Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management Transition Year 2 Extension, 43197-43198 [2010-18126]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 141 / Friday, July 23, 2010 / Notices Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.) as amended. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http://www. grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to Grants.gov is also available on the HUD Web site at http://www.hud. gov/offices/adm/grants/fundsavail.cfm. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Program is 14.520. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information concerning the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Program, please contact Susan Brunson, Office of University Partnerships, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 8226, Washington DC 20410; telephone 202–402–3852 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this telephone number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service during working hours at 800– 877–8339. Dated: July 15, 2010. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2010–18125 Filed 7–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management Transition Year 2 Extension Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice provides information regarding scoring and submission requirements for public housing agencies (PHAs) under the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS). This notice extends the Federal Register notice, Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management Transition Year 2 Information (75 FR 1632), dated January 12, 2010, for PHAs with fiscal years ending (FYEs) June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Jul 22, 2010 Jkt 220001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. PHAS Scoring During Transition Year 1 On August 21, 2008, HUD published Federal Register notice (FR–5227–N– 01), ‘‘Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management Transition Year Information and Uniform Financial Reporting Standards (UFRS) Information’’ (73 FR 49588). In that notice, HUD indicated that, for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2008, through March 31, 2009, HUD would not issue a new overall PHAS score. Further, PHAs were not required to submit their management operations information and were not subject to resident satisfaction surveys (other than PHAs with a FYE of June 30, 2008, for whom the survey results were informational only). PHAs were still required to submit their annual financial statements (not scored) and were subject to the same inspection frequencies, the scores from which were also for informational purposes only. B. PHAS Scoring During Transition Year 2 [Docket No. FR–5428–N–01] SUMMARY: The Office of Public and Indian Housing, Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC), Attention: Cheryl Teninga, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 550 12th Street, SW., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20410; telephone number (REAC Technical Assistance Center) 888–245–4860 (this is a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877–8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Transition Year 2 notice (75 FR 1632, January 12, 2010) covers those PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, September 30, 2009, December 31, 2009, and March 31, 2010. This notice also applies to Moving-to-Work PHAs that are not specifically exempted from a PHAS assessment in their grant agreements. Small PHAs (those with fewer than 250 public housing units): Under the current PHAS rule, small PHAs are generally assessed every other year. During Transition Year 2, small PHAs are being assessed pursuant to 24 CFR 902.9. Instructions for submissions and scoring were provided for the physical condition, financial condition, management operations, and resident assessment indicators. PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43197 C. Transition Year 2 Extension This notice provides for an extension of the Transition Year 2 notice for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. In addition to the information provided in the Transition Year 2 notice, the following applies to this extension notice. Management Operations Indicator. PHAs will be required to submit their management operations certification, pursuant to 24 CFR part 902, subpart D. Small PHAs will be assessed pursuant to 24 CFR 902.9. PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, and September 30, 2009, that requested and received an approved waiver for their management operations certification may request an extension of that waiver for FYEs June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. HUD will notify those PHAs in writing of the waiver extension. PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010, that did not submit a waiver request for their previous FYE and are converting to asset management, and for which the submission of the current management operations certification would impose an administrative hardship, may request a waiver for their management operations certification pursuant to 24 CFR 5.110, within 30 days from the date of this notice. Resident Assessment Indicator. HUD will not administer the resident service and satisfaction survey for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. Such PHAs have the same choices stated in the Transition Year 2 notice. PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, and September 30, 2009, that requested and were granted an appeal for the resident assessment indicator may request an extension of the results of that appeal. HUD will notify those PHAs in writing of the extension of the results of the appeal. All other aspects of the current PHAS rule will remain in effect during the Transition Year 2 Extension period. II. Environmental Review This notice provides operating instructions and procedures in connection with activities under a Federal Register document that has previously been subject to a required environmental review. Accordingly, under 24 CFR 50.19(c)(4), this notice is categorically excluded from environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 43198 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 141 / Friday, July 23, 2010 / Notices Dated: July 20, 2010. Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. I. Abstract The collection of this information is required by the CTBT, and will provide the CTBT Technical Secretariat with geographic locations of sites where chemical explosions greater than 300 tons TNT-equivalent have occurred or will occur in in the next calendar year. [FR Doc. 2010–18126 Filed 7–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P II. Data DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (1 Form) AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028–0059). ACTION: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for the extension of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the USGS Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). This collection consists of one form and this notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. SUMMARY: You must submit comments on or before August 23, 2010. DATES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via e-mail to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202–395–5806; and identify your submission as 1028–0059. Please also submit a copy of your written comments to Phadrea Ponds, USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 2150–C Centre Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526– 8118 (mail); 970–226–9230 (fax); or pondsp@usgs.gov (e-mail). Use OMB Control Number 1028–0059 in the subject line. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott F. Sibley at U.S. Geological Survey, 989 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–4976 (telephone); or ssibley@usgs.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Jul 22, 2010 Jkt 220001 OMB Control Number: 1028–0059. Form Number: 9–4040–A. Title: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Affected Public: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,100. Annual Burden Hours: 525 hours. We expect to receive 2,100 annual responses. We estimate an average of 15 minutes per response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining data, and completing and reviewing the information. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments On November 9, 2009, we published a Federal Register notice (74 FR 57698) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on January 8, 2010. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Phadrea Ponds 970– 226–9445. Dated: July 16, 2010. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2010–18016 Filed 7–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA–6648–A, AA–6648–Q; LLAK965000– L14100000–KC0000–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision approving the conveyance of surface estate for certain lands to Aleknagik Natives Limited, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Aleknagik Natives Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Aleknagik, Alaska, and are located in: SUMMARY: Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 10 S., R. 55 W., Sec. 26, 27, 34, and 35. Containing approximately 460 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Bristol Bay Times. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits: 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until August 23, 2010 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 141 (Friday, July 23, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43197-43198]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-18126]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5428-N-01]


Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management 
Transition Year 2 Extension

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice provides information regarding scoring and 
submission requirements for public housing agencies (PHAs) under the 
Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS). This notice extends the 
Federal Register notice, Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset 
Management Transition Year 2 Information (75 FR 1632), dated January 
12, 2010, for PHAs with fiscal years ending (FYEs) June 30, 2010, and 
September 30, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Public and Indian 
Housing, Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC), Attention: Cheryl 
Teninga, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 550 12th Street, 
SW., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20410; telephone number (REAC Technical 
Assistance Center) 888-245-4860 (this is a toll-free number). Persons 
with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY 
by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 800-877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

A. PHAS Scoring During Transition Year 1

    On August 21, 2008, HUD published Federal Register notice (FR-5227-
N-01), ``Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS): Asset Management 
Transition Year Information and Uniform Financial Reporting Standards 
(UFRS) Information'' (73 FR 49588). In that notice, HUD indicated that, 
for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2008, through March 31, 2009, HUD would 
not issue a new overall PHAS score. Further, PHAs were not required to 
submit their management operations information and were not subject to 
resident satisfaction surveys (other than PHAs with a FYE of June 30, 
2008, for whom the survey results were informational only). PHAs were 
still required to submit their annual financial statements (not scored) 
and were subject to the same inspection frequencies, the scores from 
which were also for informational purposes only.

B. PHAS Scoring During Transition Year 2

    The Transition Year 2 notice (75 FR 1632, January 12, 2010) covers 
those PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, September 30, 2009, December 31, 
2009, and March 31, 2010. This notice also applies to Moving-to-Work 
PHAs that are not specifically exempted from a PHAS assessment in their 
grant agreements.
    Small PHAs (those with fewer than 250 public housing units): Under 
the current PHAS rule, small PHAs are generally assessed every other 
year. During Transition Year 2, small PHAs are being assessed pursuant 
to 24 CFR 902.9.
    Instructions for submissions and scoring were provided for the 
physical condition, financial condition, management operations, and 
resident assessment indicators.

C. Transition Year 2 Extension

    This notice provides for an extension of the Transition Year 2 
notice for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. In 
addition to the information provided in the Transition Year 2 notice, 
the following applies to this extension notice.
    Management Operations Indicator. PHAs will be required to submit 
their management operations certification, pursuant to 24 CFR part 902, 
subpart D. Small PHAs will be assessed pursuant to 24 CFR 902.9.
    PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, and September 30, 2009, that 
requested and received an approved waiver for their management 
operations certification may request an extension of that waiver for 
FYEs June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010. HUD will notify those PHAs 
in writing of the waiver extension.
    PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, and September 30, 2010, that did 
not submit a waiver request for their previous FYE and are converting 
to asset management, and for which the submission of the current 
management operations certification would impose an administrative 
hardship, may request a waiver for their management operations 
certification pursuant to 24 CFR 5.110, within 30 days from the date of 
this notice.
    Resident Assessment Indicator. HUD will not administer the resident 
service and satisfaction survey for PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2010, 
and September 30, 2010. Such PHAs have the same choices stated in the 
Transition Year 2 notice.
    PHAs with FYEs of June 30, 2009, and September 30, 2009, that 
requested and were granted an appeal for the resident assessment 
indicator may request an extension of the results of that appeal. HUD 
will notify those PHAs in writing of the extension of the results of 
the appeal.
    All other aspects of the current PHAS rule will remain in effect 
during the Transition Year 2 Extension period.

II. Environmental Review

    This notice provides operating instructions and procedures in 
connection with activities under a Federal Register document that has 
previously been subject to a required environmental review. 
Accordingly, under 24 CFR 50.19(c)(4), this notice is categorically 
excluded from environmental review under the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).


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    Dated: July 20, 2010.
Sandra B. Henriquez,
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.
[FR Doc. 2010-18126 Filed 7-22-10; 8:45 am]
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