60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian Community Development Block Grant, 18585-18586 [2018-08972]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices organizations, and Tribal Indian entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Number of Responses: 20. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 14.5. Total Estimated Burdens: 290. 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: April 12, 2018. Lori Michalski, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2018–08976 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7006–N–06] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian Community Development Block Grant Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 DATES: Comments Due Date: June 26, 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; 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 Information Collection: Indian Community Development Block Grant Information Collection. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0191. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–4123, HUD– 4125. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 authorizes Indian Community Development Block Grants (ICDBG) and requires that grants be awarded annually on a competitive basis. The purpose of the ICDBG program is to develop viable Indian and Alaska Native communities by creating decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for low- and moderate-income persons. Consistent with this objective, not less than 70 percent of the expenditures are to benefit low and moderate-income persons. Eligible applicants include Federally-recognized tribes, which PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18585 includes Alaska Native communities, and tribally authorized tribal organizations. Eligible categories of funding include housing rehabilitation, land acquisition to support new housing, homeownership assistance, public facilities and improvements, economic development, and microenterprise programs. For a complete description of eligible activities, please refer to 24 CFR 1003, subpart C. The ICDBG program regulations are at 24 CFR part 1003. The ICDBG program requires eligible applicants to submit information to enable HUD to select the best projects for funding during annual competitions. Additionally, the information submitted is essential for HUD in monitoring grants to ensure that grantees are complying with applicable statutes and regulations and implementing activities as approved. ICDBG applicants must submit a complete application package which includes an Application for Federal Assistance (SF–424), Applicant/ Recipient Disclosure/Update Report (HUD–2880), Cost Summary (HUD– 4123), and Implementation Schedule (HUD–4125). If the applicant has a waiver of the electronic submission requirement and is submitting a paper application, an Acknowledgement of Application Receipt (HUD–2993) must also be submitted. If the applicant is a tribal organization, a resolution from the tribe stating that the tribal organization is submitting an application on behalf of the tribe must also be included in the application package. ICDBG recipients are required to submit a quarterly Federal Financial Report (SF–425) that describes the use of grant funds drawn from the recipient’s line of credit. The reports are used to monitor cash transfers to the recipients and obtain expenditure data from the recipients. (24 CFR 1003.501(16)) The regulations at 24 CFR part 200 require that grantees and sub-grantees take all necessary affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women’s business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are used when possible. Consistent with these regulations, 24 CFR 1003.506(b) requires that ICDBG grantees report on these activities on an annual basis, with Contract and Subcontract Activity Report being due to HUD on October 10 of each year (HUD–2516). The regulations at 24 CFR 1003.506 instruct recipients to submit to HUD an Annual Status and Evaluation Report (ASER) that describes the progress made in completing approved activities with a listing of work to be completed; a E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 18586 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices breakdown of funds expended; and when the project is completed, a program evaluation expressing the effectiveness of the project in meeting community development needs. The ASER is due by November 15 each year and at grant closeout. The information collected will allow HUD to accurately audit the program. Number of respondents Information collection Grant Application (Includes SF–424, HUD–2880, HUD–2993, HUD– 4123, HUD–4125) ........................ Federal Financial Report (SF–425) Contract and Subcontract Activity Report (HUD–2516) ..................... Annual Status and Evaluation Report (ASER) .................................. Total .......................................... Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost 240 400 30 .5 7,200 200 $19.23 19.23 $138,461.54 3,846.15 100 1 100 1 100 19.23 1,923.08 100 1 100 4 400 19.23 7,692.31 ........................ ........................ 840 .................... 7,900 .................... 151,923.08 Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: April 19, 2018. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2018–08972 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Burden hour per response 1 4 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. 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Responses per annum 240 100 B. Solicitation of Public Comment VerDate Sep<11>2014 Frequency of response Respondents: Federally recognized Native American Tribes, Alaska Native communities and corporations, and tribal organizations. Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7005–N–04] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Manufactured Housing Installation Program Reporting Requirements Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, 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. SUMMARY: DATES: Comments Due Date: June 26, 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: Teresa B. Payne, Acting Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–6423. 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. Payne. 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: Manufactured Housing Installation Program Reporting Requirements. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0578. Type of Request: Extension. Form Number: HUD 305, HUD 306, HUD 307, HUD 308, HUD 309 and HUD 312 Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Manufactured Housing Installation Program establishes regulations for the administration of an installation program and establishes a new manufactured housing installation program for states that choose not to implement their own programs. HUD uses the information collected for the enforcement of the Model Installation Standards in each State that does not have an installation program established by State law to ensure that the minimum criteria of an installation program are met. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Individuals or households; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,804. E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 82 (Friday, April 27, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-08972]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7006-N-06]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian 
Community Development Block Grant

