Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 3 Implementation and Coordination Grant Application, 81633-81634 [2010-32681]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 28, 2010 / Notices Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 402–3400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic Opportunity Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5234, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3468. (This is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speechimpaired individuals may access this number TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8399. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the currently approved information collection for 2529–0043 to OMB as a new collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 34, as amended). Form HUD 60002 is being submitted without any changes. Form HUD 958 has been revised to more accurately reflect the complaint investigation procedures set forth in the Section 3 regulation at 24 CFR part 135. This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Enhance the effectiveness of the Section 3 Program, (2) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (3) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who respond, including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. mandatory reports for Congress and the general public assessing the effectiveness of Section 3. The data collected will be used by recipients as a self-monitoring tool. The data collection for this form is unchanged. B. Complaint register (Revised HUD form 958) Title of Proposal: Economic Opportunity for Low-and Very LowIncome Persons Office: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. OMB Control Number: 2529–0043. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information will be used by residents and businesses to submit complaints alleging noncompliance with the regulatory requirements of Section 3. HUD staff will use this form to respond to and investigate complaints filed. The data collection for this form has been revised to more accurately reflect the complaint investigation procedures set forth in the Section 3 regulation at 24 CFR part 135. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Form HUD 60002 and HUD 958 Revised. Members of affected public: State and local governments agencies; public and private non-profit organizations; Public Housing Authorities; other public entities; low- and very low-income persons; and/or businesses that are either owned by, or substantially employ, low- or very low-income persons. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: On an annual basis approximately 5,000 respondents (HUD recipients) will submit form HUD 60002 to HUD. It is estimated that four hours per annual reporting period will be required of the recipients to prepare the Section 3 report for a total of 20,000 hours. Form HUD 958 is submitted by approximately 100 persons annually and takes approximately 2 hours to complete for a total of 200 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement of a currently approved collection of information from HUD recipients. Form HUD 60002 is unchanged. Form HUD 958 is submitted with changes. A. The Section 3 Summary Report (HUD form 60002) Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. The information will be used by the Department to monitor program recipients for compliance with the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. HUD Headquarters will use the information to assess the results of each recipient’s efforts to meet the regulatory objectives of Section 3, and to prepare Dated: December 20, 2010. Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic Opportunity Division. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:37 Dec 27, 2010 Jkt 223001 [FR Doc. 2010–32678 Filed 12–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81633 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5378–N–06] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Section 3 Implementation and Coordination Grant Application Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Information Collection. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This is a request for approval to provide competitive funding to States, units of local government, Public Housing Authorities, Indian Housing Authorities, Indian Tribes, or other public bodies to pay for the salaries, fringe benefits, and administrative expenses related to hiring a Section 3 Program Coordinator. Information collected under this approval will be used to select the highest ranked applicants, and to conduct quarterly and annual performance assessments. DATES: February 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within 60 days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number, and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410. HUD Desk Officer, telephone number (202) 402– 3400 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at: 1–800–877–8399. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic Opportunity Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5234, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3468. (This is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speechimpaired individuals may access this number TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800–877–8399. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 81634 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 28, 2010 / Notices The Department is submitting this proposed information collection requirement to OMB for 2529–0050, as described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed information collection in order to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information 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 proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information which must be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., electronic transmission of data. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Regulation OMB Control Number, if Applicable: 2529–0050. Description of Information Collection: The proposed information collection is intended to assess the qualifications and eligibility of applicants for funding under the Section 3 Program Coordination and Implementation Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). It will assess each applicant’s ability to hire a Section 3 Program Coordinator who will be responsible for carrying out key assignments that will produce employment, training, and contracting opportunities for low- and very lowincome persons and certain businesses located in the community that the Coordinator serves. Recipients of funding under this NOFA will also be required to submit quarterly and annual reports to the Department documenting their progress and performance with accomplishing goals under the NOFA. This information will be submitted to HUD in the form of narrative reports that are based on milestones and deliverables established in the grantee’s Work Plan. Agency Form Number(s), if Applicable: Forms SF–424, SF–424 Supplement, SF LLL, HUD 965, HUD 966, HUD 967, HUD–2880, HUD 2990, HUD 2993, HUD–424CB, HUD– 424CBW, HUD–2994–A, HUD–27300, HUD–96010, and 96011. Members of Affected Public: States, units of local government, Public Housing Authorities, Indian Housing Authorities, Indian Tribes, or other public bodies. Estimation of the Total Numbers of Hours Needed To Prepare the VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:37 Dec 27, 2010 Jkt 223001 Information Collection Including the Number of Respondents, Frequency of Response, and Hours of Response: An estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 10 hours, the likely number of respondents is 515 applicants, with a frequency of response of 5 per annum. Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Proposed new collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 16, 2010. Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic Opportunity Division. [FR Doc. 2010–32681 Filed 12–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5376–N–127] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. AGENCY: 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. This request is for the clearance of onsite data collection from public housing agencies (PHAs). The proposed data collection has three purposes: (1) To identify a sample of PHAs that are verified to be operating high-performing and efficient HCV programs, (2) to test alternative methods of measuring time spent on administrative functions in the HCV program, and (3) to collect information on the factors that affect administrative costs in the HCV program. The proposed data collection will take place through site visits to 60 PHAs and will include interviews with PHA staff, interviews with program partners, and reviews of client files and administrative data collected by the PHA, included documentation related to the HCV program budget. In addition, at 5 of the 60 sites the research team will beta-test three alternative methods of collecting data on PHA staff time spent on the range of activities required to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administer the HCV program. The results of the site visits and beta-tests will be used to develop the research design, sampling approach, and data collection instruments for a national study of the costs of administering the HCV program based on direct measurement of staff and other program costs among a sample of highperforming HCV programs. The results of this national study—for which separate OMB clearance will be sought—will be used to estimate administrative fees and develop a new administrative fee allocation formula for the HCV program. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 27, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within thirty (30) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number (2528–Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study) and should be sent to: 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: 202–395–3086. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Colette.Pollard@HUD.gov; telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5378-N-06]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Section 3 Implementation and Coordination Grant Application

