Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD.
Notice of proposed information collection.
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: October 20, 2014.
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:
Bryan O'Neill, Relocation Specialist, Relocation and Real Estate Division, CGHR, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street Southwest, Rm 7168, Washington, DC 20410; email Bryan.J.O'Neill@HUD.gov, (202) 708-2684. 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 Mr. O'Neill.
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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: Relocation and Real Property Acquisition Recordkeeping Requirements under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended (URA).
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0121.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Form Number: None.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD funded projects involving the acquisition of real property or the displacement of persons as a direct result of acquisition, rehabilitation or demolition are subject to the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (URA). Agencies receiving HUD funding for such projects are required to document Start Printed Page 49532their compliance with applicable requirements of the URA and its implementing government-wide regulations at 49 CFR Part 24.
Respondents: State, local or tribal government.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2000.
Estimated Number of Responses: 80,000.
Frequency of Response: 40.
Average Hours per Response: 3.5.
Total Estimated Burdens: 280,000.
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: August 13, 2014.
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (Acting).
[FR Doc. 2014-19921 Filed 8-20-14; 8:45 am]
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