Office of Public and Indian Housing.
Notice of proposed information collection.
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Comments Due Date: November 28, 2008.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within seven (14) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lillian Deitzer, Paperwork Reduction Act Compliance Officer, QDAM Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Lillian_Deitzer@hud.gov, telephone (202) 402-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of documentation submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, a proposed information collection requirement as 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: Disaster Housing Assistance Program—Ike (DHAP-Ike).
Description of Information Collection: This document provides notice that HUD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have executed an Interagency Agreement (IAA) establishing a grant program called the Disaster Housing Assistance Program—Ike (DHAP-Ike), and that the operating requirements for the DHAP-Ike have been issued through HUD Notice PIH 2008-38. DHAP-Ike is a HUD-FEMA initiative to provide monthly rental assistance, case management services, security deposit and utility deposit assistance for certain families displaced from their homes by Hurricanes Ike or Gustav.
OMB Control Number: 2577-New.
Agency Form Numbers: Rent Subsidy Contract, Grant Agreement.
Members of Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: The estimated total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 1,038,300; the number of respondents is 300; the frequency of response for each form varies from quarterly and annually.
Status: This is a request for new collection.Start Signature
Dated: November 6, 2008.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-27128 Filed 11-13-08; 8:45 am]
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