Topic: Housing

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.

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

May 26, 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. 

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 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

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.

Housing and Urban Development Emails Sent and Received by Beth Van Duyne to Non-HUD Email Addresses in 2017

February 24, 2020
Department of Housing and Urban Development emails sent and received by Beth Van Duyne from non-HUD email addresses. Beth Van Duyne is HUD's Region 6 director. In the past, she was mayor of Irving, Texas where she spread Islamophobic rumors. These emails are from 2017.

Baltimore’s Office of the Mayor Records Regarding Secretary Carson’s Visit in July 2019

November 13, 2019
Records from Baltimore's Office of the Mayor in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding Secretary Ben Carson's visit to Baltimore on July 31, 2019. This visit followed a series of tweets made by President Donald Trump in which he inappropriately characterized the city as a “rat and rodent infested mess.”