HUD May Not Withhold Housing Voucher Data From FOIA Results, Judge Rules

(September 19, 2016, 10:26 AM EDT) -- DALLAS — A Texas federal judge on Sept. 13 ruled that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development could not withhold certain household-specific housing voucher recipient information from an advocacy group’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, finding that HUD failed to sufficiently establish a privacy interest in the information that would outweigh the public interest in monitoring HUD’s performance of its duties (The Inclusive Communities Project Inc. v. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, No. 3:14-CV-03333, N.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...
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