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30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program; OMB Control No.: 2577-0218

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Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.




HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.


Comments Due Date: May 13, 2021.


Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to​public/​do/​StartPrintedPage 15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments” or by using the search function.

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Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at or telephone 202-402-3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.

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This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of 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 January 25, 2021 at 86 FR 6910.

A. Overview of Information Collection

Title of Information Collection: Indian Housing Block Grant Program.

OMB Approval Number: 2577-0218.

Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Form Numbers: HUD-52737; HUD-4117; HUD-4119; HUD-52736-A; HUD-52736-B; HUD-53246; HUD-53247; HUD-XXXX.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comment on forms associated with the Indian Housing Block Grant Formula program (IHBG Formula) and the Indian Housing Block Grant Competitive program (IHBG Competitive). The Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Native American Programs is responsible for managing and evaluating the programs and for annual Congressional reporting.

Respondents: Native American Tribes, Alaska Native Villages and Corporations, and Tribally Designated Housing Entities.Start Printed Page 19279

Estimation of the Total Numbers of Hours Needed To Prepare the Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of Responses, and Hours of Response

Information collectionForm nameNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentTotal annual responsesBurden hour/minutes per responseTotal annual burden
HUD-52737IHBG Formula IHP/APR79221584.0062.0098,208.00
HUD-4117Formula Response Form7921792.002.001,584.00
HUD-4119Formula Challenge Form15115.00150.002,250.00
HUD-52736-ADepository Agreement (Banker)3941394.000.2598.50
HUD-52736-BDepository Agreement (Broker)3941394.000.2598.50
HUD-53246IHBG Cost Summary54154.002.00108.00
HUD-53247IHBG Implementation Schedule54154.002.00108.00
HUD-XXXXIHBG Competitive APR54154.0032.001,728.00

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.

(5) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

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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Colette Pollard,

Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2021-07553 Filed 4-12-21; 8:45 am]