60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Counseling Training Grant Program, 6035-6036 [2016-02179]
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02179]
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
[Docket No. FR-5913-N-02]
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing
Counseling Training Grant Program
AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing--Federal Housing
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: April 4, 2016.
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: Brian Siebenlist, Director, Office of
Housing Counseling, Policy and Grants Administration, Department of
Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC
20410, telephone (202) 402-5415 (this is not a toll free number) for
copies of the proposed forms and other available information.
Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: Housing Counseling Training Grant
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0567.
Type of Request: Extension.
Form Number: SF-424, SF-424 Supp, SF-424CB, SF-LLL, HUD-2880, HUD-
Description of the need for the information and proposed use:
Eligible organizations submit information to HUD through Grants.gov
when applying for grant funds to provide housing counseling training to
housing counselors. HUD uses the information collected to evaluate
applicants competitively and then select qualified organizations to
receive funding that supplement their housing counseling training
program. Post-award collection, such as quarterly reports, will allow
HUD to evaluate grantees' performance.
Respondents: Not for profit Institutions.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 21.
Estimated Number of Responses: 30.
Frequency of Response: One-time application and quarterly reports.
Average Hours per Response: 14.0.
Total Estimated Burdens: 1192.
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
HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to
Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.
Dated: February 1, 2016.
Janet M. Golrick,
Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing--Associate
Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2016-02179 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]
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