Redelegation of Fair Housing Assistance Program Authority, 73987-73988 [2011-30761]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / Notices Section A. Authority Redelegated The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with noted exceptions, redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO authority to act under the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and its implementing regulations in 24 CFR part 146 .The authority delegated in this notice does not include authority as provided in 24 CFR 146.39, 146.47(a), and 146.49. This includes the authority to further redelegate authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with noted exceptions, redelegates this authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, and the FHEO Region Directors. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority redelegated by the Assistant Secretary does not include the authority to issue or waive regulations. The authority redelegated by the General Deputy Assistant Secretary does not include the authority to further redelegate. Section C. Authority Superseded All prior redelegations of authority made within the office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 are superseded. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: November 16, 2011. ˜ John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. [FR Doc. 2011–30759 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–06] Redelegation of Authority for the Civil Rights Related Program Requirements of HUD Programs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 AGENCY: The Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) supersedes all prior redelegations of authority made within SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:36 Nov 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding civil rights related program requirements (CRRPR) of HUD programs to FHEO staff and retains and redelegates this authority, with noted exceptions, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary of FHEO, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Programs, and the FHEO Region Directors. DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410– 0001, telephone (202) 402–6322. (This is not a toll-free number.) Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By separate notice published in today’s Federal Register, the Secretary delegates to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO authority pertaining to civil rights statutes. Included in the consolidated delegation is certain authority regarding the Department’s civil rights related program requirements. (60 FR 14294– 01, March 16, 1995). In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO supersedes all prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and retains and redelegates the authority regarding civil rights related program requirements of HUD programs to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Programs and the FHEO Region Directors. Accordingly, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO delegates authority as follows: Section A. Authority Redelegated With certain exceptions noted in Section B, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO all authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding civil rights related program requirements of HUD programs. This includes the authority to further redelegate. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary retains and redelegates this authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Programs, and the FHEO Region Directors. In the event that the FHEO PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4703 73987 Region Director and the Field Office Program Official who has been redelegated authority to make funding decisions are not able to agree on the status of an applicant or participant with respect to a CRRPR, the matter shall be forwarded to Headquarters and the decision shall be made jointly by the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Program Assistant Secretary with authority over the Field Office Program Official. If the Assistant Secretaries are unable to agree, the matter shall be resolved by the Secretary of HUD. Section B. Exceptions to Redelegation The authority delegated by the Assistant Secretary does not include the authority to issue or to waive regulations. The Authority redelegated from the General Deputy Assistant Secretary does not include the authority to further redelegate. Section C. Authority Superseded All prior redelegations of authority made by the Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding civil rights related program requirements of HUD programs made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO are superseded. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: November 16, 2011. ˜ John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. [FR Doc. 2011–30760 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–07] Redelegation of Fair Housing Assistance Program Authority Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority. AGENCY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) supersedes all prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under the Fair Housing Assistance Program with the exception of redelegation of authority to the FHEO Region Directors, as set forth SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29NON2.SGM 29NON2 73988 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / Notices pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 in 24 CFR 115.101(b). The Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegates the authority in 24 CFR 115.101(b) and other authority, as set forth in this notice, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary. DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410– 0001, telephone (202) 402–6322. (This is not a toll-free number.) Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through regulation (24 CFR 115.101(a)), the Secretary delegated the authority and responsibility for administering the Fair Housing Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115, to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO. Also through regulation (24 CFR 115.101(b)), the Assistant Secretary for FHEO retained and redelegated this authority to each FHEO Region Director. Through this notice, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and redelegates this authority to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO. Section A. Authority Redelegated The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and redelegates the authority and responsibility for administering the Fair Housing Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115 subparts A, B and C, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO with the exception of issuing and waiving regulations. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary retains and redelegates the authority and responsibility for administering the Fair Housing Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115 subparts A, B and C, with, the exception of making final decisions concerning the granting and maintenance of substantial equivalency certification and interim certification in 24 CFR part 115, subpart B, to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, the Director of the Office of Enforcement, and FHEO Region Directors. Section B. Authority To Further Redelegate The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO may redelegate the authority provided in Section A of this VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:36 Nov 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 notice. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, the Director of the Office of Enforcement and FHEO Region Directors may not redelegate the authority provided in Section A of this notice. All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO to administer the Fair Housing Assistance Program are superseded with the exception of the delegation of authority set forth in 24 CFR 115.101(b). Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: November 16, 2011. ˜ John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. [FR Doc. 2011–30761 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–08] Redelegation of Authority Under Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority. AGENCY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) supersedes all prior redelegations of authority made within the office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP), and retains and with noted exception redelegates this authority to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who retains and further redelegates certain authority to FHEO headquarters and region office staff. DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410– 0001, telephone (202) 402–6322. (This is not a toll-free number.) Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals may access SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4703 this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Fair Housing Initiatives Program contained in the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3616a, authorizes the Secretary to provide funding to state and local governments or their agencies, public or private non-profit organizations or other public or private entities formulating or carrying out programs to prevent or eliminate discriminatory housing practices. This enables the recipients to carry out activities designed to obtain enforcement of the rights granted by the federal Fair Housing Act or by substantially equivalent state or local fair housing laws. This also enables the recipients to carry out education and outreach activities designed to inform the public of their rights and obligations under such federal, state or local laws prohibiting discrimination. By regulation, the Secretary has delegated to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority to administer the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (24 CFR 125.104(a)). On December 17, 2007 (72 FR 71425), the Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegated certain authority under the FHIP. Through this notice, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO supersedes all previous redelegations under FHIP within the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, and retains and, with noted exception, redelegates authority to certain headquarters staff. Accordingly, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegate authority as follows: Section A. Authority Redelegated The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with certain exceptions, noted in Section B, redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority to act under Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100– 242, February 5, 1988). This includes authority to further redelegate this authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary, in turn retains and with exceptions noted in Section B herein redelegates this authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, and the Director of the Office of Programs. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority redelegated by the Assistant Secretary for FHEO does not include the authority to issue or waive regulations, including authority to E:\FR\FM\29NON2.SGM 29NON2

