2018-12403. 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan & Annual Performance Report  

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    Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.




    HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days of public comment.


    Comments Due Date: July 9, 2018.


    Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number 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.

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    Anna P. Guido, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Anna P. Guido at Anna.P.Guido@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-5535. This is not a toll-free number. Person with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Guido.

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    This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A.

    The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on March 15, 2018 at 83 FR 11556.

    A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan & Annual Performance Report.

    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0117.

    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection.

    Form Number: N/A.

    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Departments collection of this information is in compliance with statutory provisions of the Cranston Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 that requires participating jurisdictions to submit a Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (Section 105(b)); the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act, as amended, that requires states and localities to submit a Community Development Plan (Section 104(b)(4) and Section 104(m)); and statutory provisions of these Acts that requires states and localities to submit applications and reports for these formula grant programs. The information is needed to provide HUD with preliminary assessment as to the statutory and regulatory eligibility of proposed grantee projects for informing citizens of intended uses of program funds.

    Estimated Number of Respondents—Estimated Number of Responses

    Information collectionNumber of respondentsFrequency of responseResponses per annumBurden hour per responseAnnual burden hoursHourly cost per responseAnnual cost
    Total* 1,266.00393,338.00** 39.85*** 15,674,519.30
    * Total number of respondents of 1,266 = sum of localities (1,216) and states (50). Total localities of 1,216 includes 1,209 entitlements + 3 non-entitlements (Hawaii, Kauai, Maui) and four Insular Areas (Guam, Mariana Islands, Samoa, Virgin Islands).Start Printed Page 26705
    ** Estimates assume a blended hourly rate that is equivalent to a GS-12, Step 5, Federal Government Employee.
    *** Total burden hours are different for states and localities vary. The result impacts the ability to make calculations work across table when combined as one total.

    B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following:

    (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information;

    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and

    (4) Ways to 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.

    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions.

    C. Authority

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

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    Dated: May 31, 2018.

    Anna P. Guido,

    Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12403 Filed 6-7-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4210-67-P

Document Information

Housing and Urban Development Department
Document Number:
Comments Due Date: July 9, 2018.
26704-26705 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. FR-7001-N-27
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