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Information Collection.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject 
proposal.
    This is a request for approval to provide competitive funding to 
States, units of local government, Public Housing Authorities, Indian 
Housing Authorities, Indian Tribes, or other public bodies to pay for 
the salaries, fringe benefits, and administrative expenses related to 
hiring a Section 3 Program Coordinator. Information collected under 
this approval will be used to select the highest ranked applicants, and 
to conduct quarterly and annual performance assessments.

DATES: February 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments must be received within 60 days from the date 
of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or 
OMB Control Number, and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Paperwork 
Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 
4160, Washington, DC 20410. HUD Desk Officer, telephone number (202) 
402-3400 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired 
individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free 
Federal Information Relay Service at: 1-800-877-8399.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic 
Opportunity Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 
5234, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402-3468. (This is not a 
toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access 
this number TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8399.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting this proposed 
information collection requirement to OMB for 2529-0050, as described 
below.
    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed information collection in 
order to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information 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 proposed 
collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility and clarity 
of the information which must be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden 
of the information collection on those who are to respond, including 
the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology, e.g., electronic transmission of data.

Title of Regulation

    OMB Control Number, if Applicable: 2529-0050.
    Description of Information Collection: The proposed information 
collection is intended to assess the qualifications and eligibility of 
applicants for funding under the Section 3 Program Coordination and 
Implementation Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). It will assess 
each applicant's ability to hire a Section 3 Program Coordinator who 
will be responsible for carrying out key assignments that will produce 
employment, training, and contracting opportunities for low- and very 
low-income persons and certain businesses located in the community that 
the Coordinator serves. Recipients of funding under this NOFA will also 
be required to submit quarterly and annual reports to the Department 
documenting their progress and performance with accomplishing goals 
under the NOFA. This information will be submitted to HUD in the form 
of narrative reports that are based on milestones and deliverables 
established in the grantee's Work Plan.
    Agency Form Number(s), if Applicable: Forms SF-424, SF-424 
Supplement, SF LLL, HUD 965, HUD 966, HUD 967, HUD-2880, HUD 2990, HUD 
2993, HUD-424CB, HUD-424CBW, HUD-2994-A, HUD-27300, HUD-96010, and 
96011.
    Members of Affected Public: States, units of local government, 
Public Housing Authorities, Indian Housing Authorities, Indian Tribes, 
or other public bodies.
    Estimation of the Total Numbers of Hours Needed To Prepare the 
Information Collection Including the Number of Respondents, Frequency 
of Response, and Hours of Response: An estimation of the total number 
of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 10 hours, the 
likely number of respondents is 515 applicants, with a frequency of 
response of 5 per annum.
    Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Proposed new 
collection.

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

    Dated: December 16, 2010.
Staci Gilliam,
Director, Economic Opportunity Division.
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