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Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 (HOPA) Exemption From Familial Status Prohibitions

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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.

This collection will allow a provider of housing intended for occupancy by persons 55 years of age or older to support a claim for an exemption from liability for familial status discrimination prohibited under the Fair Housing Act, as amended by the HOPA of 1995.

DATES:

Comments Due Date: May 30, 2006.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2529-0046) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-6974.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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: Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 (HOPA) Exemption from Familial Status Prohibitions.

OMB Approval Number: 2529-0046.

Form Numbers: None.

Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: Start Printed Page 25208

This collection will allow a provider of housing intended for occupancy by persons 55 years of age or older to support a claim for an exemption from liability for familial status discrimination prohibited under the Fair Housing Act, as amended by the HOPA of 1995.

Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Other.

Number of RespondentsAnnual ResponsesxHours per Response=Burden Hours
Reporting Burden11,00010.55,500

Total Estimated Burden Hours: 5,500.

Status: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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

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Dated: April 21, 2006.

Lillian L. Deitzer,

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

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[FR Doc. E6-6454 Filed 4-27-06; 8:45 am]

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