Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

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.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Secretary Carson’s Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to HUD seeking communications any non-governmental email address attributed to Secretary Ben Carson, as well as emails he forwarded to his government account.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

HUD Communications Between Certain Employees and White House Employees

October 31, 2018
Housing and Urban Development communications between Beth van Duyne, John Gibbs, Christopher Bourne, or Lynne Patton and anyone in the Executive Office of the President.

HUD Emails Involving Armstrong Williams

October 22, 2018
Housing and Urban Development emails involving Carson-ally Armstrong Williams and related email domains. American Oversight requested these records because of the long relationship between Carson and Williams, who is a business partner of Sinclair Media.

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.

HUD Communications Between Lynne Patton and the Trump Family

September 26, 2018
Housing and Urban Development records regarding Lynne Patton's communications with the Trump family. Prior to joining HUD as a political appointee, Patton worked as an event planner--she planned Eric Trump's wedding.