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Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; Public and Indian Housing Grants Reporting

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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.

The Public Housing Capital Fund, Assisted Housing Stability and Energy and Green retrofit Investment program, Indian Community Development Block Grant Program, Native American Housing Block Grants, and Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants must provide information to HUD for the reporting requirements of HUD ARRA Section 1512 (“Recovery Act”) grants. Section 1512 of the Recovery Act details reporting requirements for the recipients of Recovery Act funding. Recipients are to report on the obligation and expenditure of Recovery Act funding, details of the projects on which those funds have been obligated and expended, an evaluation of the completion status of projects and the number of jobs created and jobs retained by the project.

DATES:

Comments Due Date: October 21, 2010.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Start Printed Page 57493approval number (2577-0264) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-5806.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Leroy McKinney, Jr., Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Leroy McKinney, Jr. at Leroy.McKinneyJr@hud.gov or telephone (202) 402-5564. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. McKinney.

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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 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 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: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; Public and Indian Housing Grants Reporting.

OMB Approval Number: 2577-0264.

Form Numbers: N/A.

Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The Public Housing Capital Fund, Assisted Housing Stability and Energy and Green retrofit Investment program, Indian Community Development Block Grant Program, Native American Housing Block Grants, and Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants must provide information to HUD for the reporting requirements of HUD ARRA Section 1512 (“Recovery Act”) grants. Section 1512 of the Recovery Act details reporting requirements for the recipients of Recovery Act funding. Recipients are to report on the obligation and expenditure of Recovery Act funding, details of the projects on which those funds have been obligated and expended, an evaluation of the completion status of projects, and the number of jobs created and jobs retained by the project.

Frequency of Submission: Annually.

Number of respondentsAnnual responses×Hours per response=Burden hours
Reporting Burden5,50022,000490,222

Total Estimated Burden Hours: 90,222.

Status: Extension of a previously 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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Leroy McKinney, Jr.,

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

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[FR Doc. 2010-23569 Filed 9-20-10; 8:45 am]

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