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

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority of Minneapolis, MN .
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 Minnesota Government Data Practices 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.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From:

To Whom it May Concern:

MPHA has gathered documents responsive to your request. The documents will be transmitted upon receipt of payment, per our policy. Please send payment to my attention in order to receive a quicker response.

Nancy Horan
Paralegal
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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
1001 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-342-1427 I nhoran@mplspha.org<mailto:nhoran@mplspha.org>

From: Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Muckrock,

I received your letter dated November 6, 2018, asking when you can expect a response to your data practices request. Please see the email below, responding to your request on November 5, 2018.

Please let me know if you received the email below, and this communication.

Nancy Horan
Paralegal
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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
1001 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-342-1427 I nhoran@mplspha.org<mailto:nhoran@mplspha.org>

From: JPat Brown


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $13.98 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

To Whom it May Concern,

The invoice requested that payment be sent to the attention of the Legal Department, and I have not received a check. I will follow up with our Finance Department to track it down. Please send a check number if possible to help with the process.

Nancy Horan
Paralegal
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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
1001 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-342-1427 I nhoran@mplspha.org<mailto:nhoran@mplspha.org>

From: Sarika Ram

Hello Nancy,
Apologies about my previous email, as it was an automated MuckRock response. I have yet to submit a check, but I will do so soon.

Happy holidays,
Sarika

From: Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Please find attached documents responsive to your request.

Nancy Horan
Paralegal
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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
1001 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-342-1427 I nhoran@mplspha.org<mailto:nhoran@mplspha.org>

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