Notice of Submission for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection to OMB; Comment Request Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing, 79703-79704 [2011-32815]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–121] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Under the Transformation Initiative (OneCPD and Core Curricula) AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 3, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within fourteen (10) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number (2506–Pending) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; email: OIRA– Submission@omb.eop.gov; fax: (202) 395–3086. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette.Pollard@HUD.gov; 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: 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, jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 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: Technical Assistance and Capacity Building under the Transformation Initiative (OneCPD and Core Curricula). Description of Information Collection: The Narratives, Matrices and Reporting Requirements associated with the One CPD Technical Assistance (NSPTA) Program will allow CPD to accurately assess the experience, expertise, and overall capacity of applicants for technical assistance under the NSPTA FY 2011 Program NOFA. They will also allow CPD to monitor and evaluate TA progress over the course of each grant and make necessary interventions. The new format for this type of collection also makes it easier for applicants to apply and report by reducing the time required for filling out an application and reporting forms, while retaining the utility of the previous collection methods. OMB Control Number: 2506–Pending. Agency Form Numbers: HUD–40040; HUD–40044. Members of Affected Public: Eligible applicants (states, units of local government, public housing authorities, non-profit organizations, for-profit entities, and consortia). Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of responses, frequency of responses, and hours of responses: For OneCPD TA, total burden for applicants is estimated at 50 applicants × 60 hours. For awardees, the additional burden is estimated at 15 grant recipients × 33 hours for post-award and reporting requirements. Status of the proposed information collection: New Collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 16, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Officer of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–32734 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79703 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5484–N–38] Notice of Submission for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection to OMB; Comment Request Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing Office of Program Systems Management. ACTION: Notice extension of a currently approved information collection. AGENCY: The information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the currently approved collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 21, 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, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1–(800) 877–8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Program Contact, Director, Office of Multi-Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB for processing, an extension of a currently approved collection for submission of Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing. This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the extension of the approved collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection remains necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 79704 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2011 / Notices be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES This Notice Also Lists the Following Information Title of Proposal: Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing. Description of Information Collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection for submitting Applications for Housing Assistance Payments for Section 8, Rent Supplement, Rental Assistance Payment (RAP), Section 202 Project Assistance Contracts (PACs) and Section 811 and 202 Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACS) program units. Special Claims for damages, unpaid rent loss, and vacancy claims are available for the Section 8, Section 202 PACs, and Section 811 and Section 202 PRACS programs. Each HUD program has an assistance payments contract. These contracts indicate that HUD will make monthly assistance payments to Project Owners/ Management Agents on behalf of the eligible households who reside in the assisted units. Project Owners are required to sign a certification on the Housing Owner’s Certifications and Application for Housing Assistance form which states: (1) Each tenant’s eligibility and assistance payments was computed in accord with HUD’s regulations administrative procedures and the Contract, and are payable under the Contract; (2) The units for which assistance is being billed are decent, safe, sanitary, and occupied or available for occupancy; (3) No amount included on the bill has been previously billed or paid; (4) All facts and data on which the payment request is based are true and accurate; and (5) That no payments have been paid or will be paid from the tenant or any public or private source for units beyond that authorized by the assistance contract, or lease, unless permitted by HUD. This extended information collection provides a standard for Project Owners/ Management Agents to report Adjustments to Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due, Miscellaneous Accounting Request for Schedule of Tenant Assistance Due and Approved Special Claims for Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due utilizing data already available in their software applications. OMB Control Number: 2502–0182. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Dec 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 Agency Form Numbers: HUD–52670, HUD–52670–A Part 1, HUD–52670–A Part 2, HUD–52670–A Part 3, HUD– 52670–A Part 4, HUD–52670–A Part 5, and HUD–52671–A/B/C/D. Members of Affected Public: Not-forprofit institutions. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection (2502–0182) including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the annual total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 301,951, number of respondents is 21,787, frequency response is 12 per annum, and the total hours per respondent is 6.65. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 16, 2011. Ronald Y. Spraker, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing. [FR Doc. 2011–32815 Filed 12–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5592–N–01] Annual Indexing of Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits for Multifamily Housing Programs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with Section 206A of the National Housing Act, HUD has adjusted the Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits for Multifamily Housing Programs for Calendar Year 2012. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: January 1, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert A. Arbios, Director, PolicyDivision, Office of Multifamily Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410– 8000, telephone (202) 402–2913 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FHA Down Payment Simplification Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–326, approved December 4, 2002) amended the National Housing Act by adding a new Section 206A (12 U.S.C. 1712a). Under Section 206A, the following are affected: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) Section 207(c)(3)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1713(c)(3)(A)); (2) Section 213(b)(2)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715e(b)(2)(A)); (3) Section 220(d)(3)(B)(iii)(I) (12 U.S.C. 1715k(d)(3)(B)(iii)(I)); (4) Section 221(d)(3)(ii)(I) (12 U.S.C. 1715l(d)(3)(ii)(I)); (5) Section 221(d)(4)(ii)(I) (12 U.S.C. 1715l(d)(4)(ii)(I)); (6) Section 231(c)(2)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715v(c)(2)(A)); and (7) Section 234(e)(3)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715y(e)(3)(A)). The Dollar Amounts in these sections, which are collectively referred to as the ‘Dollar Amounts,’ shall be adjusted annually (commencing in 2004) on the effective date of the Federal Reserve Board’s adjustment of the $400 figure in the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 (HOEPA) (Pub. L. 103–325, approved September 23, 1994). The adjustment of the Dollar Amounts shall be calculated using the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI–U) as applied by the Federal Reserve Board for purposes of the above-described HOEPA adjustment. HUD has been notified of the percentage change in the CPI–U used for the HOEPA adjustment and the effective date of the HOEPA adjustment. The percentage change in the CPI–U is 3.2% and the effective date of the HOEPA adjustment is January 1, 2012. The Dollar Amounts have been adjusted correspondingly and have an effective date of January 1, 2012. The adjusted Dollar Amounts for Calendar Year 2012 are shown below: Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits For Calendar Year 2012 Multifamily Loan Program • Section 207—Multifamily Housing. • Section 207 pursuant to Section 223(f)—Purchase or Refinance Housing. • Section 220—Housing in Urban Renewal Areas. Bedrooms 0 ........................ 1 ........................ 2 ........................ 3 ........................ 4+ ...................... • ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM Elevator $47,553 52,676 62,920 77,553 87,799 54,872 61,456 75,358 94,382 106,719 Section 213—Cooperatives. Bedrooms 0 1 2 3 Non-Elevator 22DEN1 Non-Elevator $51,534 59,419 71,662 91,728 Elevator 54,872 62,169 75,597 97,798

