This notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal:Public Housing Operating Subsidy—Appeals.
OMB Control Number:2577-0246.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use:Under the operating fund final rule, PHAs that elect to file an appeal of their subsidy amounts are required to meet the appeal requirements set forth in subpart G of the operating fund final rule. The final rule establishes five grounds for appeals in 24 CFR § 990.245 and they are the: (a) Streamlined appeal; (b) appeal of formula income for economic hardship; (c) appeal for specific local conditions; (d) appeal for changing market conditions; and (e) appeal to substitute actual project cost data. To appeal the amount of subsidy on any one of the permitted bases of appeal, PHAs submit an appeal request to HUD.
Agency form number, if applicable:N/A.
Members of affected public:PHAs, state or local government.
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents:The estimated number of respondents is an annual average of 322 PHAs that submit an appeal of the amount of operating subsidy, for a total of 322 PHAs that submit annually. The average number for each PHA response varies by size of the PHA, with a total reporting burden of 5,168 hours; and an average of 12.6 hours per respondent for appeals.
Status of the proposed information collection:Revision of a currently approved collection.
Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.
Dated:October 18, 2012.
Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives.