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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5603-N-82]

Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Funding Availability for OneCPD Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program

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.

Application information is needed to determine competition winners, i.e., those technical assistance providers best able to assist CPD grantees and communities to develop efficient and effective programs and projects that increase the supply of affordable housing units, prevent and reduce homelessness, improve data collection and reporting, and use coordinated neighborhood and community development strategies to revitalize and strengthen their communities.

DATES: Comments Due Date:December 19, 2012.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506-New) 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.
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.
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 through 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 Proposed:Funding Availability for OneCPD Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program.

OMB Approval Number:2506-New.

Form Numbers:SF-424, SF-424CB, SF-424CBW, LLL, 2880.

Description of the need for the information and proposed use:Application information is needed to determine competition winners, i.e., those technical assistance providers best able to assist CPD grantees and communities to develop efficient and effective programs and projects that increase the supply of affordable housing units, prevent and reduce homelessness, improve data collection and reporting, and use coordinated neighborhood and community development strategies to revitalize and strengthen their communities.

Number of
  • respondents
  • Number of
  • responses per respondent annually
  • Total annual responses Hours per
  • response
  • Total annual hours
    Application 35 1 35 100 3,500 Work Plans 15 17 255 18 4,590 Reports 15 16 240 6 1,440 Recordkeeping 15 12 180 6 960 Total 710 10,490

    Status:New collection.

    Authority:

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

    Dated: November 13, 2012. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.