60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Housing Counseling: Homeownership and Certificate of Housing Counseling: Home Retention, 40759-40760 [2013-16305]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2013 / Notices Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments: Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public view if it determines the information may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/ Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–800–375–5283. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (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, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and/or (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Temporary Protected Status. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:27 Jul 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I–821; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I–821 is necessary for USCIS to gather the information necessary to adjudicate TPS applications and determine if an applicant is eligible for TPS. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 91,882 respondents responding via the paper-based Form I–821 at an estimated 1 hour and 55 minutes (1.92 hours) per response. 81,481 respondents responding via the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS) at an estimated 1 hour and 45 minutes (1.75 hours) per response. 173,363 respondents for biometrics processing at an estimated 1 hour and 10 minutes (1.17 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 521,840 total annual burden hours. DHS, USCIS has been engaged in an effort to accurately estimate the burden in terms of time and costs incurred by applicants for obtaining assistance from paid professionals to assist them in the completion of information collections for document preparation, translating evidence to English, and translating English form instructions into the applicant’s native language. We have published several notices in the Federal Register requesting comments from interested and knowledgeable immigration benefit program stakeholders and the general public. In this notice, USCIS is requesting meaningful input on the following aspects of this information collection: • The time burden incurred by preparers (persons who assist the respondent with the preparation of the form) who are not paid. • For preparers who are paid, the time and expense to the respondent to find and secure such preparers for assistance. • The amount that paid preparers charge for their services. • The time required to obtain supporting documents for Form I–821. • The monetary costs incurred to obtain supporting documents from sources such as a landlord, church, utility, public agency (housing, social services, law enforcement), school, medical care provider, advocacy group, law firm, or military service. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40759 • The average time required and money expended to secure secondary evidence such as an affidavit. • The percentage of total applicants who require English translations of their supporting documents. • The percentage of supporting documents for each individual applicant that require translation into English. • The time required to find, hire, or otherwise obtain translations of supporting documents for immigration benefit requests. • The average out of pocket monetary cost if any to obtain translations of supporting documents when required. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: July 2, 2013. Samantha Deshommes, Acting Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–16279 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5687–N–31] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Housing Counseling: Homeownership and Certificate of Housing Counseling: Home Retention AGENCY: Office of Housing Counseling, HUD. ACTION: Notice. HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 6, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 40760 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2013 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–5564 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betsy Cromwell, Office of Housing Counseling, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Betsy Cromwell, at Betsy.M.Cromwell@hud.gov or telephone 202–708–0317, x 2628. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Cromwell. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Certificate of Housing Counseling: Homeownership and Certificate of Housing Counseling: Home Retention. OMB Approval Number: 2502–New. Type of Request (i.e. new, revision or extension of currently approved collection): New collection. Form Number: 9911, 9912. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Counseling certificates will provide proof to lenders and other interested parties that clients have received counseling from a HUD-approved counseling agency on the subject matter, either homeownership or home retention counseling. The certificates may be required to access certain loan programs or benefits. Respondents (i.e. affected public): 8,000. Estimated Number of Respondents: Individual and Households. Estimated Number of Responses: 832,000. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Average Hours per Response: 15 mins. Total Estimated Burdens: 208,000. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:27 Jul 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to 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. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: June 27, 2013. Laura M. Marin, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Acting General Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2013–16305 Filed 7–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5690–N–07] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Training Evaluation Form Office of the Assistance Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., (L’Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– 402–4109 This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Mussington. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Training Evaluation Form. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0271. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD 50945. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Executive Order 13571, ‘‘Streamlining Service Delivery and Improving Customer Service’’ states ‘‘The public deserves competent, efficient, and responsive service from the Federal Government. Executive departments and agencies (agencies) must continuously evaluate their performance in meeting this standard and work to improve it. Executive Order 12862 (Setting Customer Service Standards), issued on September 11, 1993, requires agencies that provide significant services directly to the public to identify and survey their customers, establish service standards and track performance against those standards, and benchmark customer service performance against the best in business. To that end, the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) will use a standardized training assessment instrument to evaluate learners’ reactions to training or technical assistance programs. With the information collected PIH will measure, evaluate, and compare the performance of its various training programs over time. The design of this form follows E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5687-N-31]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of 
Housing Counseling: Homeownership and Certificate of Housing 
Counseling: Home Retention

AGENCY: Office of Housing Counseling, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment 
from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 6, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB

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Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports 
Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 
202-402-5564 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other 
available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betsy Cromwell, Office of Housing 
Counseling, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street 
SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Betsy Cromwell, at 
Betsy.M.Cromwell@hud.gov or telephone 202-708-0317, x 2628. This is not 
a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to 
OMB may be obtained from Ms. Cromwell.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Certificate of Housing Counseling: 
Homeownership and Certificate of Housing Counseling: Home Retention.
    OMB Approval Number: 2502-New.
    Type of Request (i.e. new, revision or extension of currently 
approved collection): New collection.
    Form Number: 9911, 9912.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Counseling certificates will provide proof to lenders and other 
interested parties that clients have received counseling from a HUD-
approved counseling agency on the subject matter, either homeownership 
or home retention counseling. The certificates may be required to 
access certain loan programs or benefits.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): 8,000.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: Individual and Households.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 832,000.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.
    Average Hours per Response: 15 mins.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 208,000.

B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected parties concerning the collection of information described in 
Section A on the following:
    (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to 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.
    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to 
these questions.

    Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.

    Dated: June 27, 2013.
Laura M. Marin,
Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Acting General 
Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2013-16305 Filed 7-5-13; 8:45 am]
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