Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

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.

HUD Communications Regarding Candy Carson Travel and Other Agency Resources

July 16, 2018
Housing and Urban Development records regarding Candy Carson's involvement at the agency, including records about her travel, HUD meeting attendance, HUD documents and resources shared with her.

HUD Communications Between Particular Staffers

June 29, 2018
Housing and Urban Development communications between Secretary Carson, his wife Candy Carson, or his son Ben Carson Jr., and HUD staffers Beth van Duyne, John Gibbs, Christopher Bourne, or Lynne Patton.

HUD Political Appointee Oaths of Office

May 18, 2018
Oaths of office and ethics pledges signed by political appointees at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Cohen’s Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.