Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

No Records Response From HUD Regarding Communications With Armstrong Williams and Sinclair Media

October 22, 2018
Housing and Urban Development stated that it had no records of communications with Armstrong Williams or Sinclair Media for a particular set of custodians. This is an interim response; additional custodians are currently being searched/reviewed.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Updated Senior Staff Calendars

October 17, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking calendars for Secretary Ben Carson, Pamela Hughes Patenaude, Sheila Greenwood, Deana Bass, Lynne Patton, and Dana Page, among others from December 1, 2017 through the date of search.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Lynne Patton Communications Regarding New York Developer Interests

October 12, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking former senior advisor and current Region II Administrator Lynne Patton communications with or about John Bennardo, Legacy Builders, Favaro, LLC, Favara, LLC, Blair Brandt, Next Step Realty, and Heritage Builders.

HUD Political Appointees Resumes and Ethics Waivers

September 27, 2018
Resumes, ethics waivers, job titles, and personnel forms for political appointees at the Housing and Urban Development.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications with Focus on the Family

September 24, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between Jim Daly, Tim Goeglin, Joel Vaughan, or any person representing Focus on the Family or the Family Policy Alliance and Ben Caron, Lynne Patton, and other HUD officials.

HUD Emails with Sinclair Broadcasting

September 20, 2018
Housing and Urban Development communications with Sinclair Broadcasting and affiliates.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications with or Regarding Concerned Veterans for America

August 23, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking communications with or regarding Concerned Veterans for America to shed light on whether or not Concerned Veterans for America is having on wide-ranging policy discussions that affect millions of Americans, as well as influence of private individuals with connections to the president on federal government actions and policies.

Emails Show Political Interference with FOIA and Resistance to Transparency at HUD

August 14, 2018
Documents obtained by American Oversight show that Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials circumvented standard Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) policies to deal with politically-sensitive requests related to the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and complained about inquiries from members of Congress.

No Records Response from HUD Regarding Ethics Guidance on Staying at Trump Organization Properties

August 1, 2018
Housing and Urban Development stated that it had no records of any ethical guidance regarding federal employees staying at or otherwise spending money at Trump-owned properties.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Between HUD and Various Outside Entities

July 17, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between Secretary Benjamin Carson; his chief of staff; or any political appointees in the Office of the Secretary or the Office of Public Affairs and a variety of construction companies and corporations. This FOIA was submitted to shed light on Ben Caron's family involvement at the agency.