Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

FOIA to HUD Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Between Agency Lawyers and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between agency lawyers and the White House in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist congressional oversight.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Between the Agency and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Preparatory Materials Regarding the Equal Access Rule

June 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking preparatory materials for Secretary Carson's recent hearing that reference the Equal Access Rule or HUD's recent rule change proposal weakening protections for LGBTQ individuals in federally funded shelters.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications with Anti-LGBTQ Groups

June 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking external communications with anti-LGBTQ groups

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Concerning Proposed “Verification of Eligible Status” Rule

June 7, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications concerning HUD's proposed rule to exclude undocumented immigrants from residing in federally-subsidized housing and the rule's potential impact on legal resident and citizen children.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)