Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

FOIA to HUD Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 22, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Merlynn Carson Visitor Logs and Communications

January 22, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking Merlynn Carson visitor logs and communications with HHS and CMS.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Ben Carson Jr. Communications with Public and Indian Housing

January 22, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between Ben Carson Jr. and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Between Lynne Patton and Merlynn and Ben Carson Jr.

January 22, 2019
FOIA to HUD Seeking communications between Lynne Patton and Merlynn and Ben Carson Jr. or anyone representing their companies.

New Emails Show Senior HUD Official Cited Trump Family in Personnel Dispute

December 31, 2018
"Eric Trump agrees ... and told me to call Jared, if necessary," wrote senior HUD official and former Trump family aide Lynne Patton in a 2017 email to White House staff, uncovered by American Oversight.
Lynne Patton at the 2016 Republican National Convention

HUD Emails Between Lynne Patton and White House Officials in 2017

December 21, 2018
Records from the Department of Housing and Urban Development including emails between Lynne Patton, who was then a senior advisor to Secretary Carson, and employees in the Executive Office of the President at the White House. The emails include a February 2017 exchange in which Patton references consulting with Eric Trump about a personnel dispute

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications In Light of Hatch Act Guidance

December 20, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking communications containing pro-Trump phrases to determine if the OSC's new Hatch Act guidance, which prohibits discussions of impeachment and resistance, also applies to pro-Trump speech.

HUD Records Related to Senior Advisor’s Promotion

December 18, 2018
Housing and Urban Development records in response to our FOIA seeking all SF-50 forms related to Mason Alexander and a change in position or title, as well as records showing the official titles and duties of Alexander.

HUD Emails Regarding the Handling of FOIA Requests

December 13, 2018
HUD records, including internal and congressional emails, about the processing of Freedom of Information Act requests at the agency.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.