Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Focus Groups About the Housing Search Process for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People, 42797-42798 [2013-17071]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / Notices ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on March 27, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Submission Requirements for the Capital Advance Program Section 202/ 811. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0470. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved. Form Number: 92013, HUD 90167– CA, 93566–CA, FM1006, 2453.1–CA, 9832, 9839–A, 9839–B, 2880, 1199a, SF1199A, SF LLL, 90172A–CA, 92443– CA, 92450–CA, 92452–A, 92452–CA, 90175–CA, 92264, 92464, 90166A–CA, 90173A–CA, 92452, 92013–SUPP, 935.2, 92458, 2530, 93566.1–CA, 93480, 2328, 2554, HUD–90163–CA, 90164– CA, 90165–CA, 90166–CA, 90170–CA, 90171–CA, 90176–CA, 90177–CA, 91732A–CA, 90169.1–CA, 90169–CA, 92330–A, 90172B–CA, 90173B–CA, 90173C–CA, 90175.1–CA, 90178–CA, 90179–CA, 92329, 92330, 92331, 92403– 1, 92403–CA, 92433–CA, 92434–CA, 92435–CA, 92437, 92442A–CA, 92442– CA, 92448, 92457, 92466.1–CA, 92466– CA, 92476–A, 92476A–CA, 92485, 92580–CA, 93432–CA, 93479, 93481. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This submission, for which the Department is requesting clearance, is to permit the continued processing of all Sections 202 and 811 capital advance projects that have not yet been finally closed. The submission includes processing of the application for firm commitment to final closing of the capital advance. It is needed to assist HUD in determining the Owner’s eligibility and capacity to finalize the development of a housing project under the Section 202 and Section 811 Capital Advance Programs. A thorough evaluation of an Owner’s capabilities is critical to protect the Government’s financial interest and to mitigate any possibility of fraud, waste and mismanagement of public funds. 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 8,348. The number of respondents is 195, the number of responses is 7,809, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 60. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Jul 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 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: July 10, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17069 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5689–N–06] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Focus Groups About the Housing Search Process for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People Office of 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: Comments Due Date: September 16, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 8230, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Stoloff, Department of Housing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42797 and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 402–5723, (this is not a toll free number). Copies of the proposed data collection instruments and other available documents may be obtained from Dr. Stoloff. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department 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 if the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of 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: Focus Groups about the Housing Search Process for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People. Description of the Need for Information and Proposed Use: The Department is conducting this study as part of a larger effort to study housing discrimination. As part of that research, the Department would like to learn more about the process that people use to search for housing. Specifically, we are interested in the manner in which people identify themselves as lesbian, gay, or transgender when searching for rental housing. The full project is to conduct in-person testing for lesbian and gay people in at least two major metropolitan rental markets and transgender people in at least one market. The study will use paired testing methods to measure disparate treatment. Members of the Affected Public: Potential renters who are LGBT persons (four focus groups of 15 people each). Potential renters who are heterosexual, for comparison purposes. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Up to 60. Up to 15. 42798 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / Notices Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed To Prepare the Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of Response, and Hours of Response: Informed Consent Form (ICF) ........................................................... 75 1 Participation in focus group ............................................................... 75 Total ............................................................................................ ........................ Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., Section 1701z–1 et seq. Dated: July 9, 2013. Jean L. Pao, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2013–17071 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY922000–L13200000–EL0000, WYW182164] Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW182164, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bridger Coal Company, on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. DATES: This notice of invitation will be published in the Rock Springs RocketMiner once each week for 2 consecutive weeks beginning the week of July 15, 2013, and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the BLM and Bridger Coal Company, as provided in the ADDRESSES section below, no later than 30 days after publication of this invitation in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Copies of the exploration plan are available for review during normal business hours in the following ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Jul 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 1 150. ........................ .................................... 168.75. Sixth Principal Meridian T. 21 N., R. 99 W., Sec. 30, lots 5 to 8, inclusive, E1⁄2W1⁄2, and E1⁄2; sec. 32. T. 21 N., R. 100 W., Secs. 8, 10, 14, and 24. The areas described aggregate 3,838.6 acres. The proposed exploration program is fully described and will be conducted Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours Up to 15 minutes (or .25 hours). 120 minutes (2 hours) offices (serialized under number WYW182164): BLM, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003; and BLM, Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 North, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: Bridger Coal Company, c/o Interwest Mining Co., Attn: Scott M. Child, 1407 W. North Temple, #310, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116 and the BLM Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Joyce Gulliver, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joyce Gulliver, Land Law Examiner, at 307–775–6208. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Bridger Coal Company has applied to the BLM for a coal exploration license on public land east of the Jim Bridger power plant and coal mine. The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain structural and quality information of the coal. The BLM regulations at 43 CFR 3410 require the publication of an invitation to participate in the coal exploration in the Federal Register. The Federal coal resources included in the exploration license application are located in the following-described lands in Sweetwater County, Wyoming: PO 00000 Average burden/ response (in hours) Number responses per respondent Number of respondents Instrument 18.75. pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the BLM. Authority: 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Nancy L. Beres, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2013–17148 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCON00000 L10200000.DF0000 LXSS080C0000] Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet on August 22, 2013, in Grand Junction. DATES: The Northwest Colorado RAC will meet August 22, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with public comment periods regarding matters on the agenda at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. A specific agenda will be available before the meeting at http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/ BLM_Resources/racs/nwrac.html. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Boyd, Public Affairs Specialist, Colorado River Valley Field Office, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, CO; (970) 876–9008. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 17, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42797-42798]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5689-N-06]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Focus 
Groups About the Housing Search Process for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and 
Transgender (LGBT) People

AGENCY: Office of 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: Comments Due Date: September 16, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should 
be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and 
Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street SW., Room 8230, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Stoloff, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and 
Research, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8120, Washington, DC 20410; 
telephone (202) 402-5723, (this is not a toll free number). Copies of 
the proposed data collection instruments and other available documents 
may be obtained from Dr. Stoloff.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department 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 if the 
information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of 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: Focus Groups about the Housing Search Process 
for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People.
    Description of the Need for Information and Proposed Use: The 
Department is conducting this study as part of a larger effort to study 
housing discrimination. As part of that research, the Department would 
like to learn more about the process that people use to search for 
housing. Specifically, we are interested in the manner in which people 
identify themselves as lesbian, gay, or transgender when searching for 
rental housing. The full project is to conduct in-person testing for 
lesbian and gay people in at least two major metropolitan rental 
markets and transgender people in at least one market. The study will 
use paired testing methods to measure disparate treatment.
    Members of the Affected Public:

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Potential renters who are LGBT persons       Up to 60.
 (four focus groups of 15 people each).
Potential renters who are heterosexual, for  Up to 15.
 comparison purposes.
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    Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed To Prepare the 
Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of 
Response, and Hours of Response:

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                                                      Number
           Instrument                Number of     responses per  Average  burden/ response  (in   Total  burden
                                    respondents     respondent                hours)                   hours
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Informed Consent Form (ICF).....              75               1  Up to 15 minutes (or .25                18.75.
                                                                   hours).
Participation in focus group....              75               1  120 minutes (2 hours).........         150.
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    Total.......................  ..............  ..............  ..............................         168.75.
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    Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority:  Title 13 U.S.C. Section 9(a), and Title 12, U.S.C., 
Section 1701z-1 et seq.

    Dated: July 9, 2013.
Jean L. Pao,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2013-17071 Filed 7-16-13; 8:45 am]
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