30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) Appeals; PHAS Unaudited Financial Statement Submission Extensions; Assisted and Insured Housing Property Inspection Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments; OMB Control No. 2577-0257, 27099-27100 [2021-10517]

Download as PDF 27099 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 95 / Wednesday, May 19, 2021 / Notices C. Authority Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–10515 Filed 5–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7034–N–27] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) Appeals; PHAS Unaudited Financial Statement Submission Extensions; Assisted and Insured Housing Property Inspection Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments; OMB Control No. 2577– 0257 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: June 18, 2021. 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/ Start Printed Page 15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day SUMMARY: may receive HUD assistance, and are subject to possible penalties. For the Office of Housing, accurate scores are vital to their monitoring and compliance efforts. Unacceptable property scores result in automatic penalties and referral for enforcement actions. Pursuant to § 6(j)(2)(A)(iii) the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, HUD established procedures in the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) rule for a public housing agencies (PHAs) to appeal an overall PHAS score or a troubled designation (§ 902.69). The PHAS rule in §§ 902.24 and 902.68 also provides that under certain circumstances PHAs may submit a request for a database adjustment and technical review, respectively, of physical condition inspection results. Pursuant to the Office of Housing Physical Condition of Multifamily Properties regulation at § 200.857(d) and (e), multifamily property owners also have the right, under certain circumstances, to submit a request for a database adjustment and technical review, respectively, of physical condition inspection results. Appeals, when granted, change assessment scores and designations; database adjustments and technical reviews, when granted, change property physical condition scores. These changes result is more accurate assessments. Section 902.60 of the PHAS rule also provides that, in extenuating circumstances, PHAs may request an extension of time to submit required unaudited financial information. When granted, an extension of time postpones the imposition of sanctions for a late submission. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Multifamily Housing property owners (MF POs). Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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/ 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. 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 March 9, 2021 at 86 FR 13581. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) Appeals; Public Housing and Multifamily Housing Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments; Assisted and Insured Housing property inspection Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0257. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–52306. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The collection of this information supports HUD’s ongoing mission to provide safe, decent, and habitable housing to low income households. To ensure HUD’s subsidized housing meets this criteria accurate data and information collection is required to provide an assessment reflective of the property’s condition. Poorly performing PHAs may be subject to additional reporting requirements, BURDEN HOUR ESTIMATES FOR RESPONDENTS FOR APPEALS, TRS AND DBAS Number of respondents khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Type PHA Appeal ................................................. PHA Extension ............................................ PHA DBA .................................................... PHA TR ....................................................... MF PO DBA ................................................ MF PO TR ................................................... 182 79 173 271 233 876 Totals ................................................... 1,814 B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 May 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 Frequency of response × .... Total responses 1 1 1 1 1 1 182 79 173 271 233 876 Frm 00037 Estimated hours .... 5 0.17 8 8 8 8 1,814 parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: PO 00000 × Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 = .... Total annual burden hours 910 13 1,384 2,168 1,864 7,008 13,347 (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 27100 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 95 / Wednesday, May 19, 2021 / Notices 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. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507 as amended. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–10517 Filed 5–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7038–N–02] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Counseling Agency Activity Report; OMB Control No.: 2502—New Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, 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: July 19, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 2021. 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 ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 May 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: 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. 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. Pollard. 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: Housing Counseling Agency Activity Report. OMB Approval Number: 2502—NEW. OMB Expiration Date: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Form Number: HUD–9902, Housing Counseling Agency Activity Report. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The purpose of this information is to collect data related to performance and impact on housing counseling performed by HUD-approved housing counseling agencies. Information collected through the form HUD–9902 is critical as the data provided allows HUD to demonstrate program impact to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Additionally, the data collected on form HUD–9902 plays a key role in analyzing performance and capacity during the Office of Housing Counseling’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) process. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,714. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,714. Frequency of Response: Quarterly (in a calendar year). Average Hours per Response: .75 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Estimated Burden: 2,566 hours. 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. Janet M. Golrick, Acting, Chief of Staff, Office of Housing— Federal Housing Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–10520 Filed 5–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7034–N–26] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing Financial Management Template; OMB Control No. 2535–0107 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: June 18, 2021. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 95 (Wednesday, May 19, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27099-27100]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-10517]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7034-N-27]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Public Housing 
Assessment System (PHAS) Appeals; PHAS Unaudited Financial Statement 
Submission Extensions; Assisted and Insured Housing Property Inspection 
Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments; OMB Control No. 2577-0257

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: June 18, 2021.

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/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: 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/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.

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 March 9, 2021 at 86 FR 13581.

Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Public Housing Assessment System 
(PHAS) Appeals; Public Housing and Multifamily Housing Technical 
Reviews and Database Adjustments; Assisted and Insured Housing property 
inspection Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0257.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD-52306.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
collection of this information supports HUD's ongoing mission to 
provide safe, decent, and habitable housing to low income households. 
To ensure HUD's subsidized housing meets this criteria accurate data 
and information collection is required to provide an assessment 
reflective of the property's condition. Poorly performing PHAs may be 
subject to additional reporting requirements, may receive HUD 
assistance, and are subject to possible penalties. For the Office of 
Housing, accurate scores are vital to their monitoring and compliance 
efforts. Unacceptable property scores result in automatic penalties and 
referral for enforcement actions.
    Pursuant to Sec.  6(j)(2)(A)(iii) the United States Housing Act of 
1937, as amended, HUD established procedures in the Public Housing 
Assessment System (PHAS) rule for a public housing agencies (PHAs) to 
appeal an overall PHAS score or a troubled designation (Sec.  902.69). 
The PHAS rule in Sec. Sec.  902.24 and 902.68 also provides that under 
certain circumstances PHAs may submit a request for a database 
adjustment and technical review, respectively, of physical condition 
inspection results.
    Pursuant to the Office of Housing Physical Condition of Multifamily 
Properties regulation at Sec.  200.857(d) and (e), multifamily property 
owners also have the right, under certain circumstances, to submit a 
request for a database adjustment and technical review, respectively, 
of physical condition inspection results.
    Appeals, when granted, change assessment scores and designations; 
database adjustments and technical reviews, when granted, change 
property physical condition scores. These changes result is more 
accurate assessments.
    Section 902.60 of the PHAS rule also provides that, in extenuating 
circumstances, PHAs may request an extension of time to submit required 
unaudited financial information. When granted, an extension of time 
postpones the imposition of sanctions for a late submission.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) 
and Multifamily Housing property owners (MF POs).

                                             Burden Hour Estimates for Respondents for Appeals, TRs and DBAs
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                                                             Number of          Frequency of        Total              Estimated           Total annual
                          Type                              respondents    x      response        responses     x        hours       =     burden hours
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PHA Appeal..............................................             182  ...               1             182  ...               5  ...              910
PHA Extension...........................................              79                    1              79                 0.17                    13
PHA DBA.................................................             173                    1             173                    8                 1,384
PHA TR..................................................             271                    1             271                    8                 2,168
MF PO DBA...............................................             233                    1             233                    8                 1,864
MF PO TR................................................             876                    1             876                    8                 7,008
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    Totals..............................................           1,814                                1,814                                     13,347
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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

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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.

    Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. 3507 as amended.

Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-10517 Filed 5-18-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P