[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 10 (Wednesday, January 15, 1997)]
[Page 2173]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-950]



[Docket No. FR-4200-N-05]

Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, 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.

DATES: Comments due: March 17, 1997.

ADDRESSES: 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Shelia 
E. Jones, Department of Housing & Urban Development, 451-7th Street, 
SW, Room 7230, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Wiley, Office of Special Needs 
Assistance, Room 7258, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 708-
1226. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number 
via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-
8339. FAX inquiries may be sent to Ms. Wiley at (202) 708-3617. (Except 
for the ``800'' number, these telephone numbers are not toll-free.).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit 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).
    The Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected 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: Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance 
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506-0112
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This 
request is for revision of a currently approved information collection 
for use in HUD's competitive homeless assistance programs authorized by 
the Stewart B. McKinney Act, as amended. The application form is needed 
to assist in the selection of proposals submitted to HUD (by State and 
local governments, public housing authorities, Indian tribes, and 
nonprofit organizations) for the awarded funds under the Supportive 
Housing, Shelter Plus Care, and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation 
Single Room Occupancy for Homeless Individuals programs.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-40076, SF-424
    Members of affected public: States, units of local government, 
tribal government, not-for-profit institutions
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The numbers below represent HUD's 
estimate of the additional hours it will take Continuum of Care 
Homeless Assistance applicants to prepare the required information.

                                                     Number of     Frequency of      Hours per                  
                                                    respondents      responses       response       Total hours 
Application Preparation.........................           2,700               1              42         113,400

    Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a 
currently approved collection is pending.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: January 9, 1997.
Andrew Cuomo,
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.
[FR Doc. 97-950 Filed 1-14-97; 8:45 am]