of respondents is 15, the number of responses is 35, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 6. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a new collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 3, 2009. Ronald Y. Spraker, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing—Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E9–26871 Filed 11–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5281–N–86] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Public Housing Assessment System— Management Operations Certification mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency review and approval, 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 must be received within fourteen (14) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: Mr. Ross A. Rutledge, HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail: Ross_A._Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; fax: (202)395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:52 Nov 06, 2009 Jkt 220001 e-mail: Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov; telephone (202) 402–8048. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, a proposed information collection for the Public Housing Assessment System— Management Operations Certification. 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 Assessment System—Management Operations Certification. Description of Information Collection: This is a reinstatement of a discontinued collection. HUD assesses all of the management operations data required under section 6(j) of the Act in a format comprising six sections or subindicators. The PHAS regulation requires that all management operations data be submitted electronically to HUD, in a HUD prescribed format. HUD uses the management data it collects from program participants to evaluate all major areas of a participant’s management operations. The management data are evaluated using predetermined weights and factors to compute an indicator score for the management operations of each reporting entity. HUD uses this score with three other PHAS component scores (i.e., physical condition, financial condition and resident services) to produce an overall PHAS score for each PHA. The overall score determines if a PHA’s performance is high, standard, or troubled. OMB Control Number: 2535–0106. Agency Form Numbers: HUD–50072. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Members of Affected Public: PHAs, State or Local government. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of responses: The estimated number of respondents is an annual average of 3,174 PHAs that submit management operations certification. The average number for each PHA response varies by size of the PHA, with a total reporting burden of 3,644 hours, or an average of 1.15 hours per respondent. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 2, 2009. Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–26866 Filed 11–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5067–N–05] Extension and Expansion of HUD’s Implementation Guidance for Section 901 of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations To Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006, as Revised by Section 11003 of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 To Include Calendar Years 2008 and 2009 Program Funds AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice supplements four earlier notices published in the Federal Register that provided guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) on implementing the authority provided to HUD by section 901 of the ‘‘Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006’’ (Pub. L. 109–148, December 30, 2005) to allow PHAs in the most heavily impacted areas of Louisiana and Mississippi affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to combine Housing Choice Voucher and public housing operating and capital funds to assist families who were receiving housing assistance under the U.S. Housing of 1937 immediately prior to Hurricanes Katrina or Rita and were displaced from their housing by the hurricanes. Section 901 assists PHAs to flexibly and E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5281-N-86]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Emergency Comment Request; Public Housing Assessment System--Management 
Operations Certification

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for emergency review and approval, 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 must be received within fourteen (14) days from 
the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/
or OMB approval number and should be sent to: Mr. Ross A. Rutledge, HUD 
Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail: Ross_A._Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; 
fax: (202)395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail: Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov; 
telephone (202) 402-8048. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of 
available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, 
for emergency processing, a proposed information collection for the 
Public Housing Assessment System--Management Operations Certification. 
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 Assessment System--Management 
Operations Certification.
    Description of Information Collection: This is a reinstatement of a 
discontinued collection. HUD assesses all of the management operations 
data required under section 6(j) of the Act in a format comprising six 
sections or sub-indicators. The PHAS regulation requires that all 
management operations data be submitted electronically to HUD, in a HUD 
prescribed format. HUD uses the management data it collects from 
program participants to evaluate all major areas of a participant's 
management operations. The management data are evaluated using 
predetermined weights and factors to compute an indicator score for the 
management operations of each reporting entity. HUD uses this score 
with three other PHAS component scores (i.e., physical condition, 
financial condition and resident services) to produce an overall PHAS 
score for each PHA. The overall score determines if a PHA's performance 
is high, standard, or troubled.
    OMB Control Number: 2535-0106.
    Agency Form Numbers: HUD-50072.
    Members of Affected Public: PHAs, State or Local government.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
responses, and hours of responses: The estimated number of respondents 
is an annual average of 3,174 PHAs that submit management operations 
certification. The average number for each PHA response varies by size 
of the PHA, with a total reporting burden of 3,644 hours, or an average 
of 1.15 hours per respondent.

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

    Dated: November 2, 2009.
Lillian Deitzer,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-26866 Filed 11-6-09; 8:45 am]
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