30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Energy Audits and Utility Allowances, 75366-75367 [2013-29543]

Download as PDF 75366 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 11, 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: Number of respondents Respondents Household Survey (waiting list) .......................................................................... Number responses per respondent 500 1 Average burden/ response (in hours) 60 minutes (1.00 hour). Total ............................................................................................................ 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. Chapters 35. Dated: December 5, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–29540 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P [Docket No. FR–5683–N–105] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Energy Audits and Utility Allowances 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: January 10, 2014. 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 SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Section reference 965.302—Energy Audits ...................................................... 965.308—Energy Performance Contracts ........................... 965.402—Benefit/Cost Analysis .......................................... 965.502—Establish utility allowances .................................. 965.507—Review utility allowances .................................... 965.507—Revise utility allowances ..................................... 965.506—Establishment of Surcharges for Excess Consumption ........................................................................... Optional Benchmarking (50078 available for this purpose) VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 10, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 500 500 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Number of respondents Total burden hours Number of responses per respondent 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 September 25, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Energy Audits and Utility Allowances. OMB Approval Number: 2577–062. Type of Request: Reinstatement, with change, of previously approved collection. Form Number: HUD–50078. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 24 CFR 965.301, Subpart C, Energy Audit and Energy Conservation Measures, requires PHAs to complete energy audits once every five years and undertake costeffective energy conservation measures. 24 CFR Part 965, Subpart E, Resident Allowances for Utilities, requires PHAs to establish, review and revise utility allowances for PHA-furnished utilities and for resident-purchased utilities. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Public Housing Agencies. Total annual number of responses Estimated average time for requirement (in hours) Estimated annual burden (in hours) 680 22 5 5 13,100 21,240 1 1 1 1 1 1 680 22 1 5 3,100 1,240 3.5 100 3 20 2 20 2,380 2,200 15 100 6,200 24,800 200 350 1 1 200 350 1 1.5 200 525 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 75367 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 11, 2013 / Notices Number of respondents Section reference Number of responses per respondent Total annual number of responses Estimated average time for requirement (in hours) Estimated annual burden (in hours) 965–508–Individual Relief Criteria ....................................... 1,000 1 1,000 1 1,000 Total Paperwork Burden for OMB Control #2577– 0062 .......................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 37,420 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. Chapters 35. Dated: December 4, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–29543 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5687–N–49] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: The Multifamily Accelerated Processing Guide Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 10, 2013 Jkt 232001 is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 10, 2014. 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 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: Wendy Carter, Office of Housing, Technical Support Division, HTDT, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Wendy Carter at Wendy.n.Carter@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–2546. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Carter. 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: The Multifamily Accelerated Processing Guide. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0541. Type of Request: Extension. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Multifamily Accelerated Processing Guide, November 2011 is being renewed by the Department. The MAP Guide is a procedural guide that permits PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 approved Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Lenders to prepare, process, and submit loan applications for FHA multifamily mortgage insurance. Respondents: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90. Estimated Number of Responses: 1045. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Average Hours per Response: 436. Total Estimated Burdens: 419,775. 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: December 5, 2013. Laura M. Marin, Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2013–29544 Filed 12–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 11, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75366-75367]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-29543]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5683-N-105]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing 
Energy Audits and Utility Allowances

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: January 10, 2014.

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 September 25, 2013.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Energy Audits and 
Utility Allowances.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-062.
    Type of Request: Reinstatement, with change, of previously approved 
collection.
    Form Number: HUD-50078.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 24 
CFR 965.301, Subpart C, Energy Audit and Energy Conservation Measures, 
requires PHAs to complete energy audits once every five years and 
undertake cost-effective energy conservation measures. 24 CFR Part 965, 
Subpart E, Resident Allowances for Utilities, requires PHAs to 
establish, review and revise utility allowances for PHA-furnished 
utilities and for resident-purchased utilities.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): Public Housing Agencies.

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                                                                                     Estimated
                                                     Number of     Total annual    average  time     Estimated
        Section reference            Number of     responses per     number of          for        annual burden
                                    respondents     respondent       responses      requirement     (in hours)
                                                                                    (in hours)
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965.302--Energy Audits..........             680               1             680             3.5           2,380
965.308--Energy Performance                   22               1              22             100           2,200
 Contracts......................
965.402--Benefit/Cost Analysis..               5               1               1               3              15
965.502--Establish utility                     5               1               5              20             100
 allowances.....................
965.507--Review utility                   13,100               1           3,100               2           6,200
 allowances.....................
965.507--Revise utility                   21,240               1           1,240              20          24,800
 allowances.....................
965.506--Establishment of                    200               1             200               1             200
 Surcharges for Excess
 Consumption....................
Optional Benchmarking (50078                 350               1             350             1.5             525
 available for this purpose)....

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965-508-Individual Relief                  1,000               1           1,000               1           1,000
 Criteria.......................
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    Total Paperwork Burden for    ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............          37,420
     OMB Control 2577-
     0062.......................
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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. Chapters 35.

    Dated: December 4, 2013.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-29543 Filed 12-10-13; 8:45 am]
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