60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Program Annual Performance Report, 51749-51750 [2020-18391]

Download as PDF 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 51750 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 163 / Friday, August 21, 2020 / Notices Congress renewed program funding for an additional $99,000,000 in awards. The Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive (IHBG Competitive) program gives priority to projects that spur housing construction and rehabilitation from NAHASDA-eligible recipients while considering need and administrative capacity. Additionally, applicants could have applied for other eligible activities under Section 202 of NAHASDA. HUD’s Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) is responsible for managing the IHBG Competitive program. ONAP made IHBG Competitive funds available under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) and awarded the funds to the applicants with the highest grantee’s program year and at the end of the period of performance identified in the grant agreement. Respondents: Native American Tribes, Alaska Native Villages and Corporations, and Tribally Designated Housing Entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 54. Estimated Number of Responses: 54. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 32. Total Estimated Burdens: 1,728 hours. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: Information collection Number of respondents *Average number of reponses per respondent Total annual responses Burden hours/minutes per response Total hours IHBG Competitive APR ........................................................ 54 1 54 32 1,728 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES rated applications, particularly those with the greatest housing need and administrative capacity. On December 10, 2019, ONAP announced that 54 tribes and tribally designated housing entities would receive nearly $200,000,000 in IHBG Competitive funds. IHBG Competitive grantees must submit an IHBG Competitive Annual Performance Report (APR) (HUD–52737) that contains all the reporting requirements codified in the NOFA. Grantees must also submit narrative with the APR that address specific performance measures identified in the NOFA. IHBG Competitive APRs are due to HUD within 90 days of end of the Dated: August 13, 2020. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2020–18391 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–7024–N–36] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: FHA-Insured Mortgage Loan Servicing of Payments, Prepayments, Terminations, Assumptions, and Transfers; OMB Control Number (2502–0595) Office of the Chief Information Officer, Housing and Urban Development (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. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 18, 2020 at 85 FR 29738. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: FHAInsured Mortgage Loan Servicing of Payments, Prepayments, Terminations, Assumptions, and Transfers. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0595. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection. Form Numbers: HUD–92210.1. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: FHA insurance is an important source of mortgage credit for low and moderateincome borrowers. It is essential that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) maintain a healthy mortgage insurance fund through premiums charged to the borrower by FHA. Providing policy and E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 163 (Friday, August 21, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51749-51750]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18391]


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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

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, PIH, 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 60 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: October 20, 2020.

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: 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 
[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: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs 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,

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Congress renewed program funding for an additional $99,000,000 in 
awards.
    The Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive (IHBG Competitive) 
program gives priority to projects that spur housing construction and 
rehabilitation from NAHASDA-eligible recipients while considering need 
and administrative capacity. Additionally, applicants could have 
applied for other eligible activities under Section 202 of NAHASDA. 
HUD's Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) is responsible for 
managing the IHBG Competitive program.
    ONAP made IHBG Competitive funds available under a Notice of 
Funding Availability (NOFA) and awarded the funds to the applicants 
with the highest rated applications, particularly those with the 
greatest housing need and administrative capacity. On December 10, 
2019, ONAP announced that 54 tribes and tribally designated housing 
entities would receive nearly $200,000,000 in IHBG Competitive funds.
    IHBG Competitive grantees must submit an IHBG Competitive Annual 
Performance Report (APR) (HUD-52737) that contains all the reporting 
requirements codified in the NOFA. Grantees must also submit narrative 
with the APR that address specific performance measures identified in 
the NOFA. IHBG Competitive APRs are due to HUD within 90 days of end of 
the grantee's program year and at the end of the period of performance 
identified in the grant agreement.
    Respondents: Native American Tribes, Alaska Native Villages and 
Corporations, and Tribally Designated Housing Entities.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 54.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 54.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Hours per Response: 32.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 1,728 hours.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
responses, and hours of response:

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                                                                        Number of        number of       Total annual    Burden  hours/
                       Information collection                          respondents      reponses per      responses       minutes  per     Total hours
                                                                                         respondent                         response
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IHBG Competitive APR...............................................              54                1               54               32            1,728
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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 13, 2020.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 2020-18391 Filed 8-20-20; 8:45 am]
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