Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study, 52675-52676 [2011-21440]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / Notices Evaluate whether to continue the quality of appeal that rendered the initial rent adjustment decision made to local HUD Office or Contract Administrator and Section appeals to HUD Director, who will designate to an Officer to review any appeal. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Procedure for Appealing Section 8 Rent Adjustments. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0446. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD is charged with the responsibility of determining the method of rent adjustments and with facilitating these adjustments. Because rent adjustments are considered benefits to project owners, HUD must also provide some means for owners to appeal the decisions made by the Department or the Contract Administrator. This appeal process, and the information collection included as part of the process, play an important role in preventing costly litigation and in ensuring the accuracy of the overall rent adjustment process. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Owners will submit rent appeal on owner’s letterhead providing a written explanation for the appeal. 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 1050. The number of respondents is 525 and the number of responses is 525, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 2. Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: August 17, 2011. Ronald Y. Spraker, Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2011–21441 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–83] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. The Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study is designed to evaluate the amount of funding needed to administer the voucher program based on direct measurement of the work actually performed by voucher administrators. The study will measure and identify the tasks performed by PHA staff to meet program requirements, to assist voucher holders in finding and renting suitable housing in a timely way, and to ensure that a broad range of affordable rental housing throughout the community is available to voucher families. The study will identify the costs involved in each task, including salaries, benefits, and overhead. Ultimately, the findings of the study will be used to inform the development of a new formula for allocating HCV program administrative fees. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2528–Pending) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395– 5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; or telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52675 submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. 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: Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study. OMB Approval Number: 2528– Pending. Form Numbers: None. Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study is designed to evaluate the amount of funding needed to administer the voucher program based on direct measurement of the work actually performed by voucher administrators. The study will measure and identify the tasks performed by PHA staff to meet program requirements, to assist voucher holders in finding and renting suitable housing in a timely way, and to ensure that a broad range of affordable rental housing throughout the community is available to voucher families. The study will identify the costs involved in each task, including salaries, benefits, and overhead. Ultimately, the findings of the study will be used to inform the development of a new formula for allocating HCV program administrative fees. Frequency of Submission: On occasion. E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 52676 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / Notices Number of respondents Annual responses 300 1 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 950. Status: New collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: August 16, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–21440 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5484–N–29] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Multifamily Financial Management Template Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, 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: October 24, 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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; or telephone (202) 402–3400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harry Messner, Housing Program Manager, Office of Asset Management, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2626 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. 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). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 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: Multifamily Financial Management Template. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0551. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Uniform Financial Reporting Standards (UFRS) regulation requires HUD’s multifamily housing program participants to submit financial data electronically, using generally accepted accounting principles, in a prescribed format. HUD collects the financial information from participants to evaluate the financial condition of multifamily properties receiving Federal financial assistance. With the standardization of the data under UFRS, it has been easier for HUD to monitor compliance, and to identify and mitigate risks to the government. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. 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 297,108. The number of respondents is 21,222, the number of responses is 21,222, the frequency of response is annually, and the burden hour per response is 14. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a renewal of a previously approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response × = 0.4 Burden hours 950 Dated: August 17, 2011. Ronald Y. Spraker, Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2011–21438 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–84] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Continuum of Care Check-Up Assessment Tool Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. The CoC Check-up Tool enhances each CoC’s awareness of their capacity to assume new responsibilities outlined in the McKinney-Vento ACT, as amended by HEARTH Act. Communities will self-identify and prioritize areas where improvement is needed. HUD will use aggregate information of assess and target technical assistance needs, prepare for training conferences, develop sample tools and templates, guidebooks, Webinars to help communities plan the transition. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506–Pending) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. E-mail: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; eSUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 23, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52675-52676]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21440]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5480-N-83]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below has been 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.
    The Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study is 
designed to evaluate the amount of funding needed to administer the 
voucher program based on direct measurement of the work actually 
performed by voucher administrators. The study will measure and 
identify the tasks performed by PHA staff to meet program requirements, 
to assist voucher holders in finding and renting suitable housing in a 
timely way, and to ensure that a broad range of affordable rental 
housing throughout the community is available to voucher families. The 
study will identify the costs involved in each task, including 
salaries, benefits, and overhead. Ultimately, the findings of the study 
will be used to inform the development of a new formula for allocating 
HCV program administrative fees.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 22, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
approval Number (2528-Pending) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503; e-mail OIRA-Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202-395-
5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Colette Pollard at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; or 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: This notice informs the public that the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a 
request for approval of the Information collection described below. 
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: Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative 
Fee Study.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-Pending.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: 
The Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study is designed 
to evaluate the amount of funding needed to administer the voucher 
program based on direct measurement of the work actually performed by 
voucher administrators. The study will measure and identify the tasks 
performed by PHA staff to meet program requirements, to assist voucher 
holders in finding and renting suitable housing in a timely way, and to 
ensure that a broad range of affordable rental housing throughout the 
community is available to voucher families. The study will identify the 
costs involved in each task, including salaries, benefits, and 
overhead. Ultimately, the findings of the study will be used to inform 
the development of a new formula for allocating HCV program 
administrative fees.
    Frequency of Submission: On occasion.

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                                       Number of          Annual              Hours per
                                      respondents       responses      x       response      =     Burden hours
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Reporting Burden..................             300                1                   0.4                   950
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    Total Estimated Burden Hours: 950.
    Status: New collection.

    Authority:  Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.

    Dated: August 16, 2011.
Colette Pollard,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-21440 Filed 8-22-11; 8:45 am]
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