Notice of Proposed Information; Collection for Public Comment; Recordkeeping for HUD's Continuum of Care Program, 17938-17939 [2013-06771]

Download as PDF 17938 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2013 / Notices 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. HUD is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 24, 2013. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within sixty (60) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/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). ADDRESSES: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard G. Toma, Deputy Director, Office of Lender Activities and Program Compliance, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room B133–P3214, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–1515 (this is not a toll free number). Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Toma. 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: FHA Lender Approval, Annual Renewal, Periodic Updates and Noncompliance Reports by FHA Approved Lenders. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0005. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information is used by FHA to verify that lenders meet all approval, renewal, update and compliance requirements at all times. It is also used to assist FHA in managing its financial risks and protect consumers from lender noncompliance with FHA rules and regulations. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD–92001–A—FHA Lender Approval Application Form HUD–92001–B—FHA Branch Registration Form HUD 92001–C—Non-compliances on Title I Lenders 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 13,155. The number of respondents is 3,851, the number of responses is 14,739, the frequency of response is annually and on occasion, and the burden hour per response is .89. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision of currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 19, 2013. Laura M. Marin, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing—Acting General Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2013–06777 Filed 3–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5684–N–03] Notice of Proposed Information; Collection for Public Comment; Recordkeeping for HUD’s Continuum of Care Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, 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: May 24, 2013. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone (202) 402–3400, (this is not a toll-free number) or email Ms. Pollard at Colette_Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of proposed forms, or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Marie Oliva, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1590 (This is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD 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, 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: Recordkeeping for HUD’s Continuum of Care Program. Description of the need for the information proposed: This submission is to request a new OMB number for the information collection for the recordkeeping requirements that Continuum of Care program recipients will be expected to implement and retain. On May 20, 2009, the President signed into law ‘‘An Act to Prevent Mortgage Foreclosures and Enhance Mortgage Credit Availability,’’ which E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2013 / Notices became Public Law 111–22; Division B of this law is the HEARTH Act. As amended by the HEARTH Act, Subpart C of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act establishes the Continuum of Care Program. The Continuum of Care Program is formed from the consolidation and amendment of three separate homeless assistance programs (The Supportive Housing Program, the Shelter Plus Care Program, and the Moderate Rehabilitation/Single Room Occupancy Program) into one single grant program. The three programs that had been carried out under title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11371 et seq.). The HEARTH Act was designed to improve administrative efficiency and enhance response coordination and effectiveness in addressing the needs of homeless persons through the Continuum of Care Program. The purpose of the program is to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Publication of the interim rule for the Continuum of Care Program on July 31, 2012, found at 24 CFR part 578, continues HUD’s implementation of the HEARTH Act. This rule establishes the regulatory framework for the Continuum of Care Program and the Continuum of Care planning process, including requirements applicable to the establishment of a Continuum of Care. A Continuum of Care is designed to address the critical problem of homelessness through a coordinated community-based process of identifying needs and building a system of housing and services to address those needs. The statutory provisions and implementing interim regulations govern the Continuum of Care Program recordkeeping requirements for recipient and subrecipients and the standard operating procedures for ensuring that Continuum of Care Program funds are used in accordance VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 with the program requirements. To see the regulations for the new CoC program and applicable supplementary documents, visit HUD’s Homeless Resource Exchange at https:// www.onecpd.info/resource/2033/hearthcoc-program-interim-rule/. Agency Form Numbers: None. Members of the affected public: Continuum of Care program recipients and subrecipients. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The CoC record keeping requirements include 45 distinct activities. Each activity requires a different number of respondents ranging from 10 to 350,000. Each activity also has a unique frequency of response, ranging from once to 200 times annually, and a unique associated number of hours of response, ranging from 15 minutes to 180 hours. The total number of hours needed for all reporting is 1,921,711 hours. Status of proposed information collection: New Request. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 15, 2013. Mark Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. 2013–06771 Filed 3–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. 5600–FA–43] Announcement of Funding Awards; Capital Fund Safety and Security Grants; Fiscal Year 2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Announcement of funding awards. AGENCY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department. The public was notified of the availability of the Safety and Security funds with PIH Notice 2012–38 (Notice), which was issued September 7, 2012. Public SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17939 Housing Authorities (PHAs) were funded in accordance with the terms of the Notice. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of this year’s award recipients under the Capital Fund Safety and Security grant program. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning the Safety and Security awards, contact Jeffrey Riddel, Director, Office of Capital Improvements, Office of Public Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4130, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–1640. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Capital Fund Safety and Security program provides grants to PHAs for physical safety and security measures necessary to address crime and drugrelated emergencies. More specifically, in accordance with Section 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g) (1937 Act), and the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112–55, approved April 15, 2011) (FY 2012 appropriations), Congress appropriated funding to provide assistance to ‘‘public housing agencies for emergency capital needs including safety and security measures necessary to address crime and drugrelated activity as well as needs resulting from unforeseen or unpreventable emergencies and natural disasters excluding Presidentially declared disasters occurring in fiscal year [2012].’’ The FY 2012 awards in this Announcement were evaluated for funding based on the criteria in the Notice. These awards are funded from the set-aside in the FY 2012 appropriations. In accordance with Section 102 (a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat.1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of the 18 awards made under the set aside in Appendix A to this document. Dated: March 15, 2013. Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5684-N-03]


