30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Allocation of Operating Fund Grant Under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection; OMB Control Number (2577-0029), 51748-51749 [2020-18383]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 51748 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 163 / Friday, August 21, 2020 / Notices recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ Start Printed Page 15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. 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 60 days was published on May 21, 2020 at 85 FR 30980. B. Solicitation of Public Comment A. Overview of Information Collection Dated: August 14, 2020. Anna Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Title of Information Collection: FHAInsured Mortgage Loan Servicing for Performing Loans; MIP Processing, Escrow Administration, Customer Services, Servicing Fees and 235 Loans. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0583. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Numbers: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information request is a comprehensive collection for mortgagees that service FHA-insured loans and are involved with the collection and payment of mortgage insurance premiums, the processing of loan payments, escrow account administration, providing loan information and customer service to the mortgagor, and assessing post endorsement fees and charges. Respondents: Business or other for profit and Individuals or households Estimated Number of Respondents: 340. Estimated Number of Responses: 73,800.40. Frequency of Response: 217.06. Average Hours per Response: 0.20183501. Total Estimated Burdens: 14,895.50. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:04 Aug 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. C. Authority Section 2 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. [FR Doc. 2020–18380 Filed 8–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7024–N–35] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Allocation of Operating Fund Grant Under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection; OMB Control Number (2577–0029) Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 21, 2020. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ StartPrintedPage15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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 60 days was published on May 15, 2020 at 85 FR 29473. ADDRESSES: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Allocation of Operating Funds under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0029. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collections. Form Number: HUD–52722 and HUD–52723. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) use this information in budget submissions which are reviewed and approved by HUD field offices as the basis for obligating the operating fund grant. This information is necessary to calculate the eligibility for the operating fund grant under the Operating Funding Program regulations, as amended. The Operating Fund is designed to provide the amount of operating funds needed for wellmanaged PHAs. PHAs submit the information electronically with these forms. The following changes occurred in this submission. The form no longer includes blocks 4. Unit Change Indicator and 5. Rate Reduction Incentive. The form includes adjustments to improve the workflow of E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 51749 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 163 / Friday, August 21, 2020 / Notices the form. Adjustments include changes to formatting and adding Line 19 Total base utilities expense level for respondents to clearly understand where to sum the results of data collected in columns. HUD collects information for HUD– 52723 and HUD–52722 through VBA enhanced Microsoft Excel Tools. In Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Number of responses per respondent Responses per annum based forms. PHAs without access to the web-based forms continue to use the Excel based forms. Web-based forms improves the availability of the forms to PHAs, improves data integrity, and secure transfer of the data from the PHA to HUD. Total Estimated Burdens: Total annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost HUD–52722 ................. HUD–52723 ................. 7,000 7,000 1 1 7,000 7,000 0.75 0.75 5,250 5,250 $33.34 33.34 $175,035 175,035 Total ...................... 14,000 ........................ 14,000 ........................ 10,500 ........................ 350,070 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. (5) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES fiscal year 2021, HUD plans to transition to web-based forms HUD–52723 and HUD–52722. HUD planned a phased launch of the web-based collection. Initially the collection by web-based forms is limited to subset PHAs that HUD expands each subsequent year until all PHAs exclusively use the web- Dated: August 14, 2020. Anna Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–18383 Filed 8–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:04 Aug 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7028–N–04; OMB Control No. 2577–0218] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Program Annual Performance Report Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, 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: October 20, 2020. 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: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, (Room 3178), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202–708–3000, extension 3374, (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Rogers. 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 Housing Block Grant Competitive Annual Performance Report. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0218. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Numbers: HUD–52737. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comment on the proposed Annual Performance Report for the Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive program. In Fiscal Year 2018, Congress enacted H.R. 1625—Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Pub. L. 115– 141) (Effective: 3/23/18) that appropriated $99,000,000 for IHBG Competitive funding (IHBG Competitive) awards under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.). In Fiscal Year 2019, Congress enacted H.R. 265— Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Pub. L. 116–6) that appropriated $99,000,000 for competitive grants under NAHASDA. In Fiscal Year 2019, E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 163 (Friday, August 21, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7024-N-35]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Allocation of 
Operating Fund Grant Under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection; 
OMB Control Number (2577-0029)

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection 
requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public 
comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 21, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/StartPrintedPage15501PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function.

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 60 days 
was published on May 15, 2020 at 85 FR 29473.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Allocation of Operating Funds 
under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0029.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collections.
    Form Number: HUD-52722 and HUD-52723.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) use this information in budget 
submissions which are reviewed and approved by HUD field offices as the 
basis for obligating the operating fund grant. This information is 
necessary to calculate the eligibility for the operating fund grant 
under the Operating Funding Program regulations, as amended. The 
Operating Fund is designed to provide the amount of operating funds 
needed for well-managed PHAs. PHAs submit the information 
electronically with these forms.
    The following changes occurred in this submission. The form no 
longer includes blocks 4. Unit Change Indicator and 5. Rate Reduction 
Incentive. The form includes adjustments to improve the workflow of

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the form. Adjustments include changes to formatting and adding Line 19 
Total base utilities expense level for respondents to clearly 
understand where to sum the results of data collected in columns.
    HUD collects information for HUD-52723 and HUD-52722 through VBA 
enhanced Microsoft Excel Tools. In fiscal year 2021, HUD plans to 
transition to web-based forms HUD-52723 and HUD-52722. HUD planned a 
phased launch of the web-based collection. Initially the collection by 
web-based forms is limited to subset PHAs that HUD expands each 
subsequent year until all PHAs exclusively use the web-based forms. 
PHAs without access to the web-based forms continue to use the Excel 
based forms. Web-based forms improves the availability of the forms to 
PHAs, improves data integrity, and secure transfer of the data from the 
PHA to HUD.
    Total Estimated Burdens:

 
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                                                                             Number of
         Information collection              Number of     Frequency of    responses per   Responses per   Total annual     Hourly cost     Annual cost
                                            respondents      response       respondent         annum       burden hours    per response
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HUD-52722...............................           7,000               1           7,000            0.75           5,250          $33.34        $175,035
HUD-52723...............................           7,000               1           7,000            0.75           5,250           33.34         175,035
                                         ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total...............................          14,000  ..............          14,000  ..............          10,500  ..............         350,070
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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.
    (5) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    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 14, 2020.
Anna Guido,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-18383 Filed 8-20-20; 8:45 am]
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