HUD Disclosure of Personally-Identifiable Information of Public Housing Residents
Recently the Everett Housing Authority received notification from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that, due to HUD error, some resident personal information was made publicly available on the (HUD) website, www.hud.gov
. The information included the individual's last name, the public housing building code, and last four of their Social Security Number for approximately 428,828 public housing residents. These residents will be notified by HUD and offered free credit monitoring services for one year. HUD deeply regrets this error.
As a result of this incident HUD has explained that affected residents will begin receiving the official notification by US mail on or around Monday, November 14, 2016. The Everett Housing... Read More ››