Topic: Housing

The Pandemic’s Spread in Florida

January 14, 2021
As Covid-19 spread, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis opted for an open economy, opposed mask mandates, and took a hands-off approach to vaccination distribution. American Oversight is investigating Florida officials’ mishandling of the coronavirus crisis, which has cost more than 20,000 lives in the state. 

HUD Calendar Entries for Senior Agency Officials and Calendar Invitations to Lynne Patton

November 27, 2020
Records from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reflecting calendar entries and attachments for senior officials at the agency. These records also include invitation entries for Lynne Patton spanning through August 2019. 

Investigations Update: Hatch Act Violations, Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts, and South Carolina Ballots

October 20, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the misuse of government resources for political purposes, the administration’s pandemic response, and voting rights in the states.

Emails and Resume of Trump’s Pick to Head Government Personnel Office

June 30, 2020
According to documents obtained by American Oversight, former conservative commentator John Gibbs had frequent contacts with far-right groups while at HUD.

Public Information Request to the Baltimore, Maryland, Mayor’s Office for Dr. Merlynn Carson Communications

June 5, 2020
Public information request to the Office of the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, seeking communications with Dr. Merlynn Carson, daughter-in-law of HUD Secretary Ben Carson.

Public Records Request to the Miami, Florida, Mayor’s Office for Dr. Merlynn Carson Communications

June 5, 2020
Public records request to the Office of the Mayor of Miami, Florida, seeking communications with Dr. Merlynn Carson, daughter-in-law of HUD Secretary Ben Carson.

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

Request to HUD Seeking Directives Regarding the Coronavirus

March 27, 2020
Request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeking directives regarding the coronavirus.

Request to HUD Seeking Risk Assessments Regarding the Coronavirus

March 27, 2020
Request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeking risk assessments or analyses regarding the coronavirus.

Request to HUD Seeking Sent Communications Containing Key Terms Related to the Coronavirus

March 27, 2020
Request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Seeking Sent Communications Containing Key Terms Related to the Coronavirus