14-Day Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: The Housing Counseling Program, 17419-17420 [2019-08371]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 80 / Thursday, April 25, 2019 / Notices performance of the Cooperative Agreement pertaining to that property. Invoices will include thorough documentation of all calculations contributing to the calculation of the amount being invoiced (as provided in the work plan) as well as a written certification by the Independent Evaluator that the performance payment has been calculated according to the methodology contained in the Cooperative Agreement; no adverse changes to the qualifications of the Independent Evaluator have occurred since the last submission from the Independent Evaluator; and no conflict of interest or apparent conflict of interest exists with the Intermediary or with respect to any property or Owner which would preclude the Independent Evaluator from performing its obligations in a truly independent manner. In the event of a change in the physical structure of a property during the period of performance which materially impacts utility usage, the Owner and the Intermediary will mutually agree upon an equitable modification of the pre-retrofit baseline for Owner-paid utility and/or of the preretrofit baseline of tenant utility allowances to reflect the impact of the change on utility usage and notify HUD of the change. In the event that the Intermediary wishes to assign performance payments to a third party, the Intermediary must submit to HUD a written request for approval. VI. Other program administration requirements. Beginning with the execution of their first cooperative agreement with HUD, Intermediaries will submit quarterly reports regarding the status of all properties for which work under the PFS Pilot is unfinished, including the work that has been completed, the work that remains the anticipated projected completion date. If at any point it becomes necessary to replace a partner entity performing one or more core functions program administration functions (project management, capital sources, oversight of SOW development and retrofit implementation, and/or invoicing HUD), the Intermediary must collect and submit evidence from the proposed replacement partner entity similar to the qualifications detailed for the original partner entity in the Intermediary’s initial application. As this is pilot program and HUD is responsible for submitting annual program evaluation reports to Congress, Intermediaries may be required to work with a program evaluation team and provide relevant information, possibly including (but not limited to) information pertaining to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Apr 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 retrofit implementation, program administration, post-retrofit behavioral interventions, and certain fees. Intermediaries may be asked to clarify or provide additional context for previously submitted information, including additional details on their sources and uses of funds. Respondents (i.e., affected public): Entities applying to be Intermediaries under this program, selected Intermediaries. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,000. Frequency of Response: Varies. Average Hours per Response: 10.8. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 4,401. 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: April 16, 2019. Vance T. Morris, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2019–08366 Filed 4–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17419 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7011–N–12] 14-Day Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: The Housing Counseling Program Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HUD has requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency approval of the information collection described in this notice. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 9, 2019. SUMMARY: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 14 days was published on April 25, 2019. ADDRESSES: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Housing Counseling Program. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0261. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD 9902, HUD 9906, SF–424, HUD–424CB, SF–425, SF–LLL, HUD 2880. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information is collected in connection with HUD’s Housing Counseling Program and will be used by HUD to E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 17420 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 80 / Thursday, April 25, 2019 / Notices determine that the Housing Counseling grant applicant meets the requirements of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Information collected is also used to assign points for awarding grant funds on a competitive and equitable basis. HUD’s Office of Housing counseling will also use the information to provide housing counseling services through private or public organizations with special competence and knowledge in counseling low and moderate-income families. The information is collected from housing counseling agencies that participate in the HUD Housing Counseling Program. The information is collected via the HUD 9902 (grant activity report) and the form 9906 (grant application chart). Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,375. Estimated Number of Responses: 9,900. Frequency of Response: 2.93. Average Hours per Response: 65.78. Total Estimated Burdens: 651,229. 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. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES C. Authority Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Apr 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: April 17, 2019. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. specus), Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishop), and purple cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata). [FR Doc. 2019–08371 Filed 4–24–19; 8:45 am] Why do we conduct 5-year reviews? BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R3–ES–2019–N029; FX3ES11130300000–189–FF03E00000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Six Listed Animal and Plant Species Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews under the Endangered Species Act for two plant and four animal species. A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any such information that has become available since the last review for the species. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written information by June 24, 2019. However, we will continue to accept new information about any listed species at any time. ADDRESSES: For instructions on how to submit information for each species, see the table in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request information, contact the appropriate person in the table in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Individuals who are hearing impaired or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are initiating 5-year status reviews under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), for the Missouri bladderpod (Physaria filiformis), decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), grotto sculpin (Cottus SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under the ESA, we maintain Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants (which we collectively refer to as the List) in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17.11 (for animals) and 17.12 (for plants). Section 4(c)(2)(A) of the ESA requires us to review each listed species’ status at least once every 5 years. Our regulations at 50 CFR 424.21 require that we publish a notice in the Federal Register announcing those species under active review. For additional information about 5-year reviews, go to http:// www.fws.gov/endangered/what-we-do/ recovery-overview.html, scroll down to ‘‘Learn More about 5-Year Reviews,’’ and click on our factsheet. What information do we consider in our review? A 5-year review considers the best scientific and commercial data that have become available since the current listing determination or most recent status review of each species, such as: (A) Species biology, including but not limited to population trends, distribution, abundance, demographics, and genetics; (B) Habitat conditions, including but not limited to amount, distribution, and suitability; (C) Conservation measures that have been implemented that benefit the species; (D) Threat status and trends in relation to the five listing factors (as defined in section 4(a)(1) of the ESA); and (E) Other new information, data, or corrections, including but not limited to taxonomic or nomenclatural changes, identification of erroneous information contained in the List, and improved analytical methods. New information will be considered in the 5-year review and ongoing recovery programs for the species. What species are under review? This notice announces our active 5year status reviews of the species in the following table. E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 80 (Thursday, April 25, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-08371]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7011-N-12]


14-Day Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: 
The Housing Counseling Program

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HUD 
has requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency 
approval of the information collection described in this notice.

DATES: Comments Due Date: May 9, 2019.

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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
[email protected] or telephone 202-402-3400. Persons with hearing 
or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. This is not a toll-
free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be 
obtained from Ms. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has 
submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection 
described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited 
public comment on the information collection for a period of 14 days 
was published on April 25, 2019.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Housing Counseling Program.
    OMB Approval Number: 2502-0261.
    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD 9902, HUD 9906, SF-424, HUD-424CB, SF-425, SF-LLL, 
HUD 2880.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This 
information is collected in connection with HUD's Housing Counseling 
Program and will be used by HUD to

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determine that the Housing Counseling grant applicant meets the 
requirements of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Information 
collected is also used to assign points for awarding grant funds on a 
competitive and equitable basis. HUD's Office of Housing counseling 
will also use the information to provide housing counseling services 
through private or public organizations with special competence and 
knowledge in counseling low and moderate-income families. The 
information is collected from housing counseling agencies that 
participate in the HUD Housing Counseling Program. The information is 
collected via the HUD 9902 (grant activity report) and the form 9906 
(grant application chart).
    Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,375.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 9,900.
    Frequency of Response: 2.93.
    Average Hours per Response: 65.78.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 651,229.

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: April 17, 2019.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-08371 Filed 4-24-19; 8:45 am]
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