[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 115 (Monday, June 16, 1997)]
[Pages 32650-32651]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-15673]



[Docket No. FR-4200-N-68]

Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comments

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, 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: August 15, 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: Mildred M. Hamman, Reports 
Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4238, Washington, DC 

Mildred M. Hamman, (202) 708-3642, extension 4128, for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available documents. (This is not a 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).
    This 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

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appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of 
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: PHA-Owned or Leased Projects, Maintenance and 
Operation--Resident Allowance for Utilities Documentation.
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0062.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Housing Agencies (HAs) provide their residents with reasonable amounts 
of utilities as part of Family Gross Rents. These amounts are called 
Tenant Allowance for Utilities. HUD regulations provide criteria which 
HAs are to use to determine utility allowances. In order for HAs to 
prove that their allowances reflect reasonable amounts of utilities, 
there is a need for documentation on how it is determined.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: None.
    Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Governments 
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: 3400 respondents, one-time 
documentation, 1.9 hour average per documentation, 6,236 total 
recordkeeping burden.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement.

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

    Dated: June 5, 1997.
Kevin Emanuel Marchman,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.
[FR Doc. 97-15673 Filed 6-13-97; 8:45 am]