Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, a revised collection for submission of Applications for Housing Assistance Payments and Special Claims Processing, and Owner Certification with Tenant Eligibility and Rent Procedures.
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
Each HUD program has an assistance payments contract. These contracts indicate that HUD will make monthly assistance payments to Project Owners/Management Agents on behalf of the eligible households who reside in the assisted units. Project Owners are required to sign a certification on the Housing Owner's Certifications and Application for Housing Assistance form which states: (1) Each tenant's eligibility and assistance payments was computed in accord with HUD's regulations administrative procedures and the Contract, and are payable under the Contract; (2) The units for which assistance is being billed are decent, safe, sanitary, and occupied or available for occupancy; (3) No amount included on the bill has been previously billed or paid; (4) All facts and data on which the payment request is based are true and accurate; and (5) That no payments have been paid or will be paid from the tenant or any public or private source for units beyond that authorized by the assistance contract, or lease, unless permitted by HUD.
This revised information collection provides a standard for Project Owners/Management Agents to report Adjustments to Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due, Miscellaneous Accounting Request for Schedule of Tenant Assistance Due and Approved Special Claims for Schedule of Tenant Assistance Payments Due utilizing data already available in their software. The revised information collection further provides for distinct and increased clarity in reporting Partial Certifications such as Gross Rent Changes, Unit Transfers, Terminations and Move Outs.
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.