Entity: Department of Housing and Urban Development

FOIA to HUD Seeking Preparatory Materials Regarding the Equal Access Rule

June 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking preparatory materials for Secretary Carson's recent hearing that reference the Equal Access Rule or HUD's recent rule change proposal weakening protections for LGBTQ individuals in federally funded shelters.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Concerning Proposed “Verification of Eligible Status” Rule

June 7, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications concerning HUD's proposed rule to exclude undocumented immigrants from residing in federally-subsidized housing and the rule's potential impact on legal resident and citizen children.

HUD Records Related to a Lynne Patton Reality Show

May 30, 2019
Records from the Department of Housing and Urban Development related to Lynne Patton's potential participation in a potential reality show and "shopping arrangement" with Truly Original Productions.

HUD Secretary Carson Office Renovation Expense Records

May 29, 2019
Emails and other records regarding office renovation expenses for HUD Secretary Ben Carson. In February 2019, American Oversight obtained additional records of office renovations expenses, including the invoice for Secretary Ben Carson's $31,000 dining set.

No Records Response from HUD Regarding Call Logs Showing Communications With Armstrong Williams

May 28, 2019
No records response from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for cell phone log records between HUD employees, Mason Alexander and Raphael "Raffi" Williams, and outside groups Armstrong Williams, Shermichael Singleton, Howard Stirk Holdings or HSH Media (@hsh.media), or the Graham Williams Group from January 20, 2017 through November 30, 2017.

No Records Response from HUD Regarding Call Logs Showing Communications With Sinclair Broadcasting Group

May 28, 2019
No records response from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for cell phone log records between HUD employees, Mason Alexander and Raphael "Raffi" Williams, and outside groups Sinclair Broadcast Group, and its affiliates, and Murray Carson from January 20, 2017 through November 30, 2017.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Analysis or Studies Concerning Proposed Affordable Housing Bill

May 14, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking analysis or studies related to HUD's proposed bill entitled "Making Affordable Housing Work Act of 2018."

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications with Heritage Foundation or Charles Koch Institute

May 14, 2019
FOIA to HUD requesting communications between high-level agency officials and representatives of the Heritage Foundation or Charles Koch Institute.