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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5117-N-22]

Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Allocation of Operating Subsidies Under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection (Subsidy and Grant Information System (SAGIS) Automated Collections)

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) use this information in budget submissions which are reviewed and approved by HUD field offices as the basis for obligating operating subsidies. This information is necessary to calculate the eligibility for operating subsidies under the Operating Fund Program regulation, as amended. The Operating Fund Program is designed to provide the amount of operating subsidy that would be needed for well-managed PHAs.

DATES: Comments Due Date:April 5, 2007.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2577-0029) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503;fax:202-395-6974.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mailLillian_L._Deitzer@HUD.govor telephone (202) 708-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer or from HUD's Web site athttp://www5.hud.gov:63001/po/i/icbts/collectionsearch.cfm.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

This notice also lists the following information:

Title of Proposal:Allocation of Operating Subsidies under the Operating Fund Formula: Data Collection (Subsidy and Grant Information System (SAGIS) automated collections).

OMB Approval Number:2577-0029.

Form Numbers:HUD-52722, HUD-52723 and HUD-53087.

Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use:Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) use this information in budget submissions which are reviewed and approved by HUD field offices as the basis for obligating operating subsidies. This information is necessary to calculate the eligibility for operating subsidies under the Operating Fund Program regulation, as amended. The Operating Fund Program is designed to provide the amount of operating subsidy that would be needed for well-managed PHAs.

Frequency of Submission:Annually.

Number of
  • respondents
  • Annual
  • responses
  • × Hours per
  • response
  • = Burden hours
    Reporting Burden 3,141 5 0.7 11,723

    Total Estimated Burden Hours:11,723.

    Status:Revision of a currently approved collection.

    Authority:

    Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.

    Dated: February 28, 2007. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.