Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 25642 [2018-11867]

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[FR Doc. 2018–11873 Filed 6–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s (RHS) intention to request a revision for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 3, 2018 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Birmingham, Finance and Loan Analyst, Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division, RHS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 0783, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250–0783, Telephone (202) 720– 1489. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 7 CFR 1944–I, Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants. OMB Number: 0575–0043. Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2018. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Jun 01, 2018 Jkt 244001 Abstract: This subpart set forth the policies and procedures and delegates authority for providing technical assistance funds to eligible applicants to finance programs of technical and supervisory assistance for self-help housing loan program, as authorized under section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 under 42 U.S.C. 1472. This financial assistance may pay part or all of the cost of developing, administering or coordinating program of technical and supervisory assistance to aid very low- and low-income families in carrying out self-help housing efforts in rural areas. The primary purpose is to locate and work with families that otherwise do not qualify as homeowners, are below the 50 percent of median incomes, and living in substandard housing. RHS will be collecting information from non-profit organizations to enter into grant agreements. These non-profit organizations will give technical and supervisory assistance, and in doing so, they must develop a final application for section 523 grant funds. This application includes Agency forms that contain essential information for making a determination of eligibility. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .95 hours per response. Respondents: Public or private nonprofit organizations, State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 24.77. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,220. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,058. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division at (202) 692–0040. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 23, 2018. Joel C. Baxley, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2018–11867 Filed 6–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:30 p.m. ET. PLACE: Cohen Building, Room 3321, 330 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20237. SUBJECT: Notice of Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. SUMMARY: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (Board) will be meeting at the time and location listed above. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 107 (Monday, June 4, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-11867]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Housing Service's (RHS) intention to request 
a revision for a currently approved information collection in support 
of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 3, 2018 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Birmingham, Finance and Loan 
Analyst, Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division, RHS, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Stop 0783, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, 
Washington, DC 20250-0783, Telephone (202) 720-1489.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: 7 CFR 1944-I, Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants.
    OMB Number: 0575-0043.
    Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2018.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: This subpart set forth the policies and procedures and 
delegates authority for providing technical assistance funds to 
eligible applicants to finance programs of technical and supervisory 
assistance for self-help housing loan program, as authorized under 
section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 under 42 U.S.C. 1472. This 
financial assistance may pay part or all of the cost of developing, 
administering or coordinating program of technical and supervisory 
assistance to aid very low- and low-income families in carrying out 
self-help housing efforts in rural areas. The primary purpose is to 
locate and work with families that otherwise do not qualify as 
homeowners, are below the 50 percent of median incomes, and living in 
substandard housing.
    RHS will be collecting information from non-profit organizations to 
enter into grant agreements. These non-profit organizations will give 
technical and supervisory assistance, and in doing so, they must 
develop a final application for section 523 grant funds. This 
application includes Agency forms that contain essential information 
for making a determination of eligibility.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average .95 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public or private nonprofit organizations, State, 
Local or Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 130.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 24.77.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 3,220.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,058.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services 
Division at (202) 692-0040.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the RHS, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork 
Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, 
Washington, DC 20250.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record.

    Dated: May 23, 2018.
Joel C. Baxley,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-11867 Filed 6-1-18; 8:45 am]
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