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Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Environmental Review of Proposed Housing Development




The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

This is a request for approval of a collection of information in use without an OMB control number. The information collection applies to applicants seeking HUD financial assistance for their project proposals and is used by HUD for the performance of the Department's compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and related federal environmental laws and authorities in accordance with HUD environmental regulations.


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Comments Due Date: July 15, 2005.

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Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-6974.


Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, AYO, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail; or Lillian Deitzer at or telephone (202) 708-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Eddins or Ms Deitzer or from HUD's Web site at


This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate 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) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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.

This notice also lists the following information:

Title of Proposal: Environmental Review of Proposed Housing Development.

OMB Approval Number: 2506-Pending.

Form Numbers: None.

Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: Developers of affordable housing applying for HUD financial assistance are required to provide information necessary for HUD to ensure compliance with Federal environmental laws.

Frequency of Submission: On occasion.

Number of respondents Annual responses × Hours per response = Burden hours
Reporting burden 2,600 1 2 5,200

Total Estimated Burden Hours: 5,200.

Status: Collection of information in use without an OMB control number.

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Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.

Dated: June 8, 2005.

Wayne Eddins,

Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

[FR Doc. E5-3069 Filed 6-14-05; 8:45 am]


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