Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Homeowner Assistance Fund, 16557 [2022-06125]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Homeowner Assistance Fund Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on the proposed information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before May 23, 2022. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, by the following method: • Federal E-rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Refer to Docket Number TREAS–DO– 2022–0007 and the specific Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1505–0269. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Christopher Sun by emailing HAF@treasury.gov, calling 877–398–5861, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Homeowner Assistance Fund. OMB Control Number: 1505–0269. 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Mar 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing. Form: Acceptance of Award Terms Form; Notice of Funds Request; Recipient Payment Information Form; Assurances of Compliance with Civil Rights Requirements; Interim Reporting, Quarterly Reporting and Annual Reporting. Affected Public: State and tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 651. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 5,465. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,590 hours. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services required to provide information. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Molly Stasko, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06125 Filed 3–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of solicitation for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the Advisory SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16557 Committee on Homeless Veterans (ACHV) (hereinafter in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 8, 2022. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be emailed to ACHV@va.gov. Please write Nomination for ACHV Membership in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Love, Designated Federal Officer, ACHV; VHA Homeless Programs Office at ACHV@va.gov or 202–461–1902. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current membership can also be obtained by contacting ACHV@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established to provide advice to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on benefits and services provided to homeless Veterans by VA. In providing advice to the Secretary and making recommendations on improved services for homeless Veterans, the Committee carries out the duties set forth in 38 U.S.C. 2066 to operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Public Law 115–251 Section 147 extended the Committee’s statutory authority to September 30, 2022. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is comprised of not more than 15 members. Several members may be regular Government employees, but the majority of the Committee’s membership shall consist of nonFederal employees, appointed by the Secretary from the general public, serving as Special Government employees. The expertise required of Committee membership includes, but is not limited to: a. Veterans Service Organizations b. Advocates of homeless Veterans c. Community-based providers of services to homeless individuals d. Previously homeless Veterans e. State Veterans Affairs Officials f. Experts in the treatment of individuals with mental illness g. Experts in the treatment of substance use disorders h. Experts in the development of permanent housing alternatives for lower income populations i. Experts in vocational rehabilitation j. Such other organizations or groups as the Secretary considers appropriate k. Experts with program or policy experience in homelessness (not E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Homeowner Assistance Fund

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other federal agencies to comment on the proposed 
information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before May 23, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other 
aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for 
reducing the burden, by the following method:
     Federal E-rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Refer to Docket Number 
TREAS-DO-2022-0007 and the specific Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) control number 1505-0269.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be 
obtained from Christopher Sun by emailing [email protected], calling 
877-398-5861, or viewing the entire information collection request at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Homeowner Assistance Fund.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0269.
    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 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.
    Form: Acceptance of Award Terms Form; Notice of Funds Request; 
Recipient Payment Information Form; Assurances of Compliance with Civil 
Rights Requirements; Interim Reporting, Quarterly Reporting and Annual 
Reporting.
    Affected Public: State and tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 651.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 5,465.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,590 hours.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management 
and Budget 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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up 
costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services 
required to provide information.

(Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.)

Molly Stasko,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-06125 Filed 3-22-22; 8:45 am]
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