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[FR Doc No: 2011-30761]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5544-D-07]


Redelegation of Fair Housing Assistance Program Authority

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and 
Equal Opportunity (FHEO) supersedes all prior redelegations of 
authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO 
under the Fair Housing Assistance Program with the exception of 
redelegation of authority to the FHEO Region Directors, as set forth

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in 24 CFR 115.101(b). The Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegates the 
authority in 24 CFR 115.101(b) and other authority, as set forth in 
this notice, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary.

DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and 
Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410-0001, telephone 
(202) 402-6322. (This is not a toll-free number.) Hearing- and speech-
impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Through regulation (24 CFR 115.101(a)), the 
Secretary delegated the authority and responsibility for administering 
the Fair Housing Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115, to 
the Assistant Secretary for FHEO. Also through regulation (24 CFR 
115.101(b)), the Assistant Secretary for FHEO retained and redelegated 
this authority to each FHEO Region Director. Through this notice, the 
Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and redelegates this authority to 
the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO.

Section A. Authority Redelegated

    The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and redelegates the 
authority and responsibility for administering the Fair Housing 
Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115 subparts A, B and C, 
to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO with the exception 
of issuing and waiving regulations.
    The General Deputy Assistant Secretary retains and redelegates the 
authority and responsibility for administering the Fair Housing 
Assistance Program, as provided in 24 CFR part 115 subparts A, B and C, 
with, the exception of making final decisions concerning the granting 
and maintenance of substantial equivalency certification and interim 
certification in 24 CFR part 115, subpart B, to the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, the Director of the Office of 
Enforcement, and FHEO Region Directors.

Section B. Authority To Further Redelegate

    The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO may redelegate the 
authority provided in Section A of this notice. The Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, the Director of the Office of 
Enforcement and FHEO Region Directors may not redelegate the authority 
provided in Section A of this notice.
    All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for FHEO to administer the Fair Housing Assistance 
Program are superseded with the exception of the delegation of 
authority set forth in 24 CFR 115.101(b).

    Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)).

    Dated: November 16, 2011.
John Trasvi[ntilde]a,
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
Bryan Greene,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity.
[FR Doc. 2011-30761 Filed 11-28-11; 8:45 am]
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