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Welcome to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Online FOIA Portal


In order to Submit a Request online users must first Register to create a user profile.  Registering to use the portal offers several benefits to both HUD and the requester community.

Portal Benefits

  • Electronic submission of FOIA Requests and Appeals
  • Check the status of your request 24/7
  • Send/receive messages to/from the FOIA Office
  • Receive responsive records to your private reading room for viewing or download


    Registered users can Submit a Request online however, if you choose to mail in your request or need to contact an office please click on this link for a full list of FOIA Requester Service Centers and Public Liaisons.  Before submitting a request please be sure to review the following links to see if the records you are seeking already exist in the agencies reading rooms and to answer request processing questions you may have during the request submission process. 

    Quick Links


    You do not need to be a registered requester on the portal to Check the Status of your request, all you need is the request tracking number HUD provided to you and the requesters last name.  

    If you have an existing profile on the portal just Sign In and click on the Request Status link provided in the toolbar. 


    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development | 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410  |  Telephone: (202) 708-1112     TTY: (202) 708-1455

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