Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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 30 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: February 12, 2020.
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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax:202-395-5806, Email: OIRA Submission@omb.eop.gov
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Anna P.Guido, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email her at Anna.P.Guido@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-5535. This is not a toll-free number. Person 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. Guido.
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This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A.
The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on October 11, 2019 at 84 FR 54917.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: Emergency Solutions Grant Data Collection.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0089.
Type of Request: Reinstatement of currently approved collection.
Form Number: None.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This submission is to request an extension of a currently approved collection for the reporting burden associated with program and recordkeeping requirements that Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program recipients will be expected to implement and retain. This submission is limited to the recordkeeping burden under the ESG entitlement program. To see the regulations for the ESG program and applicable supplementary documents, visit the ESG page on the HUD Exchange at https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/esg/. The statutory provisions and the implementing interim regulations (also found at 24 CFR 576) that govern the program require these recordkeeping requirements.
|Information collection||Number of respondents||Response frequency
(average)||Total annual responses||Burden hours per response||Total annual hours||Hourly rate **||Burden cost per instrument|
|576.100(b)(2) Emergency Shelter and Street Outreach Cap||360.00||1.00||360.00||1.00||360.00||39.96||14,385.60|
|576.400(a) Consultation with Continuums of Care||360.00||1.00||360.00||6.00||2,160.00||39.96||86,313.60|
|576.400(b) Coordination with other Targeted Homeless Services||2,360.00||1.00||2,360.00||8.00||18,880.00||39.96||754,444.80|
|576.400(c) System and Program Coordination with Mainstream Resources||2,360.00||1.00||2,360.00||16.00||37,760.00||39.96||1,508,889.60|
|576.400(d) Centralized or Coordinated Assessment||2,000.00||1.00||2,000.00||3.00||6,000.00||39.96||239,760.00|
|576.400(e) Written Standards for Determining the Amount of Assistance||808.00||1.00||808.00||5.00||4,040.00||39.96||161,438.40|
|576.400(f) Participation in HMIS||78,000.00||1.00||78,000.00||0.50||39,000.00||39.96||1,558,440.00|
|576.401(a) Initial Evaluation||50,000.00||1.00||50,000.00||1.00||50,000.00||39.96||1,998,000.00|
|576.401(d) Connection to Mainstream Resources||78,000.00||3.00||234,000.00||0.25||58,500.00||39.96||2,337,660.00|
|576.401(e) Housing retention plan||50,000.00||1.00||50,000.00||.75||37,500.00||39.96||1,498,500.00|
|576.402 Terminating Assistance||808.00||1.00||808.00||4.00||3,232.00||39.96||129,150.72|
|576.403 Habitability review||52,000.00||1.00||52,000.00||0.60||31,200.00||39.96||1,246,752.00|
|576.405 Homeless Participation||2,360.00||12.00||28,320.00||1.00||28,320.00||39.96||1,131,667.20|
|576.500 Recordkeeping Requirements||2,360.00||1.00||2,360.00||12.75||30,090.00||39.96||1,202,396.40|
|576.501(b) Remedial Actions||20.00||1.00||20.00||8.00||160.00||39.96||6,393.60|
|576.501(c) Recipient Sanctions||360.00||1.00||360.00||12.00||4,320.00||39.96||172,627.20|
|576.501(c) Subrecipient Response||2,000.00||1.00||2,000.00||8.00||16,000.00||39.96||639,360.00|
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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.
Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.
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Dated: December 20, 2019.
Anna P. Guido,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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