Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; COVID Relief Programs: Homeowner Assistance Fund and Emergency Rental Assistance, 67119-67120 [2021-25713]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 24, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098–MA Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1098–MA, Mortgage Assistance Payments. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 24, 2022 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Andres Garcia, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, (737) 800–6149, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Mortgage Assistance Payments. OMB Number: 1545–2221. Form Number: Form 1098–MA. Abstract: This form is a statement reported to the IRS and to taxpayers. It will be filed and furnished by State Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and HUD to report the total amounts of mortgage assistance payments and homeowner mortgage payments made to mortgage servicers. The requirement for the statements are authorized by Notice 2011–14, supported by Public Law 111– 203, sec. 1496, and Public Law 110–343, Division A, sec. 109. Current Actions: There were no changes made to the document that resulted in any change to the burden previously reported to OMB. We are making this submission to renew the OMB approval. Type of Review: Extension to previously approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, Federal Government, State, Local, or Tribal Governments, and other Not-for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 52. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Nov 23, 2021 Jkt 256001 Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours 50 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170,400. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: November 18, 2021. Sara L. Covington, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–25647 Filed 11–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; COVID Relief Programs: Homeowner Assistance Fund and Emergency Rental Assistance Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67119 date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 27, 2021. ADDRESSES: 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/ PRAMain. 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: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622– 8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Title: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA1). OMB Control Number: 1505–0266. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: On December 27, 2020, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the ‘‘Act’’), Public Law 116–260. Division N, Title V, Section 501(a)(1) of the Act established the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 1) program and provides $25 billion for the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include the District of Columbia), U.S. Territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, and certain local governments with more than 200,000 residents (collectively the ‘‘eligible grantees’’) to provide financial assistance and housing stability services to eligible households. Forms: Award and Payment Forms, Compliance Reporting Forms. Affected Public: State, Territorial, Tribal, and certain Local Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,445. Frequency of Response: Once, Monthly, Quarterly. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 6,576. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 1 hour for award and payment forms, 4 hours to 30 hours for compliance reporting. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 49,773. 2. Title: Homeowner Assistance Fund. OMB Control Number: 1505–0269. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 67120 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 24, 2021 / Notices Description: On March 11, 2021, the President signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ‘‘Act’’), Public Law 117–2. Title III, Subtitle B, Section 3206 of the Act established the Homeowner Assistance Fund and provides $9.961 billion for the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable, and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (collectively the ‘‘eligible entities’’) to mitigate financial hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic, including for the purposes of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing. Forms: Award and Payment Forms, Title VI Assurance Form, Grantee Templates and Term Sheets. Affected Public: State and Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 651. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 3,906. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,768. 3. Title: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA2). OMB Control Number: 1505–0270. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: On March 11, 2021, the President signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ‘‘Act’’), Public Law 117–2. Title III, Subtitle B, Section 3201 of the Act authorized the Emergency Assistance (ERA 2) program and provides $21.55 billion for the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include the District of Columbia), U.S. Territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), and certain local governments with more than 200,000 residents (collectively the ‘‘eligible grantees’’) to provide financial assistance and housing stability services to eligible households, and cover the costs for other affordable rental housing and eviction prevention activities for eligible households. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Nov 23, 2021 Jkt 256001 Forms: Awards and Payment Forms, Title VI Assurance Form, Compliance Reporting Forms. Affected Public: State, Territorial and certain Local Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,680. Frequency of Response: Once, Monthly, Quarterly. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 4,560. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes for award and payment forms, 30 minutes for Title VI Assurances, 1 hour to 30 hours for compliance reporting. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 46,973. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: November 19, 2021. Molly Stasko, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–25713 Filed 11–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Office of Foreign Assets Control Rough Diamonds Control Regulations Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on this request. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 27, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: 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/ PRAMain. Find this information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622– 8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rough Diamonds Control Regulations. OMB Control Number: 1505–0198. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: The collections of information are contained in section 592.301(a)(3) of OFAC’s Rough Diamonds Control Regulations. The person identified as the ultimate consignee on the Customs Form 7501 Entry Summary, or its electronic equivalent, is required to report that person’s receipt of a shipment of rough diamonds to the relevant foreign exporting authority within 15 calendar days of the date that the shipment arrived at the U.S. port of entry. Forms: Section 592.301(a)(3) of the Rough Diamonds Control Regulations states that the report filed by the ultimate consignee need not be in any particular form and may be submitted electronically or by mail or courier. Affected Public: Business organizations and individuals engaged in the international diamond trade. Estimated Number of Respondents: 66. Frequency of Response: The estimated annual frequency of responses is approximately 7 per respondent, based on average transaction volume. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 467. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 78. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: November 19, 2021. Molly Stasko, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–25676 Filed 11–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agreement for a Social Impact Partnership Project Department of the Treasury. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (‘‘SIPPRA’’), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (‘‘Treasury’’) and City and County of Denver (‘‘Denver’’) have entered into an agreement for a social impact partnership project (the ‘‘Project Grant Agreement’’). The SIPPRA program makes funding available to state and local governments for pay-forresults social impact partnership projects. SIPPRA projects may seek to improve a variety of social problems, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 24, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; COVID Relief Programs: Homeowner Assistance Fund and Emergency 
Rental Assistance

