Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones, 61112-61113 [2011-25411]

Download as PDF 61112 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2011 / Notices improvement of infrastructure, and for reasonable and necessary planning, administration and management costs. The average SHOP expenditure for the combined costs of land and infrastructure must not exceed $15,000 per dwelling unit. SHOP homeowners must contribute a significant amount of sweat equity towards the purchase of their units. Donated volunteer labor is also required. Assisted units must be decent, safe, and sanitary non-luxury dwellings that comply with local building and safety codes and standards. These units must be sold to eligible low-income homebuyers at prices below the prevailing market price. The homebuyer’s sweat equity contribution must not be mortgaged or otherwise restricted upon future sale of the SHOP unit. SHOP grantees may award SHOP funds to affiliates to carry out the grantee’s SHOP program. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP). OMB Control Number: 2506–0157. Expiration Date: July 31, 2011. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: This is a proposed information collection for submission requirements under the SHOP Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). HUD requires information in order to ensure the eligibility of SHOP applicants and SHOP proposals, to rate and rank SHOP applications, and to select applicants for grant awards. Information is collected on an annual basis from each applicant that responds to the SHOP NOFA. The SHOP NOFA requires applicants to submit specific forms and narrative responses. Agency Form Numbers: HUD–424, HUD–424B, HUD–424CB, HUD–2880, Number of respondents Paperwork requirement HUD–2990, HUD–2993, HUD–2995, HUD–9601, HUD–96011. Members of Affected Public: National and regional non-profit self-help housing organizations (including consortia) that apply for funds in response to the SHOP NOFA. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, hours per response, frequency of response, and total hours of response for all respondents. The estimates of the average hours needed to prepare the information collection are based on information provided by previous applicants. Actual hours will vary depending on the proposed scope of the applicant’s program, the applicant’s geographic service area and the number of affiliate organizations. The information burden is generally greater for national organizations with numerous affiliates. Hours per response Frequency Total annual hours HUD–424 ....................................................................................................... HUD–424B ..................................................................................................... HUD–424CB .................................................................................................. HUD–424 CBW .............................................................................................. SF–LLL .......................................................................................................... HUD–2880 ..................................................................................................... HUD–2990 ..................................................................................................... HUD–2993 ..................................................................................................... HUD–2995 ..................................................................................................... HUD–96010 ................................................................................................... HUD–96011 ................................................................................................... Applicant Eligibility ......................................................................................... SHOP Program Design and Scope of Work ................................................. Rating Factor 1 .............................................................................................. Rating Factor 2 .............................................................................................. Rating Factor 3 .............................................................................................. Rating Factor 4 .............................................................................................. Rating Factor 5 .............................................................................................. 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 .5 10 30 .5 .5 1.5 .5 .5 20 .5 10 30 25 25 55 30 25 10 5 10 300 5 5 15 5 5 200 5 100 300 250 250 550 300 250 Total Annual Hour Burden ...................................................................... ........................ ........................ 265.5 2,655 Frequency of Submission: Annually in response to the issuance of a SHOP NOFA. Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Comments Due Date: December 2, 2011. DATES: [Docket No. FR 5481–N–16] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. Dated: September 27, 2011. Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2011–25410 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Sep 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. ACTION: Notice. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202–708–0306, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Pollard at Colette.Pollard@Hud.Gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 61113 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2011 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith Mize, Office of Community Renewal, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 402–4167 (this is not a toll-free number). 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 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of proposal: Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones. OMB Control Number: 2506–0148. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This is an information collection for reporting requirements of 30 Urban Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD will regularly evaluate the progress of implementation of the strategic plan in each designated Empowerment Zone (Rounds I, II and III) as required by HUD’s regulations (24 CFR 597.400 and 24 CFR 598.415). The information submitted will enable HUD to assess performance of designees and the effectiveness of the Empowerment Zone Initiative. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Members of affected public: State or local governments. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Number of respondents Frequency of response Annual Reports: Round I EZs ...................................................................................... Round II EZs ..................................................................................... Round III EZs .................................................................................... Response to a letter of warning ....................................................... 7 15 8 0 2 15 2 2 7 15 8 .................... 10 10 10 4 70 150 80 8 Total ........................................................................................... 30 .................... 30 .................... 308 Paperwork requirement Frequency of submission: Periodically and annually. Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 22, 2011. Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2011–25411 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Pursuant to Public Law 106– 503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its next meeting at the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, 1200 New York Avenue, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005. The Committee is comprised of members from VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Sep 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 November 2–3, 2011, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on the first day and adjourning at Noon on November 3, 2011. Contact: Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6786, wleith@usgs.gov. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SUMMARY: academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS’s participation in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. The Committee will receive updates and provide guidance on Earthquake Hazards Program activities and the status of teams supported by the Program. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public. Dated: September 21, 2011. David Applegate, Associate Director for Natural Hazards. [FR Doc. 2011–25401 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual responses Hours per response Burden hours DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV952000 L14200000.BJ0000 241A; 11– 08807; MO#4500025674; TAS: 14X1109] Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested state and local government officials of the filing of plats of survey in Nevada. DATES: Effective Dates: Filing is effective at 10:00 a.m. on the dates indicated below. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David D. Morlan, Chief, Branch of Geographic Sciences, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502, phone: 775–861–6541. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61112-61113]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25411]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR 5481-N-16]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; 
Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones

AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and Development, 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: December 2, 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, Departmental 
Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410; 
telephone: 202-708-0306, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. 
Pollard at Colette.Pollard@Hud.Gov for a copy of the proposed form and 
other available information.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith Mize, Office of Community 
Renewal, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20410; telephone (202) 402-4167 (this is not a toll-free number).

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 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of proposal: Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones.
    OMB Control Number: 2506-0148.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This 
is an information collection for reporting requirements of 30 Urban 
Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD will regularly evaluate the progress of 
implementation of the strategic plan in each designated Empowerment 
Zone (Rounds I, II and III) as required by HUD's regulations (24 CFR 
597.400 and 24 CFR 598.415). The information submitted will enable HUD 
to assess performance of designees and the effectiveness of the 
Empowerment Zone Initiative.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable:
    Members of affected public: State or local governments.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response:

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                                                  Number of    Frequency      Annual     Hours per      Burden
             Paperwork requirement               respondents  of response   responses     response      hours
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Annual Reports:
    Round I EZs................................            7            2            7           10           70
    Round II EZs...............................           15           15           15           10          150
    Round III EZs..............................            8            2            8           10           80
    Response to a letter of warning............            0            2  ...........            4            8
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        Total..................................           30  ...........           30  ...........          308
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    Frequency of submission: Periodically and annually.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a 
currently approved collection.

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

    Dated: September 22, 2011.
Clifford Taffet,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2011-25411 Filed 9-30-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P