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5484-N-38]


Notice of Submission for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection to OMB; Comment Request Applications for Housing 
Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing

AGENCY: Office of Program Systems Management.

ACTION: Notice extension of a currently approved information 
collection.

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SUMMARY: The information collection requirement described below has 
been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an 
extension of the currently approved collection, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments 
on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: February 21, 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, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal 
Information Relay Service (1-(800) 877-8339).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Program Contact, Director, Office of 
Multi-Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 
708-2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed 
forms and other available information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB 
for processing, an extension of a currently approved collection for 
submission of Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special 
Claims Processing.
    This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the extension of the approved collection 
of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection remains 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of 
information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to

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be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond; including 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: Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and 
Special Claims Processing.
    Description of Information Collection: This is an extension of a 
currently approved collection for submitting Applications for Housing 
Assistance Payments for Section 8, Rent Supplement, Rental Assistance 
Payment (RAP), Section 202 Project Assistance Contracts (PACs) and 
Section 811 and 202 Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACS) program 
units. Special Claims for damages, unpaid rent loss, and vacancy claims 
are available for the Section 8, Section 202 PACs, and Section 811 and 
Section 202 PRACS programs.
    Each HUD program has an assistance payments contract. These 
contracts indicate that HUD will make monthly assistance payments to 
Project Owners/Management Agents on behalf of the eligible households 
who reside in the assisted units. Project Owners are required to sign a 
certification on the Housing Owner's Certifications and Application for 
Housing Assistance form which states: (1) Each tenant's eligibility and 
assistance payments was computed in accord with HUD's regulations 
administrative procedures and the Contract, and are payable under the 
Contract; (2) The units for which assistance is being billed are 
decent, safe, sanitary, and occupied or available for occupancy; (3) No 
amount included on the bill has been previously billed or paid; (4) All 
facts and data on which the payment request is based are true and 
accurate; and (5) That no payments have been paid or will be paid from 
the tenant or any public or private source for units beyond that 
authorized by the assistance contract, or lease, unless permitted by 
HUD.
    This extended information collection provides a standard for 
Project Owners/Management Agents to report Adjustments to Schedule of 
Tenant Assistance Payments Due, Miscellaneous Accounting Request for 
Schedule of Tenant Assistance Due and Approved Special Claims for 
Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due utilizing data already 
available in their software applications.
    OMB Control Number: 2502-0182.
    Agency Form Numbers: HUD-52670, HUD-52670-A Part 1, HUD-52670-A 
Part 2, HUD-52670-A Part 3, HUD-52670-A Part 4, HUD-52670-A Part 5, and 
HUD-52671-A/B/C/D.
    Members of Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection (2502-0182) including number of respondents, 
frequency of responses, and hours of response: An estimation of the 
annual total number of hours needed to prepare the information 
collection is 301,951, number of respondents is 21,787, frequency 
response is 12 per annum, and the total hours per respondent is 6.65.

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

    Dated: December 16, 2011.
Ronald Y. Spraker,
Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing.
[FR Doc. 2011-32815 Filed 12-21-11; 8:45 am]
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