Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Energy Innovation Fund-Multifamily Energy Pilot Program, 59715-59716 [2011-24834]

Download as PDF 59715 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 27, 2011 / Notices 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 Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. 1701, et seq., requires developers to register subdivisions of 100 or more non-exempt lots with HUD. The developer must give each purchaser a property report that meets HUD’s requirements before the purchaser signs the sales contract or agreement for sale or lease. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 27, 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 (2502–0243) 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. SUMMARY: 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 Number of respondents Reporting Burden ................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 34,653. Status: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: September 19, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–24831 Filed 9–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5480–N–90] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Energy Innovation Fund—Multifamily Energy Pilot Program Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Sep 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 Annual responses 1,011 112.756 Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This information is collected from applicants for a new pilot program seeking innovative proposals for increasing the energy efficiency of Multifamily Housing. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 27, 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 (2528–0142) 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; e-mail Colette Pollard at Colette. Pollard@hud.gov. or telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. PO 00000 Frm 00060 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: Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Requirements. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0243. Form Numbers: HUD 762. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: The Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. 1701, et seq., requires developers to register subdivisions of 100 or more non-exempt lots with HUD. The developer must give each purchaser a property report that meets HUD’s requirements before the purchaser signs the sales contract or agreement for sale or lease. Frequency of Submission: On occasion. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response Burden hours 0.3039 x 34,653 Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 59716 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 27, 2011 / Notices This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Section 8 Random Digit Dialing Fair Marketing Rent Surveys. OMB Approval Number: 2528–0142. Form Numbers: None. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: HUD is evaluating alternative survey methodologies to collect gross rent data for specific areas in a relatively fast and accurate way that may be used to estimate and update Section 8 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) in areas where FMRs are believed to be incorrect and data from the American Community Survey is not available at the local level. Section 8(C)(1) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 requires the Secretary to publish Fair Market Rents (FMRs) annually to be effective on October 1 of each year. FMRs are used for the Section 8 Rental Certificate Program (including space rentals by owners of manufactured homes under that program); the Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy program; housing assisted under the Loan Management and Property Disposition programs; payment standards for the Rental Voucher program; and any other programs whose regulations specify their use. Random digit dialing (RDD) telephone surveys have been used for many years to adjust FMRs and will be evaluated for continued use. These surveys are based Number of respondents Reporting Burden ................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 602. Status: Revision of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: September 22, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–24834 Filed 9–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–95] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Transformation Initiative: Rent Reform Demonstration Small Grant Research Program 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. In Fiscal Year 2012 an as yet unknown amount of funding will be made available for this effort. The program is approved by HUD’s authority and administered under the Transformation Initiative Account. The purpose of the effort is to provide mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Sep 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 Annual responses 8572 1 funding to support research that will build upon a larger social experiment funded by HUD. The funds will be made available in the form of cooperative agreements. Awardees will be selected through a competitive process, announced through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Applicants are required to submit certain information as part of their application for assistance. Awardees are required to prepare a quarterly status report so that HUD can monitor their progress in completion of their research. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 27, 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00061 on a sampling procedure that uses computers to select statistically random samples of telephone numbers to locate certain types of rental housing units for surveying. Cell phone surveys will be incorporated into this methodology and comprise roughly one-third of the sample. In addition HUD will collect survey data using web-based and mail systems. Initially, as the methodology is being refined, HUD will conduct surveys of up to 4 individual FMR areas in a year to test the accuracy of their FMRs. Up to 5 individual FMR area will be surveyed after the new methodology is determined. Frequency of Submission: On occasion. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response Burden hours 0.0702 × 602 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: Transformation Initiative: Rent Reform Demonstration Small Grant Research Program. OMB Approval Number: 2528– Pending Form Numbers: HUD–96011, SF–LLL, HUD–2993, HUD–424–CB, SF–424, and HUD–2880. Description of the Need For the Information and its Proposed Use: In Fiscal Year 2012 an as yet unknown amount of funding will be made available for this effort. The program is approved by HUD’s authority and administered under the Transformation Initiative Account. The purpose of the effort is to provide funding to support research that will build upon a larger E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5480-N-90]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB 
Energy Innovation Fund--Multifamily Energy Pilot Program

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.
    This information is collected from applicants for a new pilot 
program seeking innovative proposals for increasing the energy 
efficiency of Multifamily Housing.

DATES: Comments Due Date: October 27, 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 (2528-0142) 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; 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.

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    This notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Section 8 Random Digit Dialing Fair Marketing 
Rent Surveys.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-0142.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: 
HUD is evaluating alternative survey methodologies to collect gross 
rent data for specific areas in a relatively fast and accurate way that 
may be used to estimate and update Section 8 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) 
in areas where FMRs are believed to be incorrect and data from the 
American Community Survey is not available at the local level. Section 
8(C)(1) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 requires the Secretary 
to publish Fair Market Rents (FMRs) annually to be effective on October 
1 of each year. FMRs are used for the Section 8 Rental Certificate 
Program (including space rentals by owners of manufactured homes under 
that program); the Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy 
program; housing assisted under the Loan Management and Property 
Disposition programs; payment standards for the Rental Voucher program; 
and any other programs whose regulations specify their use. Random 
digit dialing (RDD) telephone surveys have been used for many years to 
adjust FMRs and will be evaluated for continued use. These surveys are 
based on a sampling procedure that uses computers to select 
statistically random samples of telephone numbers to locate certain 
types of rental housing units for surveying. Cell phone surveys will be 
incorporated into this methodology and comprise roughly one-third of 
the sample. In addition HUD will collect survey data using web-based 
and mail systems. Initially, as the methodology is being refined, HUD 
will conduct surveys of up to 4 individual FMR areas in a year to test 
the accuracy of their FMRs. Up to 5 individual FMR area will be 
surveyed after the new methodology is determined.
    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...................................................            8572                1   ...............          0.0702              602
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    Total Estimated Burden Hours: 602.
    Status: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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

    Dated: September 22, 2011.
Colette Pollard,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-24834 Filed 9-26-11; 8:45 am]
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