Department of Housing and Urban Development April 4, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Energy and Performance Information Center (EPIC)
Document Number: 2016-07665
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
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.
Request for Specific Policy Proposals and Methods of Research and Evaluation for MTW Demonstration Expansion
Document Number: 2016-07663
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice is to solicit recommendations for specific policy proposals and methods of research and evaluation to be implemented as part of the expansion of the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration program. The 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act (the Act) authorizes HUD to expand the MTW demonstration program by an additional 100 high performing Public Housing Agencies over a period of seven years.\1\ Agencies will be added to the MTW demonstration by cohort and the Act requires that for each cohort of agencies ``the Secretary shall direct one specific policy change to be implemented by the agencies.'' Having an entire cohort adopt a specific policy will facilitate the evaluation of that policy.
Federal Agency Final Regulations Implementing Executive Order 13559: Fundamental Principles and Policymaking Criteria for Partnerships With Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations
Document Number: 2016-07339
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-04
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs
The Agencies publishing this final rule amend or establish their regulations to implement Executive Order 13279, as amended by Executive Order 13559. Executive Order 13279 established fundamental principles to guide the policies of Federal agencies regarding the participation of faith-based and other community organizations in programs that the Federal agencies administer. Executive Order 13559 amended Executive Order 13279 to clarify those principles and add certain protections for beneficiaries of Federal social service programs.