Notice of Proposed Information Collection Comment Request Housing Trust Fund, 63194-63195 [2010-25906]

Download as PDF 63194 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 198 / Thursday, October 14, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5382–N–15] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on the Follow-Up Survey and Data Collection Guide for the Evaluation of the Rapid Re-Housing for Homeless Families Demonstration Program Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. AGENCY: 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 of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 13, 2010. 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department ofHousing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8234, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Fletcher at (202) 402–4347 (this is SUMMARY: not a toll-free number). Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Fletcher. 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 that will reduce burden, (e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses). This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Evaluation of the Rapid Re-housing for Homeless Families Demonstration Program. OMB Control Number: XXXX— pending. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Participation Agreement (for the collection of informed consent and contact information), the 6-month Tracking Letter, and the Participant Follow-up Survey Instruments are all necessary to conduct the evaluation of the Rapid Re-Housing for Families Demonstration Program. The FY 2008 budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (H.R. 2764) included a $25 million set-aside to implement a Rapid Re-housing for Families Demonstration (RRHD) Program ‘‘expressly for the purposes of providing housing and services to homeless families.’’ Also included in the legislation was a requirement that there be an evaluation of the demonstration program ‘‘in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the rapid re-housing approach in addressing the needs of homeless families.’’ These instruments establish the research foundation on which the Department can meet that direction. They will permit the research team to identify a cohort of RRHD program participants and to track and measure the outcomes of participants 12 months after program completion. Members of affected public: 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: ESTIMATED RESPONDENT BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of respondents Average time to complete (minimum, maximum) in minutes Total burden (hours) Form Respondent sample Contact Information ........................... Tracking Information ......................... Follow-up Survey .............................. All enrolled families (N=1,200) ......... All enrolled families (N=1,200) ......... All enrolled families (N=1,200) ......... 1,200 1,200 1,200 5 (3–7) 2 (1–3) 25 (20–30) 1 1 1 100 40 500 Total Burden Hours ................... ........................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 640 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z–1 et seq. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Respondent’s obligation: Voluntary. Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. [Docket No. FR–5377–N–04] Dated: October 8, 2010. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2010–25903 Filed 10–13–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Notice of Proposed Information Collection Comment Request Housing Trust Fund Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Oct 13, 2010 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Notice. Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Frequency 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 13, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 198 / Thursday, October 14, 2010 / Notices Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Compliance Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail colette.pollard@hud.gov or telephone (202) 402–3400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia Sigal, Director, Program Policy Division, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2684 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. 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 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 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: Housing Trust Fund. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506–Pending. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under Section 1338 of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of Public Law 101–625 (104 Stat. 4079), Title II of the CranstonGonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1992 and by the Federal Housing Finance Regulatory Reform Act of 2008, as amended, established the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Program Rule. In accordance with the statute the Act requires a percentage of the unpaid principal balance of total new business for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to be allocated as a dedicated source of annual funding for the HTF, unless allocations are suspended by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Oct 13, 2010 Jkt 223001 63195 Agency. HUD will allocate HTF funds by formula to eligible states or statedesignated entities to increase and preserve the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, with primary attention to rental housing for extremely low-income and very lowincome households. The amount of funds available by the formula is the balance remaining after providing for other purposes authorized by Congress, in accordance with the Act and Appropriations. At least 80% of the funds must be spent on rental housing and no more than 10% may be spent to assist first-time homebuyers. The remaining 10% may be used for administration. States may choose to administer HTF funds directly or may assign all or part of the funds to subgrantees to administer its allocation, such as a state housing finance agency or units of local government. States may use HTF funds for the production, preservation, and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing and affordable housing for homeownership through the acquisition, new construction, reconstruction, or rehabilitation of nonluxury affordable housing with suitable amenities. States and/or designated entities will ensure housing compliance with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 109 of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, HUD’s implementing regulations, and promotion of greater choice of housing opportunities. Under the HTF Statute, HUD will collect data and produce reports on the Department and on HTF program participants. Information on assisted properties, as well as the owners or tenants of the properties, is needed to determine compliance with the statutory requirements. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Form HUD–40101. Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Gov. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Responses: Annually. Hours per Response: 2.19. Estimated Total Number of Burden Hours: 28,089. Respondent’s Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits. Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB Approval. Dated: July 30, 2010. Jeanne Van Vlandren, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (Acting). Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., chapter 35, as amended. [FR Doc. 2010–25909 Filed 10–13–10; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 [FR Doc. 2010–25906 Filed 10–13–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5415–C–18] Notice of Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Healthy Homes Production; Technical Correction Office of the Chief of the Human Capital Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD announces the availability on its Web site of a technical correction that corrects the form that is to be used in responding to a rating factor in the notice of funding availability for the FY2010 Healthy Homes Production Grant Program. The technical correction, which provides 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 Healthy Homes Production Grant Program is 14.913. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information concerning the FY2010 Healthy Homes Production Grant Program you may contact Michelle M. Miller, Director, Programs Division, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control at (202) 402–5769 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail at Michelle.M.Miller@HUD.gov. Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this telephone number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service during working hours at 800–877–8339. SUMMARY: Dated: October 8, 2010. Barbara S. Dorf, Director, Departmental Grants Management and Oversight, Office of the Chief of the Human Capital Officer. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5377-N-04]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Comment Request Housing 
Trust Fund

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, 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: December 13, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB

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Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Departmental 
Paperwork Reduction Act Compliance Officer, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail 
colette.pollard@hud.gov or telephone (202) 402-3400.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia Sigal, Director, Program Policy 
Division, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Department of Housing 
and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, 
telephone (202) 708-2684 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of 
the proposed forms and other available information.

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 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 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: Housing Trust Fund.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506-Pending.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under 
Section 1338 of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and 
Soundness Act of Public Law 101-625 (104 Stat. 4079), Title II of the 
Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1992 and by the 
Federal Housing Finance Regulatory Reform Act of 2008, as amended, 
established the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Program Rule. In accordance 
with the statute the Act requires a percentage of the unpaid principal 
balance of total new business for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to be 
allocated as a dedicated source of annual funding for the HTF, unless 
allocations are suspended by the Director of the Federal Housing 
Finance Agency. HUD will allocate HTF funds by formula to eligible 
states or state-designated entities to increase and preserve the supply 
of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, with primary 
attention to rental housing for extremely low-income and very low-
income households. The amount of funds available by the formula is the 
balance remaining after providing for other purposes authorized by 
Congress, in accordance with the Act and Appropriations. At least 80% 
of the funds must be spent on rental housing and no more than 10% may 
be spent to assist first-time homebuyers. The remaining 10% may be used 
for administration. States may choose to administer HTF funds directly 
or may assign all or part of the funds to subgrantees to administer its 
allocation, such as a state housing finance agency or units of local 
government. States may use HTF funds for the production, preservation, 
and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing and affordable housing 
for homeownership through the acquisition, new construction, 
reconstruction, or rehabilitation of non-luxury affordable housing with 
suitable amenities. States and/or designated entities will ensure 
housing compliance with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the 
Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 
Section 109 of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 
1974, HUD's implementing regulations, and promotion of greater choice 
of housing opportunities.
    Under the HTF Statute, HUD will collect data and produce reports on 
the Department and on HTF program participants. Information on assisted 
properties, as well as the owners or tenants of the properties, is 
needed to determine compliance with the statutory requirements.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: Form HUD-40101.
    Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Gov.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response:
    Number of Respondents: 56.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Hours per Response: 2.19.
    Estimated Total Number of Burden Hours: 28,089.
    Respondent's Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
Approval.

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

    Dated: July 30, 2010.
Jeanne Van Vlandren,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development (Acting).
[FR Doc. 2010-25906 Filed 10-13-10; 8:45 am]
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