Access to Public Housing for Formerly Incarcerated People (Dallas Housing Authority)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Dallas Housing Authority of Dallas, TX .
Multi Request Access to Public Housing for Formerly Incarcerated People
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From: Sarika Ram


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

-Currently valid policies/procedures relating to public housing and Section 8 housing assistance eligibility for applicants on the basis of arrest/conviction record
-Currently valid eviction policies/procedures for tenants in public housing and Section 8 housing units
-Currently valid policies/procedures regarding obtaining criminal conviction records from law enforcement agencies and sex offender registration information from the appropriate state/local agency responsible for the maintenance of sex offender registration program
-Any reports compiling the data of applicants to public housing and Section 8 housing assistance from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
-Any reports compiling the data of public housing and Section 8 housing assistance denials and the basis of those denials between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any logs of police reports related to activity in public housing and Section 8-subsidized units between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any grievances/complaints of discrimination submitted between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 including any of the following words/phrases:
-crime
-crimes
-criminal
-convict
-convicted
-sex offense
-sex offender
-jail
-prison
-correctional facility
-probation
-parole
-conviction record
-arrest record

Please provide materials on a rolling basis, as they become available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at 610-637-7745.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From:

The documents requested are being mailed to you. The other documents requested are either not in DHA’s control or are subject to confidentiality. We recommend that you review and clarify your request so that it concerns documents that are in DHA’s custody, and documents that are subject to public disclosure and are not confidential. Note that if a response is not received from you within sixty-one (61) days from the date of this email, your request will be considered as withdrawn. Thank you.

[Housing Solutions of North Texas]<http://www.dhantx.com> Gregory T. Mays
General Counsel
www.dhantx.com<http://www.dhantx.com>
Greg.Mays@dhantx.com<mailto:Greg.Mays@dhantx.com>
Office: 214-951-1950 Fax: 214-599-6075

From: Dallas Housing Authority

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Dallas Housing Authority

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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