Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Fair Housing Training Survey, 14321-14322 [2013-05069]

Download as PDF 14321 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices public housing and Section 8 housing assistance programs. DATES: Comments Due Date: April 4, 2013. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–21] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Public Housing Reform; Change in Admission and Occupancy Requirements Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. The collection of information implements changes to the admission and occupancy requirements for the public housing and Section 8 assisted housing programs made by the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility (QHWRA) Act 1998 (Title V of the FY 1999 HUD appropriations Act, Pub. L. 105–276, 112 Stat. 2518, approved October 21, 1998), which amended the United States Housing Act of 1937. QHWRA made comprehensive changes to HUD’s public housing, Section 8 programs. Some of the changes made by the 1998 Act (i.e., QHWRA) affect public housing only and others affect the Section 8 and public housing programs. These changes cover choice of rent, community service and selfsufficiency in public housing; and admission preferences and determination of income and rent in Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2577–0230) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard., Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov. or 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: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting 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 ADDRESSES: 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 Proposed: Public Housing Reform; Change in Admission and Occupancy Requirements. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0230. Form Numbers: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The collection of information implements changes to the admission and occupancy requirements for the public housing and Section 8 assisted housing programs made by the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility (QHWRA) Act 1998 (Title V of the FY 1999 HUD appropriations Act, Pub. L. 105–276, 112 Stat. 2518, approved October 21, 1998), which amended the United States Housing Act of 1937. QHWRA made comprehensive changes to HUD’s public housing, Section 8 programs. Some of the changes made by the 1998 Act (i.e., QHWRA) affect public housing only and others affect the Section 8 and public housing programs. These changes cover choice of rent, community service and self-sufficiency in public housing; and admission preferences and determination of income and rent in public housing and Section 8 housing assistance programs. Number of respondents Annual responses 4,058 1 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Total Estimated Burden Hours: 97,392. Status: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Fair Housing Training Survey Dated: February 27, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2013–05082 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] 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 BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Mar 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 [Docket No. FR–5685–N–01] Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 × Hours per response 24 = Burden hours 97,392 soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. In 2011, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) began an outreach initiative to strengthen FHEO’s ties with community-based organizations that work with the public. As part of that initiative, FHEO has held a series of training events around the country to bring together public and private fair housing professionals with community leaders and organizations that work directly with members of the public. By training advocates from organizations that work with underserved communities, FHEO hopes that organizations will be able to recognize and report discrimination in E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 14322 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices the communities they serve. FHEO would like to survey conference participants to see if they have used knowledge and/or distributed informational material they obtained at these events. This information will allow FHEO to access the success of the outreach and the worth of conducting this type of outreach in the future. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 6, 2013. 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 Relay Service (1–800–877– 8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walker, Director, Education and Outreach Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–6875 (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: Fair Housing Training Survey. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2529–New. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information collected from these surveys will be used to determine if VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Mar 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 education and outreach training conferences were useful to the participants and advanced the goals of our office. The hope is that by attending the training these organizations learned more about rights protected by the Fair Housing Act and other fair housing law. The questions also ask about the impact the training has had on the organization’s activities. For example, the survey asks whether or not the organization have filed, or helped someone file a fair housing complaint since the training. This information will allow FHEO to assess the success of the education and outreach events and the worth of conducting this type of outreach in the future. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. 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 about 100 hours (6000 minutes) to complete the survey. This burden was calculated by estimating that the total number of people to receive the survey will be 700 people per year. The predicted number of people to respond to the survey is 600 people per year. The survey should take around 10 minutes to complete, creating a total time burden of 6000 minutes. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a new collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 27, 2012. ˜ John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. [FR Doc. 2013–05069 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–16] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Rent Schedule—Low Rent Housing Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. This information is necessary for HUD to ensure that tenant rents are approved PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in accordance with HUD administrative procedures, and that ownership remains as described in previous APPS or form HUD–2530 submissions. DATES: Comments Due Date: April 4, 2013. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2502–0012) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov. or 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: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting 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 Proposed: Rent Schedule— Low Rent Housing. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0012. Form Numbers: HUD 92458. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information is necessary for HUD to ensure that tenant rents are approved in accordance with HUD administrative ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5685-N-01]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Fair 
Housing Training Survey

AGENCY: Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 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.
    In 2011, HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) 
began an outreach initiative to strengthen FHEO's ties with community-
based organizations that work with the public. As part of that 
initiative, FHEO has held a series of training events around the 
country to bring together public and private fair housing professionals 
with community leaders and organizations that work directly with 
members of the public. By training advocates from organizations that 
work with underserved communities, FHEO hopes that organizations will 
be able to recognize and report discrimination in

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the communities they serve. FHEO would like to survey conference 
participants to see if they have used knowledge and/or distributed 
informational material they obtained at these events. This information 
will allow FHEO to access the success of the outreach and the worth of 
conducting this type of outreach in the future.

DATES: Comments Due Date: May 6, 2013.

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 Relay 
Service (1-800-877-8339).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walker, Director, Education and 
Outreach Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402-6875 (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: Fair Housing Training Survey.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2529-New.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use:
    The information collected from these surveys will be used to 
determine if education and outreach training conferences were useful to 
the participants and advanced the goals of our office. The hope is that 
by attending the training these organizations learned more about rights 
protected by the Fair Housing Act and other fair housing law. The 
questions also ask about the impact the training has had on the 
organization's activities. For example, the survey asks whether or not 
the organization have filed, or helped someone file a fair housing 
complaint since the training. This information will allow FHEO to 
assess the success of the education and outreach events and the worth 
of conducting this type of outreach in the future.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: None.
    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 about 
100 hours (6000 minutes) to complete the survey. This burden was 
calculated by estimating that the total number of people to receive the 
survey will be 700 people per year. The predicted number of people to 
respond to the survey is 600 people per year. The survey should take 
around 10 minutes to complete, creating a total time burden of 6000 
minutes.
    Status of the proposed information collection: This is a new 
collection.

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

    Dated: November 27, 2012.
John Trasvi[ntilde]a,
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
[FR Doc. 2013-05069 Filed 3-4-13; 8:45 am]
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