Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD.
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: September 30, 2013.
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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 202-402-3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lanier M. Hylton, Housing Program Manager, Office of Program Systems Management, Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lanier Hylton at Lanier.M.Hylton@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-2510. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.
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This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: Owner Certification with HUD's Tenant Eligibility and Rent Procedures.
OMB Approval Number: 2502-0204.
Type of Request: Revision.
Form Number: 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 and new forms, HUD-90011 (Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System Multifamily Housing Coordinator Access Authorization Form) and HUD-90012 (Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System User Access Authorization Form).
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 Start Printed Page 45947Department 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.
Respondents: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700,895.
Estimated Number of Responses: 4,127,179.
Frequency of Response: Annually.
Average Hours per Response: 2.88 per hour.
Total Estimated Burdens: 41,461,775.
B. Solicitation of Public Comment
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following:
(1) 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) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Ways to 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.
HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions.
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Dated: July 24, 2013.
Laura M. Marin,
Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate General Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2013-18288 Filed 7-29-13; 8:45 am]
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