30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments, 52009 [2013-20296]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 21, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 Reports will be used to gauge program performance and effective use of Federal funds to meet stated program goals. The Department proposes the new changes to obtain more specific, accurate, and relevant data. To complete the form, Housing owners and Service Coordinators will develop and maintain meaningful data that reflect the efficacy of the Service Coordinator program. The Burden Hours per Response remains the same at six hours. (Previous requests had overstated the amount of time required to complete the report.) 5. The Department is proposing a new form to be used by field office staff to perform Service Coordinator program reviews. This proposed form is provided in this Notice to solicit comments from the public, even though the form is designed for use by HUD field office staff. The Department requires a consistent protocol to review and evaluate Service Coordinator programs. The use of this form will allow for consistent and thorough program assessment. It will also inform housing owners, management agents, and Service Coordinators about program requirements and expected performance. 6. SF–425, 7. HUD–96010. 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 respondents is 10,290; the frequency of responses is quarterly, semi-annually, and annually, with a total of 22,070 total annual responses. The estimated time to prepare collection varies from 15 minutes to 40 hours, with a total of 74,800 annual burden hours. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Aug 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 52009 information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. 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 20, 2012. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. A. Overview of Information Collection Dated: August 15, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Title of Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0352. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Multifamily project owners are required to advise the Secretary of the need for and request approval of a new utility allowance for tenants. 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 2,406. The number of respondents is 4,811, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 0.5 hours. [FR Doc. 2013–20295 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–73] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 20, 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: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. 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 HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 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: August 15, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–20296 Filed 8–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P E:\FR\FM\21AUN2.SGM 21AUN2

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5683-N-73]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Utility 
Allowance Adjustments

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection 
requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public 
comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 20, 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: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-3400. Persons with hearing 
or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 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 HUD has 
submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection 
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 20, 2012.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments.
    OMB Approval Number: 2502-0352.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Multifamily project owners are required to advise the Secretary of the 
need for and request approval of a new utility allowance for tenants.
    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 2,406. 
The number of respondents is 4,811, the frequency of response is on 
occasion, and the burden hour per response is 0.5 hours.

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: August 15, 2013.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-20296 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]
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