Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, 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. Public and Indian Housing Grant recipients use the payment vouchers to request funds from HUD through the LOCCS/VRS voice activated system. The information collected on the form serves also as an internal control measure to ensure the lawful and appropriate disbursement of Federal funds.
Comments Due Date: December 23, 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 202-402-5564 (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:
Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., (L'Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202-402-4109, (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Mussington.
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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: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/LOCCS/VRS Voice Activated.
OMB Approval Number: 2577-0166.
Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection
Form Numbers: 50080-CFP; 50080-NN, RSDE, RSDF, SC; 50080-PHTA; 50080-URP; 50080-FSS; 50080-IHBG; 50080-HOMI; 50080-TIHD.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Grant recipients use the applicable payment information to request funds from HUD through the LOCCS/VRS voice activated system. The information collected on the payment voucher will also be used as an internal control measure to ensure the lawful and appropriate disbursement of Federal funds as well as provide a service to program recipients.
Respondents: PHAs, state or local government. Tribes and tribally designated housing entities.
|Grant program||Form 50080-XXXX||Number of respondents*||Frequency of responses
program)||Hours per response||Burden hours|
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|Resident Opportunities and Supportive Services (ROSS)||50080-NN, RSDE, RSDF, SC||8,400||.15||1,260|
|Public Housing Technical Assistance||50080-PHTA||134||.15||20.1|
|Indian Housing Block Grant||50080-IHBG||7,290||.15||1,093.5|
|Traditional Indian Housing Development||50080-TIHD||510||.15||76.5|
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: September 30, 2013.
Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 2013-24877 Filed 10-23-13; 8:45 am]
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