FOIA Number: HUD-19-0159

HUD Records Regarding the Sale of the Federally Subsidized Housing Development Starrett City

August 6, 2019
Housing and Urban Development Records regarding the sale of Starrett City, America’s largest federally subsidized housing development. Trump owned a 4 percent stake in the Brooklyn complex at the time of its sale and reportedly made approximately $20 million from the deal. These records contain a transcript of a House Financial Services Committee hearing with HUD Secretary Ben Carson, some General Deputy Assistant Secretary weekly reports, and news clippings.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HUD – Starrett City

April 30, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking communications between HUD political appointees, including Carson and Region II Administrator Lynne Patton, about the sale of Starrett City. President Trump owned a stake in Starrett City and made a profit from the sale.

American Oversight Sues HUD for Communications Related to Sale of Trump-Tied Housing Complex

April 30, 2019
Trump, who held a 4 percent stake in the country's largest federally subsidized housing development at the time of its sale, reportedly made approximately $20 million from the deal.
(Photo: Matt Green)

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Regarding Sale of Starrett City Housing Complex in Brooklyn

February 5, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications to/from political appointees at HUD regarding the 2018 sale of the Starrett City federal housing complex in Brooklyn, NY, in which President Trump held a 4% ownership interest. By law, HUD had to approve the sale.