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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5603-N-58]

Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment:Public Housing Agency Burden Reduction Survey

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be 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.

The Department is looking at ways to reduce Public Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of activities from resident recertification and PHA unit inspection activities to improving access to HUD systems and information. The purpose of the survey is to determine whether the burden reduction activities have been effective.

DATES: Comments Due Date: October 1, 2012.Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2502-0416) 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,fax: 202-395-5806.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number (2577-New) and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1-800-877-8339).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard atColette. Pollard@hud.gov. or telephone (202)402-3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.Copies of the proposed forms and other available information may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).

This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether theproposed collection 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 areto respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

This Notice also lists the following information:

Title of Proposal:Public Housing Agency Burden Reduction Survey.

OMB Control Number:2577-New.

Form Numbers:None.

Description of the Need for the Information and its Propose:The Department is looking at ways to reduce Public Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of activities from resident recertification and PHA unit inspection activities to improving access to HUD systems and information. The purpose of the survey is to determine whether the burden reduction activities have been effective.

Reporting burden Number of
  • respondents
  • Annual
  • responses
  • × Hours per
  • response
  • Burden hours
    4,074 1 0.699 2,851

    Total Estimated Burden Hours:2,851.

    Status:New collection.

    Authority:

    The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: August 23, 2012. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer,Office of the Chief Information Officer.