Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on the: Study of Public Housing Agencies' Engagement With Homeless Households, 70471-70472 [2011-29359]

Download as PDF 70471 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices techniques or other forms of information technology that will reduce burden. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 13, 2012. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within sixty (60) days from the date of this Notice. 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Rudd, Ph.D., Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410; email Elizabeth.C.Rudd@hud.gov; or Form telephone (202) 402–7607. This is not a toll-free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will submit to OMB a request for approval to collect information to evaluate the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration. The FY 2009 budget for HUD included a $10 million set-aside for a demonstration program ‘‘to test the effectiveness of strategies to prevent veterans from becoming homeless’’ (Senate Report No. 110–418). The Senate Report directed HUD to coordinate the demonstration program with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The resulting demonstration program, the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration (VHPD), is being implemented in five communities. The objectives of the VHPD evaluation are to Number of respondents Respondent sample Baseline Survey (Group 1) ............... Follow-up Survey (Group 1) ............. Follow-up Survey (Group 2) ............. Focus Groups ................................... Key Informant Interviews .................. Site Reconnaissance Phone Interviews. Total Burden Hours ................... VHPD VHPD VHPD VHPD VHPD VHPD 0.42 0.42 0.42 1.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 105 105 210 120 240 21 ........................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 801 review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: [FR Doc. 2011–29358 Filed 11–10–11; 8:45 am] 2012. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5486–N–26] Comments Due Date: January 13, 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8234, Washington, DC 20410. Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on the: Study of Public Housing Agencies’ Engagement With Homeless Households mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Total burden (hours) Frequency 250 250 500 80 120 21 Dated: November 3, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. Anne Fletcher at (202) 402–4347 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Fletcher. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for SUMMARY: 19:40 Nov 10, 2011 Average time to complete (hours) Households ........................... Households ........................... Households ........................... clients .................................... Staff ....................................... Staff ....................................... Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. VerDate Mar<15>2010 (1) Examine the most effective ways to identify, reach, and assist veterans who are at-risk of homelessness or are experiencing short-term homelessness; (2) evaluate the extent to which VHPD services and activities meet the needs of veterans experiencing a housing crisis and contribute to their longer-term economic stability and (3) identify barriers to providing prevention services to veterans. Title of Proposed Notice: Evaluation of the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration. Description of Information Collection: OMB Control Number: XXXXpending. Agency Form Numbers: None. Members of Affected Public: Households and VHPD program staff. Estimated Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of Responses, and Hours of Responses: Jkt 226001 The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 that will reduce burden, (e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses). This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Study of Public Housing Agencies’ Engagement with Homeless Households. E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 70472 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices OMB Control Number: XXXXpending. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information collection will support research that will explore and document how public housing agencies (PHAs) currently serve and interact with homeless households, to achieve the following: (1) Establish a baseline level of PHAs’ current engagement in serving homeless households, (2) document the practices of PHAs that have an explicit preference for homeless households; (3) explore PHA perceptions of barriers to, or concerns about, increasing the number of homeless households served or targeting homeless households for priority housing assistance; and (4) identify mechanisms to address or eliminate barriers to serving homeless households in mainstream housing assistance, with a focus on the housing choice voucher (HCV) program and public housing. Findings of this study will enable the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which funds PHAs, to develop strategies to expand access to mainstream housing opportunities for homeless households that are rooted in evidence and informed by the PHAs themselves. The proposed data collection instrument is a web-based census survey that will be administered to all public housing agencies. Members of affected public: Public housing agencies. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: ESTIMATED RESPONDENT BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Form Respondent sample Number of respondents Survey ............................................... All public housing agencies ............. (N=4,089) 4,089 Total Burden Hours—1,363. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z–1 et seq. Dated: November 4, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2011–29359 Filed 11–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–111] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Congregate Housing Services 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. This information is necessary to monitor the use of grant funds for the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP) according to statutory, regulatory, and administrative requirements. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 14, 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 (2502–0485) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: (202) 395–5806. Email: 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; 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 request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies Number of respondents Reporting burden .................................................................. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Nov 10, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Annual responses 55 Average time to complete (minimum, maximum) in minutes Frequency Total burden (hours) 20 (18–22) 1 1,363 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: Congregate Housing Services Program. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0485. Form Numbers: HUD–90198, HUD– 91180–A, SF–269, HUD 91178A, HUD 90006. Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: This information is necessary to monitor the use of grant funds for the Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP) according to statutory, regulatory, and administrative requirements. Frequency Of Submission: Semiannually. 8 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 Burden hours 1.563 × 688

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 219 (Monday, November 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70471-70472]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29359]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5486-N-26]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on 
the: Study of Public Housing Agencies' Engagement With Homeless 
Households

AGENCY: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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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 of 1995, Public 
Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The Department is soliciting 
public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: January 13, 2012.

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: Reports Liaison Officer, Office 
of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8234, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Fletcher at (202) 402-4347 (this 
is not a toll-free number). Copies of the proposed forms and other 
available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Fletcher.

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 that will reduce 
burden, (e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses).
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Study of Public Housing Agencies' Engagement 
with Homeless Households.

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    OMB Control Number: XXXX-pending.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This 
information collection will support research that will explore and 
document how public housing agencies (PHAs) currently serve and 
interact with homeless households, to achieve the following: (1) 
Establish a baseline level of PHAs' current engagement in serving 
homeless households, (2) document the practices of PHAs that have an 
explicit preference for homeless households; (3) explore PHA 
perceptions of barriers to, or concerns about, increasing the number of 
homeless households served or targeting homeless households for 
priority housing assistance; and (4) identify mechanisms to address or 
eliminate barriers to serving homeless households in mainstream housing 
assistance, with a focus on the housing choice voucher (HCV) program 
and public housing. Findings of this study will enable the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which funds PHAs, to 
develop strategies to expand access to mainstream housing opportunities 
for homeless households that are rooted in evidence and informed by the 
PHAs themselves. The proposed data collection instrument is a web-based 
census survey that will be administered to all public housing agencies.
    Members of affected public: Public housing agencies.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response:

                                                       Estimated Respondent Burden Hours and Costs
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                                                                                                       Average time to
                                                                                                           complete
                      Form                                 Respondent sample             Number of        (minimum,        Frequency       Total burden
                                                                                        respondents      maximum)  in                        (hours)
                                                                                                           minutes
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Survey..........................................  All public housing agencies.......           4,089       20 (18-22)                1            1,363
                                                  (N=4,089).........................
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    Total Burden Hours--1,363.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority:  Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., 
Section 1701z-1 et seq.

    Dated: November 4, 2011.
Raphael W. Bostic,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2011-29359 Filed 11-10-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P