60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Inspector Candidate Assessment Questionnaire, 17186 [2018-08132]

Download as PDF 17186 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 75 / Wednesday, April 18, 2018 / Notices Respondents (i.e., affected public): Business. Estimated Number of Respondents: 78,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 156,000. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Average Hours per Response: 0.083. Total Estimated Burdens: 12,948. 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 comments in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: March 30, 2018. Dana T. Wade, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing. [FR Doc. 2018–08129 Filed 4–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7006–N–04] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Inspector Candidate Assessment Questionnaire Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, 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. amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Apr 17, 2018 Jkt 244001 DATES: Comments Due Date: June 18, 2018. 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: Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 3178, Washington, DC 20410, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– 402–4109, (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Mussington. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. ADDRESSES: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Proposal: Inspector Candidate Assessment Questionnaire. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0243. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Number: Form HUD 50002A and Form HUD 50002B—HFA. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: To meet the requirements of HUD’s Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS), the Physical Condition of Multifamily Properties and the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) regulations, the Department conducts physical condition inspections of approximately 14,000 multifamily and public housing properties annually. HUD uses contract inspectors that are trained and certified in the UPCS protocol by HUD to conduct UPCS inspections. Individuals who wish to be trained and certified UPCS by HUD are requested to electronically submit the questionnaire via the internet. The questionnaire provides HUD with basic knowledge of PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 an individual’s inspection skills and abilities. As part of aligning REAC UPCS inspections with those conducted by state Housing Finance Agencies, state HFA staff also may fill out a form for information purposes only prior to attending the UPCS training. Respondents: Applicants to the UPCS inspector certification program and state HFA staff. Estimated Number of Respondents: 705. Estimated Number of Responses: 705. Frequency of Response: To apply to UPCS training. Average Hours per Response: 15 to 20 minutes depending on the respondent. Total Estimated Burdens: 225 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. Dated: March 29, 2018. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2018–08132 Filed 4–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7005–N–06] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congregate Housing Services Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08132]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7006-N-04]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Inspector 
Candidate Assessment Questionnaire

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, PIH, 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: June 18, 2018.

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 
[email protected] 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: Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 3178, Washington, DC 20410, 
Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202-402-4109, (this is not a toll-free 
number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this 
number via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 
(800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be 
obtained from Ms. Mussington.

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 Proposal: Inspector Candidate Assessment Questionnaire.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0243.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: Form HUD 50002A and Form HUD 50002B--HFA.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: To 
meet the requirements of HUD's Uniform Physical Condition Standards 
(UPCS), the Physical Condition of Multifamily Properties and the Public 
Housing Assessment System (PHAS) regulations, the Department conducts 
physical condition inspections of approximately 14,000 multifamily and 
public housing properties annually. HUD uses contract inspectors that 
are trained and certified in the UPCS protocol by HUD to conduct UPCS 
inspections. Individuals who wish to be trained and certified UPCS by 
HUD are requested to electronically submit the questionnaire via the 
internet. The questionnaire provides HUD with basic knowledge of an 
individual's inspection skills and abilities.
    As part of aligning REAC UPCS inspections with those conducted by 
state Housing Finance Agencies, state HFA staff also may fill out a 
form for information purposes only prior to attending the UPCS 
training.
    Respondents: Applicants to the UPCS inspector certification program 
and state HFA staff.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 705.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 705.
    Frequency of Response: To apply to UPCS training.
    Average Hours per Response: 15 to 20 minutes depending on the 
respondent.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 225 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.

    Dated: March 29, 2018.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 2018-08132 Filed 4-17-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4210-67-P