30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information Form HUD-903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD-903-1B, HUD-903.1F, HUD-903.1KOR, HUD-903.1C, HUD-903.1CAM, HUD-903.1RUS,903-1_Somali, 3846-3847 [2014-01333]

Download as PDF 3846 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–40108. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (HCDA), requires grant recipients that receive CDBG funding to retain records necessary to document compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements on an on-going basis. Grantees must also submit an annual performance and evaluation report to demonstrate progress that it has made in carrying out its consolidated plan, and such records as may be necessary to facilitate review and audit by HUD of the grantee’s administration of CDBG funds [Section 104(e)]. The statute also requires [Section 104(e)(2)] that HUD conduct an annual review to determine whether states have distributed funds to units of general local government in a timely manner. Respondents (i.e. affected public): This information collection applies to 50 State CDBG Grantees (49 states and Puerto Rico but not Hawaii). Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses: 50. Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above: Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum PER ................................... Recordkeeping: ................. States Localities ................ Localities .................... Timely Distribution Form: .. 50 ........................ 50 3,500 50 1 .................. On-going ..... ..................... ..................... 1 .................. 1 .................. On-going ..... ..................... ..................... 1 .................. 237 8,800 176 26.13 1.5 91,456 Total ........................... ........................ ..................... ..................... ........................ 112,180 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. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: January 14, 2014. Mark Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. 2014–01328 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Burden hour per response Frequency of Response: The frequency of the response to the collection of information is annual at 1.5 hour per response with a total of 75 hours reporting burden. The record keeping burden for program compliance is already included under the currently approved information collection. The estimate of the annual reporting and recordkeeping is 112,180 hours for 50 grant recipients. Total Estimated Burdens: 112,180. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–08] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD–903–1B, HUD–903.1F, HUD–903.1KOR, HUD–903.1C, HUD– 903.1CAM, HUD–903.1RUS, 903–1_Somali 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: February 24, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual Burden Hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost 11,850 75 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 November 8, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD– 903–1B, HUD–903.1F, HUD–903.1KOR, HUD–903.1C, HUD–903.1CAM, HUD– 903.1RUS, 903–1_Somali. OMB Approval Number: 2529–0011. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–903.1. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD uses the Housing [disability], familial status, or national origin Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1 (Form) to collect pertinent information from persons wishing to file housing discrimination complaints with HUD under the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act makes it unlawful to E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices discriminate in the sale, rental, occupancy, advertising, or insuring of residential dwellings; or to discriminate in residential real estate-related transactions; or in the provision of brokerage services, based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap. Any person who claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice, or any person who believes that he or she will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur, may file a complaint with HUD not later than one year after the alleged discriminatory housing practice occurs or terminates. The Form promotes consistency in the collection of information necessary to contact persons who file housing discrimination complaints with HUD. It also aids in the collection of information necessary for initial assessments of HUD’s authority to investigate alleged discriminatory housing practices under the Fair Housing Act. This information may subsequently be provided to persons against whom complaints are filed [‘‘respondents’’], as required under section 810(a)(1)(B)(ii) of the Fair Housing Act. Agency form number: Form HUD– 903.1 (English), Form HUD–903.1A (Spanish), Form HUD–903–1B (Chinese), Form HUD–903.1F (Vietnamese), Form HUD–903.1K (Korean), Form HUD–903.1AR (Arabic), Form HUD–903.1CAM (Cambodian), Form HUD–903.1R (Russian), and Form HUD–903–1_(Somali). Respondents (i.e. affected public): Individuals or households; businesses or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection, including the number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of responses: During FY 2012, HUD staff received approximately 15,688 information submissions from persons wishing to file housing discrimination complaints with HUD. Telephone contacts accounted for 3,694 of this total. The remaining 11,994 complaint submissions were transmitted to HUD by mail, in-person, and via the Internet. HUD estimates that an aggrieved person requires approximately 45 minutes in which to complete this Form. The Form is completed once by each aggrieved person. Therefore, the total number of annual burden hours for this Form is 8,996 hours. Annualized cost burden to complainants: HUD does not provide postage-paid mailers for this information collection. Accordingly, persons who choose to submit this Form to HUD by mail must pay the prevailing cost of First Class Postage. As of the date of this Notice, the annualized cost burden per person, based on a one-time submission of this Form to HUD via First Class Postage, is Forty-Six Cents ($0.46) per person. During FY 2012, FHEO staff received approximately 4,875 submissions of potential complaint information by mail. Based on this number, HUD estimates that the total annualized cost burden for aggrieved persons who submit this Form to HUD by mail is $2,242.50. Aggrieved persons also may submit this Form to HUD in person, by facsimile, or electronically via the Internet. 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: January 16, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01333 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P 11,994 × 1 (frequency) × .45 minutes (.75 hours) = 8,996 hours. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3847 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–05] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/LOCCS/VRS Voice Activated 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: February 24, 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 October 24, 2013. SUMMARY: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/LOCCS/ VRS Voice Activated. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0166. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Number: 50080–CFP; 50080– NN, RSDE, RSDF, SC; 50080–PHTA; 50080–URP; 50080–FSS; 50080–IHBG; 50080–HOMI; 50080–TIHD. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Grant E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 15 (Thursday, January 23, 2014)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01333]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5752-N-08]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing 
Discrimination Information Form HUD-903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD-903-1B, HUD-
903.1F, HUD-903.1KOR, HUD-903.1C, HUD-903.1CAM, HUD-903.1RUS, 903-1--
Somali

