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.
Information allows HUD to contract with organizations, which provide tenant and homeowner counseling. Counseling aids in improving their housing conditions and in meeting the responsibilities of tenancy and homeownership. HUD-approved agencies can compete for program funds.
Comments Due Date: October 27, 2003.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval number (2502-0261) and should be sent to: Lauren Wittenberg, OMB Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; Fax number (202) 395-6974; e-mail Lauren_Wittenberg@omb.eop.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, AYO, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Wayne_Eddins@HUD.gov; telephone (202) 708-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Eddins.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department has submitted the proposal for the collection of information, as described below, to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Notice lists the following information: (1) The title of the information collection proposal; (2) the office of the agency to collect the information; (3) the OMB approval number, if applicable; (4) the description of the need for the information and its proposed use; (5) the agency form number, if applicable; (6) what members of the public will be affected by the proposal; (7) how frequently information submissions will be required; (8) an estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information submission including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response; (9) whether the proposal is new, an extension, reinstatement, or revision of an information collection requirement; and (10) the name and telephone number of an agency official familiar with the proposal and of the OMB Desk Officer for the Department.
This Notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: Housing Counseling Program.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0261.
Form Numbers: HUD-9900, HUD-9902, HUD-9908, and HUD-424 and Related Forms.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: Information allows HUD to contract with organizations, which provide tenant and homeowner counseling. Counseling aids in improving their housing conditions and in meeting the responsibilities of tenancy and homeownership. HUD-approved agencies can compete for program funds.
Respondents: Individuals or households, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government, Not-for-profit institutions.
Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Monthly, Annually.
Reporting Burden: Number of Respondents 7,285; Average response per respondent 1; Total annual responses 7,285; Average burden per response 0.42 hrs.
Total Estimated Burden Hours: 3,100.
Status: Revision of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: September 17, 2003.
Donna L. Eden,
Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Offices of Investment, Strategy, Policy, and Management.
[FR Doc. 03-24263 Filed 9-24-03; 8:45 am]
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