Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Procedures for Appealing Section 8 Rent Adjustments, 52674-52675 [2011-21441]

Download as PDF 52674 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Submission @omb.eop.gov; fax: 202– 395–3086. [Docket No. FR–5480–N–85] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Emergency Comment Request; FY 2011 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Neighborhood Stabilization Program Technical Assistance and Capacity Building; Request for Qualifications (NSPTA) 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) 708–2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from the Reports Management Officer. Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 6, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within 14 days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail: OIR SUMMARY: 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses). This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: FY 2011 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Neighborhood Stabilization Program Technical Assistance and Capacity Building; Request for Qualifications (NSPTA). Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The Narratives, Matrices and Reporting Requirements associated with NSP TA will allow CPD to accurately assess the experience, expertise, and overall capacity of applicants for technical assistance under the FY 2011 Program NOFA. They will also allow CPD to monitor and evaluate TA progress over the course of each grant and make necessary interventions. The new format for this type of collection also makes it easier for applicants to apply and report by reducing the time required for filling out an application and reporting forms, while retaining the utility of the previous collection methods. OMB Control Number: 2506–Pending. Agency Form Numbers: NSP Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Experience Form; NSP Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Expertise Form. Members of Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of respondents Annual responses 165 1.36 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. Status: New collection. ACTION: Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: August 16, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–21434 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5484–N–30] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Procedures for Appealing Section 8 Rent Adjustments Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. Comments Due Date: October 24, 2011. 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. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Hours per response 22.466 = Burden hours 5,055 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUMMARY: DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Notice. × Sfmt 4703 Program Contact, Catherine Brennan, Director, Office of Housing, Housing Assistance and Grants Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–3000 (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). 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 Section 8 rent appeal process. (2) E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 23, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52674-52675]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21441]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5484-N-30]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; 
Procedures for Appealing Section 8 Rent Adjustments

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, 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: 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: Program Contact, Catherine Brennan, 
Director, Office of Housing, Housing Assistance and Grants 
Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-3000 (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).
    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 Section 8 rent appeal process. (2)

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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]
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