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.
Comments Due Date: March 2, 2015.
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:
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: Application for the Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Program.
OMB Approval Number: 5577-0229.
Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Form Number: ROSS Grant Application forms: HUD 52752; HUD 52753; HUD-52754, HUD-52755; HUD-57268; HUD-52769; HUD-96010; SF-424; HUD-2880; HUD-2990; HUD-2991; SF-LLL, HUD-2993, HUD-2994-A.
Revision is being requested specifically for two forms: The HUD form 52768 (ROSS SERVICE COORDINATORS—FUNDING REQUEST) has been revised to add clarifying questions regarding two application types: Resident associations and nonprofit organizations and the form has been somewhat reformatted. Minor formatting changes were made to the HUD form 52769 (ROSS SERVICE COORDINATORS—NEEDS and SERVICE PARTNERS). The FSS Funding Request form (Form 52651) was removed from the collection.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The forms are used to evaluate capacity and eligibility of applicants to the ROSS program.
Respondents: Public Housing Authorities, tribes/TDHEs, public housing resident associations, and nonprofit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.
Estimated Number of Responses: 400.
Frequency of Response: 1.
Average Hours per Response: 5.5 hours.
Total Estimated Burdens: 2,200.
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:
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(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.
Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.
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Dated: December 23, 2014.
Director, Office of Housing Voucher Programs.
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