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, 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 26, 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; 
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 Information Collection: Indian Community Development Block 
Grant Information Collection.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0191.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD-4123, HUD-4125.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Title 
I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 authorizes 
Indian Community Development Block Grants (ICDBG) and requires that 
grants be awarded annually on a competitive basis. The purpose of the 
ICDBG program is to develop viable Indian and Alaska Native communities 
by creating decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic 
opportunities primarily for low- and moderate-income persons. 
Consistent with this objective, not less than 70 percent of the 
expenditures are to benefit low and moderate-income persons. Eligible 
applicants include Federally-recognized tribes, which includes Alaska 
Native communities, and tribally authorized tribal organizations. 
Eligible categories of funding include housing rehabilitation, land 
acquisition to support new housing, homeownership assistance, public 
facilities and improvements, economic development, and microenterprise 
programs. For a complete description of eligible activities, please 
refer to 24 CFR 1003, subpart C.
    The ICDBG program regulations are at 24 CFR part 1003. The ICDBG 
program requires eligible applicants to submit information to enable 
HUD to select the best projects for funding during annual competitions. 
Additionally, the information submitted is essential for HUD in 
monitoring grants to ensure that grantees are complying with applicable 
statutes and regulations and implementing activities as approved.
    ICDBG applicants must submit a complete application package which 
includes an Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424), Applicant/
Recipient Disclosure/Update Report (HUD-2880), Cost Summary (HUD-4123), 
and Implementation Schedule (HUD-4125). If the applicant has a waiver 
of the electronic submission requirement and is submitting a paper 
application, an Acknowledgement of Application Receipt (HUD-2993) must 
also be submitted. If the applicant is a tribal organization, a 
resolution from the tribe stating that the tribal organization is 
submitting an application on behalf of the tribe must also be included 
in the application package.
    ICDBG recipients are required to submit a quarterly Federal 
Financial Report (SF-425) that describes the use of grant funds drawn 
from the recipient's line of credit. The reports are used to monitor 
cash transfers to the recipients and obtain expenditure data from the 
recipients. (24 CFR 1003.501(16))
    The regulations at 24 CFR part 200 require that grantees and sub-
grantees take all necessary affirmative steps to assure that minority 
firms, women's business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are 
used when possible. Consistent with these regulations, 24 CFR 
1003.506(b) requires that ICDBG grantees report on these activities on 
an annual basis, with Contract and Subcontract Activity Report being 
due to HUD on October 10 of each year (HUD-2516).
    The regulations at 24 CFR 1003.506 instruct recipients to submit to 
HUD an Annual Status and Evaluation Report (ASER) that describes the 
progress made in completing approved activities with a listing of work 
to be completed; a

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breakdown of funds expended; and when the project is completed, a 
program evaluation expressing the effectiveness of the project in 
meeting community development needs. The ASER is due by November 15 
each year and at grant closeout.
    The information collected will allow HUD to accurately audit the 
program.
    Respondents: Federally recognized Native American Tribes, Alaska 
Native communities and corporations, and tribal organizations.

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                                                                                                     Burden hour    Annual   Hourly cost
                Information collection                     Number of     Frequency of    Responses       per        burden       per        Annual cost
                                                          respondents      response      per annum     response     hours      response
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Grant Application (Includes SF-424, HUD-2880, HUD-                 240               1          240           30      7,200       $19.23     $138,461.54
 2993, HUD-4123, HUD-4125)............................
Federal Financial Report (SF-425).....................             100               4          400           .5        200        19.23        3,846.15
Contract and Subcontract Activity Report (HUD-2516)...             100               1          100            1        100        19.23        1,923.08
Annual Status and Evaluation Report (ASER)............             100               1          100            4        400        19.23        7,692.31
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    Total.............................................  ..............  ..............          840  ...........      7,900  ...........      151,923.08
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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: April 19, 2018.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 2018-08972 Filed 4-26-18; 8:45 am]
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