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Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Utility Allowance Adjustments

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD.

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The proposed information collection requirement described below will be 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.


Comments Due Date: May 23, 2000.


Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW, L'Enfant Building, Room 8202, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-5221 (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information.

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Willie Spearmon, Multifamily Housing, Office of Business Products, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 708-2866 (this is not a toll-free number).

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The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).

This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection 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 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: Utility Allowance Adjustments.

OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0352.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: When approval of a utility rate change would result in a cumulative increase of 10 percent or more in the most recently approved utility allowances for subsidized properties, the project owner must advise the Secretary and request new utility allowances. HUD uses this information to ensure that the utility allowances are appropriate for each unit type at the subsidized properties which provide utility allowances for its residents.

Agency form numbers, if applicable: None.

Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated number of respondents are 1,200, the frequency of responses is 1 a year, the estimated hours per response is 30 minutes per response, and the estimated annual hour burden is 600.

Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended.

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Dated: March 17, 2000.

William C. Apgar,

Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner.

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[FR Doc. 00-7262 Filed 3-23-00; 8:45 am]