Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Emergency Comment Request; Office of Housing Assistance Contract Administration Oversight, Multifamily Housing Programs, 24510 [2012-9864]

Download as PDF 24510 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 24, 2012 / Notices The hourly cost per response is based on the per capita income of the United States of $26,059 (US Bureau of the Census, 2010 American Community Survey) and the corresponding hourly earnings of $12.53; the total annualized cost for completing the survey is estimated to be $4,761.40. Number of respondents Total burden per respondent (minutes) Total annual burden hours Hourly cost Annual cost 7,895 ................................................................................................................ 3 395 $12.53 $4,946.22 Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: April 17, 2012, Colette Pollard, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–9862 Filed 4–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5603–N–29] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Emergency Comment Request; Office of Housing Assistance Contract Administration Oversight, Multifamily Housing Programs Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. AGENCY: 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: May 1, 2012. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within seven (7) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number (2502–New) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; email: OIRA Submission@omb.epo.gov ; fax: 202– 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Hickman, Acting Director, Office of Housing Assistance and Contract Administration Oversight (OHACAO), Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Apr 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 402–3885 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting 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 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 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 Customer Service Survey of Performance-Based Contract Administrators. Description of Information Collection: Abstract: Performance-Based Contract Administrators (PBCAs) under contract with HUD operate in nine States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. PBCAs monitor project owners’ compliance with their obligations and responsibilities under the Section 8 Program and administer Housing Assistance Payments (HAPs) to owners of properties that receive rental subsidies for low- and moderate-income eligible families. Property owners are obligated to rent a portion of their units to Section 8 eligible families; maintain decent, safe, and sanitary housing for residents; and comply with various regulations and reporting requirements. PBCAs receive a Basic Administrative Fee to administer HAP contracts within their geographic boundaries and may earn Annual Incentive Fees for customer service. The surveys of property owners and tenants that make up this data PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection will be used to determine eligibility for incentive fees. OMB Control Number: 2502–New. Agency Form Numbers: Annual Customer Service Survey of Performance-Based Contract Administrators. Members of Affected Public: Section 8 Tenants, PBCAs, Property Owners. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 584.90. Then number of respondents is 2750, the number of responses is 2750, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden of hour per response for Tenants is 217 hours and the burden of hours per response for Property Owners is 75 hours. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: April 17, 2012. Colette Pollard, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5603-N-29]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment 
Emergency Comment Request; Office of Housing Assistance Contract 
Administration Oversight, Multifamily Housing Programs

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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SUMMARY: 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: May 1, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments must be received within seven (7) days from the 
date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or 
OMB approval number (2502-New) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503; email: OIRA Submission@omb.epo.gov ; fax: 202-
395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Hickman, Acting Director, Office 
of Housing Assistance and Contract Administration Oversight (OHACAO), 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402-3885 (this is not a toll free 
number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available 
information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting 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 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 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 Customer Service Survey of Performance-
Based Contract Administrators.
    Description of Information Collection: Abstract: Performance-Based 
Contract Administrators (PBCAs) under contract with HUD operate in nine 
States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. PBCAs monitor project 
owners' compliance with their obligations and responsibilities under 
the Section 8 Program and administer Housing Assistance Payments (HAPs) 
to owners of properties that receive rental subsidies for low- and 
moderate-income eligible families. Property owners are obligated to 
rent a portion of their units to Section 8 eligible families; maintain 
decent, safe, and sanitary housing for residents; and comply with 
various regulations and reporting requirements. PBCAs receive a Basic 
Administrative Fee to administer HAP contracts within their geographic 
boundaries and may earn Annual Incentive Fees for customer service. The 
surveys of property owners and tenants that make up this data 
collection will be used to determine eligibility for incentive fees.
    OMB Control Number: 2502-New.
    Agency Form Numbers: Annual Customer Service Survey of Performance-
Based
    Contract Administrators.
    Members of Affected Public: Section 8 Tenants, PBCAs, Property 
Owners.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
responses, and hours of response:
    The number of burden hours is 584.90. Then number of respondents is 
2750, the number of responses is 2750, the frequency of response is on 
occasion, and the burden of hour per response for Tenants is 217 hours 
and the burden of hours per response for Property Owners is 75 hours.

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

    Dated: April 17, 2012.
Colette Pollard,
Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-9864 Filed 4-23-12; 8:45 am]
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