30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rent Reform Demonstration: 36-Month Follow-Up Survey and Comprehensive Impact Analysis, 46514-46515 [2018-19875]

Download as PDF 46514 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 178 / Thursday, September 13, 2018 / Notices check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS website at http:// www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at (800) 375–5283; TTY (800) 767–1833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Comments The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on May 31, 2018, at 83 FR 25027, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice. You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2008–0021 in the search box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: N–648; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS uses the Form N– 648 to substantiate a claim for an exception to the requirements of section 312(a) of the Act. Only medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, or clinical VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:20 Sep 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 psychologists licensed to practice in the United States are authorized to certify Form N–648. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection N–648 is 4,138 and the estimated hour burden per response is 2 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 8,276 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $294,129. Dated: September 7, 2018. Samantha L. Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2018–19886 Filed 9–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7001–N–50] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rent Reform Demonstration: 36-Month Follow-Up Survey and Comprehensive Impact Analysis Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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 30 days of public comment. SUMMARY: DATES: Comments Due Date: October 15, 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: 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: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Anna P. Guido at Anna.P.Guido@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–5535. This is not a toll-free number. Person with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Guido. 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 January 23, 2018 at 83 FR 3178. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Rent Reform Demonstration: 36-Month Follow-Up Survey and Comprehensive Impact Analysis. OMB Approval Number: 2528–0306. Type of Request: Revision. Form Number: N/A. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting the Rent Reform Demonstration under contract with MDRC and its subcontractors (The Bronner Group, Quadel Consulting Corporation, and the Urban Institute). The 36-month followup survey will be conducted by a survey contractor. The project is a random assignment trial of an alternative rent system. In 2015 and 2016, 6,660 families were randomly assigned to either participate in the new/alternative rent system or to continue in the current system. For voucher holders, outcomes of the alternative system are hypothesized to be increases in earnings, employment and job retention, among others. Random assignment limits the extent to which selection bias drives observed results. The demonstration will document the progress of a group of housing voucher holders, who were drawn from current residents at the four Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration public housing agencies (PHAs) that are participating in the Rent Reform Demonstration: (1) Lexington Housing Authority (LHA), Lexington, Kentucky; (2) Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Louisville, Kentucky; E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1 46515 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 178 / Thursday, September 13, 2018 / Notices (3) San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), San Antonio, Texas; and (4) District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), Washington, DC The impact evaluation’s intent is to gain an understanding of the impact of the alternative rent system on the families as well as the administrative burden on Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Data collection will include the Information collection Number of respondents Consent Form .............. Long-term Follow-up Survey ...................... Housing Authority Database Extraction Activities ........................ Total ...................... Responses per annum Burden hour per response Hourly cost per response Annual cost 1.00 6,659.00 0.05 333.00 $8.96 $2,983.68 6,659.00 1.00 6,659.00 0.50 3,330.00 8.96 29,836.80 4.00 1.00 4.00 1.00 4.00 36.33 145.32 13,322.00 ........................ ........................ ........................ 3,667.00 ........................ 32,965.80 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 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. Office of the Secretary Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: August 31, 2018. Anna P. Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–19875 Filed 9–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P 19:20 Sep 12, 2018 Annual burden hours 6,659.00 C. Authority: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Frequency of response B. Solicitation of Public Comment VerDate Sep<11>2014 administrative data findings related to employment, earnings, and hardship and study participants’ experience with the demonstration. Estimated total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, hours of response, and cost of response time: families that are part of the treatment and control groups, as well as PHA staff. Data for this evaluation will be gathered through a variety of methods including informational interviews, direct observation, surveys, and analysis of administrative records. The work covered under this information request is for the 36-month follow-up survey that will document and contextualize Jkt 244001 [189D0102DM DS61100000 DLSN00000.000000 DX61101; OMB Control Number 1094–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; The Alternatives Process in Hydropower Licensing Office of the Secretary, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Secretary, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, Department of the Interior (we, OS– OEPC) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Dr. Shawn Alam, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance, U.S. Department of the Interior, MS 5538– MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to Shawn_Alam@ ios.doi.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1094–0001 in the subject line of your comments. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To request additional information about this ICR, contact Dr. Shawn Alam by email at Shawn_Alam@ios.doi.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–5465. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. On May 16, 2018, we published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information (83 FR 22702). We received no comments in response to that notice. We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the OS–OEPC; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the OS–OEPC enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the OS–OEPC minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 178 (Thursday, September 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19875]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7001-N-50]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rent Reform 
Demonstration: 36-Month Follow-Up Survey and Comprehensive Impact 
Analysis

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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 30 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: October 15, 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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of 
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 
20503; fax: 202-395-5806, Email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management 
Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Anna P. Guido at 
[email protected] or telephone 202-402-5535. This is not a toll-free 
number. Person 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. Guido.

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 January 
23, 2018 at 83 FR 3178.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Rent Reform Demonstration: 36-
Month Follow-Up Survey and Comprehensive Impact Analysis.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-0306.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting 
the Rent Reform Demonstration under contract with MDRC and its 
subcontractors (The Bronner Group, Quadel Consulting Corporation, and 
the Urban Institute). The 36-month follow-up survey will be conducted 
by a survey contractor. The project is a random assignment trial of an 
alternative rent system. In 2015 and 2016, 6,660 families were randomly 
assigned to either participate in the new/alternative rent system or to 
continue in the current system. For voucher holders, outcomes of the 
alternative system are hypothesized to be increases in earnings, 
employment and job retention, among others. Random assignment limits 
the extent to which selection bias drives observed results. The 
demonstration will document the progress of a group of housing voucher 
holders, who were drawn from current residents at the four Moving to 
Work (MTW) Demonstration public housing agencies (PHAs) that are 
participating in the Rent Reform Demonstration:
    (1) Lexington Housing Authority (LHA), Lexington, Kentucky;
    (2) Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Louisville, 
Kentucky;

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    (3) San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), San Antonio, Texas; and
    (4) District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), Washington, DC
    The impact evaluation's intent is to gain an understanding of the 
impact of the alternative rent system on the families as well as the 
administrative burden on Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Data 
collection will include the families that are part of the treatment and 
control groups, as well as PHA staff. Data for this evaluation will be 
gathered through a variety of methods including informational 
interviews, direct observation, surveys, and analysis of administrative 
records. The work covered under this information request is for the 36-
month follow-up survey that will document and contextualize 
administrative data findings related to employment, earnings, and 
hardship and study participants' experience with the demonstration.
    Estimated total number of hours needed to prepare the information 
collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, 
hours of response, and cost of response time:

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                                             Number of     Frequency of    Responses per    Burden hour    Annual burden    Hourly cost
         Information collection             respondents      response          annum       per response        hours       per response     Annual cost
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Consent Form............................        6,659.00            1.00        6,659.00            0.05          333.00           $8.96       $2,983.68
Long-term Follow-up Survey..............        6,659.00            1.00        6,659.00            0.50        3,330.00            8.96       29,836.80
Housing Authority Database Extraction               4.00            1.00            4.00            1.00            4.00           36.33          145.32
 Activities.............................
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    Total...............................       13,322.00  ..............  ..............  ..............        3,667.00  ..............       32,965.80
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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.

C. Authority:

    Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35.

    Dated: August 31, 2018.
Anna P. Guido,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-19875 Filed 9-12-18; 8:45 am]
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