30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Admissions/Occupancy Policy, 49532 [2014-19893]

Download as PDF 49532 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 162 / Thursday, August 21, 2014 / Notices their compliance with applicable requirements of the URA and its implementing government-wide regulations at 49 CFR Part 24. Respondents: State, local or tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2000. Estimated Number of Responses: 80,000. Frequency of Response: 40. Average Hours per Response: 3.5. Total Estimated Burdens: 280,000. Dated: August 13, 2014. Clifford Taffet, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (Acting). B. Solicitation of Public Comment AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2014–19921 Filed 8–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–66] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Admissions/Occupancy Policy 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. Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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 22, 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. SUMMARY: 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 June 16, 2014. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Admissions/Occupancy Policy. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0220. Type of Request: Extension. Form Number: Not Applicable. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Statute requires HUD to ensure the low-income character of public housing projects and to assure that sound management practices will be followed in the operation of the project. Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) enter into an Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) with HUD to assist low-income tenants. HUD regulations, Part 960, provide policies and procedures for PHAs to administer the low-income housing program for admission and occupancy. Statutory and regulatory authority grants PHAs flexibility to structure admission and occupancy policies. PHAs must develop and keep on file the admissions and continued occupancy policies to meet local preferences. PHA compliance will support the statute; and, HUD can ensure that the low-income character of the project and sound management practices will be followed. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5752-N-66]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing 
Admissions/Occupancy Policy

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 22, 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 June 
16, 2014.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Admissions/
Occupancy Policy.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0220.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Form Number: Not Applicable.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Statute requires HUD to ensure the low-income character of public 
housing projects and to assure that sound management practices will be 
followed in the operation of the project. Public Housing Agencies 
(PHAs) enter into an Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) with HUD to 
assist low-income tenants. HUD regulations, Part 960, provide policies 
and procedures for PHAs to administer the low-income housing program 
for admission and occupancy. Statutory and regulatory authority grants 
PHAs flexibility to structure admission and occupancy policies. PHAs 
must develop and keep on file the admissions and continued occupancy 
policies to meet local preferences. PHA compliance will support the 
statute; and, HUD can ensure that the low-income character of the 
project and sound management practices will be followed.

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    Number of
   respondents         Responses         ** Hours per       Total annual      Cost per hour    Total annual cost
      (PHAs)            annually           response         burden hours
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          3,278              3,278                 60            196,680             $18.30         $3,599,244
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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: August 18, 2014.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-19893 Filed 8-20-14; 8:45 am]
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