Redelegation of Authority Under Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 73988-73989 [2011-30763]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / Notices waive portions of the FHIP regulation pursuant to 24 CFR 125.106. The authority redelegated in this notice by the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, does not include the authority to determine the appropriate reporting and record maintenance, as provided in 24 CFR 125.104(e). Section C. Authority Superseded All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, are superseded. Section D. Authority to Redelegate The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs and to the Director of the Office of Programs may not redelegate the authority provided in Section A of this notice. 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. 2011–30763 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–09] Redelegation of Authority Under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority. AGENCY: Pursuant to 24 CFR 135.7, the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) has been delegated authority under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and HUD’s implementing regulations at 24 CFR part 135. In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains those authorities and, with noted exceptions, redelegates this authority to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who further redelegates certain authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs and to each of the FHEO Regional pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:36 Nov 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 Directors. This notice also supersedes all prior redelegations of authority by the office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and HUD’s implementing regulations at 24 CFR 135. 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 regulation, the Secretary delegated certain authority under section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u), and its implementing regulations, 24 CFR 135, to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. On December 17, 2007 (72 FR 71429), the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) redelegated that authority, with certain exceptions, under section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO who retained and further redelegated certain authorities to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs. In addition, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs retained these authorities and further redelegated limited authorities to each of the FHEO Region Directors. In this redelegation, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO supersedes all prior redelegations and redelegates the authority under section 3 as follows: Section A. Authority Redelegated The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with certain exceptions noted in Section B herein, redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO all authority under section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and its implementing regulations. This redelegation includes the authority to further redelegate authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary in turn retains and redelegates this authority including the authority for Section 3 complaint processing, to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs and the FHEO Regional Directors, with the PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4703 73989 exception that the authority delegated to the FHEO Regional Directors may not be further delegated. Section B. Exception to Redelegation The authority redelegated from the Assistant Secretary does not include the authority to issue or to waive regulations or to impose resolutions or sanctions in Section 3 complaint investigations pursuant to 24 CFR 135.76(f)(2) Section C. Prior Redelegated Authority Superseded All previous redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under section 3 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1968 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. 2011–30766 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–10] Redelegation of Administrative Authority Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 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 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and HUD’s implementing regulations, and redelegates certain authority as set forth herein to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, who in turn redelegates certain authority as set forth herein to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, Director of the Office of Systemic Investigations and the FHEO Region Directors. DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29NON2.SGM 29NON2

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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

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 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 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

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waive portions of the FHIP regulation pursuant to 24 CFR 125.106.
    The authority redelegated in this notice by the General Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for FHEO, does not include the authority to 
determine the appropriate reporting and record maintenance, as provided 
in 24 CFR 125.104(e).

Section C. Authority Superseded

    All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding Section 561 of the Housing and 
Community Development Act of 1987, the Fair Housing Initiatives 
Program, are superseded.

Section D. Authority to Redelegate

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs and to 
the Director of the Office of Programs may not redelegate the authority 
provided in Section A of this notice.

    Authority: Section 7(d) of the 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. 2011-30763 Filed 11-28-11; 8:45 am]
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