Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Analysis or Studies Concerning Proposed Affordable Housing Bill

May 14, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking analysis or studies related to HUD's proposed bill entitled "Making Affordable Housing Work Act of 2018."

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications with Heritage Foundation or Charles Koch Institute

May 14, 2019
FOIA to HUD requesting communications between high-level agency officials and representatives of the Heritage Foundation or Charles Koch Institute.

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

FOIA to HUD Seeking WhatsApp Messages Between Jared Kushner and HUD Officials

May 1, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking WhatsApp messages between Jared Kushner and Lynne Patton or Secretary Carson.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HUD – Starrett City

April 30, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking communications between HUD political appointees, including Carson and Region II Administrator Lynne Patton, about the sale of Starrett City. President Trump owned a stake in Starrett City and made a profit from the sale.

American Oversight Sues HUD for Communications Related to Sale of Trump-Tied Housing Complex

April 30, 2019
Trump, who held a 4 percent stake in the country's largest federally subsidized housing development at the time of its sale, reportedly made approximately $20 million from the deal.
(Photo: Matt Green)

News Roundup: Trump Administration’s Defiance of Congressional Subpoenas

April 26, 2019
Trump and his administration are refusing to even negotiate in good faith with congressional investigators.



FOIA to HUD Regarding EnVision Center Communications 


April 25, 2019
FOIA to Housing and Urban Development seeking communications on the EnVision Center initiative. This FOIA was asking for discussions from several senior HUD staff including Secretary Ben Carson, Senior Advisor Christopher Bourne, Chief of Staff Andrew Hughes, and others.

FOIA to HUD Regarding Open EnVision Centers 


April 25, 2019
FOIA to Housing and Urban Development asking for records related to the EnVision Centers Initiative. This FOIA was seeking information to identify all open and operating EnVision Centers as well as their partner organizations.