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AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision to the currently approved collection of the 2023 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before February 14, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by email to Tamara.A.Cole@census.gov. Please reference 2023 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey in the subject line of your comments. You may also submit comments, identified by Docket Number USBC–2021–0023, to the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. All comments received are part of the public record. No comments will be posted to https:// www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the comment period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Tamara Cole, Survey Director, phone 301–763– 4665, email Tamara.A.Cole@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 71232 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 15, 2021 / Notices I. Abstract The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYCHVS) is sponsored by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and is conducted approximately every three years. The Census Bureau has conducted the survey for the City since 1962. The primary purpose of the survey is to measure the net rental vacancy rate as it is used to determine the continuation of current rent regulation laws in New York City. NYCHVS survey data are also used by policymakers, advocates, and researchers to inform policy and analyze housing costs and conditions in the City. Detailed data from the survey cover many characteristics of the City’s housing market, including characteristics of the City’s population, households, housing stock, and neighborhoods. Data collected about each person in the household include housing costs and burden, income and employment, and key demographics, including membership in protected classes. On the household level, the NYCHVS collects data including total housing costs and income, public assistance, and residential history. Data on the City’s housing stock include building and unit quality and condition, rent regulatory and homeownership status, and unit size and accessibility. II. Method of Collection The NYCHVS is collected by personal visit or telephone interview. All interviews are conducted via a Computer-Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) instrument. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES III. Data OMB Control Number: 0607–0757. Form Number(s): H–100(L). Type of Review: Regular submission, Request for a Revision to a Currently Approved Collection. Affected Public: Households and rental offices/realtors (for vacant units). Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,500. Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,907. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 (This is not the cost of respondents’ time, but the indirect costs respondents may incur for such things as purchases of specialized software or hardware needed to report, or expenditures for accounting or records maintenance services required specifically by the collection.). Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Dec 14, 2021 Jkt 256001 Legal Authority: 13 U.S.C. 8b, and the Local Emergency Housing Rent Control Act, Laws of New York (Chapters 8603 and 657). IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include, or summarize, each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–27082 Filed 12–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. 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App., notice is hereby given that the VCAT will meet on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The VCAT is composed of not fewer than 9 members appointed by the NIST Director, eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. The primary purpose of this meeting is for the VCAT to review and make recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, its budget, and its programs within the framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. The agenda will include an update on major programs at NIST. The Committee also will present its initial observations, findings, and recommendations for the 2021 VCAT Annual Report. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 15, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Proposed Information Collection; Submission to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 
2023 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey

AGENCY: Census Bureau, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information 
collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the 
proposed revision to the currently approved collection of the 2023 New 
York City Housing and Vacancy Survey, prior to the submission of the 
information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before February 14, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by 
email to [email protected]. Please reference 2023 New York City 
Housing and Vacancy Survey in the subject line of your comments. You 
may also submit comments, identified by Docket Number USBC-2021-0023, 
to the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. All 
comments received are part of the public record. No comments will be 
posted to https://www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the 
comment period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without 
change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and 
address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly 
accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or 
otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit 
attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe 
PDF file formats.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Tamara Cole, Survey Director, phone 301-763-4665, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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I. Abstract

    The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYCHVS) is sponsored 
by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development 
and is conducted approximately every three years. The Census Bureau has 
conducted the survey for the City since 1962. The primary purpose of 
the survey is to measure the net rental vacancy rate as it is used to 
determine the continuation of current rent regulation laws in New York 
City. NYCHVS survey data are also used by policymakers, advocates, and 
researchers to inform policy and analyze housing costs and conditions 
in the City.
    Detailed data from the survey cover many characteristics of the 
City's housing market, including characteristics of the City's 
population, households, housing stock, and neighborhoods. Data 
collected about each person in the household include housing costs and 
burden, income and employment, and key demographics, including 
membership in protected classes. On the household level, the NYCHVS 
collects data including total housing costs and income, public 
assistance, and residential history. Data on the City's housing stock 
include building and unit quality and condition, rent regulatory and 
homeownership status, and unit size and accessibility.

II. Method of Collection

    The NYCHVS is collected by personal visit or telephone interview. 
All interviews are conducted via a Computer-Assisted Personal Interview 
(CAPI) instrument.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0607-0757.
    Form Number(s): H-100(L).
    Type of Review: Regular submission, Request for a Revision to a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    Affected Public: Households and rental offices/realtors (for vacant 
units).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,500.
    Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,907.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 (This is not the cost of 
respondents' time, but the indirect costs respondents may incur for 
such things as purchases of specialized software or hardware needed to 
report, or expenditures for accounting or records maintenance services 
required specifically by the collection.).
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: 13 U.S.C. 8b, and the Local Emergency Housing Rent 
Control Act, Laws of New York (Chapters 8603 and 657).

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau 
to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy 
of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed 
collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden 
on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include, or summarize, each comment in our 
request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-27082 Filed 12-14-21; 8:45 am]
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