Federal Register: February 24, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 37)
DOCID: FR Doc E6-2596
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Housing and Urban Development Department
Docket ID: [Docket No. FR-5037-N-10]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Applications for Housing Assistance Payments: Special Claims Processing
DATES: Comments Due Date: March 27, 2006.
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.
Owners/agents submit vouchers to HUD or their Contract Administrators (CA)/Performance Based Contract Administrators (PBCA) monthly to receive assistance payments for the difference between the gross rent and the total tenant payment for all assisted tenants. Special claims vouchers are also submitted by owners/agents to HUD or their CA/PBCA to receive an amount to offset unpaid rent, tenant damages, vacancies, and/or debt service losses.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
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 Proposal: Applications for Housing Assistance Payments, Special Claims Processing.
OMB Approval Number: 25020182.
Form Numbers: HUD52670; HUD52670A Part 1; HUD52670A Part 2; HUD52671A/B/C/D.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use:
Owners/agents submit vouchers to HUD or their Contract Administrators
(CA)/Performance Based Contract Administrators (PBCA) monthly to
receive assistance payments for the difference between the gross rent
and the total tenant payment for all assisted tenants. Special claims
vouchers are also submitted by owners/agents to HUD or their CA/PBCA to
receive an amount to offset unpaid rents, tenant damages, vacancies, and or debt service losses.
Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Monthly.
Number of Annual Hours per respondents responses x response = Burden hours Reporting burden:................. 23,500 12.80 ... 1.041 ... 313,534
Total Estimated Burden Hours: 313,534.
Status: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.
Dated: February 16, 2006.
Lillian L. Deitzer,
Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management
Officer, AYO, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lillian Deitzer at
Lillian_L_Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 7082374. This is not a tollfree number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer.