Order of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research, 68025-68026 [2016-23855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2016 / Notices 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: Harry Messner, Program Analyst, Office of Asset Management and Portfolio Oversight, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email harry.messner@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–2626. 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Utility Allowance Adjustments for Rental Assistance. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0352. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: Multifamily project owners are required to advise the Secretary of the need for and request approval of a new utility allowance for tenants. Respondents: (projects with tenant paid utilities): Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,644. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,524. Frequency of Response: Various. Average Hours per Response: 0.5 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 762. 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: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 (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 8, 2016. Genger Charles, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing—Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2016–23852 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5970–D–01] Order of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of order of succession. AGENCY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research designates the Order of Succession for the Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. This Order of Succession supersedes all prior Orders of Succession for the Office of Policy and Development, including the Order of Succession published on May 18, 2012. DATES: Effective Date: September 28, 2016. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Ammon, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 8228, Washington, DC 20410–6000, telephone (202) 402–4337. (This is not a toll-free number.) Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll- PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68025 free Federal Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research is issuing this Order of Succession of officials authorized to perform the duties and functions of the Office of the Assistant Secretary when, by reason of absence, disability, or vacancy in office, the Assistant Secretary is not available to exercise the powers or perform the duties of the Office. This Order of Succession is subject to the provisions of the Vacancy Reform Act of 1998 (5 U.S.C. 3345–3349d). This publication supersedes all prior Orders of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research, including the Order of Succession published on May 18, 2012 (77 FR 29848). Accordingly, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research designates the following Order of Succession: Section A. Order of Succession Subject to the provision of the Vacancy Reform Act of 1998, during any period when, by reason of absence, disability, or vacancy in office, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research is not available to exercise the powers or perform the duties of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, the following officials within the Office of Policy Development and Research are hereby designated to exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Office, including the authority to waive regulations: (1) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development; (2) General Deputy Assistant Secretary; (3) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Evaluation, and Monitoring; (4) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs. These officials shall perform the functions and duties of the Office in the order specified herein, and no official shall serve unless all the other officials, whose position titles precede his or hers in this order, are unable to act by reason of absence, disability, or vacancy in office. No individual who is serving in an office listed below in an acting capacity may act as Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research pursuant to this Order of Succession. Section B. Authority Superseded This Order of Succession supersedes all prior Orders of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research, including the Order of E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 68026 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2016 / Notices Succession published on May 18, 2012 (77 FR 29848). Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: September 28, 2016. Katherine M. O’Regan, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2016–23855 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5921–N–16] Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Social Security Administration (SSA): Matching Tenant Data in Assisted Housing Programs Office of Administration, HUD. Notice of a computer matching program between HUD and SSA. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Guidance on the statute (5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended), HUD is notifying the public of its intent to execute a new computer matching program with SSA, for a recurring matching program with HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) and Office of Housing. The most recent renewal of the current matching agreement expires on November 7, 2016. HUD will obtain SSA data and make the results available to (1) program administrators such as public housing agencies (PHAs) and private owners and management agents (O/As) (collectively referred to as POAs) to enable them to verify the accuracy of income reported by the tenants (participants) of HUD rental assistance programs and (2) contract administrators (CAs) overseeing and monitoring O/A operations as well as independent public auditors (IPAs) that audit both PHAs and O/As. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of this agreement, and the date the match may begin is the later of the following dates: 40 days after HUD files a report of the subject matching program with the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 Affairs; or 30 days after HUD publishes notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register, unless changes to the matching program are required due to public comments or by Congressional or by Office of Management and Budget objections. Any public comment must be received before the effective comment due date. Comments Due Date: November 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this notice to the Rules Docket Clerk, Office of General Counsel, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 10276, Washington, DC 20410–0500. Communications should refer to the above docket number and title. Comments sent by facsimile are not acceptable. A copy of each communication submitted will be available for public inspection and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Privacy Act inquires: Office of Administration, Office of the Executive Secretariat, contact Helen Goff Foster, Executive Secretary/Senior Agency Official for Privacy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 6100, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 402–6836. For program information: Office of Public and Indian Housing: Real Estate Assessment Center, contact Victoria Alston, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room PCFL1, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 475–7993; Office of Housing, contact Danielle Garcia, Director of the Housing Oversight Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 6134, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 402– 2768. (These are not toll free telephone numbers). A telecommunications device for hearing-and speech-impaired individuals (TTY) is available at (800) 877–8339. (Federal Relay Service). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice supersedes a similar notice published in the Federal Register (FR) on September 14, 2011, at 76 FR 56781. Administrators of HUD rental assistance programs rely upon the accuracy of tenant-reported income to determine participant eligibility for and level of, rental assistance. The computer matching program may provide indicators of potential tenant unreported or under-reported income, which will require additional verification to identify inappropriate or PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 inaccurate rental assistance, and may provide indicators for potential administrative or legal actions. The matching program will be carried out to detect inappropriate or inaccurate rental assistance under sections 221(d)(3), 221(d)(5), and 236 of the National Housing Act, the United States Housing Act of 1937, section 101 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1965, section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, section 811 of the CranstonGonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act (QHWRA) of 1998. On March 11, 2009, Section 239 of HUD’s 2009 Appropriations Act modified Section 904 of the Stewart B. McKinney Act of 1988, as amended, to include the Disaster Housing Assistance program (DHAP) as a covered HUD rental assistance program in HUD computer matching activities. The computer matching program will also provide for the verification of social security numbers (SSNs) of tenants participating in covered rental assistance programs. This notice provides an overview of computer matching for HUD’s rental assistance programs. Specifically, the notice describes HUD’s program for computer matching of its tenant data to SSA’s death data, Social Security (SS) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits data. The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act (CMPPA) of 1988, an amendment to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), OMB’s guidance on this statute entitled ‘‘Final Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of Public Law 100–503, the CMPPA of 1988’’ (OMB Guidance), and OMB Circular No. A–130 requires publication of notices of computer matching programs. Appendix I to OMB’s Revision of Circular No. A– 130 (November 28, 2000), ‘‘Transmittal Memorandum No. 4, Management of Federal Information Resources,’’ prescribes Federal agency responsibilities for maintaining records about individuals. In compliance with the CMPPA and Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A–130, copies of this notice are being provided to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of the House of Representatives, the Committee of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. I. Authority This matching program is being conducted pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C 552a); 542(b) of the E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68025-68026]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23855]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5970-D-01]


