60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Applications for HUD Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Cooperative Agreements, 79476 [2013-31259]

Download as PDF 79476 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 250 / Monday, December 30, 2013 / Notices Dated: December 24, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2013–31251 Filed 12–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5689–N–14] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Applications for HUD Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Cooperative Agreements Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. 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: Comment Due Date: February 28, 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. SUMMARY: 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. 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. Pollard. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HUD will submit the proposed extension of 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 information collection 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is Respondents (applicants) seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Proposal: Applications for HUD Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Cooperative Agreements. OMB Control Number: Pending. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: PD&R intends to establish cooperative agreements with qualified for-profit and nonprofit research organizations and universities to conduct research, demonstrations, and data analysis. PD&R will issue a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) describing the cooperative research program. To assess qualified organizations for cooperative research, PD&R must collect information about the qualifications and capacity of organizations that apply under the NOFA. Agency Form Numbers: Members of the Affected Public: Forprofit and nonprofit organizations that apply to participate under the cooperative research agreements NOFA. HUD anticipates that approximately 18 organizations will apply. Estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: HUD anticipates that 18 organizations will apply, and it will take each organization an average of 66.5 hours to prepare an application, including the narrative and the mandatory forms. The total estimated burden for application by all participants is 1,197 hours. Responses per respondent Hours per response Total hours Application narrative ........................................................................................ Application forms ............................................................................................. 18 18 1 1 60.0 6.5 1,080 117 Paperwork burden .................................................................................... n/a n/a 66.5 1,197 maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Dec 27, 2013 Jkt 232001 (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. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5689-N-14]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public 
Comment: Applications for HUD Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration 
Cooperative Agreements

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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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: Comment Due Date: February 28, 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. 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. Pollard.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HUD will submit the proposed extension 
of 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 information collection 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.

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 Proposal: Applications for HUD Research, Evaluation, and 
Demonstration Cooperative Agreements.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: PD&R 
intends to establish cooperative agreements with qualified for-profit 
and nonprofit research organizations and universities to conduct 
research, demonstrations, and data analysis. PD&R will issue a Notice 
of Funding Availability (NOFA) describing the cooperative research 
program. To assess qualified organizations for cooperative research, 
PD&R must collect information about the qualifications and capacity of 
organizations that apply under the NOFA.
    Agency Form Numbers:
    Members of the Affected Public: For-profit and nonprofit 
organizations that apply to participate under the cooperative research 
agreements NOFA. HUD anticipates that approximately 18 organizations 
will apply.
    Estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: HUD anticipates that 18 organizations 
will apply, and it will take each organization an average of 66.5 hours 
to prepare an application, including the narrative and the mandatory 
forms. The total estimated burden for application by all participants 
is 1,197 hours.

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                                                    Respondents    Responses per     Hours per
                                                   (applicants)     respondent       response       Total hours
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Application narrative...........................              18               1            60.0           1,080
Application forms...............................              18               1             6.5             117
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    Paperwork burden............................             n/a             n/a            66.5           1,197
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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. Chapter 35.

    Dated: December 20, 2013.
Jean Lin Pao,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2013-31259 Filed 12-27-13; 8:45 am]
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