60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units, 60404-60405 [2019-24433]

Download as PDF 60404 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2019 / Notices members of the public and community organizers • POC Information: For registration within the site and follow-on communication, if needed • Future Engagement Requests: Allow for the public to enroll in the ICPD newsletter or other public communications • Publication Ordering: Submitting requests to the FEMA publication warehouse to have materials shipped directly to members of the public To fulfill its mission FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) collects information from individuals and organizations by the Preparedness Activity Registration Form and the Preparedness Activity Feedback Form located within a public website (called the ‘‘Preparedness Portal’’). This collection facilitates FEMA’s ability to assess its progress for the following programs: • Ready 2 Help (www.ready.gov/game) • You Are the Help Until Help Arrives (www.ready.gov/until-help-arrives) • Event Registration (www.ready.gov/ prepare) (includes Prepareathon event registration) • Collections where ICPD partners with other National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) offices As new programs or initiatives are created, ICPD will leverage the preapproved questions in the question bank provided for this collection. Known future activities include: • Community-Based Organization Continuity and Resilience Training • website User Experience Feedback ICPD uses this information to inform the continuous improvement of the Collection of Information programs and the Division’s outreach. Further, the information allows the Title: Preparedness Activity Division to analyze seasonal trends in Registration and Feedback. preparedness across the variety of Type of Information Collection: programs. Raw data is not shared Revision of a currently approved outside of the database; only results of information collection. the data assessment is shared. The data OMB Number: 1660–0134 (and is used for internal reports as well as moving a survey from Generic public-facing talking points. Clearance, 1660–0130). Affected Public: Individuals, FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 008–0–8 (Preparedness Activity Registration) and organizations and groups who wish to register for ICPD Preparedness activities FEMA Form 519–0–11 (Preparedness to take advantage of FEMA’s related Activity Feedback Form). resources and available supporting Abstract: This collection will allow materials. ICPD to gather the following Estimated Number of Respondents: information from the public via web 86,115. form(s): Estimated Number of Responses: • Feedback: General feedback on the 86,115. effectiveness of national FEMA Estimated Total Annual Burden preparedness programs and initiatives Hours: 7,174. and website user experience Estimated Total Annual Respondent • Activity Details: Information regarding Cost: $196,424. Estimated Respondents’ Operation the type, size and location of and Maintenance Costs: There are no preparedness activities hosted by khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Christi.collins@fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Information Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As part of 6 U.S.C. Sec. 313 and 314, and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Section 611 (42 U.S.C. 5196), the mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division (ICPD) supports the FEMA Mission by connecting individuals, organizations, and communities with research and tools to build and sustain capabilities to prepare for any disaster or emergency. The Division conducts research to better understand effective preparedness actions and ways to motivate the public to take those actions. ICPD develops and shares preparedness resources and coordinates comprehensive disaster preparedness initiatives that empower communities to prepare for, protect against, respond to, and recover from a disaster. This mission is achieved through close coordination with the FEMA Regions and working relationships with Federal, State, local, and Tribal agencies. This includes working with nongovernmental partners from all sectors both nationally through neighborhood-based community groups. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Nov 07, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 operation and maintenance costs for respondents. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: There are no capital and start-up costs for respondents. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $12,205. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. Maile Arthur, Deputy Director of Information Management, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2019–24372 Filed 11–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–27–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7016–N–04] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (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: January 7, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 60405 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2019 / Notices 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: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–5534 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Anna.P.Guido@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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, 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. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Information collection Number of respondents A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units. OMB Approval Number: 2528–0013 (Expires July 31, 2020). Type of Request (i.e., new, revision or extension of currently approved collection): Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Number: N/A. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Survey of Market Absorption (SOMA) provides the data necessary to measure the rate at which new rental apartments and new condominium apartments are absorbed; that is, taken off the market, usually by being rented or sold, over the course of the first twelve months following completion of a building. The data are collected at quarterly intervals Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response until the twelve months conclude, or until the units in a building are completely absorbed. The survey also provides estimates of certain characteristics, including asking rent/ price, number of units, and number of bedrooms. The survey provides a basis for analyzing the degree to which new apartment construction is meeting the present and future needs of the public. Members of affected public: Rental Agents/Builders. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000 yearly (maximum). Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes/initial interview and 5 minutes for any subsequent interviews (up to three additional, if necessary). Frequency of Response: Four times (maximum). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000 (12,000 buildings × 30 minutes). Estimated Total Annual Cost: The only cost to respondents is that of their time. The total estimated cost to HUD in FY 2020 is $1,830,000. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: The survey is conducted under Title 12, United States Code, Section 1701Z. Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Cost SOMA .................... 12,000 4 48,000 .125 (30 minutes total divided by 4 interviews). 6,000 $0 $0 Total ............... 12,000 4 48,000 .125 ....................... 6,000 0 0 B. Solicitation of Public Comment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Nov 07, 2019 Jkt 250001 submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: October 28, 2019. Seth D. Appleton, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2019–24433 Filed 11–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7011–N–49] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Moving to Work Amendment to Consolidated Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 HUD has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. HUD has revised the Moving to Work Amendment to the Consolidated Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) (‘‘MTW ACC Amendment’’) in response to public comments received during the public comment period provided for by the 60Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection. These revisions are more thoroughly described below. This publication is to provide notice to PHAs of the revisions and to give PHAs the opportunity to comment on such revisions. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 9, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 217 (Friday, November 8, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-24433]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7016-N-04]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey of 
Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (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: January 7, 2020.

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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: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 202-402-5534 
(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: Anna P. Guido, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, 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. 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. Guido.

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: Survey of Market Absorption of New 
Multifamily Units.
    OMB Approval Number: 2528-0013 (Expires July 31, 2020).
    Type of Request (i.e., new, revision or extension of currently 
approved collection): Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
Survey of Market Absorption (SOMA) provides the data necessary to 
measure the rate at which new rental apartments and new condominium 
apartments are absorbed; that is, taken off the market, usually by 
being rented or sold, over the course of the first twelve months 
following completion of a building. The data are collected at quarterly 
intervals until the twelve months conclude, or until the units in a 
building are completely absorbed. The survey also provides estimates of 
certain characteristics, including asking rent/price, number of units, 
and number of bedrooms. The survey provides a basis for analyzing the 
degree to which new apartment construction is meeting the present and 
future needs of the public.
    Members of affected public: Rental Agents/Builders.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000 yearly (maximum).
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes/initial interview and 5 
minutes for any subsequent interviews (up to three additional, if 
necessary).
    Frequency of Response: Four times (maximum).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000 (12,000 buildings x 30 
minutes).
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: The only cost to respondents is that 
of their time. The total estimated cost to HUD in FY 2020 is 
$1,830,000.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: The survey is conducted under Title 12, United 
States Code, Section 1701Z.

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                                       Number of     Frequency of    Responses per     Burden hour per     Annual burden    Hourly cost
      Information collection          respondents      response          annum            response             hours       per response        Cost
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SOMA..............................          12,000               4          48,000  .125 (30 minutes               6,000              $0              $0
                                                                                     total divided by 4
                                                                                     interviews).
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    Total.........................          12,000               4          48,000  .125................           6,000               0               0
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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: October 28, 2019.
Seth D. Appleton,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2019-24433 Filed 11-7-19; 8:45 am]
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