Notice of Proposed Information; Collection for Public Comment; 
Recordkeeping for HUD's Continuum of Care Program

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, 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: Comments Due Date: May 24, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB 
Control number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Departmental 
Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410-5000; 
telephone (202) 402-3400, (this is not a toll-free number) or email Ms. 
Pollard at Colette_Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of proposed forms, or 
other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments 
may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal 
Information Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Marie Oliva, Director, Office of 
Special Needs Assistance Programs, Office of Community Planning and 
Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street, SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708-1590 
(This is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD 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, 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: Recordkeeping for HUD's Continuum of Care 
Program.
    Description of the need for the information proposed: This 
submission is to request a new OMB number for the information 
collection for the recordkeeping requirements that Continuum of Care 
program recipients will be expected to implement and retain. On May 20, 
2009, the President signed into law ``An Act to Prevent Mortgage 
Foreclosures and Enhance Mortgage Credit Availability,'' which

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became Public Law 111-22; Division B of this law is the HEARTH Act. As 
amended by the HEARTH Act, Subpart C of the McKinney-Vento Homeless 
Assistance Act establishes the Continuum of Care Program. The Continuum 
of Care Program is formed from the consolidation and amendment of three 
separate homeless assistance programs (The Supportive Housing Program, 
the Shelter Plus Care Program, and the Moderate Rehabilitation/Single 
Room Occupancy Program) into one single grant program. The three 
programs that had been carried out under title IV of the McKinney-Vento 
Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11371 et seq.). The HEARTH Act was 
designed to improve administrative efficiency and enhance response 
coordination and effectiveness in addressing the needs of homeless 
persons through the Continuum of Care Program. The purpose of the 
program is to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending 
homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and 
State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and 
families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless 
individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promote access 
to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless 
individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among 
individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
    Publication of the interim rule for the Continuum of Care Program 
on July 31, 2012, found at 24 CFR part 578, continues HUD's 
implementation of the HEARTH Act. This rule establishes the regulatory 
framework for the Continuum of Care Program and the Continuum of Care 
planning process, including requirements applicable to the 
establishment of a Continuum of Care. A Continuum of Care is designed 
to address the critical problem of homelessness through a coordinated 
community-based process of identifying needs and building a system of 
housing and services to address those needs.
    The statutory provisions and implementing interim regulations 
govern the Continuum of Care Program recordkeeping requirements for 
recipient and subrecipients and the standard operating procedures for 
ensuring that Continuum of Care Program funds are used in accordance 
with the program requirements. To see the regulations for the new CoC 
program and applicable supplementary documents, visit HUD's Homeless 
Resource Exchange at https://www.onecpd.info/resource/2033/hearth-coc-program-interim-rule/.
    Agency Form Numbers: None.
    Members of the affected public: Continuum of Care program 
recipients and subrecipients.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The CoC record keeping requirements 
include 45 distinct activities. Each activity requires a different 
number of respondents ranging from 10 to 350,000. Each activity also 
has a unique frequency of response, ranging from once to 200 times 
annually, and a unique associated number of hours of response, ranging 
from 15 minutes to 180 hours. The total number of hours needed for all 
reporting is 1,921,711 hours.
    Status of proposed information collection: New Request.
    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction act of 1995, 44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: March 15, 2013.
Mark Johnston,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs.
[FR Doc. 2013-06771 Filed 3-22-13; 8:45 am]
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