Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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 proposed collection of information to: (1) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (2) 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 that will reduce burden, (e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses).
Comments Due Date: January 30, 2012.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within thirty (30) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; email: OIRA_Submission @omb.eop.gov; fax: (202) 395-5806.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410-5000; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; or telephone (202) 402-3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.
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The Department is submitting 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 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 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: Homelessness Prevention Study Site Visits.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2528-0270.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This is a request to extend approval for information collection already approved under emergency review (OMB Control #2528-0270). The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking review of the Paperwork Reduction Act requirements associated with HUD's Homelessness Prevention Study Site Visits. This information collection request includes the site visit interview guide that will serve as the protocol for the remaining 8 site visits to be conducted with selected HPRP grantees.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: None.
Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated number of respondents who will participate in the 8 remaining site visits is approximately 60 individuals; the frequency of the response is once; and the total reporting burden will be approximately 45 hours.
Status of the proposed information collection: This is a request to extend approval granted under emergency review.
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Dated: December 23, 2011.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-33410 Filed 12-28-11; 8:45 am]
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