Homeless Group Sues OMB For Info On Unused Buildings

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Office of Management and Budget was hit with a lawsuit in Washington federal court Wednesday alleging that it has illegally held back documents about unused federal buildings that could be used to provide housing and other services to the homeless.

The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty contends that the OMB has violated the Freedom of Information Act by refusing to hand over several reports on underutilized properties held under its purview. It also contends that OMB is ignoring a federal mandate to...
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