60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees, 56088 [2014-22325]

Download as PDF 56088 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 181 / Thursday, September 18, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5760–N–01] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees Office of the Economic Resilience, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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 is to allow for 60 days of public comment. SUMMARY: Comments Due Date: November 17, 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., Washington, DC 20410–5000; DATES: 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: Kathryn Dykgraaf, Program Analyst, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 10180, Washington, DC 20410; email at Kathryn.C.Dykgraaf@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–6731. 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. Dykgraaf. 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: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0031. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: N/A. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities presently requires all Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) Regional Planning grantees to complete a Fair Housing Equity Assessment. The grantees each have the option of choosing to develop a Regional Analysis of Impediments (AI) in lieu of the FHEA, which (if prepared in accordance with the standards set forth below and in the Fair Housing Planning Guide) would fulfill the FHEA requirement as well as the HUD AFFH regulatory requirement for any participating jurisdiction or state that signed on. The option to prepare a regional AI also offers SCI grantees an opportunity to develop more meaningful deliverables while conserving resources and reducing duplication. This guidance, a written product reflecting the information shared in the 2012 online webinars, will assist grantees in structuring their fair housing analyses. Respondents: Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees. 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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. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5760-N-01]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Regional 
Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees

AGENCY: Office of the Economic Resilience, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 is to allow for 60 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: November 17, 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., 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 toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 
877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn Dykgraaf, Program Analyst, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 
10180, Washington, DC 20410; email at Kathryn.C.Dykgraaf@hud.gov or 
telephone 202-402-6731. 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. Dykgraaf.

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: Regional Analysis of Impediments 
Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees.
    OMB Approval Number: 2501-0031.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD's 
Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities presently requires all 
Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) Regional Planning grantees to 
complete a Fair Housing Equity Assessment. The grantees each have the 
option of choosing to develop a Regional Analysis of Impediments (AI) 
in lieu of the FHEA, which (if prepared in accordance with the 
standards set forth below and in the Fair Housing Planning Guide) would 
fulfill the FHEA requirement as well as the HUD AFFH regulatory 
requirement for any participating jurisdiction or state that signed on. 
The option to prepare a regional AI also offers SCI grantees an 
opportunity to develop more meaningful deliverables while conserving 
resources and reducing duplication. This guidance, a written product 
reflecting the information shared in the 2012 online webinars, will 
assist grantees in structuring their fair housing analyses.
    Respondents: Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees.

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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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Total............................              40    Every 5 years                8              200             1600              $40          $64,000
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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: September 12, 2014.
Harriet Tregoning,
Director, Office of Economic Resilience.
[FR Doc. 2014-22325 Filed 9-17-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P