30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Alternative Inspections-Housing Choice Voucher Program, 54114 [2016-19396]

Download as PDF 54114 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 157 / Monday, August 15, 2016 / Notices Dated: August 9, 2016. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. A. Overview of Information Collection [FR Doc. 2016–19403 Filed 8–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5909–N–56] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Alternative Inspections— Housing Choice Voucher Program Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. AGENCY: 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. SUMMARY: Comments Due Date: September 14, 2016. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, 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. 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. Pollard. This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for 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 March 29, 2016 at 81 FR 17488. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Aug 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Title of Information Collection: Alternative Inspections—Housing Choice Voucher Program. OMB Approval Number: 2577–New. Type of Request: New collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under the Section 8 housing choice voucher rule, PHAs that elect to rely on an alternative inspection are required to meet the requirements of subpart I of the rule. If the inspection method and standard selected is other than HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), or that performed by HUD, the PHA must submit a request to HUD. PHAs with approved alternative inspection standards must monitor changes to the standards and requirements of their method and if changes are made must submit to HUD a copy of the revised standards and requirements along with a revised comparison to Housing Quality Standards (HQS). Respondents (i.e., affected public): State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2280. Estimated Number of Responses: 33. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 4. Total Estimated Burdens: 149 hours. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date: August 9, 2016. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–19396 Filed 8–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5961–N–01] Additional Clarifying Guidance, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Grantees in Receipt of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Grant Funds Under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice provides clarifying guidance, waivers, and alternative requirements for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG–DR) grantees in receipt of funds under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (the Appropriations Act). This notice modifies requirements for projects funded by the HUD-sponsored Rebuild by Design (RBD) competition, described in Federal Register notices published on July 29, 2013 (78 FR 45551); August 23, 2013 (78 FR 52560); October 16, 2014 (79 FR 62182); and May 11, 2015 (80 FR 26942). These changes will allow RBD grantees to submit their required subsequent Action Plan amendments before the RBD project’s design has been finalized, the draft environmental impact statement has been completed and permits for the project have been issued. Additionally, this notice modifies requirements of a notice published on March 5, 2013 (78 FR 14329), to allow grantees to submit Action Plan amendments after June 1, 2017. This notice also modifies requirements for infrastructure projects funded through the allocation of CDBG– DR funds for Hurricane Sandy. Specifically, this notice provides waivers and alternative requirements for certain infrastructure projects funded by the State of New York, including the Breezy Point Storm Drainage system, as well as for New York City’s Raised Shorelines program. The notice also provides a waiver of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (HCDA) to authorize the State of New Jersey to use up to $30 million of CDBG–DR funds for the provision of up to 21 months of rental assistance for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5909-N-56]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Alternative 
Inspections--Housing Choice Voucher Program

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 14, 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: 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, QMAC, 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. 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. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for 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 March 
29, 2016 at 81 FR 17488.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Alternative Inspections--Housing 
Choice Voucher Program.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-New.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under 
the Section 8 housing choice voucher rule, PHAs that elect to rely on 
an alternative inspection are required to meet the requirements of 
subpart I of the rule. If the inspection method and standard selected 
is other than HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, Low-Income 
Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), or that performed by HUD, the PHA must 
submit a request to HUD. PHAs with approved alternative inspection 
standards must monitor changes to the standards and requirements of 
their method and if changes are made must submit to HUD a copy of the 
revised standards and requirements along with a revised comparison to 
Housing Quality Standards (HQS).
    Respondents (i.e., affected public): State, Local or Tribal 
Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2280.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 33.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Hours per Response: 4.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 149 hours.

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.

    Date: August 9, 2016.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-19396 Filed 8-12-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P