Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD.
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: February 20, 2007.
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: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW. Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Aneita L. Waites, (202) 708-0614, extension 4114. (This is not a toll-free number). For hearing- and speech-impaired persons, this telephone number may be accessed via TTY (text telephone) by calling the Federal Information Relay Services at 1-800-877-8339 (toll-free).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department will submit 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 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 Start Printed Page 76359appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses.
This Notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program.
OMB Control Number: 2577-0178.
Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The FSS program, which was established in the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, promotes the development of local strategies that coordinate the use of public housing assistance and assistance under the Section 8 rental certificate and voucher programs (now known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program) with public and private resources to enable eligible families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. Housing agencies consult with local officials to develop an Action Plan; enter into a Contract of Participation with each eligible family that opts to participate in the program; computes an escrow credit for the family, report annually to HUD on implementation of the FSS program, and complete a funding application for the salary of an FSS program coordinator.
Agency form numbers: HUD-52650, HUD-52651, HUD-52652.
Members of the Affected Public: Public housing agencies, State or Local Government.
Estimation including the Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the Information Collection for the Number of Respondents, Frequency of response, and hours of response:
|Description of information collection||Number of respondents||Responses per year||Total annual responses||Hours per response||Total hours|
|HUD 2880 (OMB no. 2510-0011)||750||1||750||0||*0|
|HUD 96010 (OMB no. 2535-0114)||750||1||750||0||*0|
|HUD-2994-A (OMB no. 2535-0116)||750||1||750||0||*0|
|FSS Application, HUD-52651||750||1||750||0.75||563|
|Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Statement||750||1||750||.5||375|
|Contract of Participation HUD-52650||750||10||7,500||.25||1,875|
|Escrow Account Credit Worksheet HUD-52652||750||50||37,500||.85||31,875|
|Annual Report (Narrative)||750||1||750||1||750|
|HUD-50058 (OMB no. 2577-0083)||750||50||37,500||0||*0|
|Subtotal (Program Reporting/Recordkeeping)||750||Varies||45,755||42.1||34,700|
|*Burden hours for forms showing zero burden hours in this collection are reflected in the OMB approval number cited or do not have a reportable burden. The burden hours for this collection have decrease by 3,003.8 hours since the last submission to OMB.|
Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Revision of currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: December 15, 2006.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. E6-21755 Filed 12-19-06; 8:45 am]
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