Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Notice of Funding Availability for the Transformation Initiative: Rental Assistance Demonstration Research Grant Program, 65010-65011 [2012-26230]

Download as PDF wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with 65010 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Notices 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 revised collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the revised 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 revised 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: Public Housing Operating Subsidy—Appeals. OMB Control Number: 2577–0246. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under the operating fund final rule, PHAs that elect to file an appeal of their subsidy amounts are required to meet the appeal requirements set forth in subpart G of the operating fund final rule. The final rule establishes five grounds for appeals in 24 CFR § 990.245 and they are the: (a) Streamlined appeal; (b) appeal of formula income for economic hardship; (c) appeal for specific local conditions; (d) appeal for changing market conditions; and (e) appeal to substitute actual project cost data. To appeal the amount of subsidy on any one of the permitted bases of appeal, PHAs submit an appeal request to HUD. Agency form number, if applicable: N/A. Members of affected public: PHAs, state or local government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated number of respondents is an annual average of 322 PHAs that submit an appeal of the amount of operating subsidy, for a total of 322 PHAs that submit annually. The average number for each PHA response varies by size of the PHA, with a total reporting burden of 5,168 hours; and an VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Oct 23, 2012 Jkt 229001 average of 12.6 hours per respondent for appeals. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 18, 2012. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2012–26227 Filed 10–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5609–N–12] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Notice of Funding Availability for the Transformation Initiative: Rental Assistance Demonstration Research Grant Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comment Due Date: December 24, 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 electronically to Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov or in hard copy to: Paul Joice, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410–6000. Please use ‘‘RAD PRA Comment’’ in the subject line of any email. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Joice at 202–402–4608 (this is not a tollfree number) or Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov, for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. Please use ‘‘RAD PRA Comment’’ in the subject line of any email. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of Housing and Urban Development will submit the proposed extension of 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Notice of Funding Availability for the Transformation Initiative: Rental Assistance Demonstration Research Grant Program. OMB Control Number: Pending. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The information is being collected to select applicants for award in a competitive grant program and to monitor performance of grantees to ensure they meet the goals and requirements of the grant program. Agency Form Numbers: SF–424, SF– 424 Supplemental, HUD–424–CB, SF– LLL, HUD–2880, HUD–2993, HUD– 96010 and HUD–96011. Members of the Affected Public: Eligible applicants include nationally recognized and accredited institutions of higher education, non-profit foundations, think tanks, research consortia or policy institutes, and forprofit organizations located in the U.S. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Information pursuant to grant award will be submitted once a year. The following chart details the respondent burden on a quarterly and annual basis: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 65011 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Notices Number of respondents Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours Applicants ........................................................................................................ Quarterly Reports ............................................................................................ Final Reports ................................................................................................... Recordkeeping ................................................................................................. 10 2 2 2 10 8 2 2 60 6 2 4 600 48 4 8 Total .......................................................................................................... 26 22 72 660 Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 17, 2012. Erika C. Poethig, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2012–26230 Filed 10–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5607–N–33] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; FHAInsured Mortgage Loan Servicing Involving the Loss Mitigation Programs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 24, 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: Ivery W. Himes, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–1672 x5628 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Oct 23, 2012 Jkt 229001 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: FHA-Insured Mortgage Loan Servicing Involving the Loss Mitigation Programs. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0589. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: FHA insurance is an important source of mortgage credit for low and moderateincome borrowers and neighborhoods. Providing assistance, as needed, to enable families to cure their delinquencies and retain their homes stabilizes neighborhoods that might otherwise suffer from deterioration and problems associated with vacant and abandoned properties. Avoidance of foreclosure and the resultant costs also serve to further stabilize the mortgage insurance premiums charged by FHA and the Federal budget receipts generated from those premiums. The information collection request for OMB review seeks to extend OMB 2502–0589, a currently established OMB collection, for an additional three years. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD–1 Settlement Statement, HUD– 27011 Single Family Application for Insurance Benefits, HUD–90035 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Information/Disclosure, HUD–90041 Request for Variance, Pre-foreclosure sale procedure, HUD–90045 Approval to Participate, HUD–90051 Sale Contract Review, HUD–90052 Closing Worksheet, HUD–PA–426 How to Avoid Foreclosure. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 1,520,216, the number of respondents is 303,718, the number of responses is 1,169,033, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is from 15 minutes to 4 hours depending upon the activity. Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 18, 2012. Laura M. Marin, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Acting General Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2012–26229 Filed 10–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–R–2012–N019: FXRS12610200000S3–123–FF02R06000] Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Randall County, TX; Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a draft comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and an environmental assessment (EA) for the Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge, NWR), located approximately 30 miles southwest of Amarillo, Texas, for public review and comment. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 206 (Wednesday, October 24, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65010-65011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26230]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5609-N-12]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: 
Notice of Funding Availability for the Transformation Initiative: 
Rental Assistance Demonstration Research Grant Program

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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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. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comment Due Date: December 24, 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 electronically to 
Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov or in hard copy to: Paul Joice, Office of Policy 
Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410-6000. Please use 
``RAD PRA Comment'' in the subject line of any email.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Joice at 202-402-4608 (this is 
not a toll-free number) or Paul.A.Joice@hud.gov, for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available documents. Please use ``RAD PRA 
Comment'' in the subject line of any email.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Housing and Urban 
Development will submit the proposed extension of 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission 
of responses. This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Notice of Funding Availability for the 
Transformation Initiative: Rental Assistance Demonstration Research 
Grant Program.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The 
information is being collected to select applicants for award in a 
competitive grant program and to monitor performance of grantees to 
ensure they meet the goals and requirements of the grant program.
    Agency Form Numbers: SF-424, SF-424 Supplemental, HUD-424-CB, SF-
LLL, HUD-2880, HUD-2993, HUD-96010 and HUD-96011.
    Members of the Affected Public: Eligible applicants include 
nationally recognized and accredited institutions of higher education, 
non-profit foundations, think tanks, research consortia or policy 
institutes, and for-profit organizations located in the U.S.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: Information pursuant to grant award 
will be submitted once a year. The following chart details the 
respondent burden on a quarterly and annual basis:

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                                                     Number of     Total annual      Hours per
                                                    respondents      responses       response       Total hours
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Applicants......................................              10              10              60             600
Quarterly Reports...............................               2               8               6              48
Final Reports...................................               2               2               2               4
Recordkeeping...................................               2               2               4               8
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    Total.......................................              26              22              72             660
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: October 17, 2012.
Erika C. Poethig,
 Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2012-26230 Filed 10-23-12; 8:45 am]
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