60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality, 61329-61330 [2014-24261]

Download as PDF 61329 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 197 / Friday, October 10, 2014 / Notices Paperwork requirement Rating Rating Rating Rating Factor Factor Factor Factor 2 3 4 5 Number of respondents Hours per response Frequency ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ 10 10 10 10 1 1 1 1 Total Annual Hour Burden ........................................................................ ........................ ........................ B. Solicitation of Public Comments 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 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 2, 2014. Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2014–24263 Filed 10–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5753–N–09] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Oct 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 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: December 9, 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., 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Liz Zepeda, Environmental Specialist, Office of Environment and Energy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Liz Zepeda at elizabeth.g.zepeda@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3988. 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. Zepeda. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total annual hours 25 55 30 25 250 550 300 250 243.5 2435 information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: 24 CFR Part 50—Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0177. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD requests its applicants to supply environmental information that is not otherwise available to HUD staff for the environmental review on an applicant’s proposal for HUD financial assistance to develop or improve housing or community facilities. HUD itself must perform an environmental review for the purpose of compliance with its environmental regulations found at 24 CFR Part 50, Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. Part 50 implements the National Environmental Policy Act and implementing procedures of the Council on Environmental Quality, as well as the related federal environmental laws and executive orders. HUD’s agencywide provisions—24 CFR 50.3(h)(1) and 50.32 [copy attached]—regulate how individual HUD program staffs are to utilize such collected data when HUD itself prepares the environmental review and compliance. Separately, individual HUD programs each have their own regulations and guidance implementing environmental and related collection responsibilities. For the next three years, this approved collection will continue unchanged under this OMB control number to assure adequate coverage for all HUD programs subject to Part 50. Respondents: Businesses, not-forprofit institutions, and local governments receiving HUD funding. E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 61330 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 197 / Friday, October 10, 2014 / Notices Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost Total ............................. 2,600 1 2,600 2 5,200 $52 $270,400 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: October 2, 2014. Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2014–24261 Filed 10–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5759–N–13] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Choice Voucher Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, HUD. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Oct 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 9, 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, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–0306 (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: Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., (L’Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– 402–4109, (this is not a toll-free number). 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: Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0169. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection with change that eliminates financial forms. Form Numbers: HUD–52515, HUD– 52667, HUD–52580, HUD–52580–A, HUD–52517, HUD–52646, HUD–52665, HUD–52641, HUD–52641–A, HUD 52642, HUD 52649, HUD 52531A and B, HUD 52530A, HUD 52530B, HUD 52530C, HUD 52578B. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Public Housing Agencies (PHA) will prepare an application for funding which specifies the number of units requested, as well as the PHA’s objectives and plans for administering the HCV program. The PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 application is reviewed by HUD Headquarters and HUD Field Offices and ranked according to the PHA’s administrative capability, the need for housing assistance, and other factors specified in a notice of funding availability. The PHAs must establish a utility allowance schedule for all utilities and other services. Units must be inspected using HUD-prescribed forms to determine if the units meet the housing quality standards (HQS) of the HCV program. After the family is issued a HCV to search for a unit, the family must complete and submit to the PHA a Request for Tenancy Approval when it finds a unit which is suitable for its needs. Initial PHAs will use a standardized form to submit portability information to the receiving PHA who will also use the form for monthly portability billing. PHAs and owners will enter into HAP Contracts each providing information on rents, payments, certifications, notifications, and owner agreement in a form acceptable to the PHA. A tenancy addendum is included in the HAP contract as well as incorporated in the lease between the owner and the family. Families that participate in the Homeownership option will execute a statement regarding their responsibilities and execute contracts of sale including an additional contract of sale for new construction units. PHAs participating in the project-based voucher (PBV) program will enter into Agreements with developing owners, HAP contracts with the existing and New Construction/Rehabilitation owners, Statement of Family Responsibility with the family and a lease addendum will be provided for execution between the family and the owner. Respondents (i.e. affected public): State and Local Governments, businesses or other non-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,302 PHAs. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,843,533. Frequency of Response: Varies by form. Average Hours per Response: .44 hours. Total Estimated Burdens Hours: 1,274,089. E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 197 (Friday, October 10, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61329-61330]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24261]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5753-N-09]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality

AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and Development, 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: December 9, 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., 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 toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Liz Zepeda, Environmental Specialist, 
Office of Environment and Energy, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Liz Zepeda 
at elizabeth.g.zepeda@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-3988. 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. Zepeda.

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: 24 CFR Part 50--Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0177.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 
requests its applicants to supply environmental information that is not 
otherwise available to HUD staff for the environmental review on an 
applicant's proposal for HUD financial assistance to develop or improve 
housing or community facilities. HUD itself must perform an 
environmental review for the purpose of compliance with its 
environmental regulations found at 24 CFR Part 50, Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality. Part 50 implements the National 
Environmental Policy Act and implementing procedures of the Council on 
Environmental Quality, as well as the related federal environmental 
laws and executive orders. HUD's agency-wide provisions--24 CFR 
50.3(h)(1) and 50.32 [copy attached]--regulate how individual HUD 
program staffs are to utilize such collected data when HUD itself 
prepares the environmental review and compliance. Separately, 
individual HUD programs each have their own regulations and guidance 
implementing environmental and related collection responsibilities. For 
the next three years, this approved collection will continue unchanged 
under this OMB control number to assure adequate coverage for all HUD 
programs subject to Part 50.
    Respondents: Businesses, not-for-profit institutions, and local 
governments receiving HUD funding.

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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............................           2,600                1            2,600                2            5,200              $52         $270,400
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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: October 2, 2014.
Clifford Taffet,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2014-24261 Filed 10-9-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P