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: February 24, 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 November 8, 2013.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information 
Form HUD-903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD-903-1B, HUD-903.1F, HUD-903.1KOR, HUD-
903.1C, HUD-903.1CAM, HUD-903.1RUS, 903-1--Somali.
    OMB Approval Number: 2529-0011.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD-903.1.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 
uses the Housing [disability], familial status, or national origin 
Discrimination Information Form HUD-903.1 (Form) to collect pertinent 
information from persons wishing to file housing discrimination 
complaints with HUD under the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act 
makes it unlawful to

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discriminate in the sale, rental, occupancy, advertising, or insuring 
of residential dwellings; or to discriminate in residential real 
estate-related transactions; or in the provision of brokerage services, 
based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap.
    Any person who claims to have been injured by a discriminatory 
housing practice, or any person who believes that he or she will be 
injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur, 
may file a complaint with HUD not later than one year after the alleged 
discriminatory housing practice occurs or terminates. The Form promotes 
consistency in the collection of information necessary to contact 
persons who file housing discrimination complaints with HUD. It also 
aids in the collection of information necessary for initial assessments 
of HUD's authority to investigate alleged discriminatory housing 
practices under the Fair Housing Act.
    This information may subsequently be provided to persons against 
whom complaints are filed [``respondents''], as required under section 
810(a)(1)(B)(ii) of the Fair Housing Act.
    Agency form number: Form HUD-903.1 (English), Form HUD-903.1A 
(Spanish), Form HUD-903-1B (Chinese), Form HUD-903.1F (Vietnamese), 
Form HUD-903.1K (Korean), Form HUD-903.1AR (Arabic), Form HUD-903.1CAM 
(Cambodian), Form HUD-903.1R (Russian), and Form HUD-903-1--(Somali).
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): Individuals or households; 
businesses or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions; State, 
Local, or Tribal Governments.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection, including the number of respondents, frequency 
of response, and hours of responses: During FY 2012, HUD staff received 
approximately 15,688 information submissions from persons wishing to 
file housing discrimination complaints with HUD. Telephone contacts 
accounted for 3,694 of this total. The remaining 11,994 complaint 
submissions were transmitted to HUD by mail, in-person, and via the 
Internet. HUD estimates that an aggrieved person requires approximately 
45 minutes in which to complete this Form. The Form is completed once 
by each aggrieved person. Therefore, the total number of annual burden 
hours for this Form is 8,996 hours.

11,994 x 1 (frequency) x .45 minutes (.75 hours) = 8,996 hours.

    Annualized cost burden to complainants: HUD does not provide 
postage-paid mailers for this information collection. Accordingly, 
persons who choose to submit this Form to HUD by mail must pay the 
prevailing cost of First Class Postage. As of the date of this Notice, 
the annualized cost burden per person, based on a one-time submission 
of this Form to HUD via First Class Postage, is Forty-Six Cents ($0.46) 
per person. During FY 2012, FHEO staff received approximately 4,875 
submissions of potential complaint information by mail. Based on this 
number, HUD estimates that the total annualized cost burden for 
aggrieved persons who submit this Form to HUD by mail is $2,242.50. 
Aggrieved persons also may submit this Form to HUD in person, by 
facsimile, or electronically via the Internet.

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: January 16, 2014.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-01333 Filed 1-22-14; 8:45 am]
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