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.
Comments Due Date: March 5, 2012.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506-0089) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: (202) 395-5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: (202) 395-5806.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Colette Pollard., Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; 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.
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 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: Emergency Solutions Grants Program.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0089.
Form Numbers: HUD-4150.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: This submission is to request a reinstatement with revisions of an expired information collection for the reporting burden associated with program and recordkeeping requirements that Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program recipients will be expected to implement and retain. This submission is limited to the reporting burden under the ESG entitlement program, formerly titled, Emergency Shelter Grants Program and changed to match the new program name created through the HEARTH Act. To see the regulations for the new ESG program and applicable supplementary documents, visit HUD's Homeless Resource Exchange ESG page at http://www.hudhre.info/esg/. The statutory provisions and the implementing interim regulations (also found at 24 CFR part 576) that govern the program require new program and recordkeeping requirements.
Members of the Affected Public: ESG grantee and subgrantee lead persons.
| ||Number of respondents||Annual responses||×||Hours per response||=||Burden hours|
|Reporting Burden:||2,360||222|| ||0.698|| ||367,081|
Status: Reinstatement, with change, of previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
Dated: January 27, 2012.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-2488 Filed 2-2-12; 8:45 am]
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