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following 
information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this 
notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 27, 2021.

ADDRESSES: 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/PRAMain. 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: Copies of the submissions may be 
obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing [email protected], calling (202) 
622-8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    1. Title: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA1).
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0266.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: On December 27, 2020, the President signed the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the ``Act''), Public Law 116-
260. Division N, Title V, Section 501(a)(1) of the Act established the 
Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 1) program and provides $25 billion 
for the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to 
States (defined to include the District of Columbia), U.S. Territories 
(Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and 
American Samoa), Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, 
as applicable, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, and certain local 
governments with more than 200,000 residents (collectively the 
``eligible grantees'') to provide financial assistance and housing 
stability services to eligible households.
    Forms: Award and Payment Forms, Compliance Reporting Forms.
    Affected Public: State, Territorial, Tribal, and certain Local 
Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,445.
    Frequency of Response: Once, Monthly, Quarterly.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 6,576.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 1 hour for award and 
payment forms, 4 hours to 30 hours for compliance reporting.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 49,773.

    2. Title: Homeowner Assistance Fund.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0269.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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    Description: On March 11, 2021, the President signed the American 
Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ``Act''), Public Law 117-2. Title III, 
Subtitle B, Section 3206 of the Act established the Homeowner 
Assistance Fund and provides $9.961 billion for the U.S. Department of 
the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include 
the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 
Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), Indian tribes or 
Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable, and the Department 
of Hawaiian Home Lands (collectively the ``eligible entities'') to 
mitigate financial hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic, 
including for the purposes of preventing homeowner mortgage 
delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy 
services, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial 
hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to 
mortgages and housing.
    Forms: Award and Payment Forms, Title VI Assurance Form, Grantee 
Templates and Term Sheets.
    Affected Public: State and Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 651.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 3,906.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,768.

    3. Title: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA2).
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0270.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: On March 11, 2021, the President signed the American 
Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ``Act''), Public Law 117-2. Title III, 
Subtitle B, Section 3201 of the Act authorized the Emergency Assistance 
(ERA 2) program and provides $21.55 billion for the U.S. Department of 
the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include 
the District of Columbia), U.S. Territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin 
Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), and 
certain local governments with more than 200,000 residents 
(collectively the ``eligible grantees'') to provide financial 
assistance and housing stability services to eligible households, and 
cover the costs for other affordable rental housing and eviction 
prevention activities for eligible households.
    Forms: Awards and Payment Forms, Title VI Assurance Form, 
Compliance Reporting Forms.
    Affected Public: State, Territorial and certain Local Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,680.
    Frequency of Response: Once, Monthly, Quarterly.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 4,560.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes for award and payment 
forms, 30 minutes for Title VI Assurances, 1 hour to 30 hours for 
compliance reporting.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 46,973.
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: November 19, 2021.
Molly Stasko,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-25713 Filed 11-23-21; 8:45 am]
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