Office of Program Systems Management, HUD.
Notice extension of a currently approved information collection.
The 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: October 19, 2010.
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: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1-800-877-8339).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Gail Williamson, Director, Office of Multifamily Housing Assistance Policy Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708-3000 x2473 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department is submitting a revision of the currently approved 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 extension of the approved collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection remains necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 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 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: Owner Certification with HUD's Tenant Eligibility and Rent Procedures
OMB Control Number: 2502-0204
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Department needs to collect this information in order to establish an applicant's eligibility for admittance to subsidized housing, specify which eligible applicants may be given priority over others, and prohibit racial discrimination in conjunction with selection of tenants and unit assignments. The Department must specify tenant eligibility requirements as well as how tenants' incomes, rents and assistance must be verified and computed so as to prevent the Department from making improper payments to owners on behalf of assisted tenants. The Department also must provide annual reports to Congress and the public on the race/ethnicity and gender composition of subsidy program beneficiaries. This information is essential to maintain a standard of fair practices in assigning tenants to HUD Multifamily properties.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-50059, HUD-50059-A, HUD-9887/9887-A, HUD-27061-H, HUD-90100, HUD-90101, HUD-90102, HUD-90103, HUD-90104, HUD-90105-a, HUD-90105-b, HUD-90105-c, HUD-90105-d, HUD-90106, HUD-91066, HUD-91067, HUD-90011 and HUD-90012.
Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: An estimation of the annual total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 1,354,679 number of respondents is 2,184,726, frequency response is 1 per annum, and the total hours per respondent is 1.96.
Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: August 17, 2010.
Ronald Y. Spraker,
Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing.
[FR Doc. 2010-20755 Filed 8-19-10; 8:45 am]
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