Order of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and 
Research

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of order of succession.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development 
and Research designates the Order of Succession for the Office of 
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. This Order of 
Succession supersedes all prior Orders of Succession for the Office of 
Policy and Development, including the Order of Succession published on 
May 18, 2012.

DATES: Effective Date: September 28, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Ammon, General Deputy 
Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development and Research, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 
8228, Washington, DC 20410-6000, telephone (202) 402-4337. (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 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Assistant Secretary for Policy 
Development and Research is issuing this Order of Succession of 
officials authorized to perform the duties and functions of the Office 
of the Assistant Secretary when, by reason of absence, disability, or 
vacancy in office, the Assistant Secretary is not available to exercise 
the powers or perform the duties of the Office. This Order of 
Succession is subject to the provisions of the Vacancy Reform Act of 
1998 (5 U.S.C. 3345-3349d). This publication supersedes all prior 
Orders of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research, 
including the Order of Succession published on May 18, 2012 (77 FR 
29848).
    Accordingly, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research designates the following Order of Succession:

Section A. Order of Succession

    Subject to the provision of the Vacancy Reform Act of 1998, during 
any period when, by reason of absence, disability, or vacancy in 
office, the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research is 
not available to exercise the powers or perform the duties of the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, 
the following officials within the Office of Policy Development and 
Research are hereby designated to exercise the powers and perform the 
duties of the Office, including the authority to waive regulations:
    (1) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development;
    (2) General Deputy Assistant Secretary;
    (3) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Evaluation, and 
Monitoring;
    (4) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs.
    These officials shall perform the functions and duties of the 
Office in the order specified herein, and no official shall serve 
unless all the other officials, whose position titles precede his or 
hers in this order, are unable to act by reason of absence, disability, 
or vacancy in office. No individual who is serving in an office listed 
below in an acting capacity may act as Assistant Secretary for Policy 
Development and Research pursuant to this Order of Succession.

Section B. Authority Superseded

    This Order of Succession supersedes all prior Orders of Succession 
for the Office of Policy Development and Research, including the Order 
of

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Succession published on May 18, 2012 (77 FR 29848).

    Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d).

    Dated: September 28, 2016.
Katherine M. O'Regan,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2016-23855 Filed 9-30-16; 8:45 am]
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