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Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP)

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Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.




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. HUD is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.


Comments Due Date: May 22, 2013.


Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506-0181) 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:; fax: 202-395-5806.

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Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Start Printed Page 23776Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 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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This notice informs the public that HUD 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 Proposed: Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP).

OMB Approval Number: 2506-0181.

Form Numbers: None.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP). This is a revision of an already approved information collection. HUD is seeking review of the Paperwork Reduction Act requirements associated with the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP). Each TCAP grantee is required to use IDIS to report on project level information including the following information identified in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Initial Implementing Guidance for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 issued on February 18, 2009. Specifically, the guidance requires quarterly reporting on:

(1) The total amount of recovery funds received from that agency;

(2) The amount of recovery funds received that were obligated and expended to projects or activities. This reporting will also include unobligated Allotment balances to facilitate reconciliations.

(3) A detailed list of all projects or activities for which recovery funds were obligated and expended, including:

(A) The name of the project or activity;

(B) A description of the project or activity;

(C) An evaluation of the completion status of the project or activity;

(D) An estimate of the number of jobs created and the number of jobs retained by the project or activity; and

(E) For infrastructure investments made by State and local governments, the purpose, total cost, and rationale of the agency for funding the infrastructure investment with funds made available under this Act, and name of the person to contact at the agency if there are concerns with the infrastructure investment.

(4) Detailed information on any subcontracts or subgrants awarded by the recipient to include the data elements required to comply with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-282), allowing aggregate reporting on awards below $25,000 or to individuals, as prescribed by the Director of OMB.

Number of respondentsAnnual responses×Hours per responseBurden hours
Reporting burden52344.7058,320

Total Estimated Burden Hours: 8,320.

Status: Reinstatement with change 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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Dated: April 17, 2013.

Colette Pollard,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-09387 Filed 4-19-13; 8:45 am]