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60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/LOCCS/VRS Voice Activated

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, HUD.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments Due Date: August 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES:

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 Start Printed Page 27860the 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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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: Extension 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 programForm 50080-XXXXNumber of respondentsFrequency of responses (drawdowns annually per program)Time per response (15 minutes each)Burden hours
Capital Fund50080-CFP3,10046,500.25 hours11,625
Operating Fund50080-OFND3,10085,200.25 hours21,300
Resident Opportunities and Supportive Services (ROSS) RSDE50080-RSDE514.25 hours3.5
Resident Opportunities and Supportive Services (ROSS) RSDF50080-RSDF528.25 hours7
Resident Opportunities and Supportive Services (ROSS) SC50080-SC4825,784.25 hours1,446
Public Housing Technical Assistance50080-PHTA12134.25 hours33.5
Hope VI50080-URP1001,020.25 hours255
Family Self-Sufficiency50080-FSS7008,400.25 hours2,100
Indian Housing Block Grant50080-IHBG3614,332.25 hours83
Indian HOME50080-HOMI560.25 hours15
Traditional Indian Housing Development50080-TIHD32384.25 hours96
4,802151,85636,964

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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Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.

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Dated: June 7, 2017.

Merrie Nichols-Dixon,

Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.

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[FR Doc. 2017-12719 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]

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