Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Neighborhood Stabilization Program Tracking Study, 39116-39117 [2011-16772]

Download as PDF 39116 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 5, 2011 / Notices Number of respondents Total .......................................................................................................... Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: June 27, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2011–16770 Filed 7–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5486–N–16] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Neighborhood Stabilization Program Tracking Study Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comment Due Date; September 6, 2011. 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 electronically to Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov or in hard copy to: Paul Joice, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban SUMMARY: 35 Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410– 6000. Please use ‘‘NSP PRA Comment’’ in the subject line of any e-mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Joice at 202–402–4608 (this is not a tollfree number) or Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov, for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. Please use ‘‘NSP PRA Comment’’ in the subject line of any e-mail. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Housing and Urban Development will submit the proposed extension of 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Site Visit Protocols for Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP2) Evaluation. OMB Control Number: Pending. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The U.S. Number of entities srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Reconnaissance telephone calls: NSP grantees ............................................ Interviews: NSP grantees ................................................................................ Interviews: Partner agencies ........................................................................... Providing Access to Records ........................................................................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Total annual responses Sfmt 4703 Hours per response 50 Total hours 58 1010 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting an important national study of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), with a particular focus on the round of funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), known as ‘‘NSP2.’’ This information collection will involve site visits and interviews of NSP2 grantees, in order to describe the process of implementing the NSP2 program and to identify the neighborhoods where NSP2 funding was spent, in order to evaluate its impact. Agency Form Numbers: N/A. Members of the Affected Public: Approximately 25 NSP2 grantees and 50 partner agencies will be part of the study. To select the grantees HUD will conduct brief reconnaissance telephone calls with up to 40 grantees to ensure that they have adequate data for evaluation. Staff of selected grantees will be asked to participate in more indepth on-site interviews with HUD’s contractor and to provide HUD’s contractor with access to their records for tracking program activity. Reconnaissance phone calls will take up to an hour per grantee. On-site interviews will take approximately 2 hours per person and will be administered to approximately 4 staff per NSP2 grantee and 4 additional staff among partner agencies. Providing HUD’s contractor with access to records will require approximately 2 hours from one person per grantee. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The following chart details the respondent burden on a quarterly and annual basis: Responses per entity 40 25 50 25 E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM Hours per response 1 4 4 1 05JYN1 Total hours 1 2 2 2 40 200 400 50 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 5, 2011 / Notices Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: June 27, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2011–16772 Filed 7–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5481–N–11] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Relocation and Real Property Acquisition, Recordkeeping Requirements Under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as Amended (URA) Comment Request Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 6, 2011. 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: Rudene Thomas, Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing Urban and Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7256, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan O’Neill, Relocation Specialist, Relocation and Real Estate Division, CGHR, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, Southwest, Rm 7168, Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Bryan.J.O’Neill@HUD.gov, (202) 708–2684. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. O’Neill. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting 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). srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting 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: Relocation and Real Property Acquisition, Recordkeeping Requirements under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (as amended). OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506–0121. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD funded projects involving the acquisition of real property or the displacement of persons as a direct result of acquisition, rehabilitation or demolition are subject to the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (URA). Agencies receiving HUD funding for such projects are required to document their compliance with applicable requirements of the URA and its implementing government-wide regulations at 49 CFR part 24. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. Status of the proposed information collection: Renewal. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the Information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response. Number of Respondents: 2000. Frequency of Responses: 40. Hours per Response: 3.5. Burden Hours: 280,000. Change: 0. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39117 Dated: June 27, 2011. Clifford D. Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2011–16776 Filed 7–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5486–N–17] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Transformation Initiative Rent Reform Demonstration Small Grants Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 6, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 8230, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Stoloff, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8120, Washington DC 20401; telephone (202) 402–5723, (this is not a toll free number). Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents may be obtained from Dr. Stoloff. 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 if the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 5, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-16772]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5486-N-16]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: 
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Tracking Study

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, 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: Comment Due Date; September 6, 2011.

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 electronically to 
Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov or in hard copy to: Paul Joice, Office of Policy 
Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street, SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410-6000. Please use 
``NSP PRA Comment'' in the subject line of any e-mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Joice at 202-402-4608 (this is 
not a toll-free number) or Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov, for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available documents. Please use ``NSP PRA 
Comment'' in the subject line of any e-mail.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Housing and Urban 
Development will submit the proposed extension of 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission 
of responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Site Visit Protocols for Neighborhood 
Stabilization Program (NSP2) Evaluation.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting an 
important national study of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 
(NSP), with a particular focus on the round of funding from the 
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), known as ``NSP2.'' This 
information collection will involve site visits and interviews of NSP2 
grantees, in order to describe the process of implementing the NSP2 
program and to identify the neighborhoods where NSP2 funding was spent, 
in order to evaluate its impact.
    Agency Form Numbers: N/A.
    Members of the Affected Public: Approximately 25 NSP2 grantees and 
50 partner agencies will be part of the study. To select the grantees 
HUD will conduct brief reconnaissance telephone calls with up to 40 
grantees to ensure that they have adequate data for evaluation. Staff 
of selected grantees will be asked to participate in more in-depth on-
site interviews with HUD's contractor and to provide HUD's contractor 
with access to their records for tracking program activity. 
Reconnaissance phone calls will take up to an hour per grantee. On-site 
interviews will take approximately 2 hours per person and will be 
administered to approximately 4 staff per NSP2 grantee and 4 additional 
staff among partner agencies. Providing HUD's contractor with access to 
records will require approximately 2 hours from one person per grantee. 
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The following chart details the 
respondent burden on a quarterly and annual basis:

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                                                     Number of     Responses per     Hours per
                                                     entities         entity         response       Total hours
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Reconnaissance telephone calls: NSP grantees....              40               1               1              40
Interviews: NSP grantees........................              25               4               2             200
Interviews: Partner agencies....................              50               4               2             400
Providing Access to Records.....................              25               1               2              50
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority:  Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: June 27, 2011.
Raphael W. Bostic,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2011-16772 Filed 7-1-11; 8:45 am]
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