Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

FOIA Seeking Communications Related to HUD’s Public Statements About Renovations

March 1, 2018
FOIA asking for communications between (a) Secretary Benjamin Carson; his chief of staff; or any political appointees or career SES employees in the Office of the Secretary or the Office of Public Affairs and (b) Lacena “Candy” Carson, concerning any official HUD business, including but not limited to public statements on behalf of the agency and any expenditure of agency funds.

FOIA to HUD to Find Out What Outside Entities Are Influencing Agency Messaging

March 1, 2018
FOIA asking for communications between Secretary Carson and any employee or representative of Armstrong Williams Productions, Shermichael Singleton, any HSH Media (@hsh.media), or any employee or representative of Graham Williams Group.

FOIA to HUD to Shed Light on Outside Influences

March 1, 2018
FOIA seeking communications to shed light on potential influence of Sinclair Broadcasting Group on HUD’s operations.

American Oversight Sues HUD for Carson Office Renovation Records

February 27, 2018
Amid news reports that Secretary Ben Carson spent $31,000 on a table and asked officials to spend over $5,000 for chair, American Oversight filed a lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money Carson spent redecorating or renovating his office.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HUD: Office Renovations

February 27, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find out how much taxpayer money Secretary Ben Carson spent redecorating or renovating his office.

FOIA to HUD for Communications Relating to Carson’s Office and Select Staff

February 27, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking all communications with Secretary Carson or other senior officials relating to 1) redecoration of the Secretary's office; 2) handling of FOIA requests related to Lynne Patton; 3) budget shortfalls; 4) installation of a security system in Carson's home; 5) Helen Foster; 6) Maren Kasper.

FOIA to HUD for Kasper Communications Regarding Carson’s Office or Lynne Patton

February 27, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking all communications between former HUD employee Maren Kasper and select other senior staff regarding 1) redecoration of Sec. Carson's office; 2) handling of FOIA requests related to Lynne Patton; 3) budget shortfalls; 4) installation of a security system in Sec. Carson's home.

FOIA to HUD for Foster and Kasper Files

February 27, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking SF-50s and documentation of official titles and duties for Helen Foster and Maren Kasper.

FOIA to HUD for Office Renovation Memo

February 27, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking any memo sent on or around February 22, 2017 from HUD's CFO to Craig Clemmensen or Janet Gorlick regarding rules for office redecoration expenditures.

FOIA to HUD for Clemmensen and Foster Communications with Carson Family

February 27, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking records of communications between HUD officials Craig Clemmensen or Helen Foster and members of Secretary Ben Carson's family.