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Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Grant Program

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AGENCY:

Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

Applicants for ROSS grant funds submit applications for the following grant categories: Resident Service Delivery Models-Family, Resident Service Delivery Models-Elderly/Persons with Disabilities, Homeownership Supportive Services, and Neighborhood Networks, and for one additional funding category: Family Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing. Applicants describe the activities they will undertake; provide a work plan with a timeline for their activities; indicate their expected outputs and outcomes; provide a budget; and indicate, in the case of nonprofit applicants, which resident groups support their application (per Congressional statute).

DATES:

Comments Due Date: January 5, 2004.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and OMB approval number (2577-0229) 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.

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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 or on HUD's Web site at http://www5.hud.gov:63001/​po/​i/​icbts/​collectionsearch.cfm.

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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: Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Grant Program.

OMB Approval Number: 2577-0229.

Form Numbers: HUD-52751, HUD-52752, HUD-52753, HUD-52754, HUD-52755, HUD-52756, HUD-52757, HUD-52758, HUD-52759, HUD-52760, HUD-52761, HUD-52762, HUD-52763, HUD-52764, HUD-52765, HUD-52766, HUD-52767, HUD-52768.

Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: Applicants for ROSS grant funds submit applications for the following grant categories: Resident Service Delivery Models-Family, Resident Service Delivery Models-Elderly/Persons with Disabilities, Homeownership Supportive Services, and Neighborhood Networks, and for one additional funding category: Family Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing. Applicants describe the activities they will undertake; provide a work plan with a timeline for their activities; indicate their expected outputs and outcomes; provide a budget; and indicate, in the case of nonprofit applicants, which resident groups support their application (per Congressional statute).

Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions, State, local or tribal government.

Frequency of Submission: On occasion.

Number of respondentsAnnual responses×Hours per response=Burden hours
Reporting Burden850850254215,900

Total Estimated Burden Hours: 215,900.

Status: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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

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Dated: November 28, 2003.

Wayne Eddins,

Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-30142 Filed 12-3-03; 8:45 am]

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