Case Number: 18-468

HUD Secretary Carson Office Renovation Expense Records

April 1, 2019
Emails and other records regarding office renovation expenses for HUD Secretary Ben Carson. In February 2019, American Oversight obtained additional records of office renovations expenses, including the invoice for Secretary Ben Carson's $31,000 dining set.

New Emails Show Secretary Carson Knew About $31,000 Table

March 14, 2018
New emails uncovered by American Oversight show that HUD Secretary Ben Carson and wife were actively involved in selection and purchase of a $31,000 dining set - contradicting previous claims by Carson and HUD officials that he had not been aware of the purchase until after the fact.

American Oversight Sues HUD for Carson Office Renovation Records

February 27, 2018
Amid news reports that Secretary Ben Carson spent $31,000 on a table and asked officials to spend over $5,000 for chair, American Oversight filed a lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money Carson spent redecorating or renovating his office.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HUD: Office Renovations

February 27, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find out how much taxpayer money Secretary Ben Carson spent redecorating or renovating his office.