30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Baseline Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity Within HUD's Public Housing and Federally-Assisted Multifamily Housing Portfolios, 20220-20221 [2014-08184]

Download as PDF 20220 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 70 / Friday, April 11, 2014 / Notices The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on February 6, 2014. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0029. Information collection Number of respondents Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–52722, HUD– 52723. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) use this information in budget submissions which are reviewed and approved by HUD field offices as the basis for obligating operating subsidies. This Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response information is necessary to calculate the eligibility for operating subsidies under the Operating Fund Program regulation, as amended. The Operating Fund Program is designed to provide the amount of operating subsidy that would be needed for well-managed PHAs. PHAs will submit the information electronically with a form. Respondents: (i.e. affected public): State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost HUD–52722 ................. HUD–52723 ................. 6,997 6,997 1 1 1 1 5,247.75 5,247.75 5,247.75 5,247.75 $30.23 30.23 $158,639 158,639 Total ............... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ $10,495 ........................ 317,278 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: April 4, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–08182 Filed 4–10–14; 8:45 am] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Apr 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–37] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Baseline Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity Within HUD’s Public Housing and FederallyAssisted Multifamily Housing Portfolios 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: May 12, 2014. SUMMARY: 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 January 21, 2014. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Baseline Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity Within HUD’s Public Housing and Federally-Assisted Multifamily Housing Portfolios. OMB Approval Number: 2528-New. Type of Request: New collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information is being collected to establish a baseline assessment of the renewable energy capacity in HUD’s public housing and federally-assisted multifamily housing portfolios. The assessment will support President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which calls for the installation of 100 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy generation capacity by 2020 at LIHTC properties (Treasury), Rural Development properties (USDA), and public housing and multifamily-assisted properties (HUD). The proposed data collection instrument is a web-based census survey that will be supported by follow-up telephone interviews to all non-respondents. Respondents: (i.e. affected public): Employees of housing organizations receiving funding from HUD, specifically public housing agencies and HUD-assisted multifamily properties. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,370. E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1 20221 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 70 / Friday, April 11, 2014 / Notices Estimated Number of Responses: 16,296 (based on a 80% response rate). Frequency of Response: 1. Information collection Number of respondents Average Hours per Response: 0.467 (weighted average). Total Estimated Burdens: 9,507. Frequency of response Burden hour per response Responses per annum Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost Web Survey only .......... Telephone Interview & Web Survey .............. 16,296 1 1 0.4 6,114 $42.66 $260,823 3,821 1 1 0.733 2,802 42.66 119,533 Total ............... 20,370 ........................ ........................ ........................ 9,507 ........................ 405,526 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: April 4, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5756–N–10] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act Reporting Requirements Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Apr 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 DATES: Comments Due Date: June 10, 2014. 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2014–08184 Filed 4–10–14; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: 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 is to allow for 60 days of public comment. Cynthia Smith, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Risk Management and Regulatory Affairs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone 202–402–5216. 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. Smith. This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act Reporting. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0253. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Federal Standards and Procedural Regulations require manufactured home producers to place labels and notices in and on manufactured homes and mandate State and Private agencies participating in the Federal program to issue reports. These Standards will protect the HUD’s interests by requiring certain features of design and construction. In addition, some information collected assists both HUD and State Agency’s in locating manufactured homes with defects, which then would create the need for notification and/or correction by the manufacturer. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Business or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 165. Estimated Number of Responses: 59,304. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Average Hours per Response: 5. Total Estimated Burdens: 120,618. 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 E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 70 (Friday, April 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20220-20221]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08184]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5752-N-37]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Baseline 
Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity Within HUD's Public Housing and 
Federally-Assisted Multifamily Housing Portfolios

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: May 12, 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 January 21, 2014.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Baseline Assessment of Renewable 
Energy Capacity Within HUD's Public Housing and Federally-Assisted 
Multifamily Housing Portfolios.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-New.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
information is being collected to establish a baseline assessment of 
the renewable energy capacity in HUD's public housing and federally-
assisted multifamily housing portfolios. The assessment will support 
President Obama's Climate Action Plan, which calls for the installation 
of 100 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy generation capacity by 2020 
at LIHTC properties (Treasury), Rural Development properties (USDA), 
and public housing and multifamily-assisted properties (HUD). The 
proposed data collection instrument is a web-based census survey that 
will be supported by follow-up telephone interviews to all non-
respondents.
    Respondents: (i.e. affected public): Employees of housing 
organizations receiving funding from HUD, specifically public housing 
agencies and HUD-assisted multifamily properties.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,370.

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    Estimated Number of Responses: 16,296 (based on a 80% response 
rate).
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Hours per Response: 0.467 (weighted average).
    Total Estimated Burdens: 9,507.

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                                             Number of     Frequency of    Responses per   Burden  hour   Annual  burden   Hourly  cost
         Information collection             respondents      response          annum       per  response       hours       per response     Annual cost
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Web Survey only.........................          16,296               1               1             0.4           6,114          $42.66        $260,823
Telephone Interview & Web Survey........           3,821               1               1           0.733           2,802           42.66         119,533
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        Total...........................          20,370  ..............  ..............  ..............           9,507  ..............         405,526
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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: April 4, 2014.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-08184 Filed 4-10-14; 8:45 am]
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