Access to Public Housing for Formerly Incarcerated People (Housing Authority Of The City Of Pittsburgh)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Housing Authority Of The City Of Pittsburgh of Pittsburgh, PA.
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From: Sarika Ram


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From: Housing Authority Of The City Of Pittsburgh

Sarika Ram,

To be processed and answered, all Right to Know Requests must be submitted
on the Right to Know Request form that can be found on HACP's website:
http://www.hacp.org/contact/open-records-officer.

It can be mailed, emailed or faxed. Once the request is received, it will
then be processed.

Tricia Henning

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*Tricia Henning, Esq.*
Litigation Counsel
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street, 7th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-456-5015 x 7006

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**Notice of Confidentiality:**_ This message contains confidential
information and any of its attachments may contain proprietary information,
which is privileged, confidential, or  protected by work product immunity
or subject to copyright belonging to the Housing Authority of the City of
Pittsburgh or other legal rules. This message is intended solely for the
use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not
the intended recipient of this message, you are hereby notified that any
dissemination, distribution, copying, or action taken in relation to the
contents of and/or attachments to this message is strictly prohibited and
may be unlawful. If you have received this message in error, please notify
the sender immediately and permanently delete the original and any copy of
this message and any printout. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to
be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted,
lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender
therefore does not accept liability including for any errors or omissions 
in the contents of this message, which arise as the result of e-mail
transmission. _

From: Sarika Ram

Hello,
I have attached the appropriate form to this message.

Best,
Sarika

From: Housing Authority Of The City Of Pittsburgh

Please see attachment for response regarding your request.

--
*C**harrell Grover*
Legal Assistant
Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh
Legal Department
412.456.5015

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**Notice of Confidentiality:**_ This message contains confidential
information and any of its attachments may contain proprietary information,
which is privileged, confidential, or  protected by work product immunity
or subject to copyright belonging to the Housing Authority of the City of
Pittsburgh or other legal rules. This message is intended solely for the
use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not
the intended recipient of this message, you are hereby notified that any
dissemination, distribution, copying, or action taken in relation to the
contents of and/or attachments to this message is strictly prohibited and
may be unlawful. If you have received this message in error, please notify
the sender immediately and permanently delete the original and any copy of
this message and any printout. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to
be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted,
lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender
therefore does not accept liability including for any errors or omissions 
in the contents of this message, which arise as the result of e-mail
transmission. _

From: Housing Authority Of The City Of Pittsburgh

Please see attached letter regarding your Right to Know Request.

--
*C**harrell Grover*
Legal Assistant
Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh
Legal Department
412.456.5015

--
**Notice of Confidentiality:**_ This message contains confidential
information and any of its attachments may contain proprietary information,
which is privileged, confidential, or  protected by work product immunity
or subject to copyright belonging to the Housing Authority of the City of
Pittsburgh or other legal rules. This message is intended solely for the
use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not
the intended recipient of this message, you are hereby notified that any
dissemination, distribution, copying, or action taken in relation to the
contents of and/or attachments to this message is strictly prohibited and
may be unlawful. If you have received this message in error, please notify
the sender immediately and permanently delete the original and any copy of
this message and any printout. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to
be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted,
lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender
therefore does not accept liability including for any errors or omissions 
in the contents of this message, which arise as the result of e-mail
transmission. _

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